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Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Wonton Cups

Pin It When I am asked to bring something to a party, I tend to be your main dish or dessert girl. For some reason, appetizers have never been my forte. This is why I challenged myself to spend more time this year perfecting my appetizer skills. It’s not like appetizers are all that hard […]

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

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 – The Recap

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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Babycakes Cupcake Maker & Cookbook Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, chosen by Random.org was Nancy from Loves To Create. Congratulations, Nancy and thank you to everyone for entering! Cooking with kids is fun, right? I mean, aside from the giant sacks of flour dumping on the floor, the turning around and always tripping over someone, constant verbal instructions […]

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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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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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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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Boredom (Recipe: Southwest Black Bean and Corn Dip)

Boredom… one of the many things that kids complain about during the summer months. When I was growing up, I said the words “Mom, this is boring” so often that my mom threatened to ground me for life if I said it again. Being the clever kid I was, I got out the Thesaurus and […]

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