Power of Suggestion {Recipe: Fried Cheese Curds}

Fried Cheese Curds from www.dineanddish.net

Marketers love me. They really do. I’m their target for commercials because it takes very, very little for me to get an idea stuck in my head and then I need that idea to come to fruition right that very minute. I’m the perfect case study for the power of suggestion. My husband knows better…

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Game Day With Alexia {Recipe: Sweet Potato Casserole Bites}

Sweet Potato Casserole Bites from dineanddish.net

When I say “Game Day” you all know what I mean, right? It’s football time!! Game day extends past one day at our house to pretty much any day football is on. Some days friends or family join us in front of the TV (us meaning my husband and son) other days its just us….

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Cooking With Friends {Recipe: Bush’s Beans White Bean Bruschetta}

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A little girlfriend therapy can go a long ways in getting your mind, energy and spirit back on track. That’s how I felt after spending last weekend with my friend, Amy. Late nights with wine, good conversation, laughter and great food. Really, really great food. And, really great conversation. And probably too much wine, but…

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Simple Appetizer – Cheesy Shredded Chicken Bites

Cheesy Shredded Chicken Bites

Do you all have big plans for the holiday weekend? If you are anything like us, you are taking advantage of the time off to spend as much time with family and friends as you can. Often times, this is a season for outdoor barbecues and cookouts, where friends gather together and everyone has the…

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The Connector {Recipe: Waffle Cone Fruit Cups}

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My friend DeLynn is one of those friends who is great at “connecting” with people. She understands the priority of having and maintaining female friendships and because of that, she has a gift for bringing people together. DeLynn, my friends Terri, Whitney and I have been friends for 9 years now. Although our lives have…

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Man Pleasing Baked Brie {Recipe: Baked Brie with Caramelized Onions}

Baked Bree

Pin It Do you want a great Super Bowl recipe? How about serving up some Baked Brie? What’s that you say? Baked Brie is girly food – not manly enough for a Super Bowl party? First of all, girls like football too, so you need to have some girl food at your party. Secondly, this…

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Breakstone’s Holiday Showdown – Creamy Pumpkin Soup Shooters

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Pin It You may remember back in the spring when I did some work creating a tablescape and holiday recipe for Breakstone’s Sour Cream and Better Homes & Gardens. I have joined together with these two great organizations again for a fun, 4 part, holiday showdown. You can find out about this Holiday Showdown event…

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On a Stick by Matt Armendariz {Recipe: Caramel Popcorn Balls)

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I have what I would call a somewhat strange obsession with food trucks and fair food. We don’t have many food trucks in Kansas, unless you count the ice cream man, but fairs? Boy oh boy do we have fairs and from a young age, I have been fascinated by the food served at these…

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Mom’s Cooking {Recipe: Oven Baked Kale Chips}

Kale Chips and Raw Kale

My mom is an excellent cook but there were times in my life I would think that maybe she wasn’t so much. Like when she would make liver and onions. Or how about white sandwich bread with white hamburger gravy poured over it? I want to gag just thinking about it. We lived in a…

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