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Warm Meal on Cold Winter’s Night

February 9th, 2010

Mmmmm…warm food! The following two recipes will warm your family’s spirit on a cold winter evening.  The chili is my own recipe which I have perfected over the years. Each winter I would try varying ingredients a little to fit my signature flavor profile of pablano, red, and yellow peppers.  This last winter my family[…..]

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Happy Customer

February 3rd, 2010

Email From Happy Customer This week I received a very nice email from Sherry in Georgia who had purchased two Dining Stones as gifts for her parents.  Her dad, Elwood, likes his food warm during the meal and usually it would get cold by the time he finished eating.  Sherry hoped that a Dining Stone[…..]

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Alternative Heat Source: Toaster Oven

January 19th, 2010

Typically our Dining Stones are heated in standard ovens but they can also be heated in toaster ovens. Click link for a demonstration. Toaster Oven Demonstration on YouTube Toaster oven instructions: Place the stones on the toaster oven racks.  Depending on the size of your toaster oven, you may be able to place up to[…..]

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Foodie Tip: Fresh Peppers Year Round

January 14th, 2010

My Definition of “Foodie” I consider myself a “foodie” and recently re-awakened my love for cooking.  I have always created my own recipes because I’m a rebel without a measuring cup – that is my definition of a foodie.  Like Rachael Ray, I just want to do it myself with a dash of this and[…..]

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Hors d’oeuvres for Parties

January 1st, 2010

My “Twist” on Hors d’oeuvres This year we celebrated by having family over for the evening of Christmas.  Since everyone had eaten a large meal at noon during other family celebrations, I decided to offer delicious hors d’ oeuvres this year.  I started researching recipes a few weeks before in order to have time to[…..]

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Roasted Turkey Recipe … Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24th, 2009

Testing a new recipe A number of years ago, I tested out my own new recipe for Thanksgiving Turkey.  I’ve never been afraid of trying new things with food.  Oh sure, I’ve had some experiments taste like dirt or become burned beyond recognition.  But I felt that was part of my “mad scientist” formula for[…..]

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Iowa’s Wine & Food Expo 2009

November 16th, 2009

The Three “E’s” This weekend was the very first trade show or “expo” for Dining Stones and it was filled with the three “E’s” … Enthusiasm, Excitement, and Exhaustion.  Enthusiastic about the opportunities to get the word out about my products and producing sales!  Excited about meeting my favorite celebrities, getting their autographs, and seeing[…..]

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Wine & Food Expo: Nov. 13th & 14th

November 1st, 2009

Dining Stones will have a booth at the Wine and Food Expo in Des Moines, November 13th & 14th, at the Hy-Vee Hall. If you are planning to attend, please drop by for a visit.  This would be a great opportunity to begin your holiday shopping! Special Guests Celebrity Chefs scheduled to appear at the[…..]

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New Product: The Oven Glove

October 26th, 2009

Dining Stones now offers a fun and more effective way to remove your hot stone from the oven.  Introducing The Oven Glove, a flame retardant glove made of Kevlar and Nomex by DuPont which withstands extreme heat up to 540° F. Easier to Grab Stone from Oven This oven glove is now being offered through[…..]

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Food Warming Idea #3

October 21st, 2009

Steve’s Floribean Chicken Chili I enjoy visiting the Epicurious website for recipes and feeling a part of the foodie community.  This chicken chili recipe comes from Steve Delaney of West Chester, Pennsylvania, and he says, “My recipe reflects the Caribbean influences in the foods of Miami, where I lived for many years.” For fun, I[…..]

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