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Spreads, Dips, & Dressings

Easy Apple Dip

October 12, 2012

I love fruit dips. Especially the ones you can buy for apples in the Fall time. Well, you can buy it all year long, but if you’re like me, you save that special treat for the Fall. You know what I mean right? Those plastic containers of Caramel Apple Dip usually sold by produce? Yeaaaa, [...]

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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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Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing

June 22, 2012

Personally, I don’t like salads very much. They are probably my least favorite side dish to serve with dinner. But I do know this, there is nothing worse than having a salad in front of you and a terrible selection of dressings to choose from. In the end, the dressing really makes the salad right? [...]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

May 31, 2012

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip. OMG, where have you been my whole life? This is SO delicious and simple to throw together. I think I am in love with a dip. I’ve been seeing this all over the internet and it’s been calling to me ever since I set eyes on it. I just had [...]

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Homemade Salsa

May 24, 2012

I never realized how easy it was to make your own salsa until I ran into this recipe the other day. I found it in one of my new favorite cookbooks- “The New Best Recipes” by Cooks Illustrated. They had two salsa recipes, one that was more of like a fresh salsa using fresh tomatoes, [...]

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Tempura Fried Eggplant with Chipotle-Maple Dipping Sauce

April 14, 2012

Daring Cooks this month was SO much fun! We were challenged by David and Karen of Twenty-Fingered Cooking to create our own recipe. They gave us three lists of ingredients and we had to come up with a dish using one ingredient from each list. It was almost like being on Food Networks Iron Chef [...]

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Garlic Bread

March 23, 2012

Mmmmmm, Garlic Bread…. Who can say no to a nice thick slice of garlic bread alongside there pasta? It’s almost mandatory. Well, I suppose if you’re dieting you try and avoid the accompaniment. Can’t say I blame you. But seriously, if I don’t serve bread along side my pasta, it just throws the whole meal [...]

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

January 18, 2012

I have a confession to make. I don’t like chicken wings. I don’t even like “buffalo chicken” as a flavor for any other kind of dish. Most of you are probably appalled with me… but I’ve mentioned before that I have this weird meat thing. That I really only eat chicken breast and when I do I have to [...]

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