Here on Dishes Delish, we like to impart the knowledge that we have in our curly heads, to our readers.  We hope to help our readers with recipes as well as letting them know that it’s okay not to be perfect, even in your food preparation or presentation.

Online versus local

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Sometimes I show you what tools and tricks I use in every day life.  Those tools might be attached to an affiliate link.  I tend to buy a lot of my kitchen gadgets at Amazon dot com.

Why do I do that?  What about the local stores?  I try to buy local when I can but I’m feeling as though the stores are starting to not have the items I want.  They are tending to go with what is trending and I’m getting to the point, I don’t even want to go to the local store because it’s a time wasting endeavor.  I still go, but I’m feeling less satisfied every visit.

So, sometimes I will put an affiliate link in my posts.  These affiliate links help offset a small portion of the costs associated with running Dishes Delish!

Clicking a link and what it means

If you click on any of the links that I post, they will fling a few pennies at me and I have to scramble around picking those coppers up and placing them into my piggy bank.  So know that I appreciate it when you click on a link even if it is tough on the knees.

Please know that I will not link to any product or service that I don’t love, use myself and trust. I will never promote something just because I’m asked to.  I’m a bucker of systems and if I can’t get behind the product or service, I will NOT promote it.  Even if they offer me lots of coppers.

You can trust me on that!

Anyway, I just wanted to tell you about me and my relationship with affiliate links.

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