Culinary Confidence for Kids!

As always, I had so much fun doing this segment with my friend, Marissa Bailey, of CBS Chicago. As a soon mom-to-be, I hope some of these tips come in handy for her in the coming years!    CLICK HERE FOR SEGMENT VIDEO In case you are looking for a few of the things I referenced in this segment: Childproof…

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Good-Bye Winter. Let’s Grill.

Grilling is my secret weapon. It makes even a so-so cook like me look way better. My other secret is using aluminum foil pouches. The beauty of foil pouch grilling is—other than an occasional flip—you can leave your food unattended with little risk of over-cooking. It’s good. It’s tasty. And the clean-up is a breeze. One of my favorite meals…

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Your Family Will LOVE This Recipe! Guaranteed!

Savory Bow Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli  I just stumbled on this recipe in some old files – and I’m not sure I ever posted it. So in the spirit of sharing the love (and an easy recipe I won some contest with) this one’s for you:  If you’re looking for a recipe to wow your family, this is…

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The Times They Are A-Changin’ at Butterball

Bob Dylan’s lyrics were never so apropos. Especially at the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line this year. Those changes include men who will be “manning” the Talk-Line and representing the brand. A whole flock of them – including yours truly. The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line began in 1981 when six home economists responded to 11,000 phone calls from worried Thanksgiving Day chefs. That…

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Butterball Turkey + Gobblehead Dad

It’s time to talk turkey. And today, I’m not just the Bobblehead Dad. I’m the Gobblehead Dad! That’s because I have the honor of sharing some pretty exciting news for my friends at Butterball. They’ve launched a search for their first male Turkey Talk-Line spokesman! This lucky guy will join the capable team of Butterball Turkey Talk-Line experts who answer thousands…

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Bobblehead Bliss: I’m Ready for My Close-Up

  My friends at Quaker know the way to my heart. It’s through my head. Make that my bobblehead. This season, the Chicago Fire soccer team and their jersey sponsor, Quaker, asked fans to vote for the Fire player they wanted to see immortalized in bobblehead form. And the winning bobblehead – defender Austin Berry – will be unveiled today…

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VIDEO: How to UnBore Your Burger

Yup, I’m  Soy Vay® Ambassador! And they have not only provided me with Soy Vay® products, they’ve also compensated me to be part of the fun! But trust me, I never, ever write about something I don’t believe in! Here’s their Facebook Page! Here’s their Pinterest Link! Here’s their Twitter Page!  

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VIDEO: Super Simple 32-Second Cabbage Salad!

  Yup, I’m  Soy Vay® Ambassador! And they have not only provided me with Soy Vay® products, they’ve also compensated me to be part of the fun! But trust me, I never, ever write about something I don’t believe in! Here’s their Facebook Page! Here’s their Pinterest Link! Here’s their Twitter Page!

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VIDEO: DIY Hawaiian Holiday

Yup, I’m  Soy Vay® Ambassador! And they have not only provided me with Soy Vay® products, they’ve also compensated me to be part of the fun! But trust me, I never, ever write about something I don’t believe in! Here’s their Facebook Page! Here’s their Pinterest Link! Here’s their Twitter Page!    

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VIDEO: How a Dad Makes Kids Smile

  Put on your dancing shoes. And enjoy! Yup, I’m  Soy Vay® Ambassador! And they have not only provided me with Soy Vay® products, they’ve also compensated me to be part of the fun! But trust me, I never, ever write about something I don’t believe in! Here’s their Facebook Page! Here’s their Pinterest Link! Here’s their Twitter Page! Here’s their YouTube Page!  

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