Asian Style Burger Recipe

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Summer grilling season is nearly here, which means backyard bbq’s, pool parties, margaritas, and burgers! As much as I love a classic burger recipe, sometimes I like to change it up and add a little “international” flare to it. That’s what I did recently with these burgers. I had a craving for an Asian-inspired burger […]

Hot Chicken Salad Recipe

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We recently had a couple of friends over for a casual dinner and I served one of my favorite “Southern” recipes, hot chicken salad. I chose to make this as part of the Hellmann’s Chicken Change Up campaign to share a new twist on an old classic (cold chicken salad). This dish is easy to […]

Mexican Casserole

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I love sharing old recipes that I’ve been making ‘forever’, especially since it means I get to eat it after photographing it! Today I’m sharing my Mexican Pasta Casserole that I first tried 20 years ago at a girl friend’s dinner party. It was so good I knew I had to get the recipe from […]

Set Up A Chili Bar + All-Purpose Chili Recipe!

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Today I’m sharing an idea that you can use for Fall or Winter entertaining, as well as a timely idea for Super Bowl & other Football gatherings. I thought, ‘what could be more hearty, manly, and versatile than a chili bar?’ I didn’t want to do a chili tasting or cook-off because I think most […]

Celebrate The Year Of The Dragon With P.F. Changs

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Monday, January 23 is the celebration of the Chinese new year and we are entering the year of the dragon. With that in mind I’ve partnered with P.F. Changs to bring you ideas for creating your own Chinese New Year celebration, starting with their new “dinners for 2″ entrees. P.F. Changs is one of my […]

Gourmet Pizza Recipes {Hawaiian Pizza & Italian Pizza}

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Today I’m sharing the pizza recipes I used for my Pizza Party shoot {and served the family for dinner that night}. I served 3 different gourmet pizza flavors. I bought our favorite Mediterranean style from our local pizzeria, and then made these two varieties – Hawaiian & Italian style. Everyone loves pizza and these two are sure to […]

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

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There’s not much I like better in the fall and winter than my slow cooker filled with comfort food, especially for weekends. Last Sunday I made my classic and EASY vegetable beef soup recipe and it was delicious served with a piece of crusty French bread. The “secret” is in the seasoning and letting it […]