Halloween Spiderweb Quesadilla with Black Olive Spiders

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Olives are fun food. One of my clearest memories as a kid is sitting at the Thanksgiving table with a big black olive on each of my ten fingers, waving them around happily as my mom tried to get me to eat anything else. (It didn’t work. I just ate black olives and the occasional… [read more]

Grill Recipes: Grilled Peach and Onion Chutney #StartYourGrill #Shop

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This post about sausage recipes for the grill has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias “Happy wife, happy life.”  True story, for sure. But you know what else is true? That the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. And this wife is about… [read more]

Homemade “Buttermilk” Ranch Kefir Dressing #KefirCreations #Shop

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This post about Lifeway Kefir with probiotics has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Anyone who knows me will tell you that I loathe Ranch dressing. It’s not about the taste, but rather the whole idea of Ranch as a staple for kids at every meal. Far… [read more]

Zucchini Shepherd’s Pie

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And so it begins. The zucchini onslaught. In fact, it’s almost Sneak Some Zucchini onto your Neighbor’s Porch Day. (Although that usually works better at night.) See, at this time of year, at least here in Pennsylvania, zucchini plants are in super production mode, and we gardeners often find ourselves with way more than we can… [read more]

Make it a Coffee Moment: All-American S’mores Coffee #CMSalutingHeroes

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  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This post about using Nestle Coffee-mate coffee moments to honor our military veterans has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. In my neighborhood, the biggest party of the year is always held on the Fourth of… [read more]