Bacon Sushi. What the WHAT?!

Bacon Sushi. What the WHAT?!

Every few weeks, I go on a morning program here in Missoula. I love the people at KPAX Montana this Morning. I always have SUCH a fun time and they are so supportive and make me feel like such a rock star. This morning I went in with full intentions of blowing their minds. I
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Beautiful Dishes for Beautiful Food

Beautiful Dishes for Beautiful Food

I am ashamed to say, I have never tried French onion soup before tonight. I have seen it, smelled it, heck, I’ve even served it….a lot. I have known what ingredients go into it for ages. But, for some reason, I have never tried it. Weird. I know. Well, when I got these BEAUTIFUL new
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Taking a Good Lunch with You to Work

Taking a Good Lunch with You to Work

I am HORRIBLE about taking good lunches with me to work. I’m always bored of the sandwiches and won’t take soups or casseroles for fear the container I use will leak all over. THAT is a bummer, because I make a mean soup…a mean casserole too, but let’s focus on the soup, shall we? I
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An Imperial December in Review

An Imperial December in Review

I can’t believe December, 2013 for that matter, has already come and gone. What a crazy trip it has been. I have been so lucky to share it with Imperial Sugar (and you all) through it. December was particularly fun. I stretched my knowledge; creating things I have never heard of or tried. The Swedish
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Family Fun with LEGO Minifigure Holiday Cards

Family Fun with LEGO Minifigure Holiday Cards

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LEGO. All opinions are 100% mine.   It’s not often that our whole family has a fun and CREATIVE time on the computer TOGETHER! Guess what. We did! No one was really expecting to have this much fun. We went ontoLEGO Minifigure Family to
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Driscoll’s Berries Made with Love Goodies from Me to You

Driscoll’s Berries Made with Love Goodies from Me to You

We are so lucky in this day and age. Back when I was growing up, the only time you got fresh berries, was when they were in season IN your town. Summer. (We lived in Montana) Man, were they a TREAT!  When rainy spring would roll around, I knew that strawberries, raspberries, blueberries weren’t far
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Perfect Thanksgiving Sides and Such

Perfect Thanksgiving Sides and Such

As you all know. Along side working at Mustard Seed as one of their bakers, I also develop recipes for Imperial Sugar. These are the illustrious recipes I have developed for them for Thanksgiving delightfulness. Shall we start off with sides? The Bacon Cream Corn will most definitely be on our Thanksgiving table this year.
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Trusting Cook’s Illustrated Baking Book with My Boy’s Birthday Cake, and a Giveaway AGAIN!!

Trusting Cook’s Illustrated Baking Book with My Boy’s Birthday Cake, and a Giveaway AGAIN!!

I have loved Cook’s Illustrated since I was young (I’m not young anymore; I’m medium aged…not middle aged) The magazine always had recipes I could go to with confidence when I was first learning to cook and bake. It made me look like a rock star when I was shaky at best. I feel like
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Flaming Bananas and Netflix, a Family Obsession

Flaming Bananas and Netflix, a Family Obsession

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. 0 Ok, are you ready to hear about our family obsession? We are TV people. For me it is an escape from real life and some days a peek into others lives. Some days it is
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Pyrex Snapware Makes Storage Easy and Safe- A Giveaway and a Recipe

Pyrex Snapware Makes Storage Easy and Safe- A Giveaway and a Recipe

Have you seen the Pyrex Snapware Glass Storage in the stores? I was drooling over a set in Costco the other day. I LOVE that you can have safe (glass, not plastic) re-heatable storage that you KNOW is going to last for ages…AND now it has the leak proof, snap lids. I LOVE these. I
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Chocolate Masala Chai Concentrate. Heaven in Liquid Form

Chocolate Masala Chai Concentrate. Heaven in Liquid Form

  A few months ago, my husband clipped a coupon for chocolate chai concentrate. I was intrigued to say the least. Naturally, we could not find it ANYWHERE! THEN Starbucks started serving it and we finally found it at the store too. We bought the concentrate and went straight home to sample our treasure….(expensive treasure)
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Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls. I’m on a Roll. Get it?

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls. I’m on a Roll. Get it?

I told you I’d be back quickly. Don’t you just want to LICK that??  That my friends, is SO gooey, sticky, intoxicating, and was SO easy to dump out of my Baker’s Secret pan!! As you know from the previous post. I have a giveaway thanks to that lovely company, and you KNOW I will
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Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread with Fresh Jalapenos

Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread with Fresh Jalapenos

I caught your attention. Didn’t I! This is some DAMN fine bread, and I’m pretty sure I would not have made it had I not been inspired by Baker’s Secret. They approached me and asked if I would do a sweet and a savory dish with the two pans they provide me. It was ON!
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Nachos….FOR BREAKFAST!!

Nachos….FOR BREAKFAST!!

I lost my SD card to my camera. I know I should have more than one. I am a bad blogger. Rather than make you suffer without this little piece of brilliance; I have decided to blog from my phone this fine, fine morning. Last time I was on KPAX Montana This Morning, I was
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Not ALL of My Awesome Recipes are on This Blog

Not ALL of My Awesome Recipes are on This Blog

As most of you know, I also develop recipes for Imperial Sugar. Usually it is around 3 a month. It is probably my favorite job in the whole world. (other than being a parent.) Anyhoo…these latest three are SO great. I am really, really proud that I created them. Let’s start with the picture above
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