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Baseball Season: Sausage Ballpark Rice #HillshireSausage

**Honest Blogger Found Here: #spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between our site and Hillshire. This could include Hillshire providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. * It’s baseball season. That means we are sitting at a ball field five to six nights a week for two months straight…that doesn’t even…

Hiatus

Your Personal Salad Bar In 1, 2, 3…

“Eat your fruits and vegetables.” “Have more salad.” “Move your body.” We hear the facts and try to adopt healthier lifestyles all the year through…but especially at the new year. We just KNOW this is going to be the year that everyone will be sporting a rock hard beach body by summer…but then, January 5th…

Cheap Butternut Love Affair

12 Most Surefire Recipes to Turn a Squash Hater into a Squash Lover (re-posted from an article I wrote for 12 Most, 2011) Dear Butternut Squash, have I told you lately how much I love you? I know. I understand. Every autumn people turn up their noses and reject you. They always lump you in…

I Shall Be Called…Tuscan Traveler – #TTFBC

Hey…remember that little Tuscan recipe competition that I was involved in? Maybe you don’t remember because I really didn’t say much about it… …oh heck, who am I kidding? I was the annoying one down on my knees pleading and begging everyone on Twitter and Facebook for votes, for like, an entire month. I hate popular voting [with…

The Techy Culinarian

*Honest Blogger Found Here: I participated in this campaign as part of the AT&T Brand Ambassadors program.  I was given AT&T product and an event invitation in order to facilitate a blog post. Opinions are solely mine. Are you techy in the kitchen? Does a propped up tablet grace the top of your counter for…

Stamp Out Hunger – May 11, 2013 #SOH2013

1 in 6 Americans are facing hunger. 1 in 6 Americans live at or below poverty level. 1 in 7 Americans use SNAP benefits (food stamps.) 1 in 8 American’s are currently served by Feeding America. More than 50 million people, including nearly 17 million children, are facing hunger. Nearly 6 million Americans are fed…

Chicago Food Swap: Seven Days of Food Haul

After a year of eyeballing and envying the Chicago Food Swap, I finally got to attend my first swap, last Sunday. I’ve been riding on so much giddiness and excitement that I’ve decided to start a NWI Food Swap. It quickly took on a life of it’s own. How amazing that so many people, right…

Obsession Confession: Secret Suppers

So…yeah…there’s this thing I’m slightly obsessed about…this fabulously dreamy obsession…this far fetched idea of finding, attending or holding secret suppers. Are you familiar with this trend in the foodie subculture? If not, ohhh, let me enlighten you about this dark and daring side of the gastronomical lifestyle. Supper clubs, underground restaurants or guestaurants…I know them…

It’s Time…

Awwww…I’m so proud. My little food blog, who was born barely six months ago, is growing up! Within the next few weeks, Food (Just Sayin’) will have an all new design! Yes, that’s right…it’s time for my little baby to take the next step. Who knew so many people were as passionate about food as…