Mini Cheesecakes: Five Varieties!

These mini cheesecakes are easy to prepare, simply delicious and are the perfect individual dessert to serve at a party! These little cheesecake cupcakes are so impressive that I couldn’t believe how easy they were to make. I’ve made five different varieties here, all sure to impress. The Easiest Cheesecake Cupcakes First, let me start out by saying that prior to this I had never made cheesecake from scratch! I thought it was an extremely delicate balance…
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Easy Sweet and Spicy Tomato and Crab Bisque

I came up with this recipe for Sweet and Spicy Tomato and Crab Bisque completely by accident. I have long made a roasted tomato bisque with a bit of a kick that I adapted from this recipe by The Maternal Foodie. This roasted tomato bisque with a bit of a kick has been my all-time favorite for years. I love it served with grilled cheese and it’s delicious topped with croutons or Fritos. It’s the…
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Easy Back to School Lunches for the Whole Family

This post has been sponsored by Tyson Foods, Inc. As always all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help me bring you great content! Just as fast as summer heats up, the thoughts of back-to-school start to creep in. And like most moms, one of my top back-to-school stressors is meal prep. The challenge of creating easy back-to-school lunches for the whole family is constant. This is where…
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Chorizo Stuffed Peppers with Sweet Potatoes

I’m so excited to share my first recipe post of the year with you guys! I created this recipe for chorizo stuffed peppers years ago and have been making it for my family for years. It’s one of our favorites! It combines spicy fresh chorizo with roasted onions and sweet potatoes and quinoa. It’s easy and so yummy!  Chorizo Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa, Sweet Potatoes and Onion  First I brown up some fresh chorizo and…
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Join Me and Macy’s Culinary Council for a Live Cooking Demo …

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Macy’s; however all thoughts and opinions are my own.   Macy’s Culinary Council Presents a Live Cooking Demo with Chef Bill Kim One of our favorite things to do during the holidays is to visit Macy’s on State Street to see the holiday windows and eat in the Walnut Room under the giant Christmas tree. This year, I’m also excited to visit Macy’s to attend…
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An Easy Princess Cake for Your Little Princess

This post has been sponsored by American Greetings.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. The Birthday Princess I was always the mom who thought my little girl would be the exception to the rule and wouldn’t develop a princess addiction. But around age 2, something clicked and she became obsessed. Five years later and the obsession is still going strong. Sure we’ve added lots of other interests into the mix but when it comes…
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Mexican Michelada Ceviche with Clamato

This post has been sponsored by Clamato┬«. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly. I’m so excited about this post because I have enjoyed a Mexican michelada since I was in college and people are always SO excited when I introduce them to this refreshing cocktail! Today, we are creating a michelada ceviche with Clamato┬«, lime, hot sauce, shrimp and cucumber. Light, flavorful, refreshing…
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Cherry 7UP Shirley Temple Cupcakes

This post has been sponsored by 7UP. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Shirley Temple Cupcakes With spring and summer entertaining in full swing I’ve been trying to come up with fun, crowd pleasing recipes. During a recent trip to Walmart I was picking up some baking supplies and threw in a jar of Maraschino cherries. My kids love cherries and cherry-flavor anything so for a recent Kentucky Derby party, I whipped up these adorable Shirley…
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