Blog Brûlée recipe roundup |

The Birth of Blog Brûlée + Brûlée & Pudding Recipe Roundup

Posted on Aug 8th, 2014 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 14 Comments

Disclosure: Blog Brûlée is being partially funded by the generosity of brands mentioned in this post. I was not compensated to write this post. All…

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Cabot Fit Team Race Recap – Vermont City Marathon & Relay

Posted on Jun 26th, 2014 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 8 Comments

Disclosure: As part of the Cabot Fit Team, Cabot Creamery covered my travel expenses for 2014 Key Bank Vermont City Marathon & Relay. I was not…

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Basil Lime Tofu Dressing |

Basil Lime Tofu Dressing + Soy Tour of Iowa

Posted on Sep 25th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 12 Comments

Disclosure: All my trip expenses were paid for by The Soyfoods Council. Thoughts and opinions below are my own. Embarrassingly, it's been two…

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Cheese Lovers Valentine |

A Cheese Lover’s Valentine Box

Posted on Feb 9th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 16 Comments

Don't get me wrong, I *heart* chocolate and am happily reading all the blogsphere's February celebration recipes I stumble across (like the 100+…

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Salmon Potato Cakes: Inspired by Norway

Posted on Nov 29th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 1 Comment

Stunning landscape. Beautiful people. Amazing seafood. All these stereotypes proved to be true on my recent visit to Norway. I was the fortunate…

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Rosemary Shrimp Sweet Potato Grits |

In training for Food Blog South: Rosemary Shrimp & Sweet Potato Grits

Posted on Oct 17th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 5 Comments

Since early adulthood, I've always been enamored by the South. OK, it started in stereotypical fashion - I've read Gone With the Wind more times than…

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MyPlate dinner plate

Top 5 Food Nutrition Trends from FNCE

Posted on Sep 30th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 9 Comments

According to my daughter, the top tchotchke prize I brought home from this year’s American Dietetic Association’s (ADA) annual conference was the…

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Food Fun Friday: Blackberry Picking

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 0 Comments

Foraging for blackberries with "G. Pa" at Findley Lake, NY.         Do you prefer blackberries or…

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Food Fun Friday: More tomato love

Posted on Aug 19th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 1 Comment

There's nothing better than New Jersey grown tomatoes in August.   Correction: there's nothing better than New Jersey grown tomatoes in…

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Shrimp & Tasso Henican at Commanders Palace

Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?

Posted on Jun 28th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 6 Comments

OK, admittedly I've only visited the Big Easy a handful of times but there's just something about this town that gets under your skin. (I'm convinced…

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Ho! Ho! Ho & Easter eggs

Santa Farms in the ‘Off’ Season

Posted on Jun 12th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 0 Comments

The public sentiment these days is that farmers are pretty good folk. One of them, a guy my little girls and I met yesterday at the farmers market,…

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Prize-winning Strawberry Pico de Gallo Salad

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 0 Comments

Now that the California Giant Berries “Reciberries for Life” healthy recipe contest has officially closed, I can share what I’m sure will be…

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Happy Paczki Day

Posted on Mar 10th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 0 Comments

Yesterday was Fat Tuesday; or in any place where wonderful Polish bakeries exist, it's Paczki Day.  These traditionally Polish raised donuts…

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The best coffee house: Macys in Flagstaff, Arizona

Posted on Feb 18th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 0 Comments

Last night we returned from a winter get-away to Arizona. While it was luxurious to escape the three feet of snow blanketing our back yard, it was…

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2011-01-12 apple fritter

Chicago-isms: Stopping for "some Bakery", "coffee, and"

Posted on Jan 14th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 2 Comments

We stopped off for some bakery yesterday. That’s right. “Some bakery” is a Chicago-ism, that in most parts of the country – and in proper…

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Perfect Persimmons

Posted on Oct 27th, 2010 - By Serena Ball - 1 Comment

Wild persimmons growing among yellow leaves Bright orange Persimmons grow wild in southern Illinois! Who knew? I knew autumn was…

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Boozy Lollicakes

Posted on Oct 1st, 2010 - By Serena Ball - 0 Comments

Cakes brought home for my kidsMy cousin Jessica is hip. Yesterday’s blog from New York blogger Small Bites chronicles the recent…

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The Pixy Stix Fountain of Youth

Posted on Sep 21st, 2010 - By Serena Ball - 0 Comments

Chocolate-covered Caramel Corn Yesterday we discovered the Fountain of Youth. It’s in the next town over, in Riverside, it’s…(drum roll,…

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Posted on Aug 1st, 2010 - By Serena Ball - 0 Comments

Before kids, my husband and I traveled to South Africa; on one of our safaris, a tardy British couple had to run after our large ATV in order to keep…

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Posted on Jan 22nd, 2010 - By Serena Ball - 0 Comments

We're at the end of our Florida vacation and we've seen a lot of dead fish. Luckily two of them have been delicious! The week before we arrived, it…

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Organic Brown Eggs $2

Posted on Aug 8th, 2009 - By Serena Ball - 0 Comments

We just returned from what I’m calling our ‘farmcation,’ (similar to the popular and economical staycation, but instead of staying home for our…

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