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Easy Spicy and Sweet Turkey Meatballs

Sweet and Spicy Meatballs

Have you ever had or made an appetizer and thought, “I can make a meal out of this”? Well, these Sweet and Spicy Meatballs will be one of those appetizers that will soon become an entrée. At least that is what happened in my house! I made these for a holiday party last month and […]

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Lamb and Mushroom Puff Pastry Triangles

Easy Lamb and Mushroom Puff Pastry Triangles

Can you believe that the holidays are almost completely over?!? I can’t! It came and went so quickly. Now from what I am seeing on Facebook, most people are really looking forward to saying goodbye to 2016 and eager for the fresh start in 2017. We had a great year and are looking to continue […]

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Tapas, Wine, And Chardonnay Red Pepper Eggplant Spread

Tapas, Wine, And Chardonnay Red Pepper Eggplant Spread

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlackBoxSummer #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. When a friend calls you to tell you to come over because she needs to vent, you go. Not only because you need a […]

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Hummus- The #UnofficialMeal

Hummus- The #UnofficialMeal

After a long day of school and after school activities, my kids come home starving. And my kids don’t get hungry, they get HANGRY. Seriously makes for one unpleasant ride home. Immediately upon entering the front door, they are in every cupboard possible looking for something *they* would like to eat. Because I do not […]

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Sloppy Joes Pizza Rolls

Sloppy Joes Pizza Rolls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #YesYouCAN #CollectiveBias Sloppy Joe Pizza rolls are the perfect thing to serve to a crowd of grown hungry men or messy kids. They have all of the wonderful nostalgic sweet flavors of a sloppy joe, but are carefully […]

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Arancini- Italian Rice Balls

Arancini- Italian Rice Balls

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! I took a much needed blogging break and focused on the family. We focused on family traditional recipes in the kitchen and ate our hearts out! One of the recipes that I have been meaning to share are these Arancini or Italian Rice Balls. They have been apart […]

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Fig and Mascarpone Cracker Appetizers

Fig and Mascarpone Cracker Appetizers

When the ridiculously short fig season rolls around, I try to buy as many as possible. We absolutely  love fresh figs in our home, and I also love baking and cooking with them. They definitely add a WOW factor to dishes. Take these Fig and Mascarpone Cracker Appetizers for instance. Aren’t they pretty? These garnished […]

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Greek Chicken Salad Cups

Greek Chicken Salad Cups

This post was supposed to be a recap about my recent trip to the Sabra Kitchens in Richmond, Virginia. Unfortunately, the day after I arrived, I got extremely sick and had to spend the day in the ER instead of the Sabra facilities. It was such a bummer! I have been a long time lover […]

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Southwestern Potato Skins

Southwestern Potato Skins

Potatoes how I love thee. I love them baked, fried, mashed, blended, and even added to my cinnamon rolls to create the most flakiest roll ever. Married to a Swiss man, potatoes will always be a staple in our home. Just like Americans, the Swiss LOVE their potatoes! However in the diet world, they seem […]

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Bacon Onion Bourbon Marmalade and Burger Seasoning

Bacon Onion Bourbon Marmalade and Burger Seasoning

I have made the fabulous bacon jam before, but as Rick Rodgers’ recipe proves,  everything is better with bourbon. Four Roses Bourbon to be exact. Since doing my first review of Rick Rodger’s new book, The Big Book of Sides, I have been cooking delicious savory side dishes almost daily. When I cam across his […]

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Pickled Radish Crostinis

Pickled Radish Crostinis

The Seaside Baker has teamed up with Dandy to bring you a healthy Halloween treat.  Can you believe that it is almost Halloween? I can’t! Time has seriously flown by. Between class parties and Trick-or-treating, I know that my children will be spending most of Halloween in a sugar rush. This is why I absolutely insist […]

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Broccoli and Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes

Broccoli and Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes

Whether you are cooking for Monday night football or just need a quick healthy meal, these Broccoli and Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes are great.  Serve as an appetizer or with a side salad for a wonderful vegetarian meal. Also perfect for “Meatless Mondays!” What I love about twice baked potatoes is that most of the […]

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Pumpkin Spiced Cream Cheese Filled Medjool Dates and a Recap from the Medjool Date Blogger Summit

Pumpkin Spiced Cream Cheese Filled Medjool Dates and a Recap from the Medjool Date Blogger Summit

Last month I was invited by Natural Delights to attend the first ever Medjool Date Blogger Summit in Yuma, Arizona. It was quite the rare experience! Last year, I visited some date gardens and fell in love. This year however, we visited the gardens during harvest season and were able to pick (something you all […]

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Avocado Potato Salad #AvoAllstars Giveaway!

Avocado Potato Salad #AvoAllstars Giveaway!

Today while grocery shopping I had a deep belly chuckle when my daughter asked, “If danishes are in season can we get some?” I guess all those times when she asked if we could buy strawberries in the middle of winter and I explained to her that they were not in season finally started to […]

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Spicy Sriracha Empanadas with Green Curry Cucumber Dipping Sauce

Spicy Sriracha Empanadas with Green Curry Cucumber Dipping Sauce

Have you ever eaten something really spicy and had your mouth burn for a good couple of minutes after. Well that happened to me a couple of months ago. I had some of my cousins over for a girl’s night. We decided to order in from a new Thai restaurant in the area. Considering my […]

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Buffalo Twice Baked Potatoes

Buffalo Twice Baked Potatoes

  I made these a couple of weeks ago for the big fight. My husband was going to a big party to watch the fight and he had requested that I make something for the potluck. Considering potatoes were 99 cents for 5 lbs and I had about 10 pounds sitting in my kitchen, I […]

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Hatch Chile Marinated Feta

Hatch Chile Marinated Feta

Hatch Chiles are all the craze right now in the food blogging world. Had it not been for the massive amount of posts I have seen dedicated to them I would never had tried them. Boy am I glad I did! Hatch chiles are named after the original growing area in Hatch, New Mexico and […]

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Absolutely Avocados Giveaway!

Absolutely Avocados Giveaway!

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a luncheon celebrating Gaby Dalkin’s new cook book Absolutely Avocados, and as a parting gift she gave us the book and a bag of delicious California avocados. I love avocados and eat them all year long. I will gladly pick guacamole and chips over a dessert […]

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Buffalo Chicken Pizza Dough Balls

Buffalo Chicken Pizza Dough Balls

Wow, you guys went crazy for these Pizza Dough Balls that I posted a couple of weeks ago. Over 14,000 pins!!! I love it….keep on pinning! I figured with Superbowl a couple of days away, you are all looking for quick and easy man pleasing appetizers. This recipe will do it! All the deliciousness of […]

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Bacon Jam Crostinis

Bacon Jam Crostinis

Last year my husband and I decided that our New Year’s Resolution was going to be to make new friends. Coming from a large Italian family, friends don’t exist. Every weekend is devoted to one of the million cousins’ birthday parties, holidays, month long prep for the holidays, weekly dinners and favors for the family. […]

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