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Holiday Foodie Gift Guide 2014 and Giveaway


Tis' the season to find that perfect gift for the people who make your life brighter (and cook you dinner). If you're struggling to find something special for the home chefs on your Christmas shopping list, here are some tasty ideas to get you started.

While this holiday gift guide is geared to…

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Pies cookbook review and giveaway

Holiday baking can either be a joy or a chore (or a little of both...), but trust-worthy recipes make all the difference when you're juggling a higher than usual number of dishes around the holidays.

A new Canadian cookbook has come to the rescue of home cooks with a gorgeous new resource focused…

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Gift Ideas - Ultra-cool & functional wine 'enhancers'

As one of many amateur wine explorers out there, I am happy to both give and receive interesting and useful wine-related gifts for any holiday. This Christmas, I've got my eye on two wine gadgets, one that I'm giving and the other that sits at the top of my list for Santa.

Nuance Wine Finer:

I was fi…

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Gift Ideas - Print your own personalized cookbook

I recently came across a unique gift idea - designing and printing your own personalized cookbook online. I like the idea that it documents great family recipes with personalized pictures for a Christmas gift that's both useful and meaningful. has shared a great deal with all you lovely foo…

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