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Recipe: Chicken and Dumplings

The Best Chicken and Dumplings + Le Creuset Giveaway | The Hopeless Housewife

Doesn’t this chilly weather call for a nice big bowl of steaming hot goodness? Well, The Best Chicken and Dumplings is definitely the answer for me today. There is something that just screams back to my childhood when I eat those cute little fluffy balls of dough swimming in that hot and flavorful broth…YUM. In […]

Recipe: Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls

Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls | The Hopeless Housewife

 Oh. MY. There are no words for how delicious these cinnamon rolls are. These are BETTER than Cinnabon- super moist and so flavorful!  When I see Cinnabon copycat recipes on the internet I think about how similar these are but mine are a little different. I use scalded milk. Why? Well, my grandmother used scalded […]

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 *See Erika on “Good Day LA” with her husband (MLB’s Matt Williams) making ballpark food for the 2013 All Star break.

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 *See Erika in the Summer 2013 issue of Celebrity Cooking Magazine!

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Good Day LA” making her fun and whimsical Summer Cookout Table!

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*Erika mentioned on the cover of Summer 2013 Grilling Magazine!








 * See Erika on the cover of  North Valley Magazine !

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* See Erika on the Better Show making her ballpark inspired foods!






*See Erika on “Good Day LA” making her fun and whimsical Easter Sweets Table!





*See Erika featured in People!






See Erika  E! News cooking up her Super Bowl favorites!


* See Erika and husband Matt Williams on Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family”!

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*See Erika on the cover of So Scottsdale Magazine!


*See Erika on “Good Morning Arizona” January 11th making Chicken Pesto Arancini!

*Erika and family featured in Arizona Foothills Magazine.

*Erika to appear at “Street Eats” (20,000+ visitors expected) doing at cooking demonstration in a line-up that includes Adam Richman (“Man vs. Food”) and Geoffrey Zakarian (“Iron Chef”) on January 13, 2013 from 12-1pm.

*Erika featured in All You for their “Favorite Foodie Blogger” holiday story.

*See Erika on “San Diego Living” Monday, November 19th with daughter Madison cooking up Kids’ Holiday Party Food!

*Here’s Erika on “KTLA Morning News“ in Los Angeles Wednesday, October 24th making amazing World Series party grub!



*Erika featured on Dinnertool.com!

*Erika featured on Momfuse.com!

*See Erika and daughter Madison put together a Hawaiian theme BBQ for “San Diego Living“!

*Erika to host several series of cooking videos for eHow.com Food!

*See Erika on “Sonoran Living

*See Erika on “San Diego Living

*The Hopeless Housewife/ Erika’s recipes featured in TheDailyMeal.com!

*See Erika on San Diego 6′s “San Diego Living“!

*See Erika on San Diego’s Fox5 Morning News!

*See Erika featured in The Paradise Valley Independent


*See Erika on 3TV’s “Good Morning Arizona” with a gorgeous mother/daughter Tea Party

*See Erika on 3TV’s “Good Morning Arizona” making delicious grilled artichokes with remoulade

*See Erika and husband Matt 0n 3TV’s “Good Morning Arizona” making ballpark fare (hot wings!) to kick off spring training

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Party Idea: Big Taste, Small Bites: Party Food!

Bufflao Chicken Lollipops with Blue Cheese Fondue | The Hopeless Housewife

  So football has come and gone but that doesn’t mean we can use some of that game day food for other parties (plus baseball’s around the corner!)! Here is a table I just put together for a television segment on Super Bowl decor and food- the table is filled with awesome game day ideas […]

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Fried Green Tomato BLT

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Blog: Lucky Day iPad Air Giveaway!


    This just could be your lucky day!! I have teamed with a group of great bloggers below to bring you this great iPad Air giveaway!  Enter below. Good luck! Bakeaholic Mama • Cravings of a Lunatic • Diethood • Crazy for Crust • Crissy Page • Miss in the Kitchen • The Hopeless […]

Blog: 5 Ways to Say Be Mine to Your Valentine

5 Ways to Say Be Mine to Your Valentine

  Chocolate Cupcakes with Red Velvet Frosting from A Spicy Perspective Valentine’s Chocolate Marshmallow Pops from Boulder Locavore Spicy Chocolate Bark with Chipotle and Almonds from Foodie Crush Red Velvet Molten Lava Cakes from Half Baked Harvest Mini Ombre Valentine’s Day Cake for Two from I Wash You Dry

Blog: New Jessie Steele Swag Bag Giveaway! Ends 11/4

Jessie Steele Giveaway Ends 11-4

We are thrilled to bring you this great giveaway from Jessie Steele !  I’m asked who makes the aprons I wear on TV all the time, and Jessie Steele not only makes the aprons, they make the potholders and mitts I use. SUCH adorable stuff- who needs to look drab when you’re in the kitchen?? They […]

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A Good Cook Cleans as She Goes!


“A good cook cleans as she goes!” My mother used to say this to me in the kitchen, and I always thought this so funny because she was SO messy when she was cooking, and I ended up walking behind her and cleaning after her! But it got me thinking as an adult, the more […]