Cozy Soups for Chilly Fall Nights

Fall is now officially upon us and the temperatures are starting to cool. In fact yesterday it was 40 degrees when I woke up! Thankfully it won’t be staying quite that cold! This time of year, one of my favorite things to do is get back into the kitchen and cook. And nothing says fall quite like a steaming hot bowl of flavorful soup. Today I’m rounding up 9 of my favorite soup recipes that I…
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Easy Appetizer: Mexican Style Shrimp Cocktail

After our recent trip to Floria and all of the delectable seafood dishes I sampled, I was left longing for more. Sadly, fresh and delicious seafood can be difficult to find here in the Midwest. However, shrimp is an option that can be found everywhere and, if high quality, tastes fresh even when its been frozen. Because of this I’ve been whipping up everything from shrimp tacos to shrimp pasta. But above all other dishes, this easy Mexican-style shrimp…
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How To Make A Snack Stadium For The Big Game

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayGlory #CollectiveBias Football playoff season is underway, and the big game is just around the corner. That means but one thing: We must all begin planning the awesome and dangerous food-based architecture that is the Snack Stadium. What? You’ve never heard of a Snack Stadium?
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Delicious Dinners in Under 25 Minutes for The Whole Family

    Most of you know me as a style and lifestyle blogger, but behind the scenes I am also a wife and busy mom of two children who are always on the go. While neither is a super picky eater they definitely have their personal preferences and we all love a well rounded dinner, as this is often times the only part of the day that we are all together. We usually steer clear of…
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Sweet Barbacoa Pork Salad with Creamy Tomatillo Dressing

If you only make one of my recipes, please make this one. The dressing alone is worthy of its own post, but I’m including it here because its the perfect complement to this salad. This is also one of those easy crock-pot based dishes that you make in bulk for a crowd or freeze batches for later. Let’s get right to it! Yield:12-15 servings Ingredients 7-8 lbs boneless pork butt or shoulder (make 3-4 lbs…
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