Review: P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Noodle Entrees

Did you know that October 6th is National Noodle Day?  P.F. Chang's is celebrating with four new frozen Noodle entrees from P.F. Chang’s Home Menu! The two-serving P.F. Chang’s Home Menu noodle meals are available in four varieties for you to enjoy at home in just minutes: •       Garlic Chicken with Dan Dan Noodles – White meat chicken with a savory garlic sauce, bell peppers, bok … [Read more...]

Review: Oh My Gosh! I’m In College, and I Never Learned To Cook!

  Oh My Gosh!  I'm in College, and I Never Learned to Cook!   About the Book   You raise your children well, feed them nutritiously for almost two decades, and then send them off to college. They survive their first year through the grace of the college cafeteria. But what's for dinner when they get their first apartment. That's when it hits them: Oh My Gosh! I'm In College … [Read more...]

Review: The Artisanal Kitchen Aceto Balsamico di Modena

I had the pleasure of reviewing a delicious bottle of Aceto Balsamico di Modena and I must say, it has opened my eyes to some great recipes using balsamic vinegar!     New! Rich, Full Bodied, Authentic Modena Aged Balsamic Vinegar Ideal for Cooking and Dressing Anna Zoitas definitely has a flair for fulfilling people’s palates with unusual culinary delights. Her latest creation … [Read more...]

Emeril Green Inspires Thousands to Shop Organic

Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse is kicking organic cuisine up a notch with his TV cooking show, Emeril Green, which encourages countless viewers to try a more environmentally conscious diet. The series airs daily on Planet Green, a channel of the Discovery Channel network that delves into different aspects of environmental lifestyles and activities. Both the program and network began airing in … [Read more...]

Review: Clorox Back-to-School-Kit

  I was happy to be selected to participate in the DailyBuzz MomsTastemaker program featuring a cool, new Back-To-School kit, courtesy of The Clorox Company!  As many of you know, I teach second grade, so the Brita bottle, Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, and Glad To Go containers really came in handy for me.     I don't usually drink the tap water from my classroom because it … [Read more...]

Apron Review from have been in business for over 7 years and specialize in Hospitality & Restaurant Uniforms with a complete line of Waist Aprons, Bib Aprons, Smocks, Vests, Bow Ties, Counter Coats, Lab Coats, Chef Coats, Chef Pants, Chef Hats, Gloves, and more!   I have plenty of aprons for myself, so when I was asked to do a review of one of their aprons, I decided to … [Read more...]

Review: Food Styling By Delores Custer

Food Styling  The Art of Preparing Food for the Camera By Delores Custer You might be wondering why I chose to review this book.  When I bought my first DSLR camera last year, I found out that there's a lot to learn about taking GOOD pictures.  Dave and I purchased a video on how to operate my camera, but I thought this book would give me lots of ideas on how to photograph the food for my … [Read more...]

Review: Simple Steps Home Canning Guide

Simple Steps Canning Guide A Basic Home Canning Course and Guide from The Simple Steps Canning Guide will lead you step by step through the most important safety information of Water Bath Canning for high acid foods or Pressure Canning for low acid foods.  This 40-page guide will help you understand what processing does, how canning works, and what equipment you'll … [Read more...]

Remake Libby’s Iconic Jingle - Win $10,000!

  Libby's and Jewel have teamed up to discover a new Libby's jingle and you could win $10,000. It’s easy to enter and it can be a fun family activity!   Jewel Libby’s knows the importance of family meal time and encourages families to make it a point to get back to the table to spend quality time together. This spring, Libby’s Fruits and Vegetables, along with … [Read more...]

Review: Tyson Grilled and Ready Frozen Chicken

  As a Food Buzz Tastemaker, I had the opportunity to try out Tyson Grilled & Ready Frozen Chicken.  There were a few things that got my attention right away...convenience (it's already fully cooked)...they're grilled (a healthier option)...and I can warm them on the grill for a quick sandwich instead of the same ol' hotdogs and hamburgers! I thawed one piece of chicken in the … [Read more...]

Chef Basket Review

Okay foodies...I have a fun kitchen tool to review today!  Do you have a Chef Basket?  Have you ever seen the Chef Basket commercial?   The Chef Basket has many uses on the stove.  It's great for cooking, boiling, deep frying, steaming, poaching, blanching, and par-boiling.  You can use it as a colander for rinsing, washing, draining, straining, and storing food.  Check out this … [Read more...]

Rocco DiSpirito’s Green Tea Watermelon Super Punch

  It's official!  Rocco DiSpirito's new book Now Eat This! Diet was released today!     It is an honor for me to be able to share another recipe from his book!  Thanks Rocco!       Stay Tuned! I will be giving away 2 signed copies of Now Eat This! Diet next Monday! … [Read more...]