Recipe Index

Appetizer

White Cheddar Popcorn

Welcome to my contribution to the Leftovers Club! Here’s hoping you will enjoy it Aly of Cooking in Stilettos. It’s my favorite snack food and I want to share the love. Can you believe it September, my most favorite-ist month? This year has flown! Yes, I am still alive and will be turning another year
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Home Field Advantage Wings

I was suppose to post this wing-mazing recipe prior to Superbowl and it didn’t happen. Take this as a lesson. Don’t. Put. Off. I had planned to compose this post and have it publish on the Friday before the big game but I said, “naah, I can do it in the wee hours of the
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“Hail Mary” Bacon Cheese Dip

Another day of blogging?! Holy Shnikes! It’s my favorite day coming up soon and I want to share some yums with you! Original “Licious Food” yums. My favorite day (ok, one of my many fave days) – Superbowl Sunday, is a day that I will have to work but hopefully you won’t. I love the
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Cilantro Chicken Salad

Music and Food, that is where my memories are. This chicken salad has been on my mind and in my memory since last September. It. Was. That. Good! The memory is tied up with meeting my online friend, Jessica, and adding a slew of new friends by way of Jessica. It also brings to mind
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Beverage

Happy New Year 2016! … a day late

id you miss me? I missed ya’ll.  Yes, I say ya’ll and yee haw. I’m back with an almost refreshed site, a new job, and a renewed purpose. The reason why I had been gone so long is that my passion had been sucked dry. Ever have that? A job that soul sucks you.  Your
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#ThirstyThursdays Strawberry Cooler

  Summer … I love the thoughts of vacations, floating lazily in a pool, working on my golden delish tan (of course with the proper sun block protection), ice cream – the joys of summer. I am soooo looking forward to my two vacays. California in September to celebrate my milestone birthday – that’s right
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Watermelon Limeade

It’s THURSDAY, YAYYYYYY! It’s almost the weekend and it’s time for a new feature on this lovely blog entitled Thirsty Thursdays. So the plan, my friend, is to feature a drink each Thursday. It can be alcoholic and then again it could be non-alcoholic. Could be cold or hot. It’s Thirsty Thursdays… so who cares?!
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Drink Responsibly… Apple Tea

Have a recipe for alcoholic refreshment, want to hear about it here goes … Some days are alcohol days.  Beginning to end they just suck the big one! If the mantra in your head, that is on repeat, is “I need a drink, I need a drink – no I need a DRANK.”   Then this
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Bread

Banana Bread

Happy New Year from my newly made over blog. There are still a lot of tweaks that I need to make but I have the links working and have imported my old posts into the new and have transferred my subscribers … so I say I am cooking with gas. I am sorry that it
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Very Berry Strawberry Muffins

I’m not bluffin’ with my (strawberry) muffin(s) — these muffins are delicious! I am not surprised by that fact since the recipe comes from America’s Test Kitchen. Those guys are amazing … I truly don’t think I have ever had a bad outcome using one of their recipes. I am in a strawberry mood with
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Lemon Blueberry Bread

I was applying for a scholarship back in the day (which was a Wednesday) and I remember one of the essay questions had asked me what was my long term goal? I knew. I KNEW! My little 18 year old heart was definite in it’s answer … owning a Bed & Breakfast. It would combine
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Sweet Potato Bread

A few weekends ago the age old question of – “What should I make?” struck me.  After perusing through my cabinets and with holiday season upon us … I decided to make a Sweet Potato Bread.  Of course, I could have gone with the ever popular Pumpkin Bread. Since, I don’t like Pumpkin anything, I
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Breakfast

Banana Bread

Happy New Year from my newly made over blog. There are still a lot of tweaks that I need to make but I have the links working and have imported my old posts into the new and have transferred my subscribers … so I say I am cooking with gas. I am sorry that it
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Very Berry Strawberry Muffins

I’m not bluffin’ with my (strawberry) muffin(s) — these muffins are delicious! I am not surprised by that fact since the recipe comes from America’s Test Kitchen. Those guys are amazing … I truly don’t think I have ever had a bad outcome using one of their recipes. I am in a strawberry mood with
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Sweet Potato Bread

A few weekends ago the age old question of – “What should I make?” struck me.  After perusing through my cabinets and with holiday season upon us … I decided to make a Sweet Potato Bread.  Of course, I could have gone with the ever popular Pumpkin Bread. Since, I don’t like Pumpkin anything, I
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Mom Approved Cinnamon Rolls

Imagine a house filled with smells of yeasty bread, cinnamon, and the creamy sweetness of cream cheese icing … that was my house last week and I had to restrain myself from eating all the cinnamon rolls that were made! When I was growing up I remember my Mom making cinnamon rolls for my sister
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Brunch

Banana Bread

Happy New Year from my newly made over blog. There are still a lot of tweaks that I need to make but I have the links working and have imported my old posts into the new and have transferred my subscribers … so I say I am cooking with gas. I am sorry that it
Read more

Very Berry Strawberry Muffins

I’m not bluffin’ with my (strawberry) muffin(s) — these muffins are delicious! I am not surprised by that fact since the recipe comes from America’s Test Kitchen. Those guys are amazing … I truly don’t think I have ever had a bad outcome using one of their recipes. I am in a strawberry mood with
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Sweet Potato Bread

A few weekends ago the age old question of – “What should I make?” struck me.  After perusing through my cabinets and with holiday season upon us … I decided to make a Sweet Potato Bread.  Of course, I could have gone with the ever popular Pumpkin Bread. Since, I don’t like Pumpkin anything, I
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Mom Approved Cinnamon Rolls

Imagine a house filled with smells of yeasty bread, cinnamon, and the creamy sweetness of cream cheese icing … that was my house last week and I had to restrain myself from eating all the cinnamon rolls that were made! When I was growing up I remember my Mom making cinnamon rolls for my sister
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Burger

Triple Onion Turkey Burgers and a Product Review

**Review of Calphalon 5 in 1 Grill Electric. I was given this product gratis to review. All opinions are my own.*** This is a long overdue post … as you know I am not a consistent blogger. Just take a look. I am trying to change my ways. Time management can either be a friend
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In-n-Out – That’s what I am about!

Whenever I visit Los Angeles, my first stop is to the In-N-Out near LAX.  In-N-Out has to be one of my favorite fast food experiences. Visiting the LAX location the food is always hot, fresh, and oh so yummy!  You can also see the planes land at LAX (so have a camera ready). My dilemma
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Cake

Chocolate Wasted Cupcakes

It’s that time again … yep, I am talking about my birthday. Another year older and all that jazz. Happy to be alive and such but the getting older not so much. Father Time and I have a love/hate relationship. I know it shouldn’t be about gifts but I do love them so! Hi, my name
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My Colors are Blush and Bashful

“My colors are blush and bashful.” “No, your colors are pink and pink.” “Steel Magnolias” – I could watch that movie every day. You know it’s a favorite when you can quote backwards and forwards. Last weekend I had to bake over 50 plus cupcakes along with a cake made for a princess. I must
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Caramel Cake ….

Most of my thoughts on food are totally random.  I have no idea what I plan to make or create until a thought pops into my mind.  This is how the thought of Caramel Cake came into my thought process.  So naturally, I search the web for Caramel Cake recipes and I found one (the
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Chocolate

Chocolate Wasted Cupcakes

It’s that time again … yep, I am talking about my birthday. Another year older and all that jazz. Happy to be alive and such but the getting older not so much. Father Time and I have a love/hate relationship. I know it shouldn’t be about gifts but I do love them so! Hi, my name
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Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

So, I made these beauties to take and participate in the DC Cupcake Camp 2011. What’s that saying about best laid plans? Needless to say I did not make it to DC that day nor did I really go anywhere that day due to stupidity on part of the car (not my normal car) and
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Nutella Chocolate Toffee Cookies

… and I return. I had this elaborate plan back in January to do at least two posts a week and well I did fantastic the first week and then … I am great at time management when I am managing others’ time yet when it comes down to myself I suck. Would you believe
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Chocolate Cheesecake

I have been waiting until Autumn to try my hand at Cheesecake. Cheesecake is a fantastic, rich, and yummy dessert – a dessert meant for cooler months.  Maybe it is just me – in the Spring/Summer I want light things like salad and sorbet and in the Fall/Winter I want soup and cheesecake.  There are
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Cookies

Golden Oreo Lemon Chip Cookies

  It’s that time again … The Leftover’s Club time. You know when food bloggers are paired up to send their delicious treats throughout the world and spreading sunshine on the first Thursdays of the month. Of course I’m always thinking what should I make for my assigned partner and usually there is some kind
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FB Cookie Swap: Chocolate Oreo Peppermint Bark

…and I’m back and with a replacement fridge, HOO-RAY! It is also the early morning hours and I am coming down from my work high. The job is not important at the moment however let’s just say it’s a blow to the ego. Whomp. Whomp. Today’s post is all about cookies. It’s the holidays and welp,cookies
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Drop Sugar Cookies

As promised, my first Halloween-esque post! The good thing about this treat is that it can be made anytime not just Autumn/Halloween and believe me I make these quite often. My Mom and youngest nephew, Jordan, are Sugar Cookie-aholics – seriously. When they see me it is their requested item. They don’t understand that sometimes
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Nutella Chocolate Toffee Cookies

… and I return. I had this elaborate plan back in January to do at least two posts a week and well I did fantastic the first week and then … I am great at time management when I am managing others’ time yet when it comes down to myself I suck. Would you believe
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