Cooking with Redhead Mom

By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Nov 7th, 2012
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As a mom, I cook a lot for my family and I find that cooking meals with my boys helps to grow our family bond.  Not only does it grow the family bond, but it also gets them more interested in the foods they’re eating and gives them a sense of accomplishment.  I recently had […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Nov 2nd, 2012
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            I recently had an awesome opportunity to work with Chef Boyardee and The Motherhood, talking about my boys and eating habits.  I was featured for the first time in an E-book published by Chef Boyardee & The Motherhood, entitled The Little Chefs Project: A Collection of Kid-Friendly Tips, Tricks and Recipes […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Sep 3rd, 2012
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My boys love meatballs and this one is a family favorite.  Plus, it’s budget friendly and easy to make!  To make Porcupine Meatballs, I purchased the ingredients from Smart & Final.  I love shopping at Smart & Final because I find quality food items at affordable prices!  For this meatballs recipe, I purchased Ground Beef […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jul 5th, 2012
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I love to bake, especially when it comes to holidays.  So, it was no surprise that I wanted to bake a festive treat for the Fourth of July holiday.   Thanks to Pillsbury, I had the opportunity to whip up some yummy cupcakes, using the Funfetti Stars & Stripe Cake Mix and Frosting.  Frank loved […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jul 5th, 2012
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I have fond memories of King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls.  I remember eating two or three at our holiday dinners – going especially well with ham and green bean casserole!  I am creating those same positive memories with my own children. I had the task of creating a recipe using King’s Hawaiian Rolls and had so […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 15th, 2012
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Cake, ice cream, pie, pudding, JELL-O, milkshakes, and parfaits. What do all of these have in common? They are all desserts made special with COOL WHIP Whipped Topping. It could be as simple as topping your Strawberry Shortcake or Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Pie with a dollop of COOL WHIP Whipped Topping. I remember adding COOL […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 8th, 2012
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SUPER SUMMER SMOOTHIE – 12 Ice Cubes – 1 cup Simply Orange Juice (you can also use Silk Soy Milk, Silk Pure Almond Milk, or Chocolate Milk in the place of the Orange Juice) – 1 Banana (cut in 3 pieces) – 10 Strawberries – 1 Scoop Chocolate or Vanilla Protein Powder – 2 tablespoons […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 8th, 2012
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Our local grocery store in Nipomo is Vons (also known as Safeway).  I remember how excited everyone was to have our own grocery store (with a gas station even) in Nipomo!  I can definitely say that with my Vons card, I’ve saved more money than I would have ever saved without it.  Plus, I earn […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Feb 14th, 2012
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For Super Bowl Sunday, I was in charge of bringing dessert.  I wanted to do something that was “Super Bowl” inspired.  So, I googled some fun ideas for Super Bowl.  There were so many cute ideas out there, including Chocolate Covered Strawberries that looked like footballs.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have any strawberries….but there is always [&he...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Feb 14th, 2012
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I grew up with my mom’s homemade lasagna and boy, was it good!  I made her recipe a handful of times once I had my own family and recognized how much effort, time, and money it took to make this yummy lasagna recipe.  Then, my sister (Jennifer) shed some light on a lasagna recipe that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Feb 6th, 2012
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My Kitchen Aid Standing Mixer in RED….one of my favorite appliances in the kitchen!  What would I do without it???  🙂...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Jan 12th, 2012
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Last week, I had the opportunity to interview Food Network Star, Claire Robinson.  If you know me, you know I love chocolate.  Well, Claire loves chocolate probably just as much – specifically Dove Dark Chocolate.  She was great to talk with and talked a little about New Year’s Resolutions and cooking.  Below is the video […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Dec 1st, 2011
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This year, the boys and I celebrated Thanksgiving Day with my parents.  I was in charge of the turkey, green bean casserole, and sweet potato casserole.  I bought a big turkey – a 20 pounder!  We had yummy cinnamon rolls and fruit for breakfast and then I went to town on preparing the turkey. First, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Aug 16th, 2011
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I remember being a young girl, opening up the kitchen cupboard, and seeing the can with the red label and the chef with the mustache – Chef Boyardee.  I have good memories of watching my parents heat up a can of Ravioli over the stove and enjoying the yummy taste once it was ready to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jul 5th, 2011
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We had an awesome time this 4th of July decorating cookies!  Wilton made it easy and FUN!  What did you do this 4th of July? Feel free to link up your Wordless Wednesday post below!  Happy Wednesday everyone!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 11th, 2011
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We love dairy in our home! It comes in all varieties – milk, chocolate milk, yogurt, eggs, whipped cream, and more!  During the summer months, we love to play outside.  With the warmer weather, the boys love to come in and drink a glass of milk (sometimes chocolate) or eat some yogurt.  Not to mention […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 1st, 2011
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In our home, we consume a lot of dairy products each month!  We go through a lot of milk, cheese, eggs, and yogurt.  My boys love to drink milk with meals and eat cheese and yogurt for snacks.  I was thrilled when I was invited to participate in the National Dairy Month Campaign with Safeway […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Apr 20th, 2011
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I recently had the opportunity to work with Hunt’s and The Motherhood!  Both are companies I absolutely LOVE!  March was National Nutrition Month and ConAgra Foods, Inc., one of North America’s leading food makers, reminded people to “Eat Right with Color” by enjoying Hunt’s tomatoes as part of a healthful, nutrient-rich diet.  Did you kno...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Dec 31st, 2010
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I FINALLY put together the video from the Cookie Exchange I hosted this year with the help of my stepmom.  My guests and I can’t wait to do it again next year!!! Enjoy!!!...
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