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Holiday Cocktail Hour {Recipe: Godiva Chocolate Martini}

The other day, my girlfriends and I were sitting around, comparing December calendars trying to figure out a good time we could celebrate the holidays together. As each of us dissected our individual calendars and started sharing dates we had available, it became very clear that December was a crazy busy month for all of […]

Labor Day Entertaining {Recipe: Lavash with Spinach Avocado Dip}

Lavash with Hot Spinach Avocado Dip from dineanddish.net

Labor Day entertaining made simple with this Hot Spinach Avocado Dip featuring fresh California Avocados.  Labor Day weekend is one of my favorite weekends to celebrate yet it’s also bittersweet. I love having a big bash at the end of the summer to bid farewell to the season. Labor Day means we are one step […]

Our Space {Recipe: Garden Vegetable Roasted Chicken}

Garden Vegetable Roasted Chicken Recipe from dineanddish.net

I’ll admit it… I have been completely and totally uninspired lately. I’ve lacked interest in cooking and photographing and even writing… nothing blog wise has been giving me that spark. Personally, I’ve been  having a blast with my kids and enjoying the heck out of summer, but when it comes to the “should dos” versus “want to […]

Summer Travel Series – Holland, Michigan

Travel Holland Michigan Vacation Guide

Last summer, I posted on Facebook that my family was looking for a family friendly vacation spot within a one day drive from Kansas City. I expected to hear things like Galveston, TX or Minneapolis, MN, but what I didn’t expect was an overwhelming number of people giving the highest accolades to Michigan. People were praising […]

Happy Accidents {Recipe: Jelly Glazed Baby Carrots}

A traditional cocktail meatball glaze gets introduced to baby carrots in this Jelly Glazed Baby Carrot recipe from dineanddish.net

A traditional cocktail meatball glaze is introduced to cooked baby carrots in this recipe for Grimmway Farms Jelly Glazed Baby Carrots! You all have tried those famous grape jelly and chili sauce glazed cocktail meatballs, right? They seem to be quite the popular appetizer, especially at parties this time of year. I honestly first couldn’t […]

A Little Lemon {Recipe: Lemon Basil Bruschetta}

Lemon Basil Bruschetta by www.dineanddish.net

There was a time when I would sign up to bring anything to a party BUT an appetizer. I’ve never been very good at appetizers, until I discovered the ease and versatility of Bruschetta. This Lemon Basil Bruschetta was the perfect idea to take to my friend, Liz’s, Virtual Baby Shower! I’m sure you know […]

Huge Kraft Foods Halloween Goodies Giveaway

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I’m honored to be a part of the 2013 Kraft Tastemaker Community, where I am teaming up with Kraft Foods to bring you family friendly recipes using common ingredients found in your pantry!  Can you believe Halloween is right around the corner? It is just a few weeks away, which means it’s almost time for our […]

Orange-Basil Mojitos Recipe

Orange-Basil Mojito Recipe Dine & Dish

 The giveaway is now closed. Congrats to winner, Laurie Williams. Thanks to all who entered! The events of last week put a bit of a hold on my current favorite cookbook showcase, but I’m back this week with a few more favorites to share! Today, I’m featuring my good friend, Lori’s, new cookbook, The Recipe […]

Steamy Kitchen: Healthy Asian Recipes {Recipe: Mango Brûlée}

Mango Brulee www.dineanddish.net

I hope you all enjoyed my post about Jennifer Perillo’s new cookbook, Homemade with Love. I’m back today, sharing a cookbook by another friend: Steamy Kitchen’s Healthy Asian Favorites by Jaden Hair. I’m sure you all know Jaden from her blog, Steamy Kitchen, and if you follow blogs at all you’ve probably seen mentions of […]

Too Old For Foo-Foo? {Recipe: Lemon Grass Strawberry Daiquiri}

Lemongrass Strawberry Daiquiri www.dineanddish.net

I always feel a bit self conscious drinking Strawberry Daiquiris. Do you? I don’t really know why I feel that way, but I do. Perhaps it’s because my very first ever alcoholic drink was a Strawberry Daiquiri. I’ve always felt like it was the “safe” “foo-foo” drink… and at my old age I thought if […]