Holiday Inspired Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Holiday Inspired Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Today, I’m sharing one of my delicious holiday-inspired recipes with Uru and her readers over at Go Bake Yourself while she takes a much deserved seasonal break. I’ve started the post here to whet your appetite but I hope you’ll hop on over to her site to see the recipe and the surprise at the [...]

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Top 3 Food Photos – Contenders for 2012 Food Photo Contest

Wine Corks

As I’ve mentioned in the two prior posts today, there is a lot of information to get out regarding the food photo contest so I separated them into three posts so as not to inundate everyone at once. Earlier today, I posted all the newest food photo submissions for the fourth week of December. The second [...]

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Top 3 Food Photos – Contenders for December Food Photo Contest

Three Glasses of Wine

Now that we have an annual contest, we have a ton of information to get through every weekend; therefore, I am breaking it up into three posts so as not to overwhelm everyone with one single, huge post. Earlier today, I posted all the newest food photo submissions that posted on the site from week [...]

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New Food Photos Posted – December Week 4

National Pepper Pot Day

Happy National Pepper Pot Day! Those of you that read the blog on a regular basis know that it’s time to update our monthly food photo contest. Each weekend, I like to feature the newest submissions and provide an update as to the top three images, so far, as voted by our readers. Now that we [...]

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Kwanzaa Cookies (Benne Wafers)

Kwanzaa Cookies - Benne Wafers

Happy National Chocolate Candy Day! These cookies are named because of their main ingredient … the benne (or sesame seeds). Originating in West Africa, sesame seeds were brought over to the U.S. by slaves and cultivated. Sesame Seeds are thought to bring good luck because only a few handfuls survived the trip. These “good luck” [...]

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Austrian Linzer Bars

Austrian Linzer Bars

Although, it’s National Fruit Cake Day, I don’t have fruit cake for you but I decided to at least give you something with fruit … Yummy Austrian Linzer Bars with raspberries. Linzer Bars & cookies are an Americanized version of the famous Linzer Torte which is a holiday classic in Austria. These bars are made [...]

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Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

Happy National Candy Cane Day! Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays … I hope everyone’s enjoying their time with family, friends & food. I know the hubs and I are having a great time enjoying all the holiday fare that we normally don’t have throughout the year. During the holidays, we’re not low carb, vegetarian, vegan, [...]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas in Multiple Languages

One of the real joys of the Holiday Season is the opportunity to say “Thank You” and to wish you the very best for the New Year. May Peace, Joy, Hope, Health and Happiness be yours during this Holiday Season and throughout the New Year … CJ Tweet

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How Do Native Americans Celebrate Christmas?

Native American Teepee at Night

How Do Native Americans Celebrate Christmas? The holiday we call Christmas has evolved into the biggest celebration in the world. Roman Catholics and Protestants celebrate the birth of Jesus on December 25. Many Orthodox Christians use the Julian calendar, which places Christmas around January 6. Christmas was first added to the Roman Catholic Church calendar [...]

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What’s Your Food Story?

Christmas Pfeffernuesse on white acrylic with candlelight

Happy National Pfeffernuesse Day! Food is such an important part of our lives. The relationship we have with food penetrates every aspect of our society today from our own family traditions, to nutrition, to culture, to personal taste and to our own health. With this in mind, Food Stories is happy to extend the opportunity [...]

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Top 3 Food Photos – Contenders for 2012 Food Photo Contest

2012 Written in Flour

As I’ve mentioned in the two prior posts today, there is a lot of information to get out regarding the food photo contest so I separated them into three posts so as not to overwhelm everyone. Earlier today, I posted all the newest food photo submissions for the third week of December. The second post indicated [...]

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Top 3 Food Photos – Contenders for December Food Photo Contest

Dates & Palm Leaf

Happy National Date Nut Bread Day! Now that we have an annual contest (and a number of other factors), we have a ton of information to get through this weekend; therefore, I am breaking it up into three posts so as not to overwhelm everyone. Earlier today, I posted all the newest food photo submissions that [...]

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New Food Photos Posted – December Week 3

Pine nut and Date bread

Happy National Date Nut Bread Day! Those of you that read the blog on a regular basis know that it’s time to update our monthly food photo contest. Each weekend, I like to feature the newest submissions and provide an update as to the top three images, so far, as voted by our readers. Now that [...]

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December Giveaway Winner – The Plant-Powered Diet

Southwestern Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Recently, we had our December Giveaway for a copy of The Plant-Powered Diet by Sharon Palmer, RD & today’s the big day to announce the winner! As indicated in the instructions, each contestant could enter by leaving a comment regarding their favorite food or eating plan. Additional entries could be obtained by tweeting, following, etc. [...]

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National Blogging Day of Remembrance

National Blogging Day of Remembrance - 12/17/12

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