Party Nachos

September 4, 2013
Party Nachos

I love nachos, but I hate when they get soggy.  It’s like all the delicious toppings become too much for the chip and it ends up just being kinda gross.  I also never understood why people think that nachos make such great appetizers.  Sure, the chips can all be separated, but what about the big […]

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Coach Bag Giveaway

September 2, 2013

I promise the next post will be a recipe.  I think you’ll accept a non-recipe post for this though… I love handbags.  I was looking for shoes for a wedding in Famous Footwear and ended up buying a new bag online from Nine West.  I can seriously take any shopping trip and find a way […]

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Guacamole

September 2, 2013
Guacamole

One night, I was talking on the phone with my sister and I was describing the best guacamole I had made to date.  It was awesome and I was talking on the phone with my sister (who is super awesome).  My night was going well.  As I was describing to her how incredible it tasted, […]

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September – Soufflé

September 1, 2013
Cheese Souffle

Welcome to the first month of The Scary Adventure!  This month we will be focusing on soufflé.  Here I’ve collected pages and videos I’ve found to be helpful.  I’ve also created an Amazon store filled with all the tools you’ll need. First thing I searched for was a Good Eats video about soufflé.  Alton Brown explains things […]

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Great Idea Thursday

August 28, 2013

I am so excited to be co-hosting the Great Idea Thursdays link party with the lovely Krista from A Handful of Everything. This is a really fun party where you can share what projects you’ve been working on and to explore some new blogs too. Krista has been so great and has a wonderful blog. […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

August 27, 2013
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been doing some research on soufflés in preparation for September’s Scary Adventure.  Everyone says that oven temperature is really important.  I knew that my oven temperatures are pretty accurate (thanks to my handy dandy oven thermometer), but I wasn’t sure if it heated up evenly.  I read somewhere that you could put a bunch […]

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Broccoli Pesto Bake

August 24, 2013
Broccoli Pesto Bake

Sometimes at the end of the week I’ll end up with really weird things left over.  A tiny little bit of cheese, a handful of chopped onion, you know what I mean.  Random odds and ends of food that didn’t get used up.  Instead of tossing this all away there are two things I always […]

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The Scary Adventure

August 22, 2013

I love encouraging people to do something new and try things that might be scary at first.  I’ve posted about how to start making yeast breads since many people are wary about using yeast.  I’ve also posted about making ricotta cheese which can be somewhat daunting since people don’t typically make cheese at home. But… I haven’t been completely […]

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Cheddar Biscuits

August 15, 2013
Cheddar Biscuits

If I could live in my PJ pants, I probably would.  Putting on “real” pants is always the worst part about getting up in the morning, and as soon as I get home from work I switch to my PJ pants.  On weekends, I’ll lounge around in them as long as I can.  I know […]

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Step by Step Guide for Making Yeast Breads

August 13, 2013

Today I failed at making a crock pot soup.  They said it couldn’t be done!  Unfortunately, I’m here to tell you that something as easy as a crock pot soup recipe can go horribly wrong.  It started when I wanted my corn soup to be a little spicier and a little creamier.  The result was […]

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