5 Minutes for Food

If you know anything about college football, you know that there was a BIG upset this past weekend … a HUGE upset. And I think my husband is STILL dancing with joy over it. Picture […]

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If you have any leftover Halloween candy, these shortbread candy bars are the best, most delicious way to use up all those fun size bars still sitting in your candy bowl.  Of course, shortbread bars […]

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I love experimenting with new ingredients in my baking recipes, don’t you? A few weeks ago, I came across Justin’s Hazelnut Butter at our local gourmet market and thought that it would make a nice […]

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One of my favorite comfort foods is fresh-from-the-oven muffins. But I find the muffin is often misunderstood, so I rarely order them at bakeries. Too often muffins are bland cakes disguised with frozen fruit and […]

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NEW Weekly Recipe Roundup Linky — Add one of your recent recipe posts to the Linky List below. I’ll be honest, I’m not sure what these are — hand pies, stuffed bread, kolaches or “hot […]

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NEW Weekly Recipe Roundup Linky — Add one of your recent recipe posts to the Linky List below. Although the calendar says otherwise, fall weather has not hit Florida yet. With temperatures still in the 90s […]

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My biggest dinner obstacles are my two smallest and pickiest eaters. There is something magical about finger food. The easier it is to hold and eat, the more they love it. Add a dipping sauce […]

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Blackberry-Liqueur-Float

This drink is a combination — or, one could say, an epic marrying — of some of my favorite things: vanilla ice cream, cocktails, Coke Zero, and blackberries. One Friday night, as I worked away […]

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I love flavor. Give me a dish with sauce, cheese and all the toppings and I’m happy. That’s why Italian used to be my favorite type of food. But as age (and birthing four children) […]

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How many of you start dreaming of all things “pumpkin” once the calendar changes to September?   It’s not just me right? Whew … ok.  Now, on to my fall obsession: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin […]

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