A New Look {Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Chex Snack Mix}

Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix by www.dineanddish.net

Well, hi there! I can’t tell you how happy I am to have you all see my new design and to welcome you to the new home of Dine & Dish. This has been such a long time coming and it feels so good to have something clean and fresh.  I know it’s quite the…

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Orville Redenbacher’s Flavors Variety and Football Prize Pack Giveaway

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner is Jen at Three Little Piglets! Congrats, Jen and thanks to everyone who participated. Are you ready for some Football?? I’ve mentioned before that I’m not as big of a football fan as I used to be. I enjoy watching the end of a great game (and Friday…

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Simple and Special {Recipe: Chocolate Dipped Oreo Cookies on a Stick}

Oreo Sticks

Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the outlandish, especially when it comes to kids. I forget that to get smiles on their faces, it doesn’t always require something big and grandiose. In this day and age of elaborate kid parties, parents determined to outdo each other and hyped up hoopla, take some…

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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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Spring Optimisim {Recipe: Hot Chocolate Cookies with Marshmallows}

hot chocolate cookies with marshmallows

I’m optimistically looking in my pantry and trying to figure out ways to get rid of all the hot chocolate mix I stocked up on during the frigid winter. My hope is that spring is here to stay and I won’t need to warm the kids up when they come in from playing outside with…

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Fat Tuesday Food {Recipe: Avocado Fries}

avacado 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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Mall Food (Recipe: Homemade Pretzel Bites)

Homemade Mall Pretzel Bites dineanddish.net

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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Differences {Recipe: Triple Chocolate Malt Bread}

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I dropped my kids off at school today, got in the car and practically cheered. I love having my kids home, but for the past three days there has been nothing but bickering and meanness coming out of their mouths towards each other. It’s funny how when you have kids, you have the first one…

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