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Round Up: Sexy Chocolate
It's February and that means love is in the air! If you are a chocoholic, this is the month for you as chocolate is everywhere due to Valentine's Day. Here's a round of up of some of my favorite chocolate recipes that is sure to get you in the mood... Chocolate Coconut Layer Cake Almond Joy Cake ...
Korean Scallion Pancakes
We love mixing things up at our house by putting an ethnic spin on classic dishes. Breakfast for dinner is a staple meal and this time, we channeled our love of Korean cuisine in a fun take of "steak & eggs." With the help of our favorite Krusteaz buttermilk pancake mix , we made Scallion Pancakes
Round Up: Tasty Touchdowns
Are you ready for some football?! The Superbowl is a big event at our house, especially with a husband who loves his sports lol. We have had some themed Superbowl parties in the past but our favorite theme would have to be BBQ ribs. Whether it's pork or beef, we are equal opportunity BBQ lovers! If
Tequila & Lime Steak Fajitas
With our busy family schedules, often times I find our menu rotates around the same meals or same types of cuisines - anyone else in the same rut? So every now and then, I'll throw in a twist to their favorite, just to keep them on their toes and their tastebuds in check! These Tequila & Lime Steak
Round Up: Cajun Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is just around the corner and if you plan on celebrating, do so deliciously with the flavors of Cajun Country! Here's a round up of 10 recipes perfect to incorporate into a Mardi Gras inspired Superbowl party or to make on Mardi Gras - Tuesday, February 9th... Cornmeal Buffalo Wings ...
Smothered Chicken & Mushrooms
Happy Monday! Hope you had a great weekend and was able to enjoy it either indoors, much like the east coast with the recent snow storm... or perhaps outdoors, much like the west coast. For us in the Midwest, it was a mild winter weekend where we craved comfort food to warm us up. I've been testing
Round Up: Slow Cooker Favorites
Happy Friday! We're coming down to the end of January but it certainly is still a brisk winter for many. Our slow cooker has been doing a lot of work in the kitchen to make dinners easy and convenient. Have you used yours recently? Here are 6 great cold weather slow cooker meals that will not only
Portillo's Chocolate Cake
Happy Monday! This past weekend was a fun and productive one as I hosted my first blogger workshop for Chicago Area Food Bloggers . It was a good turnout with a lot of insightful discussion where we all left energized and motivated about our blogs. Aside from hosting the workshop, we added a tasty
Restaurant Recap: January
We had a handful of delicious restaurant experiences lately and here's a recap of some of the wonderful meals we hope you get the opportunity to try out! The holiday season is all about fun, festive recipes and cocktails at Del Frisco ’s Double Eagle Steakhouse . Throughout the month of ...
Healthier Tuna Noodle Casserole
Fish - what's your take on it? I happen to like it, but my better half isn't necessarily a fan. Since we're in "healthy living mode," I brought up the idea of incorporating fish dishes back in our meal routine. Only this time, he was more open to trying fish again. With that, I've been thinking of