Category Archives: On the Menu

Menu Plan: Feb 24th – March 2nd {Recipe: Balsamic Fish Tacos}

Balsamic Fish Tacos from www.dineanddish.net

A recipe you will definitley want on your menu, the Dine & Dish Menu Plan for the week, and a great giveaway from Marzetti’s Simply Dressed Salad Dressing, all below! I am obsessed, with a capital “O”, with fish tacos lately. I just can’t get enough of them… so much that they’ve made a weekly…

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Dine and Dish Menu Plan: February 17th – 23rd {Recipe: Taco Soup}

Sweet Mesquite Taco Soup from Dine & Dish

I didn’t end up creating a menu plan last week because we were out of town over the weekend and I just didn’t get it done. I can tell you that our wallets and waistlines both saw just what failing to plan does… I spent more money eating out and I’m sure that equaled more…

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Dine & Dish Menu Plan for January 20th – 26th

Bush's Black Bean Tortilla Chili plus the weeks menu plan at www.dineanddish.net

First of all, it bothers the absolute heck out of me that I can’t take a straight picture to save my life. I swear my house must be crooked. Anyway… This week I’m sharing our menu plan for this coming week as well as the recipe for Bush’s Black Bean Tortilla Chili that was a…

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Breakstone’s Holiday Showdown – The Recap

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I hope you’ve enjoyed my take on a holiday meal over the past few weeks.  I started off the Breakstone’s Holiday Showdown by sharing an appetizer of Creamy Pumpkin Soup Shooters. For the main dish, we enjoyed a savory salmon with a herb cream sauce. Our dessert was a tasty baked apple brulee. I enjoy…

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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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Being Irish {Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day Grasshopper Cocktails}

I’m not Irish, however I married a full-blown Irish man, so that makes me what they call “Irish by Marriage”. What I have found out, through my 11 years of marriage to an Irish man, is that once you are “in” with the Irish, your entire life starts to become very Irish. Green suddenly becomes…

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A Pasta Discovery {Recipe: Rustic Baked Rigatoni}

Rigatoni Chicken Pasta

I know… I know… stop talking about the darn homemade pasta, right? I’m sorry! I just can’t help it. When I made homemade pasta for the first time last week, it was kind of a moment for me. I looked back at my Hamburger Helper days many moons ago and marveled at how far I…

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