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Brooke McLay writes from high in the mountains of Colorado, where she lives with her four fab children and works as a freelance recipe developer, food writer, food photographer, and cooking show host for Babble, General Mills, Good Cook, and other sundry companies. Her blog, Cheeky Kitchen, has garnered praise for its colorful photographs, wholesome cooking, and lyrical musings. Her first cookbook is scheduled for release, so stay tuned.

17 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make with Your Vitamix

17 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make with Your Vitamix

Do you own a Vitamix blender? If not, you’ve probably strolled past the demonstration booth at Whole Foods or Costco and sampled a smoothie from one of their energetic, microphone-wearing employees. The Vitamix may be pricey, but with a motor powerful enough to pulverize steel, this is a kitchen appliance worth investing in. This powerful, MORE »

Have You Tried All 14 of These Limited Edition Oreo Flavors?

Have You Tried All 14 of These Limited Edition Oreo Flavors?

Calling all Oreo cookie fans! Most of us eat Oreos one of two ways — biting into the cookie and cream at once or removing the sandwich top to eat the cream on its own. Either way, a tall glass of milk is usually involved. The chocolate Oreo cookie with vanilla cream is considered a MORE »

12 Easter Pancakes You Can Make In 15 Minutes Or Less

12 Easter Pancakes You Can Make In 15 Minutes Or Less

Easter morning is a truly special time.  Why not go all out and treat your family to the cutest breakfast possible?  Bunnies, chicks, and Easter eggs in pancake form are a simple, special way to welcome the day.  We’ve found 12 Easter pancakes you can make in 15 minutes or less, and boy are they MORE »

17 Unexpected Ways to Eat Cereal

17 Unexpected Ways to Eat Cereal

After eating cold cereal with milk for so many mornings in a row, it gets kinda monotonous. Some cereals are über-healthy with loads of whole grains, while others are just plain sugary decadence. Either way, adding cereal to other meals can shake up that monotony — you’ll be amazed at what recipes call for breakfast MORE »

15 Insanely Fun Things To Do With A Can Of Frosting

15 Insanely Fun Things To Do With A Can Of Frosting

Frosting is so much more than topping for cake.  The creamy texture is perfect in a wide array of recipes.  Go crazy with your frosting and invent a whole new “thing”- just remember to have fun!  If you just can’t think outside the box, we’ve done it for you- here are 15 insanely fun things MORE »

17 Brilliant Things To Do With Peeps

17 Brilliant Things To Do With Peeps

Spring is bursting with cherry blossoms, daffodils, and PEEPS!  Yes, Peeps are everywhere now, and your crafts and cookies are begging to be adorned with these cute marshmallow treats.  Load up your grocery cart with these pastel delights and get ready to add some spring happiness to your life!  We’ve rounded up 17 brilliant things MORE »

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