About Me

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
I am a retired teacher with time on my hands. I love to cook and bake. For the past eight years my hobby has been entering recipe contests. I have done very well and have been to several cook/bake offs although I have never won a grand prize. The ititials of my blog CCC are the same as the site where I get contest information, Cooking Contest Central (CCC). While there are 1000's of food blogs that post recipes this blog will review other cooking blogs.

Thursday, December 31, 2009


I want to wish all my readers a Happy New Year. May all of your hopes, dreams and wishes come true in 2010.

I resolve to pay more atrtention to my blog and post at least twice a week.

If you leave a comment under this email between January 1, 2010 and January 17, 2010 you will be entered to win a $15.00 Amazon.com gift card. Please remember to leave your email so I can notify the winner. On Monday, January 18, 2010 I will use random.com to select the winner.

Friday, December 18, 2009


Goodlife Eats is hosted by stay-at-home mom, Kate. Kate never said where she is but I am sure you will enjoy her recipes.


Tuesday, December 15, 2009


My good friend and blogging buddy Julie of Peanut Butter and Julie http://www.peanutbutterandjulie.typepad.com/peanut_butter_and_julie/ is marketing her new line of granola JULIE ANNE'S GRANOLA. It is the best granola I have ever tasted. I am addicted to the Sweet Citrus Granola but it also comes in BLUEBERRY.

Go to the blog. Scroll down about half way on the home page. You will find info about the granola on the right side.

Also makes a wonderful gift.

Monday, December 14, 2009

December Winner

The winner of the Amazon.com gift certificate is KIM. I have sent Kim an email and as soon as I receive her information I will order the gift card.

I will announce the January sweep at the end of December.

Sunday, December 13, 2009


Dylan http://dlynz.com/?page_id=2 is hosted by Donalyn who lives in NY with her husband. She has two married daughters and two grandchildren. She enjoys cooking, reading and photography.



Daydreamer Desserts http://daydreamerdesserts.blogspot.com/ is hosted by Joseline in CA where she works in IT


Tuesday, December 1, 2009


Recently Daring Bakers had a Cannoli challenge. The entries were all beautiful. This post will show some of the entries and in later posts I will provide links.