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]

Cheddar and Chive Tuna Melt Mini Muffins

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The 80s were quite a decade. My childhood was shaped by things like pastel purple eye shadow, Solid Gold dancers and neon splatter paint off-the-shoulder sweatshirts. I learned how to cook pretty young, so my culinary skills developed right smack at the height of the “convenience era,” marked by things like Hamburger Helper and Lunchables. Women were… [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]

Honey Mango Sweet Tea Popsicles #TEArifficPairs

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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop about how to celebrate summer with summer drinks has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. What “says” summer to you? Just-picked garden veggies, sparkling pitchers of freshly brewed iced tea and running barefoot through lush green grass…they all… [read more]