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Appetizers and Snacks

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

July 4, 2013

We’re on our way to Belgium today! Yippee! I love when we get the chance to get out of the house and actually SEE Europe. I’ll be kicking myself in the butt the rest of my life if we don’t see as much as we possibly can while living in Germany. I can just see […]

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Just Like Taco Bell- Chicken Quesadillas!

January 21, 2013

The only fast food that I have truly ever enjoyed is Taco Bell. Mmmmm, love it! I don’t get to have it hardly ever now a days, but back in my youth it was always my choice meal at the mall’s food court or when traveling. And my favorite meals? Definitely a toss up between […]

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Chicken Enchilada Dip Roll-Ups

November 23, 2012

I am always on the search for recipes that would be perfect to bring to meetings or putlocks. There really is a method to the madness when it comes to cooking for groups, particularly when a dish can’t be kept warm or left to sit out. You have to pick very generic recipes that don’t […]

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Creamy Chicken Pesto Cups

October 11, 2012

As a follow up to Tuesdays post on How to Make Pesto, I thought I would show you what I did with all that pesto. This is actually only one of three things that I made with it. Pesto really is so super versatile, you can just throw it into anything- soups, sandwiches, spreads, pasta […]

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Goat Cheese and Gruyere Artichoke Toasts

August 23, 2012

Don’t you hate when you have to buy an expensive ingredient for a recipe and then end up using only half of it? Or just some small portion that doesn’t quite justify the expense of the purchase. I HATE that! I feel like I run into that problem all the time too. Especially with fancy […]

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July Daring Bakers Challenge!

July 27, 2012

For July we were challenged to make two homemade cracker recipes. How fun! Crackers are one of those things that you kind of take advantage of and don’t think to make yourself very often or maybe not at all. I chose to make one savory cracker and one cracker that was a little sweeter in […]

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Creamy Herbed Spinach Dip

July 5, 2012

I don’t eat enough vegetables. I just don’t. Not nearly the “5 to 9” that they recommend. It makes me sad : ( Especially since I used to major in nutrition… so I am always looking for new ways to make vegetables more appealing to me and somehow include them more in my diet. Usually […]

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Spinach and Cheese Bourekas

June 7, 2012

Anytime I can find a way to get spinach into my diet and give it some great flavor, I am THERE! This recipe did all those things perfectly for me. Bourekas are a Middle-Eastern pastry. They are generally savory and filled with meats, cheeses and or vegetables, with either a thin pastry or puff pastry crust. […]

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