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18 December, 2017

Best Food Products Liveblogged at the 2017 International Food Bloggers Conference

Best Food Products Liveblogged at the 2017 International Food Bloggers Conference
Posted in : Beverage, Food, Product Reviews on by : becca

Liveblogging sessions are always a highlight of the Wine Bloggers Conferences I’ve attended since 2014. So it should come as no surprise that I found the liveblogging session at my first International Food Bloggers Conference (IFBC) to be the most exciting event there as well. The IFBC took place in Sacramento, CA, at the end
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11 April, 2017

Gringo Bandito Hot Sauce Line

Gringo Bandito Hot Sauce Line
Posted in : Food, Product Reviews on by : becca

Obligatory disclaimer: I received the Gringo Bandito hot sauces as free samples for my review.I love hot sauces. My love for hot sauces extends so deep, I taste-tested the Gringo Bandito trio of hot sauces mere days after recovering from a bacterial infection. Heck, I may not have been fully recovered, if the sniffling in
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24 March, 2017

Raw Spice Bar Spice Delivery Service

Raw Spice Bar Spice Delivery Service
Posted in : Food, Product Reviews on by : becca

Obligatory disclaimer: This Oktoberfest spice delivery was free in exchange for my review of Raw Spice Bar. I don’t review the same thing often, but when Raw Spice Bar asked again, I said “Sure!” right away because I really do believe in the benefit of what they’re offering for the foodies among us.   For those
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6 February, 2017

The Oakland Urban Wine Tour

The Oakland Urban Wine Tour
Comments : 2 Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Food, Red Wine, Tasting Rooms in Oakland - CA, Travel Guide for Oakland - CA, Wine on by : becca

Obligatory Disclaimer: Participation in the Oakland Urban Wine Tour was free to me. A year and a half ago, I discovered the plethora of urban wineries housed in Oakland’s Jack London Square. Inspired by the quality of the wines and convenient positioning of their locations, I wrote up a suggested wine walk for Localwise. Apparently,
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15 September, 2016

Skinny & Co. Coconut Oil Products

Skinny & Co. Coconut Oil Products
Comments : 2 Posted in : Bath, Food, Product Reviews on by : becca

Coconuts are all the rage in cooking, eating, and beauty products these days and for good reason–they’re delicious! You thought I was going to say healthy, weren’t you? While that may be so, I am generally in the skeptic camp when it comes to health claims for natural products, as they so often become trend
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29 June, 2016

Pairing Pure Leaf’s Tea House Collection with SPQR’s Finesse!

Pairing Pure Leaf’s Tea House Collection with SPQR’s Finesse!
Comments : 3 Posted in : Dining in San Francisco - CA, Events, Food, Product Reviews, Recipes, Restaurants on by : becca

Last week, I had the pleasure of trying Chef Matthew Accarrino’s cooking for the first time. No, I didn’t try it at SPQR, the Michelin-starred restaurant the chef calls home. I sampled it at a travelling tea house! Pure Leaf is in the midst of a tour of major food-loving U.S. cities to promote their
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9 June, 2016

The Quick Six Fix Cookbook Review

The Quick Six Fix Cookbook Review
Comments : 1 Posted in : Food, Product Reviews, Recipes on by : becca

This is the second of two cookbook reviews I’m posting this week, courtesy of William Morrow Cookbooks, which means (obligatory disclaimer!) the books were free to me. I’ve included a full recipe at the end of the post, so scroll on down if you’re only interested in that…but if you want to know if the
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