Best Hot Chocolate EVER

Now that the weather has turned colder and winter is officially here, I’m sharing one of my favorite recipes, one for homemade hot chocolate with an “adult” twist. Need something to keep you warm at night? This will do it! Ingredients: 2 cups skim milk 1/4 cup hazelnut creamer 1/2 cup 60% cocoa dark chocolate chips 2 shots of Grand Marnier Method: Pour milk, creamer and chocolate chips into saucepan. Stir on low heat until blended. Add Grand Marnier. Stir until well…

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Cheddar Bay Sliders: The Most Awesome Ham Sliders Ever

A few nights ago, my husband and I stumbled onto something AMAZING. You’re going to be glad that I’m sharing this–it’s a game changer for the cheddar bay biscuit. Struggling for something to eat, we rooted around for a few minutes in the pantry discussing possibilities. Neither of us wanted more turkey from Thanksgiving, nor did we want anything too heavy. After a few minutes, he pulled out a box of Red Lobster Cheddar Bay biscuit mix. “What if we…

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The One Thing I Wish #Cincinnati Had

We first found it in 2006, in Reno, Nevada, right smack in the middle of town. My husband and I traveled there as part of a conference (he wasn’t my husband then), and when we found it, we made sure we went back two times in 3 days.We found it again in 2009 in Los Angeles, and just recently this summer in Charlotte, NC. What am I talking about? A dessert bar. It’s a tempting concept, and once you’ve gone to…

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Celi Cooks: Easy Chocolate Covered Bacon

‘Tis the season for a little chocolate. And a little bacon. Who am I kidding? Every season is the season for chocolate and bacon. So why not chocolate covered bacon? I first tried some at the Oklahoma State Fair three years ago, and since then I’ve been in love with this sweet and salty treat. There’s just something so wonderful about it. If you haven’t tried some, I urge you to do so. Which is why I’ve cooked up a…

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LOCAL-ized Eating

I’m a foodie at heart. I love a good, hearty meal. And I like to think I have some taste (just a little). At the very least, I’m adventurous. One of the places I’ve been meaning to try is a spot in Norman, OK called LOCAL. I’ve stalked the Facebook page for this pace a few months now, and I’ve always heard good things. Recently, I had a chance to see for myself. I met a friend for a quick-lunch there…

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