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Hey bloggers!

W would like to let you know about our new contest - and how you can use your blog to help you win $500!
Our first French Cheese Platter Picture Contest has begun and entering is simple: Create your best cheese platter, snap a photo of it and either e-mail the image to or send a link to your blog post!

Contest winners will be selected by voting at the official Ile de France Cheese Lover's Blog - so make sure to post your platter on your blog and encourage your visitors to come to and vote for your entry!

All the additional contest details are available by clicking the banner below.
Good luck - we look forward to seeing your cheese platters soon!

Sears Family and Friends 8/16 -8/17

Julia's Stuffed Croissants!

Stuffed Croissants
Filled with scrambled eggs, tomatoes and dilled havarti
-Paula Lambert,, author of Cheese, Glorious Cheese
Scrambled eggs always remind me of the time I spent the night at Julia Child's house in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Early the next morning we came downstairs to her kitchen where we prepared breakfast. Julia scrambled the eggs: she stirred them very, very slowly over the lowest imaginable heat for ages and ages. They were so creamy and delicious. I had never tasted eggs so good. If you cook your eggs Julia's way, they will always be very soft and very fluffy. (this was copied from, please check out the page it's great!)
Serves 4
4 croissants, split in half 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded dilled havarti 2 ripe heirloom tomatoes, cut into 16 very thin slices, divided use Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Scrambled Eggs 6 eggs 1/3 cup water 2 tablespoons butter Salt and freshly ground black pepp…

Let's Make Back to school lunch's fun with Sara Lee Fresh Ideas!

Make Lunch Time Fun Time: Back to School Tips from Sara Lee DeliShape UpMake a sandwich exciting by using cookie cutters to create different shapes. Its Sushi for kids! Use their favorite hobby or pastime as a guideline: for sports fans, make a football; for dog lovers, try a dog bone shape. Stock Up on FavoritesKeep your family happy by having different deli meats on hand. Your kids will all be able to choose their favorite while getting the protein they need. Sara Lee® Fresh Ideas™ pre-sliced deli meats come in 14 different varieties in a convenient, pre-packaged container.

Keep it Cool! If you need to keep your lunch cool, try freezing juice boxes or reusable bottled waters instead of adding bulky ice packs. The boxes or bottles will thaw to provide a refreshing beverage and keep the sandwich fresh.

Get the Kids Involved making lunch ahead of time, pack deli meats along with some cheese and crackers. Kids are more likely to eat what they help prepare, and they’ll have a great time sta…