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Chinese Pork lettuce Wraps overhead image; bright green Boston Bibb lettuce, tender Chinese BBQ pork, and a little sticky jasmine rice.

Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps

Posted on Apr 5th, 2018

Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps are simple and delicious! Made with Slow Cooker Chinese Hacked Pork loaded with the flavors of Chinese BBQ (hellooooo…

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Jalapeno Popper Flatbread Recipe

Jalapeno Popper Flatbreads

Posted on Jan 12th, 2018

Jalapeno Popper Flatbreads are the cat's meow! Er ... the dog's bark. No. That's annoying. Jalapeno Popper Flatbreads are my carb-happy way to enjoy…

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Crock Pot Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas

Posted on Aug 10th, 2017

Crock Pot Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas are cheesy steak delicious! Simple to prep ahead and put together on the fly for a fast family meal that has…

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Buffalo Cheese Ball

Posted on Feb 5th, 2017

This Buffalo Cheese Ball is a recipe that's perfect for lovers of both cheese and spice. You need just a few ingredients and a few…

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Easy Shrimp Scampi

Easy Shrimp Scampi

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2017

Easy Shrimp Scampi comes together in just 5 minutes. Loads of buttery, garlicky goodness. It only seems fair to ease in to the new year with a 5…

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Cheesy White Wine Dip with Chicken

White Wine Cheesy Chicken Dip

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2016

Warm goat cheese, caramelized onions, chopped artichokes, chicken, thyme, and OF COURSE white wine. This White Wine Cheesy Chicken Dip will make you…

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Garlic Shrimp Flatbread Recipe

Shrimp Scampi Flatbread

Posted on Dec 29th, 2015

If you love garlic and buttery shrimp, this Shrimp Scampi Flatbread is for you! A quick, simple recipe that is packed with buttery garlic flavor and…

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Cranberry Almond Goat Cheese Dip

Cranberry Almond Goat Cheese Spread

Posted on Dec 8th, 2015

Creamy goat cheese is topped with quick-cooked cranberries, honey, cinnamon, and chopped Smokehouse Almonds. This Cranberry Almond Goat Cheese Spread…

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Veggie Quesadilla Recipe

Veggie Quesadillas with Creamy Garlic Sauce

Posted on Sep 16th, 2015

These Veggie Quesadillas will be your new favorite appetizer or easy weeknight meal! Large flour tortillas are loaded with my favorite veggies and a…

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Garlic Shrimp Square

Easy Tapas Recipes

Posted on Sep 1st, 2015

You guyssssss. Summer is rapidly drawing to a close (although please make note that I will be over here complaining about the heat well into late…

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Chicken Taquito Recipe

Peach Chicken Taquitos

Posted on Aug 4th, 2015

Shredded chicken is cooked with peaches and chipotle peppers and then rolled into tortillas and baked. These Peach Chicken Taquitos are an excellent…

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Fresh Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Fresh Tomato Bruschetta

Posted on Jul 20th, 2015

Toasty slices of baguette topped with fresh garden tomatoes, garlic, and basil. Fresh Tomato Bruschetta is a quick and easy summer appetizer and a…

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Bacon Cheeseburger Mushroom Appetizer

Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

 Baby Bella mushrooms are filled with a blend of lean ground beef, onions, garlic, and cream cheese. Topped with melted Swiss cheese, crumbled…

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Chicken Fingers with Crunchy Almond Crust

Chicken Fingers with Crunchy Almond Crust

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

Crushed wasabi soy almonds and panko bread crumbs make a crunchy and full-of-flavor crust for these baked chicken fingers. Chicken Fingers with…

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Shrimp Scampi Dip

Shrimp Scampi Dip

Posted on Jan 8th, 2015

A savory dip loaded with cheese, cream cheese, garlic, and shrimp. Shrimp Scampi Dip is the perfect appetizer for any occasion and tastes just like…

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BBQ Chicken Crescent Roll Ups

BBQ Chicken Crescent Roll Ups

Posted on Jan 6th, 2015

 An easy and super quick recipe that works great for weeknight meals or for game day pick-ups. BBQ Chicken Crescent Roll Ups are stuffed with…

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Raspberry Chipotle Cheese Balls

Raspberry Chipotle Cheese Balls

Posted on Dec 15th, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Tabasco Holiday #SeasonedGreetings and #CollectiveBias. All opinions,…

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Copycat Carrabba's Herb Dip

Copycat Carrabba’s Herb Dip

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2014

Fresh herbs and crushed red pepper makes my favorite bread dip everrrrrrr. Copycat Carrabba's Herb Dip is an easy, fresh, homemade replica of the…

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BBQ Pork Bites with Apple Bacon Slaw

BBQ Bites with Apple Bacon Slaw

Posted on Oct 29th, 2014

Crunchy little bites of puff pastry stuffed with BBQ pork and topped with an easy, totally addictive apple bacon slaw. This appetizer is perfect for…

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Breakfast Toast with Honey Nut Cream Cheese

Roasted Cherry Toasts with Honey Nut Cream Cheese

Posted on Sep 26th, 2014

Toasted baguette topped with homemade honey nut cream cheese and sweet, tart roasted fresh cherries. Roasted Cherry Toasts with Honey Nut Cream…

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Beer Braised Chicken Wings

Beer Braised Honey Sriracha Wings

Posted on Sep 1st, 2014

These easy-to-make wings are crisped on the stove top before they are braised in the oven with beer. Topped with the best simple spicy sweet sauce,…

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The Best No Bake Spinach Dip Recipe

The Best No Bake Spinach Dip

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014

A super simple appetizer recipe! The Best No Bake Spinach Dip has just a few delicious and light ingredients, making for a fast dip everyone will…

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Grilled Hot Wings with Jalapeno Honey Mustard Sauce

Hot Honey Mustard Wings

Posted on May 21st, 2014

Crispy grilled wings tossed in a sticky sweet and spicy jalapeno honey mustard sauce. Hot Honey Mustard Wings make a great appetizer or meal for a…

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Mini Rainbow Fruit Tacos with Cream Cheese Dip

Mini Fruit Tacos

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2014

This morning I learned an important lesson about boys.They are oblivious.I mean... I already kind of knew that, but now I really seriously…

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Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Potato Skins

Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Potato Skins

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

Boys are weird. I can say that because I live with two growing and one grown up members of the male species and every single day they do weird…

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Hoppin John Party Dip

Hoppin’ John Party Dip

Posted on Dec 30th, 2013

 This recipe is like Hoppin' John meets hummus meets bean dip.I was sort of iffy on sharing it because let's be honest here, black eyed peas…

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Buffalo Chicken Pretzel Bites

Buffalo Chicken Pretzel Bites

Posted on Dec 29th, 2013

Buffalo Chicken Pretzel Bites are semi-homemade pretzels stuffed with creamy Havarti cheese and shredded buffalo chicken! Starting with a mix makes…

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Baked Honey Mustard Ham Sandwich Recipe

Baked Honey Mustard Ham Sandwiches

Posted on Nov 19th, 2013

These Baked Honey Mustard Ham sandwiches are made on sweet Hawaiian rolls and are topped with a delicious poppy seed onion dressing. Easy to make,…

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Apple Cheddar Bagel Snack

Apple Cheddar Bagel Snack

Posted on Oct 8th, 2013

I think that maybe this is so easy that it doesn't actually count as a recipe, but that did not stop me from patting myself on the back when I…

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Homemade Everything Crackers

Homemade Everything Crackers

Posted on Aug 6th, 2013

If I go out for a bagel it will, without a doubt, be Everything. Toasted. With some kind of savory cream cheese.But for some reason, bagel shops…

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Spicy Cold Crab Dip

Spicy Cold Crab Dip

Posted on Aug 1st, 2013

 Setting my boys loose in the grocery store is an experience, let me tell you. Taking little kids to the grocery store is all about…

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Pepperoni Pizza Rolls

Pepperoni Pizza Rolls

Posted on May 9th, 2013

Welcome to my kids' favorite food in the whole wide world.If I made these Pepperoni Pizza Rolls, Tacos, Quesadillas, and Cheeseburgers on a…

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Lightened Up Loaded Bacon Cheese Fries

Lightened Up Loaded Bacon Cheese Fries

Posted on Apr 25th, 2013

Okay. Stop right there.I need to tell you that I DO know you can't really lighten up loaded cheese fries. But I made a helluvan effort here and…

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Bacon and Blue Cheese Pierogies

Bacon & Blue Cheese Pierogies

Posted on Feb 8th, 2013

This is definitely a weekend project. Great for a rainy Saturday or a lazy Sunday.This meal had been living in my brain for WEEKS, ever since I…

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Buffalo Turkey Sliders

Buffalo Turkey Sliders

Posted on Jan 30th, 2013

Buffalo Turkey Sliders are one of the best little appetizers I ever did make! Juicy little turkey burgers loaded with your favorite wing sauce spice,…

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superbowl recipes

Light Spinach Dip

Posted on Jan 24th, 2013

I made this spinach dip. It's totally delicious and good for you. The title is kind of self-explanatory. Which is why I wanna talk about other things…

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Honey Chipotle Lime Baked Wings

Honey Chipotle Lime Baked Wings

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2013

I should preface this post with a disclaimer: I do not know the first thing about football.I just had to Google, "when is Super Bowl 2013?" But…

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BBQ Turkey Meatballs

BBQ Turkey Meatballs

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2013

Facebook, Instagram, and Pandora Radio have ruined me.Because lately I've noticed that I'm looking for there to be a "Like" button on everything.…

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Bite-Size Bacon Spinach Cheese Balls

Bite Size Bacon Spinach Cheese Balls

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2012

Bite Size Bacon Spinach Cheese Balls are exactly what you want to serve to a house full of bacon and cheese loving guests. I realize that…

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quesadillas

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

Posted on Oct 31st, 2012

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas  Was your Halloween awesome?Ours was. It was awesome. I'm…

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Baked Southwest Egg Rolls

Baked Southwest Egg Rolls

Posted on Oct 19th, 2012

Norma Kitty Jean and I were at odds for most of the day yesterday.She chased half a roll of toilet paper all over my bathroom. She decided that…

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Cheesy BBQ Veggie Sliders

Cheesy BBQ Veggie Sliders

Posted on Sep 17th, 2012

This weekend was all about amusement. Saturday night brought the demolition derby type of amusement, complete with mullet-sporting spectators, loud…

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