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Breakstone’s Holiday Showdown – Creamy Pumpkin Soup Shooters

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)

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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Kale Chips and Raw Kale

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

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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California Avocados Direct {Recipe: Avocado Dip}

Have you ever tasted an avocado? I mean….really tasted an avocado? I thought I had – I make avocado fries, salads with avocado and avocado ranch dressing, guacamole and more. I eat avocado’s straight up with a bit of Kosher salt and I love them on a sandwich. I recently received a shipment of California […]

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Baby Shower

A Baby Shower {Recipe: Special Stuffed Mushrooms}

Many of you know the very generous and talented Amanda from I Am Baker and I Am Mommy. Amanda has become a dear friend over the past year. Even though we have never met in person, we “chat” almost everyday with a group of other wonderful blogging friends. Amanda has provided support, friendship, laughter and […]

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Fat Tuesday Food {Recipe: Avocado Fries}

So, Fat Tuesday is here…and after stepping on the scale this morning I can tell you that Fat Tuesday it is indeed. Today is the end of the fat food around here for awhile… and by fat food I mean the food I’ve been cooking up in my new deep fryer. You know, the homemade […]

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Beer Battered Onion Rings

Beer Battered Onion Rings? Yes, Please!

Yes…those tasty things above are what you think they are, except probably soooo much better. Beer Battered Onion Rings….mmmmmm. These Beer Battered Onion Rings are from the resourceful little cookbook by my friend, Susan Russo called Recipes Every Man Should Know. Check out my review of the book plus the recipe over at the Mom […]

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Mall Food (Recipe: Homemade Pretzel Bites)

I have a confession to make. I love mall food court food… There, I said it. Do you think less of me now? I understand if you do… truly… guess we won’t be hanging out at the mall together anytime soon then, which is a bummer. I bribe my kids to be good at the […]

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Traditions? What Traditions? {Recipe: Baked Sweet Potato Fries}

Thanksgiving was really quiet at our house this year. We typically have a group of neighbors over who do not have family nearby and we all enjoy a loud, raucous, delicious Thanksgiving together. This year, however, everyone was heading out of town which left us to a house with, well… just us. I was a […]

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The Family Dish – Let’s Cook Together! (Giveaway!)

The walk home from school is always full of some kind of drama. My friend Kathy’s kids often walk home with us as well. Her oldest daughter is the same age as Jacob so it never fails that there is some kind of 3rd grade boy / girl banter going on. Heaven forbid you act […]

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