Appetizer/Side Dish

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Sweet and Spicy Potato Salad

8 comments August 5, 2015

Do you have any potlucks or picnics left planned for the summer? Maybe Labor Day weekend? Because you need to bring this potato salad. I know it looks sort of […]

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Watermelon-Prosciutto Bites

13 comments June 12, 2015

A couple of weeks ago we had a group of friends over, and I joked that now since we have a pool, it will be the coldest Sacramento summer ever. […]

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Soy Sauce Eggs

16 comments June 10, 2015

My post today almost consisted of this: “Eggs are amazing. The end.” But that doesn’t fly with Google. Sigh. Seriously, though. Eggs are just the perfect food. They’re so versatile, […]

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Individual Tomato and Basil Tarts

23 comments May 17, 2015

This recipe was developed by me for Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for helping to support the brands that I love and make Very […]

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Easy Egg Salad

9 comments April 27, 2015

This post has been sponsored by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for helping to support the brands I love! #KetchupsNewMustard #CollectiveBias […]

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Strawberry and Nectarine Bruschetta

10 comments April 13, 2015

This recipe was developed by me for Star Fine Foods, who I have an ongoing relationship with. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for helping to support the […]

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Oven Baked Beans (and a massive cookbook giveaway!)

65 comments March 16, 2015

The kids: what are you making mom?! Me: baked beans The kids: *groan* Ya. That sounds about right. I finally conquered their hatred of potatoes, so now I’ve moved onto […]

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8 All-Star Appetizers for SuperBowl Sunday (and a Tabasco Giveaway!)

15 comments January 27, 2015

Whether you’re a football fan or not, one thing is for certain – people love to gather up their friends for the Superbowl. Last year’s game had 108.4 million viewers. […]

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Sweet, Hot and Sour Cocktail Meatballs

14 comments January 22, 2015

Yet another winning recipe from sister Jen. Can we all just agree that she is awesome? Ok, good. I could eat my weight in these gems. And I think I […]

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5-Minute Zesty Corn and Black Bean Salsa

11 comments January 11, 2015

Let me introduce you to my new favorite salsa (well, sort of new – sister Jen first brought this over to my house back in…October?…and we’ve both been making it […]

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French Fries and Dipping Sauces – 5 ways!

December 9, 2014

So. We ate french fries all last week. Life could be worse, right? When Alexia Foods asked if I wanted to partner on some recipe development, it was like Santa […]

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French Quarter Cheese Spread

6 comments November 20, 2014

Well, I guess anything named after the French Quarter is bound to be naughty, right? And this spread really is. But you don’t need to draw your blinds to enjoy […]

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Sauteed Mushrooms with Garlic and Lemon Pan Sauce

20 comments November 13, 2014

This is one of those recipes I wanted to title “Sauteed Mushrooms with Butter, Garlic, Wine, Lemon Sauce, and Parsley” because omg, every single ingredient is so good. Or better […]