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How the World Grills [infographic]

July 19, 2014 Food

We are big fans of grilling in the USA but there are lots of other grilling methods besides the barbecue pits we are used to. This week’s infographic shares with you seven other ways people around the world grill their food. Have you tried any of these methods before? What is your favorite food to […]

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Margarita Chicken Recipe

July 15, 2014 Food

Here is a super easy and super delicious recipe for Margarita Chicken. I served this with green beans that I added cilantro and garlic to and some corn on the cob with lime and cumin. It was a huge hit with both Hubby and I. Had I known it was going to be so good […]

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July is National Ice Cream Month [infographic]

July 5, 2014 Food

July is National Ice Cream month. I say we all need to celebrate this with a scoop of your favorite flavor! This week’s infographic is “Stuff You Didn’t Know About Ice Cream” which includes the fact that the waffle cone was invented in my hometown of St. Louis in 1904. Yes, it says that some […]

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Summer Seasonal Fruit & Veggie Recipe Collection

June 30, 2014 Food

Summer is here and there are going to be lots of amazing fresh fruits and vegetables available in your own garden, local farmer’s market, roadside stands, and your grocer. Foodie.com has asked me to again curate a collection of recipes (I’m compensated for doing this), this time with a focus on this delightful summer produce. […]

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My Brother’s Salsa REVIEW & GIVEAWAY

June 26, 2014 Food

A few weeks ago the wonderful folks from My Brother’s Salsa sent me some samples to try out. Oh my gosh, they are so good! I love that these are not the tomato-heavy type you find at the grocery store. These salsas taste much fresher and lighter but still with a ton of great flavor. […]

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Balsamic Rosemary Pork Roast and Potatoes

June 16, 2014 Food

Today I have got another great pork recipe for you and it uses two of my favorite ingredients, balsamic vinegar and rosemary. I prepped the food and Hubby cooked outside in his cast iron Dutch oven and a cast iron skillet, but you can easily make this indoors as well if you like. The finished […]

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Honey Parmesan Pork Roast in the Slow Cooker Recipe

June 11, 2014 Food

I just made this for dinner tonight and it had wonderful flavor. When I first found this recipe online I thought it might be too sweet, but I took a chance because of all of the parmesan cheese in it. Good thing I did! My only problem was that it came out a tad dry […]

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In the Kitchen Without the Heat: Great No-Cook Recipes

May 31, 2014 Food

The mercury is on the rise and that means there are certain days that it is just too hot to turn on the stove or oven in the house. I have curated a collection of recipes that require no traditional cooking with heat. Some of the dishes are completely raw, some use prepared foods, and […]

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Onions: how and when to use which variety

May 6, 2014 Food

Photo source: Adapted (added title) from “Night Onions” by Katherine Sharpe on Flickr When I first got married the only onion I cooked with was the dried onion flakes you find in the spice aisle. I did this because it was easy (no chopping, no tears) and because I feared biting into a piece of […]

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French Onion Pasta Recipe

April 30, 2014 Food

Pasta is not something I eat a lot of anymore but I do still love it. When I do make pasta for a meal it needs protein and lots of flavor. Recently on Pinterest I came across a recipe for French Onion Pasta from Stephanie Cooks. The name alone jumped out at me! I decided […]

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