Ranch Pretzels

Ranch Pretzels

My friend Amber introduced me to this seasoning technique for crackers and pretzels and it’s so easy that I don’t think I’ll eat a plain bag of pretzels ever...

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Weekend BBQ

Weekend BBQ

This past weekend my family came to visit so we grilled hamburgers and hot dogs and I put together a number of salads to go with the meal. Because...

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Miniature Italian Meatloaves

Miniature Italian Meatloaves

Meatloaves! (sorry for the dark pics tonight) A classic American dish with more varieties than Heinz 57 (yes, a shameless plug for my hometown!). These individual-sized meatloaves cooked up...

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American Apple Pie – Food in Film

American Apple Pie – Food in Film

Today I made my first homemade pie and I have chosen to enter it into a blogging event, Food in Film, which is hosted by Susan at The Well-Seasoned...

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Samoas® Brownie

Samoas® Brownie

Until today I had never made brownies from scratch; I always used the box mix and as a result, I always felt a twinge of guilt. Making homemade brownies...

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Pasta Carbonara Florentine

Pasta Carbonara Florentine

Hold the florentine. I grew up eating pasta carbonara, as both my mom and grandma make it often, but I had never attempted the dish myself. I saw this...

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Chicken Spread

Chicken Spread

I am hosting this month’s neighborhood girls’ night and have turned it into a spa margarita party! My sister is a consultant for an at-home spa company and I...

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