Christmas Cocoa!

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Thanksgiving is behind us and Christmas is here! On Black Friday, I shared on Daytime Tricities some ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers, along with some cocoa ideas for Christmas. What’s better than a hot cup of cocoa? A BAKED hot cup of cocoa! This little cake-in-a-cup is truly delicious. As a baker, flavor is my priority, and honestly, this little cake … Read More

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Thanksgiving Day Tips

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Thanksgiving Day Tips The Super Bowl of Cooking is just around the corner: Thanksgiving! For some people, it’s the one day of the year they dust off their cook books and sweep the cobwebs from the spice cabinet. For nearly all of us, it’s probably the biggest meal we’ll prepare this year, and the addition of out of town family … Read More

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Trick or Treat! Kid Pleasing Eats!

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  Here’s some simple and fun ideas sure to have your kids howling this Halloween, as seen on Daytime Tri-Cities on WJHL Channel 11. BooBerry Brew and the Green Goblin Smoothies Get some nutrition into those tummies before they get stuffed with candy! Halloween is a perfect time to ‘dare’ the kids into trying new things, especially when they have … Read More

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No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Treats…Plus a Bonus!

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What do you do when your oven ‘dies’ and you have to come up with some desserts…and fast? That’s what happened to me recently. (I’d love to get on my soap box and complain about how they don’t make appliances like they used to, how useless warranties are, why does it cost SO MUCH to fix things nowadays, etc., but … Read More

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Apple Orchard Flavors

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Here in the Mountain South, it’s apple season! Our area orchards are full of ripe, juicy apples just waiting to be picked. And these family-owned operations also serve up some tasty apple-filled treats. After a recent trip to a high country orchard with my family, I was inspired to bring the flavors of the orchard to my kitchen. I hope … Read More

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ETSU Presents Baking Basics with Julie Voudrie

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Teaching this class is a dream come true for me! Passing on baking traditions is a passion of mine and I can’t wait to get into the ETSU Food Labs kitchen and have fun with my students. Spots are filling quickly so contact ETSU today. For more information and to register, go to http://tinyurl.com/Etsubaking

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Labor Day Menu…with Less Labor!

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Labor Day meals shouldn’t put you in a sweat. Here are three tasty dishes that will be a hit with your guests. And you can make them the day before, so you can actually get a break along with everyone else! Easy Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sure, slow cooked pork in a smoker is amazing, but here’s a way to … Read More

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Coco-Banana Topping and Taco Feast!

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On Daytime Tri-Cities, I shared an old family favorite, plus one that will soon be! First, here’s my simple recipe for Taco Meat. Once made, you can use it in so many ways…tacos, burritos, nachos, taco salad…..at our house, here’s two of our tricks: For tacos, we take a flour tortilla, spread it with refried beans, and wrap it around … Read More

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Strawberry Season!

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It’s strawberry season here in East Tennessee! Here are a few ways to enjoy this seasonal treat that you might not have thought of before. They’re ‘berry’ good!   Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar ½ cup strawberry coulis (recipe below) ½ cup olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste 1 tsp poppy seeds, optional … Read More

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Mother’s Day Pound Cake on Daytime Tri-Cities

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Anytime I would ask my mom what I could bake for her, she would always request my Sour Cream Pound Cake. She liked hers ‘plain’, but this simple, yet versatile dessert can accompany so many wonderful flavors. I’ve included two of my favorite variations with the recipe, here: http://bakingwithjulsie.com/sour-cream-pound-cake-recipe-memorable-dessert/ I had fun sharing this family favorite on WJHL-11’s Daytime Tri-Cities. This is the perfect cake … Read More

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