MasterChef Bingo Cards – Play Along!

Masterchef Bingo Cards… Two blog posts in one day, would you look at that?! Anyway, just a very brief update here .. more a case of using the blog as a public repository than a post, really… In preparation for my MasterChef Viewing Party on Wednesday (to which the public is welcome to attend!), I…

MasterChef Guest Post – Carrie Peterson’s Whoopie Pies

Today’s guest blog entry is from one of the closest friends I made from the whole MasterChef ordeal ADVENTURE – Carrie Landry Peterson. In LA, she and Carrie Stevens shared the room next to mine. During our downtime, Carrie and I would hang out – Boozy disposable coffee cups in hand – and swap conspiracy…

Masterchef Dreams

MasterChef Dreams

Being a wedding industry veteran, I’m well aware of how working towards a big, stressful situation brings out the WEIRD in our dreams. Whether from brides or vendors, I’ve heard every sort of bizarre pre-wedding dream you could imagine! I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised when I started having some weird dreams before flying…

The MasterChef Playlist – Eurodance Mondays

So, we’re doing something a little different for this week’s Eurodance Monday. Rather than featuring one song, I’m featuring a list of them. This is actually a playlist that I’d assembled for my whole MasterChef experience. I had this playing as I trained, I had it on my ipod as I traveled to LA, and…

My Training & Preparation for MasterChef

Training & Preparation for MasterChef Deciding to compete on a “reality” TV show was a major decision for me. Like I’ve mentioned, it was an act of desperation, a last ditch effort to make a go of my current career path, potentially get ourselves out of tornado debt, etc. If I was going to do…

MasterChef USA Season 4 Cast Directory

Fellow season 4 “competitors” – if I’m missing a link for any of your existing social media accounts, contact me! Also: We now have a MasterChef USA season 4 group board on Pinterest. Mostly contestant photos linking to websites for now (just started it!), but will be including pins to recipes blogged by the contestants….

March Food Days

March 1 is: Peanut Butter Lover’s Day Try my: Gluten-Free Oatmeal Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies (Pirate Cookies, Do-Si-Dos) Confetti Bars! (Butterscotch, Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Bars) March 3 is: Canadian Bacon Day Try my: How to make Peameal Bacon and Back Bacon Cold Cuts Day Try my: Mardi Gras – Time for my Muffaletta Recipe!…

Autistic Thoughts on Mainsteaming.

Recently, I applied for a job. This is a unique experience for me, as someone who’s long considered herself unemployable. It’s not that I’m incapable of working, or that I’d even be considered an undesirable hire … it’s more a matter of … how do I put this? I’ve long felt like any possible outside…