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Getting Nutty

nuts heart from worldtruth.tv
One food that is often neglected in our day-to-day diet is the nut.
Nuts have a healthy reputation, with high amounts of protein and fiber, as well as healthy sources of omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E.
Nuts are believed to help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. Not to mention they’re just SO delicious!
So instead of reaching for pretzels or popcorn to munch we should be cracking pistachios and peanuts.
Nuts are also a fabulous addition to cooking and baking. Today’s gadget, the Progressive Nut Chopper, will have you going nuts in the kitchen!
Just add …

 

Cutest Cookie Sandwiches

This week at Boston Bakes everyone is putting their best dessert forward. From cakes, cookies, pies and more, I decided to join the trend and talk about a gadget that will make some real tasty desserts, and it will take only minutes!
from cuisipro.com
Summer is well on it’s way and as I’m daydreaming of long days at the beach I can’t help but think about the ice cream truck that will soon be ringing it’s bell for all the kids to hear. Ice cream cookie sandwiches were always one of my favorite treats from the ice cream truck. The Cuisipro Mini …

 

Centennial Celebrations

2012 is definitely a special year for those that are celebrating centennials. Two of my favorite treats turned 100 this year: the Oreo cookie and Girl Scout Cookies! Meanwhile, both the Titantic and our beloved Fenway Park in Boston will also be celebrating their 100th anniversary this month. Today’s blog post will feature the food aspect, of course.
 

Oreo is one of my favorite cookies. I like to eat them plain, with milk, in confections (like cupcakes, cheesecakes, pies, ice cream, etc.), home made from scratch, and even the cereal kind (anyone remember Oreo O’s?). A few months ago, I discovered how to make Oreo truffles, which …