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By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Dec 30th, 2014
23 Comments
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This Christmas was an awesome one!  One of the gifts that Frank and I bought for ourselves was a Blackstone 1575 Outdoor Oven.  It is awesome!!!!  The pizzas we’ve baked on it have turned out so delicious.  Not to mention the fact that it only takes 3 minutes to cook.  Yes – that’s what I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Oct 29th, 2014
34 Comments
14665 Views
Our kids have a tendency to be somewhat picky eaters, so when we find a recipe they love, it’s a pretty great thing!  Tonight for dinner, my sister and I made Baked Ziti.  It was my first time ever making it and she’d made it before (although as a different recipe).  We wanted a recipe […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Sep 12th, 2014
34 Comments
8415 Views
I love everything about Brownies!  The ease of making them; the smell of them baking in the oven; and the taste of them when they’re fresh out of the oven.  What’s even better than brownies by themselves?  Making Brownie A La Mode – complete with French Vanilla Ice Cream and Dark Chocolate Sauce.  Oh my […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Sep 2nd, 2014
31 Comments
6510 Views
If you have kids, you’re probably pretty familiar with the phrases, “I don’t like that” or “I don’t want to eat that.”  I am always on the lookout for new recipes and love putting together collections of recipes that the whole family can enjoy.  I headed over to Foodie.com to browse for some Kid-Friendly Pasta [&helli...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Aug 25th, 2014
35 Comments
7406 Views
I LOVE to eat crab!  Living on the Central Coast of California, you think I would have it a lot, right?  Not so.  It’s kind of outside our budget on a regular basis, but this was a special getaway weekend for Frank and I and we decided to splurge.  And oh my gosh – was […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Aug 1st, 2014
40 Comments
5126 Views
I didn’t really know who Julie Child was until I watched the movie, “Julie and Julia.”  What an awesome movie!  And I have to say that her recipes sounded amazing!!! In my recent visit to Foodie.com, I added a few recipes that sounded amazing and that were inspired by Julia Child.  The recipes ranged from […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 13th, 2014
38 Comments
7380 Views
Have you ever been to Benihana before?  Not only do they have amazing food, but the service and entertainment is great too!  It is definitely one of my favorite restaurants to visit!  I was excited to learn that Benihana was supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with it’s Children’s Day Initiative.  Benihana Inc., t...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jul 1st, 2014
11 Comments
3727 Views
When I was a little girl, I remember going to my dad’s house every other weekend.  When we went there, we had a special club and it was called “The Palms Club.”  It primarily consisted of myself, my two sisters and two of our neighbor friends.  We would ride bikes together, swim together, roller skate […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jun 6th, 2014
8 Comments
10489 Views
Have you visited Denny’s with your family lately?  If not, you’ll want to head on over and check out their new kid’s menu inspired by when we recently headed in with our “Party of 10,” we had a great experience.  That’s right, we had a “Party of 10,” including 6 kids, my future in-laws, and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Apr 8th, 2014
106 Comments
7182 Views
I enjoy cooking, but I don’t enjoy all the time I spend preparing and cooking meals.  This is not to say I won’t do it, but I love it when meals are made easily.  I was recently introduced to Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces and love them!  Not only do they make meal preparation easy, but […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Mar 31st, 2014
1 Comment
6678 Views
Our family enjoys meals together each night, but there is just something special about Sunday Dinners. When we have the kids, the conversation not only needs to be kid-friendly, but so does the food. I recently discovered Foodie.com and found some amazing Sunday Night Dinner Recipe ideas! In fact, I created my own collection of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Mar 27th, 2014
5 Comments
2933 Views
Frank and I have 6 kids and each of them at one time or another has expressed an interest in cooking or baking in the kitchen. I LOVE that!!! Frank and I recently discovered Dream Dinners and have enjoyed preparing dinners together at least once a month for our family. It’s a fun experience for […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Mar 19th, 2014
3 Comments
5881 Views
I love steak and I love lobster and I am so excited to announce that I am now an official Outback Ambassador with the #OutbackBestMates program!  Well, guess what?  Outback’s Steak & Lobster special is back by popular demand – this time better than ever! With this new special, you can decide how you want […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Feb 26th, 2014
7 Comments
2959 Views
Did you know that National Pi (like the number) Day is in March?  Rather than celebrating the number, I’m putting my own twist on the word and celebrating my love for pie. ;I don’t know about you, but as much as I love pie, I have the hardest time finishing a whole pie! Now, mini […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Feb 20th, 2014
3 Comments
7334 Views
I love salads and find myself craving them often lately!  I was excited to create some yummy recipes with MorningStar Farms products from Kellogg’s.  This particular meatless recipe ideal for the days when I want to brown bag my lunch.  I can easily put the lettuce in a bag, as well as the rest of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Jan 15th, 2014
5 Comments
9797 Views
I love to bake!  I could bake cupcakes, cakes, and brownies all day long!  Ok, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but I do really love to bake.  Cooking on the other hand.  Well, let’s just say that I let Frank cook more often than naught.  It’s not that I don’t like to cook, because I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Sep 30th, 2013
17 Comments
8794 Views
Pumpkins and spice and everything nice!  That’s what I immediately thought when I discovered Nestle Coffee-Mate liquid creamer in the Pumpkin Spice flavor at our local Walmart.  Doesn’t the name alone sound appealing?  Well, let me tell you – the scent and flavor are just as yummy as it sounds!  For me, not only is […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jun 27th, 2013
17 Comments
4394 Views
From left to right (me, Shavaughn, Chick-fil-A Cow, Caroline, Rebecca) Last month, my girlfriends and I had the opportunity to take a road trip to Santa Barbara and experience amazing salads at one of the city’s newest Chick-fil-A restaurants.  What an awesome and fun experience!  We were invited by Chick-fil-A to taste their new salads […]...
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