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Mojito Grilled Shrimp

Mojito Grilled Shrimp

Mojito Grilled Shrimp – yummy flavors of mojito with mint and lime make this grilled shrimp so delicious and perfect for grilling season!

German-Style Graze Board with Gouda Fondue

German-Style Graze Board with Gouda Fondue

Okay – let’s talk grazing. This is my favorite way to eat – a little of this and a smear of that. Trying new combinations and flavors — and eating way, way, way too much.

Spicy Blue Cheese Shortbread Crackers

Spicy Blue Cheese Shortbread Crackers

It’s time to add a little baked cracker to our portfolio of ‘easy extra‘ recipes I’ve been compiling for the last several months! These crackers are a savory shortbread cracker packed full of flavor thanks to the addition of blue cheese, sage and spicy red pepper.

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The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip! Who doesn’t need an easy and awesome dip recipe for your snack and graze boards? This recipe is hands down my favorite cheesy dip – and at first bite, you’ll fall in love with it too!

Mid-Summer Garden Roasted Salsa

Mid-Summer Garden Roasted Salsa

This is the salsa that satisfies my gardening spirit and my tastebuds! The subtle flavors of mint and parsley add an unexpected but strangely logical flavor to this salsa – kindly identifying themselves as mid-summer garden troopers. All the while, the roasted, caramelized veggies and the heat from those few hot peppers bring comfort to my deep cravings for salsa.

Basic Bean Soup

Basic Bean Soup

That’s right – “BEAN SOUP”. Very simple by name but so very un-simple by taste. How can such a humble ingredient, like dried beans, become a crave-worthy, mouthwatering meal? Well let me share a few tips that make dried beans something you’ll want to put on your menu!

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Tomato Corn Cob Chowder

Tomato Corn Cob Chowder

Tomato Corn Cob Chowder — really?! Y-E-S!! Here’s the thing – being both a foodie and a gardener compels me to find ways to use every bit of my garden in the kitchen. Gardening is HARD work with little reward and my greatest reward is 

A Quick Note From Emily

A Quick Note From Emily

Good morning friends, if you subscribe to my blog here at FFAY then you just got notified of a new post — a post I didn’t write. Hackers are vicious and persistent and even with all my safety measures in place they uploaded a spam 

Strawberry Shortcake Sheet Cake

Strawberry Shortcake Sheet Cake

A simple dessert with so much flair! This Strawberry Shortcake Sheet Cake is a wonderful way to celebrate your Mom on this Mother’s Day!

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Homemade Hot Honey

Homemade Hot Honey

Homemade Hot Honey is the perfect combination of sweet + heat AND it’s so very easy to make!

Grilled Ginger Balsamic Flank Steak

Grilled Ginger Balsamic Flank Steak

As the temperatures begin to rise, backyard cooking/grilling and dining is a regular event in my weekly routine! One of our favorite and most frequent meals is Grilled Ginger Balsamic Flank Steak.

Grilled Baby Bok Choy

Grilled Baby Bok Choy

This simple recipe for grilled baby bok choy is just too good and too easy not to share!

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Slow Cooked Pulled Pork + Potatoes

Slow Cooked Pulled Pork + Potatoes

This simple slow-cook recipe for pork and potatoes is so tasty and versatile! It’s sure to become a ‘go-to’ in your weekly meal planning!

Loaded Baked Potato Skillet Casserole

Loaded Baked Potato Skillet Casserole

Loaded Baked Potato Skillet Casserole – Cheesy, hearty, tasty and so easy to make – a dinnertime winner for sure!

Dinosaur Kale + Mint Double Chocolate Brownies

Dinosaur Kale + Mint Double Chocolate Brownies

Kale + Mint Brownies?? I know right?! I must be living on Mars! But hear me out…

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Small Batch Acorn Squash and Chicken Enchiladas

Small Batch Acorn Squash and Chicken Enchiladas

The acorn squash is an absolutely glorious addition to this enchilada recipe. It’s slightly sweet and creamy texture – the perfect partner to the warm Mexican spices, chicken and cheeses!