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]

Forget cans. #ShopCartons to Save Trees this Month!

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This post was brought to you by the folks at ChooseCartons.com. As much as I’d like all of our food to come from our garden and local farms, there are still things we need from the grocery store. I do my best to avoid anything that comes in a can, so I’m always on the… [read more]

Gluten-free Snacking: Grab a Bag of Tyrrell’s Hand-cooked English Chips

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This post about all-natural, gluten-free snacks was brought to you by Tyrrell’s, who provided a sample product to facilitate our review. May is Celiac Awareness Month, so I’m focusing a bit on gluten-free options right now. But somebody needs to tell me when Flavor Awareness Month is, too, so I can feature these chips again!… [read more]