Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Thank you to MinuteĀ® for sending me their new Ready to Serve basmati rice for this recipe. This slow cooker chicken tiki masala recipe is pure comfort food in a bowl. Although the origin of this dish is Indian, chicken tiki masala is said to be the most popular dish in British restaurants, dubbed “a...
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DIY Vanilla Extract

diy vanilla extract – day 1 of 2 months I found a recipe for DIY vanilla extract last year and LOVED the idea of a much less expensive version of the vanilla extract I buy in stores. The ingredients are pretty inexpensive, vodka {the cheap stuff is just fine} and vanilla beans. The reusable bottle...
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Win A November Julep Maven Box

Update: And the winner is… Jennifer B.! Congrats! I will email you shortly to get you set up with the giveaway. This contest is now closed to further entries. Thanks so much to everyone that entered. Previous: If you’ve been following my blog for a while, then you probably already know that I am a...
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Candy Corn Cupcakes

I needed to put together a last minute, yet fun and festive Halloween dessert for a friend’s pumpkin carving party tonight, so I went with white cake and vanilla frosting candy corn cupcakes. Just like the candy corn symbolic with Halloween, these cupcakes are super bright stacked with shades of yellow, then orange, and topped...
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