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Kitchenaid Stand Mixer Winner

Kitchenaid Mixer Winner

Macie! Instructions on how to claim your shiny red mixer are in your inbox! Thanks for all of the entertaining participation and thanks to you all for reading! We’ll be back in early 2011 with another fabulous stand mixer giveaway! In the meantime, it’s time to finish decorating for Christmas!

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Kitchenaid Mixer Winner

I was so excited to get my cabinet back give away Big Red that I stayed up late so I could shut off comments at 11:59pm and then let the geniuses behind Random.org pick the new owner of the mixer. And that winner is: Jessalyn. Congratulations! And thank you for reading! (And check your email [...]

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When in Mexico…

Zermatt Bakery

The hardest thing about being a tourist is resisting the urge to be a tourist. The dirt cheap, watered-down margaritas from Carlos ‘N Charlie’s wage a constant war with the ear-splitting music from Senor Frogs. And with the divine Siren song of just-like-home greasy Hard Rock Cafe fries wafting in the air, we turned our [...]

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KitchenAid Christmas in July

KitchenAid Mixer

Our new children – for $150 each. Lowe’s most recent ad ran a misprint for a sale on the 5-qt Artisan stand mixer for $150. The store that we frequent honored the sale price through special order – and Lowe’s computer system had the $150 price loaded for all 5-qt mixers except the professional series [...]

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It has begun…

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The beginning of the end. Our craptastic 1970′s galley kitchen is on its way out. We really did try to make it work. As you can see, we scraped off 30+ years of paint and attempted to refinish the cabinet doors. She truly was a lost cause. Repeating to myself, “The drywall dust everywhere is [...]

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RIP, Dear Oven

In the two years that we’ve known each other, you’ve been one of the most consistent products that I’ve ever owned. Consistently inconsistent. How you selected which dishes that you would treat as an offered-sacrifice and which dishes that you’d allow me to present to my family and friends without shame, I may never know. [...]

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On the level

Wilton Bake Even Strips

I thought I’d pass along a rave review for a new product that my mom gave me a few weeks ago: One of the tastiest parts about baking at home is eating the leftovers created from leveling a cake. Warm, moist – and who’s gonna notice a couple of spoonfuls of frosting missing from the [...]

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Voodoo Kitchen

Voodoo Chef

If cooking is a game, I lost last night. And I don’t mean a close game against a good team where the last team with the ball wins – I mean an all-out trouncing by a D2 school. I swear, someone must have been sticking straight pins into a Foodie Bride-shaped Voodoo doll this evening. [...]

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