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Tag Archive: cheese

Spicy Bite Sized Cheese Balls are Perfect for March Madness

Spicy Bite Sized Cheese Balls are a great appetizer for March Madness, the NBA Playoffs or any party.

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Kids Can Bake: Easy Homemade Cheese Crackers plus Tasty Tuesdays

Cheese Crackers – easy homemade cheese crackers based on Emeril Lagasse’s Cheesy Star Snacks. Cheddar Crackers.

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Easy Curry Cheese Appetizers plus Cash for Christmas Giveaway

Zesty hors d’oevres made with cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce and curry powder. Plus Christmas Cash Giveaway

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Mac and Cheese Muffins plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

According to my trusty list of fun yet irrelevant holidays, July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. So for something a little different I made it to go with these Mac and Cheese Muffins. There’s nothing really complicated about baked macaroni and cheese, and I made it a bit faster by baking them in …

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Alcohol Free Cheese Fondue plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Here’s one of my favorite family friendly meals that can be made right at the table: Alcohol Free Cheese Fondue. Normally Cheese Fondue is made with a dry white wine, like a Chablis. You are definitely welcome to make it that way if you desire. But, this version tastes fabulous without the alcohol. I originally …

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Kids Can Bake: Pepperoni Rolls

If you are looking for an easy and simply delicious recipe for your kids to bake for lunch or even dinner, I have a fun one for you today: Pepperoni Rolls. I first heard about these on an episode of Barnwood Builders on DIY Network. They proclaimed them a West Virginia staple. So I asked the only …

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Sweet Potato Jalapeno Poppers – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

The ingredients for our Crazy Ingredient Challenge this month were Sweet Potatoes and Jalapenos. So many possibilities raced through my mind. But, I know this time of year many people are looking for a quick and easy appetizer for their holiday gatherings. So I finally settled on these Sweet Potato Jalapeno Poppers.   The Crazy Ingredient …

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Pimento Cheese and Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Before we jump into the Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party, I want to share a simple appetizer or sandwich spread depending on how you want to devour it: Pimento Cheese. Yes, you can buy this pre-made in the store for about $3 for a 5 ounce jar. Or you can whip it up for yourself and …

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Easy Cheesy Cauliflower Puff

It’s the 20th of the month which means it is time for the Crazy Ingredient Challenge, when a bunch of bloggers pick two ingredients and try to come up with a recipe for them. This month we chose Cauliflower and Cheese. Oh joy! If you are a cauliflower lover you are excited. If you don’t …

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Garlic Cheese Toast – Tasty Tuesdays Linky

I am so excited to be back co-hosting the Tasty Tuesdays Link-up Party. Hopefully you all have been following the link up every week like I have. I always find the best recipes from my fellow bloggers. Before we get to the link up, I want to share this quick recipe for Claim Jumper Clone …

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Gingerbread Spice Cranberry Brie Bites

  Today is the 20th of the month so it is time for the CRAZY Ingredient Challenge! Each month we pick two unrelated ingredients to create our recipes then blog about them. This month it is Cranberries and Gingerbread Spice (or gingerbread). I have been with this group for a few months now and let …

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Mezetti – Beef and Noodle Skillet Meal

Here’s a great one skillet meal that’s been in the family for years. Hearty, beefy stick to your ribs meal that cooks up in about 45 minutes, most of it hands off time, making it perfect for a weeknight. I have no idea where the name Mezetti came from, I assume it’s the name of the person that …

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French Onion Soup

With just a few ingredients you probably already have on hand you can quickly whip up this warm and hearty French Onion Soup to serve as a first course or even a main course. The idea came to me when I was cleaning out the freezer to get ready for the new appliances. I made a batch of …

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Scalloped Potatoes with Ham Great Use for Holiday Leftovers

Scalloped Potatoes with Ham, thinly sliced potatoes in a creamy cheesy sauce loaded with ham. Great use for leftover ham.

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Thanksgiving 2013

This year we will be celebrating locally instead of up north in the Bay Area. Wish I could be in two places at once. I was assigned to bring a few appetizers and some vegetables this year, so here’s what I made this morning: A veggie tray… You might also like these posts Spicy Bite Sized …

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Chicken Parmigiana

Whenever we go to an Italian restaurant, I carefully look over the menu, surveying all of my choices and carefully weighing all of my options. My husband orders Chicken Parmigiana. Every time. Every restaurant. He says that is his way of testing how good the restaurant is, to compare the same dish in different places. …

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Tuna Melt

Daddy was working the other night, it was almost dinner time and I was desperately trying to finish the scrapbooks I mentioned in the last blog. Little Man was probably going to snub any attempt at leftovers. I did a quick mental inventory of the pantry, fridge and freezer. “Hey partner, would you like a …

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Barilla 4 Layer No Boil Lasagna

First things first, Barilla is NOT sponsoring this post. I just happen to like the recipe that used to be on the back of the box of their No Boil Lasagne. Now it is a new 5 layer recipe. I prefer this one, mostly because it fits better in my pan. Also, the new one …

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Easy One Pan Hominy Casserole: Just Dump, Stir, Bake

Hominy Casserole – simple and quick southwestern side dish with of hominy, chilies and cheese. Great side dish for pot lucks and barbecues.

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Chili Cheese Log

Chili Cheese Log: a blend of cheddar and cream cheese with nuts and spices rolled in chili powder then sliced as an appetizer.

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