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Baking The Perfect Ham

Why is ham so often saved only for holiday meals? A beautiful pink ham, with a sweet glaze baked into its criss-crossed nooks and crannies, can be a delicious year-round meal that’s also cost-effective when you factor in all those leftovers. And that’s not even considering how easy they are to prepare.

Very Berry Cheesecake

This post is from Suzanne of Living a Creative Life and is part of our guest blogger series.

It’s that time of year again; Easter is on its way! Peter Cottontail is getting ready to hop down the bunny trail and this year he will have a special treat waiting for him."

Crescent Carrots with Bacon and Egg Salad

This post is from Suzanne of Living a Creative Life and is part of our guest blogger series.

It’s that time of year again; Easter is on its way! Peter Cottontail is getting ready to hop down the bunny trail and this year he will have a special treat waiting for him."

Irish Cream Triple Layer Brownies

Our favorite dessert foodie and World Food Champion of Dessert Laurie Figone is appearing on KTVU to share a favorite recipe for St. Patricks Day: Irish Whiskey Triple Layer Brownies. Wow, you will need the luck of the Irish not to polish these off in one sitting. Enjoy and have a Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Cold Weather Comfort, Easy As Pie

Shepherd’s Pie is the ultimate comfort dish: warm, filling, and endlessly adaptable. In this version, cooked potatoes are mashed with Challenge Cream Cheese for a rich, creamy crust on top, while the meat filling beneath can be composed of whatever’s in the fridge - whether that’s ground beef, ground lamb, or ground turkey - along with peas, chopped carrots and thyme.

Berry Cream Cheese Coffeecake

This post is from Suzanne of Living a Creative Life and is part of our guest blogger series.

The mere suggestion of coffee cake makes me happy... Tart yet sweet berry studded coffee cake, with a rich and creamy cheese filling, has always been one of my guilty pleasures."

Creamy Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil and Toasted Cheese Dippers

This post is from Suzanne of Living a Creative Life and is part of our guest blogger series.

Instead of opening up that can of processed soup, cozy up to a warm bowl of rich and creamy homemade soup and the perfect grilled cheese. Comfort food made quick and easy!"

Chocolate Almond Cookie Boxes

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Suzanne of Living a Creative Life shares a fun way to bake your gift box:

These little edible gift boxes are the perfect way to give your sweetheart something special. Remember, good things come in small packages!"