Food
May 21, 2014

Sweet & Spicy Baked Beans With Ham

Today I have a delicious recipe for Sweet & Spicy Baked Beans with chunks of ham and a spicy jalapeno mustard that takes this traditional BBQ dish to the next level.  Spring is in full swing, and it’s time to get grilling! Today I’m celebrating National Grilling Month with El Diablo mustards and several fabulous food bloggers from across the...
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Tuscan Tomato Onion Salad #RealFoodRecipes

One of my favorite things about spring and summer is fresh tomatoes, and this Tuscan Tomato Onion Salad is a fantastic way to enjoy this iconic summer fruit. (You KNOW tomatoes are a fruit, not a veggie, right?) Not that it matters… whatever they are, they are tasty and nutritious. Easy to make and refreshingly light, this...
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Appetizer Recipes

Caprese Salad Stacks with Balsamic Reduction

Hi, Its’s Colleen here with one of my favorite things to eat… To-ma-toes! I have quite the obsession with tomatoes. As far back as I can remember I have adored them. My dad grew a huge garden while we were growing up. If you didn’t find me sitting high in the cherry tree eating my weight...
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Browned Butter & Scallion Mashed Potatoes

With just 6 days left until Easter, many of us are planning what to serve or bring to the big dinner, as well as how to decorate and add the extra touches that make our holidays memorable. Everyone loves mashed potatoes right? I spied these a-mazing Browned Butter & Scallion Mashed Potatoes years ago in a...
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Dill Fingerling Potatoes Recipe

I link to Ina’s Dill Fingerling Potatoes Recipe ALL. THE. TIME. on the Food Network, so I decided it’s high time I post it here. We love this potato recipe — it is our summertime go-to! Simply wash a bag of fingerling potatoes and place them in a heavy pot. Throw in some butter and salt and...
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Herbed Warm Potato Salad (No Mayo)

True confessions: I have a morbid addiction to cooking shows. When we had cable, I used to watch hours and hours of Ina, Alton, Giada and Emeril. Eventually we gave up cable for budget reasons, and I rediscovered my love for reading instead, but ever since, I have often bemoaned the lack of cooking shows...
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Bacon Cheddar Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs is my go-to picnic potluck dish, and these bacon cheddar deviled eggs are always a hit. With summer just around the corner, there are sure to be lots of backyard gatherings that call for the perfect deviled eggs. I hope this recipe tempts your tastebuds!!! I got the idea from Mary at Giving...
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Sautéed Carrots

Want a delicious, nutritious side dish for Thanksgiving dinner that is quick and easy to prepare, extremely portable, and can be made ahead or at the last minute? Oh, it’s also colorful and aromatic and well received by adults and kids alike! These sautéed carrots are so simple and so delicious that I can’t believe I’ve never...
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How to Cook Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is one of my new favorite veggies. I never had swiss chard growing up; I was only introduced to this delicious green in the past five years since I started trying to expand my food horizons. I have quickly become a fan, in fact, I might even go so far as to say...
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