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Modern Guacamole Recipe and Cocktail Pairings

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Guacamole is one of my absolute most favorite foods. “Guacamole is not a food” you say? Pffft…sure it is. Whatever you’re dipping in the guacamole is just a vehicle to get the guac in your mouth. We’re all familiar with the traditional guacamole recipe – avocados, tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, and a little lime. Modern guacamole […]

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Spinach Blueberry and Blue Cheese Mason Jar Salad Recipe

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Mason jar salad is all the rage lately. It seems that every magazine you page through, or hip TV cooking show is featuring salads in mason jars. Why are they so popular? As it turns out, when you tightly layer the ingredients, and add them to the jar in a carefully considered order, salads in […]

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Refreshing Watermelon Cocktails

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Watermelon is one of the popular seasons of summer. You know when you start to see the giant, sweet juicy watermelon fruit start to appear that the dog days are upon us. August 3rd is National Watermelon Day here in the US. Celebrate summer with one of these delicious Watermelon cocktail recipes. Be sure to […]

Celebrate Summer with a Stoli Lemonade Cocktail

This post brought to you by STOLI® Vodka. All opinions are 100% mine. The dog days of Summer are upon us.  One of the great joys of summer is sitting with friends and having a great cocktail.  Of course, you want a cool, refreshing drink, not one that’s going to make you feel warmer.  A […]

Pineapple Mojito recipe

Pineapple Mojito Recipe for a Refreshing Cocktail

Pineapple Mojito recipe

Did you know that July 11th is National Mojito Day? Yep, it’s true. Mojitos are one of those cocktails that are just classically summer. Sweet and tasty, yet cool and refreshing at the same time. Traditionally, most mojito recipes are made with Rum.   The pineapple moonshine adds a unique twist to this Pineapple Mojito […]

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4 Delicious Recipes for Chilled Soups

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Soup seems to be a mainstay in everyone’s recipe repertoire. But what do you do when summer rolls around? It’s too hot to spend all day slaving over a big pot of soup, and no one wants something that’s hot. Enter chilled soups. Comprised of a variety of fresh seasonal ingredients, these soups are a […]

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Watermelon Margarita Recipe

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It’s my friend Cyndie’s birthday this weekend. There are few things she enjoys more than a good cocktail. Of course, since she’s a good Georgia girl, she loves watermelon. This Watermelon Margarita recipe is perfect for cooling down on not just Memorial Day Weekend, but all summer long. Plus the Watermelon Margarita recipe makes enough […]

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Tequila Lime Shrimp Recipe

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Cinco de Mayo has always been a major part of mylife.  Perhaps it’s the growing up in SoCal, and the deep immersion of Mexican culture.  Although it’s almost Cinco de Mayo, Tequila can really be used in a myriad of ways.  While it’s great in margaritas, there are so many other uses.  Check out these […]

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Delicious Tax Day Cocktails Recipes

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It’s your favorite time of year again.  Nope, it’s not technically a holiday, but it is a day that affects everyone in the US.  It’s Tax Day!!   Get your taxes finished, then have one of these delicious tax day cocktails to celebrate a job well done.

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Vegan Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

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Even though spring has officially sprung, the weather is still fluctuating between warm, beautiful days and cold dreary ones.  This creamy and smooth Carrot Ginger soup may just be the thing to get you through.  Vegan, yet totally satisfying. It’s quick and easy too. You can make this Carrot Ginger soup in about 30 minutes, […]

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe with Homemade Caramel Sauce

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

I absolutely adore bread pudding, and this pumpkin bread pudding is no different.  I was never much of a fan as a child, but something happened when I started college.  I don’t know if it was the comfort food aspects of it, or what, but I started having bread pudding on a regular basis. This […]

How to Grill Pizza

How To Grill Pizza Quickly And Easily

How to Grill Pizza

Instructions on how to grill pizza & samples were provided by Jack’s Pizza. Confession time:  I am not a fan of pizza.  I think it happened when I was working somewhere where we ate pizza like 3 or 4 times a week.  Eventually, I just became like “NO MAS!” and I tapped out. That’s not […]

Tossed Asian Salad with wasabi Vinaigrette Recipe

Tossed Asian Salad with Wasabi Vinaigrette Recipe

Tossed Asian Salad with wasabi Vinaigrette Recipe

This salad & vinaigrette recipe was shared by Holly Clegg. I think everyone know that I love salads.  I mean everyone.  I stop random people on the street and tell them "I LOVE SALAD."  Yeah, they may think I'm strange, but it's ok!  When I find a new and unusual recipe to try, I just […]

Dunkin Donuts Iced Coffee Recipe

Iced Coffee Recipe at Home with Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin Donuts Iced Coffee Recipe

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Dunkin' Donuts. I received a Dunkin' Donuts Party Kit to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I have a group of friends that all like to get together and do stuff. We take turns hosting, or […]

Cruzan Rum Lemonade Cocktail recipe

Cruzan Rum Lemonade Cocktail Recipe

Cruzan Rum Lemonade Cocktail recipe

A great cocktail can really make or break a day.  While I'm not a huge drinker, I do like to partake every so often, generally with a frou frou drink.  You know what I'm talking about, right?  A mixed drink, a fruit garnish, and maybe a little paper umbrella or something on a sword as […]

Mediterranean Dejage recipe

Mediterranean Recipe for Dejage

Mediterranean Dejage recipe

I’m all about quick, easy, and tasty when it comes to meals.  I suppose I should throw healthy in there, but let’s be honest – it’s generally more about the first three.  Minute Rice helps with all of these components.  I’m a busy person, and I don’t have the time, or desire, to slave over […]

Traditional Irish Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Authentic Irish Shortbread Recipe

Traditional Irish Shortbread Cookies Recipe

As you may know, I am a huge fan of shortbread!  I love all kinds of shortbread cookies and I'm always looking for new recipes, new flavors, and different ways to make it.  This recipe is for Authentic Irish Shortbread and would be a fabulous addition to your St Patrick's Day meal.  Oh. did I […]

Lighter Spinach Artichoke Dip

Lighter Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

Lighter Spinach Artichoke Dip

I love a good dip.  Heck, I love appetizers, and have to admit – sometimes, I don’t see the need for a main course.  One of my favorite dips is Spinach & Artichoke dip, but it can be so heavy and bad for you.   This version is much lighter in calories, yet still has a […]

Chocolate Mousse Trifle Recipe

Chocolate Mousse Trifle Recipe Made with Chocolate Wine

Chocolate Mousse Trifle Recipe

I am a huge fan of Chocolate Mousse.  I have been, ever since I was introduced to it when I was 9 or 10.  Whenever I'm looking for something decadent and elegant, I think about mousse.  This is a modern twist on the traditional Chocolate Mousse, as it has the added mystery ingredient of ChocolatRouge […]

Vegetarian Chili Recipe

Vegetarian Chili Recipe

Vegetarian Chili Recipe

I love chili.  I like it in the winter when it's cold and dreary outside.  It's a kind of stick to your ribs meal that leaves you full and satisfied.  Of course, I also like it in summer because I'm weird.  I make this Vegetarian Chili at least once a month.  I load it up […]