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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.

Sheet Pan Thai Chicken Stir Fry

Sheet Pan Thai Chicken Stir Fry

I love a 20 minute meal like nobody’s business and this Sheet Pan Stir Fry is at the top of my quick mealtime recipes list!

Butternut Squash Gratin

Butternut Squash Gratin

Looking to bring a little luxury to your side dish game? This Butternut Squash Gratin is an attention getter – and I think you’ll be surprised at just how simple it is!

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Fresh Pinto Bean Soup

Fresh Pinto Bean Soup

Have you ever cooked with freshly picked pinto beans? I got the opportunity for the first time last week and wasn’t exactly sure what to do with them. But this Fresh Pinto Bean Soup turned out so perfectly delicious — it was as if I’d 

Pecan Pie Cobbler

Pecan Pie Cobbler

Pecan Pie Cobbler :: All the classic flavors of a perfect pecan pie baked in a cobbler with a buttery, cakey pecan-biscuit crust!

Candied Cranberries

Candied Cranberries

Fresh cranberries are filling the shelves of the local grocery store – but exactly what should you be doing with them?? And why?? Well, cranberries are a wonderful addition to cakes, breads, stuffing and sides – but my favorite way to use fresh cranberries?? Candied Cranberries!

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Green Bean Casserole Tart

Green Bean Casserole Tart

Green Bean Casserole Tart – a twist on our beloved GBC delivers crazy, delicious flavor and (dare I say) is tops on my “must eat’ list!

Quick Turkey Cookie Craft

Quick Turkey Cookie Craft

Looking for some Thanksgiving bling? How about this quick and cute turkey cookie to brighten up your Thanksgiving dessert table!?

15-minute Homemade Chicken and Dumpling Soup

15-minute Homemade Chicken and Dumpling Soup

This 15-minute Homemade Chicken and Dumpling Soup is pretty much my life in a bowl. On any given day, I really only have about 20 minutes to pull off dinner. AND, since I don’t do a meal plan, the first 5 minutes is always spent trying to imagine something out of my random freezer and fridge contents.

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Bacon Cheddar Tomato Biscuits

Bacon Cheddar Tomato Biscuits

Hello, my name is Emily and I L-O-V-E biscuits. If you’ve been here for a while, then you already know that about me. I love biscuits that are plain and biscuits that are special. I love sweet biscuits and I love savory biscuits. I love 

Buttered Pecan Sheet Cake

Buttered Pecan Sheet Cake

Oh my – this cake. So-so-so good. The perfect texture and the flavor — all I could say at first bite was “nailed it”. The perfect buttered pecan flavor, a little toasty, a little nutty all wrapped up in the perfect cake!

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

With the weather starting to cool off and the skies turning a little gray and moody, it’s time to put a simple, warm, decadent, drinkable dessert onto our list of Easy Extras. This red wine hot chocolate is sure to add flair and flavor and fun to your seasonal snacking!

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