October 2008 Blog Posts (9)

Election Elation Celebration - Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops Provide Just Desserts Nationwide to Celebrate Democracy

As the election heats up throughout the country, people are finding that there’s more to choosing a new president than meets the eye; there is also the belly.



On the evening of November 4th, from 5 – 8 pm, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream Scoop Shops will be giving away free scoops across the nation. “Originally, we planned to give free scoops away just to those who voted. We found out afterwards that certain laws may not allow it. So instead we’re celebrating our election with a national… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on October 29, 2008 at 10:25pm — No Comments

Early Times Kentucky Whisky Has Created a Cocktail to Toast Joe the Plumber



Workin' Man's Plumb



Early Times' Toast to Joe the Plumber



3 ounces Red Plum Juice

1.5 ounces Early Times Kentucky Whisky

Squeeze of Lime



This cocktail starts with Early Times Kentucky Whisky and adds red plum juice with a squeeze of lime. Early Times is known as the “Workin' Man’s Reward” and this cocktail is exactly that, a reward after a hard day’s work.



Note that you first want to… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on October 28, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

Denny’s Introduces New Allnighter Rockstar Menu Items

New Creations by Chart-Topping Musicians Featured at America’s Original Late-Night Diner



Well you've gotta give it to Denny's they are working it. The notorious after party munchies hang out is reaching out to everyone in this slumpish economy. Here is their latest promotion.



Denny’s introduces a new line-up of late-night dishes created by top artists including Katy Perry, Taking Back Sunday, Boys Like Girls and… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on October 28, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

Free Tacos for America on Tuesday, October 28

Taco Bell® Restaurants Prepare to Serve Millions of Free Tacos as Part of Its 2008 World Series Promotion



Millions of baseball fans now have something else to cheer about in the 2008 World Series: free tacos.



Taco Bell® restaurants across the country are preparing for one of the biggest taco giveaways in the company’s history. As the Official Quick Service Restaurant of Major League Baseball®, Taco Bell® will serve up millions of Americans a free Crunchy Seasoned… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on October 27, 2008 at 9:19pm — No Comments

Grown up Macaroni and Cheese, you know you love it....

Everyone loves mac and cheese! I am on a mission to make every recipe I find until the best has been discovered, someone has to do it.



So far I've found 2 new recipes that rock. Here ya go, oh and feel free to add your favorite recipes for mac and cheese :)



Ultimate Comfort Food Macaroni & Cheese by Tillamook



Ingredients8 tablespoons Tillamook ® Unsalted Butter, divided

1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder,… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on October 27, 2008 at 9:01pm — No Comments

let's have fun foodies


This can be a really fun blog come on foodies lets rock ocfoodies.com!!!!!

Added by jerry on October 22, 2008 at 5:49pm — No Comments

My Friends and I want to do a Taste of Orange County... is that possible?

This past summer my friends did a semi-taste of L.A.... going to some of the historic eateries around Los Angeles... Pinks, Phillipes, the Pantry to name a few... there really isn't a problem finding any type of American, international, gourmet, eclectic... you get the picture... restaurant, diner, dive that is famous in L.A... places that have been around a long time... historical landmarks... originals.

They challenged me to come up with a Taste of Orange County... huh?

Let's see...… Continue

Added by sumobobby on October 18, 2008 at 7:46pm — 2 Comments

Who’s Bailing You out? Denny’s Gives Consumers a Break with the Weekday Express Slam

Feeling the pinch from the tightening economy? Denny’s understands. Slamming back at the tough marketplace, Denny’s is offering the Weekday Express Slam at just $4, a wallet-friendly price point for today’s strapped consumers. The $4 Weekday Express Slam is a new twist on a favorite breakfast classic, the Grand Slam®, served at express speed and hot off the grill.



“We know our customers are strapped for time and money yet they love our real classic breakfasts,” says Mark Chmiel,… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on October 15, 2008 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Chocolatier Class at Downey's Chocolates

Yesterday evening I was fortunate enough to attend the Apprentice Chocolatier Class at Downey's Chocolates in Laguna Niguel.



I am so excited and just have to share what a great experience that was. I was pleasantly surprised that it was pretty easy. I must also mention that them having a fully prepared kitchen and someone to walk you through all the steps helps a bit as well.



The class is $90 plus $12 for chocolate and look at all of the goodies you get to make. I even… Continue

Added by Gina Mims on October 7, 2008 at 8:47am — 1 Comment

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