Appetizers & Small Bites

FUNFEST: Easy Healthy Road Trip Snacks

FUNFEST: Easy Healthy Road Trip Snacks

This weekend in Effingham, IL Mid America Motorworks puts on a huge Corvette festival aptly named… FUNFEST!¬† It’s a Blast!¬† Hundreds, really more like thousands, of people drive their new and vintage Corvettes from all over the country to display them at Mid America Motorworks.¬† […]

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How to Make a Charcuterie Board

How to Make a Charcuterie Board

Before we jump into how to make a charcuterie board, what the heck is it?¬† Well, it’s a fancy pants name for a meat and cheese tray… on steroids.¬† Basically, it’s a large plate or board with little groups of olives, cheese, cured meats, crackers, […]

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How to Make Fried Green Tomatoes Fast & Easy

How to Make Fried Green Tomatoes Fast & Easy

Not many things compare to a homegrown ruby red tomato at the end of summer.¬† Although, I think fried green tomatoes might be a close second.¬† I could make a meal out of them!¬† Scroll down to find out how to make fried green tomatoes […]

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Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

Jump to recipe: Deviled Eggs with Candied (Millionaire) Bacon I am so deliriously happy warmer weather is right around the corner, I can’t even begin to express myself… except maybe by talking incessantly about picnics.¬† Yes, I am definitely on a picnic kick.¬† And whether […]

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The Curse of the Vanishing Spinach Artichoke Dip

The Curse of the Vanishing Spinach Artichoke Dip

Do you believe a recipe can be jinxed? ¬†I don’t. ¬†But if I did, this would be the one. ¬†This Spinach Artichoke Dip recipe has had more weirdness associated with it than a Scooby Doo mystery. ¬†If I didn’t know better, I’d think some meddling […]

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Celebrate Halloween with Spooky Eggs & Witchfest 2017

I love Halloween!¬† I love everything about it: dressing up, candy, spooky treats, creepy decor.¬† You name it.¬† Keep it fun, light hearted, and creative!¬† What’s not to love? Spooooooky Deviled Eggs Up top is a little video I put together with Addison (9) and […]

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Sushi!!! A Great Meal for Kids

Sushi!!! A Great Meal for Kids

Skip to the recipe: Salmon Maki-Sushi Roll This month my baby turn 18! ¬†Egads, how did that happen??? ¬†So please indulge me as I share a bit about his favorite meal when he was just a little guy. Fast Food Sushi When I was a […]

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Parsley Mussel Salad from Marseilles

Parsley Mussel Salad from Marseilles

Click here to go straight to the recipe:¬†Parsley¬†Mussel Salad “My mom makes the best mussel salad!” ¬†Claudie¬†said as she dialed France. ¬†¬†Her dad answered and I heard was… Actually, it was all in French so I can’t tell you what I heard, but she got […]

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