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Pork Loin Roast with Herb and Wine Sauce

February 18, 2015 Food

Last week I tried a new recipe that I found on Seasons and Supers for Pork Loin with Wine and Herb Gravy. This has got to be one of the best things I have made for dinner in ages!I modified the original recipe just a tad, here is my version. Fresh herbs really are essential […]

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First Crush Cocktail for Valentine’s Day

February 6, 2015 Food

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching so this week we have a cocktail that would be perfect for this lovely day (pun intended). If you have not tried Ole Smokey Cherry Moonshine you really should. It is delightfully sweet and tasty. They supplied me this cocktail recipe to share with all of you. Ole Smokey First […]

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Fondue for Two: Romantic Fondue Recipes to Melt Your Heart

February 4, 2015 Food

I think staying in for a special dinner is much more romantic than going out to a crowded restaurant. Even better still is creating a meal that is something more unusual. Fondue is a great idea for a quiet evening at home.  I have put together a collection of fondue recipes, both savory and sweet, […]

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Beer Cocktails for the Super Bowl

January 30, 2015 Food

So beer is the mainstay of Super Bowl parties for many but not everyone is a beer drinker. However, you can use beer in cocktails too. This week I’ve got a collection of beer cocktail recipes that are sure to please this Sunday for the big game! Please remember that if you are going somewhere […]

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Beef Florentine Stuffed Pasta Shells

January 28, 2015 Food

Growing up my mom would make stuffed shells only once or twice a year but I remember loving them so much. Now as the adult I make them too, but still only once or twice a year. I still love them so much and so does my family. They take a little extra work but […]

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It’s National Pistachio Day! Health Benefits of Pistachios

January 26, 2015 Food

Today is one of those fun holidays, National Pistachio Day! To celebrate I thought I would share with you all some of the health benefits of eating pistachios. 1 ounce serving of pistachios is 49 nuts and 160 calories There are 6 grams of protein in a 1 ounce serving of pistachios Pistachios are naturally […]

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Infographic: Super Bowl Food Stats PLUS Super Bowl Recipes

January 24, 2015 Food

The Super Bowl is not just about football, it also is about food and a lot of it. This week’s infographic shows some of the major foods that are consumed during the game and how much of each. The chicken wing statistics really surprised me. I knew they were popular but the amount consumed just […]

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Homemade Breakfast Burritos – Quick Freezer to Microwave Meal

January 21, 2015 Food

Hubby likes to eat breakfast, but not when he first wakes up. He prefers to get to work and relax a few minutes with something to eat and a cup of coffee before the work day starts. Instead of him stopping at fast food places to buy breakfast I decided to try making some homemade […]

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Healthy Popcorn Snacking Options

January 19, 2015 Food

Today is National Popcorn Day! Celebrate with popcorn but make it healthier. We all know popcorn can be quick and easy with microwave popcorn but it has a lot of stuff in their that is not good for us. At the movies none of us are quite sure what that butter topping they put on […]

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Better Than Sliced Bread Recipe Collection

January 14, 2015 Food

Who doesn’t love the smell of fresh bread baking? It always makes a home feel some warm and cozy to me. My mom only occasionally made fresh bread when I was growing up but when she did it was an event. We all wanted a slice fresh out of the oven with fresh butter schmeered […]

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