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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

I love these spicy blue cheese shortbread crackers! They check all the boxes – spice, salt, heat, and a little flair thanks to the blue cheese! They unexpectedly became the star of my graze board, pairing so well with apples, pears, spicy honey and even a crunchy dill pickle!

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!

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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.

Strawberry Shortcake Sheet Cake

Strawberry Shortcake Sheet Cake

The flavor memory of sweetened strawberries takes me back to my childhood family dinner table. And so, that’s my sentimental inspiration for Strawberry Shortcake Sheet Cake.

Homemade Hot Honey

Homemade Hot Honey

It seems like everywhere I turn, there’s a new recipe or menu item that uses hot honey as it’s star ingredient. So what is Hot Honey and how can you make it yourself?!

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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!

Slow Cooked Pulled Pork + Potatoes

Slow Cooked Pulled Pork + Potatoes

I’ve discovered a dinnertime HACK that I must share with you. This recipe for Slow Cooked Pulled Pork + Potatoes uses a cost-friendly cut of pork (that I just recently discovered) and a few pantry staples to create a quick and delicious meal.

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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

Dinosaur Kale + Mint Double Chocolate Brownies. Ooey and gooey, minty chocolate with a double chocolate boost. Not even the KALE could stop your anti-green veggie people from enjoying!

Small Batch Acorn Squash and Chicken Enchiladas

Small Batch Acorn Squash and Chicken Enchiladas

If you’re on the hunt for a fresh way to include winter squash into your weekly meal planning, these Small Batch Acorn Squash and Chicken Enchiladas are a definite ‘must try’.

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Spicy Baked Queso Fresco & Veggies

Spicy Baked Queso Fresco & Veggies

I love one pot meals – they’re pretty much my mealtime life raft! Yes – sometimes dinnertime feels like a life and death issue in my household! That’s what makes the current viral baked feta trend so amazing, everything comes together in one baking dish 

Apple Cinnamon + Oat Sheet Pan Pancakes

Apple Cinnamon + Oat Sheet Pan Pancakes

With every bite, the whisper of warm cinnamon and baked apples mingles with the texture and earthiness of rolled oats. It’s comforting and satisfying and (thanks to the butter and pure maple sirup) a little glutenous all at the same time.

Cheesy Meatball Deep Dish Pizza

Cheesy Meatball Deep Dish Pizza

Time for a great dinnertime solution that’s sure to please even the pickiest eater! Cheesy Meatball Deep Dish Pizza is made using my favorite pizza dough recipe and only 3 additional ingredients. Check out my recipe hack that brings the flavor!

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Cherry Chip Sugar Cookies

Cherry Chip Sugar Cookies

These Cherry Chip Sugar Cookies are a sweet twist on one of my all-time favorite cookies :: the SWIG Sugar Cookie. The Swig really is THE PERFECT cookie IMO. It’s moist yet firm, sweet but not too sweet, and the addition of cream of tartar