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Chocolate Snowball Cupcakes

Chocolate Snowball Cupcakes

| December 5, 2013 | 6 Comments

Season’s greetings! This holiday serve up snow-inspired cupcakes that will leave the kids begging for more. This recipe was created for my client Betty Crocker but all opinions are my own. When I was a little girl, I was fascinated with those snowy, ball-shaped cakes sold in little packages in our local convenience store. They […]

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Holiday Party Ideas: Appetizer Party with Freixenet

Holiday Party Ideas: Appetizer Party with Freixenet

| December 5, 2013

Planning on throwing a big bash this holiday season? These holiday party ideas will help. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Freixenet. The opinions and text are all mine. Can I just tell you how much I love holiday parties? Back when I was an office dweller working for a […]

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Cheesy Roast Beef Hash Egg Bake

Cheesy Roast Beef Hash Egg Bake

| December 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Pot roast and roast beef leftovers combine in a delicious brunch recipe — Cheesy Roast Beef Hash Egg Bake. Perfect for Christmas brunch, this overnight egg bake was created for my client Bisquick, but all opinions are my own. The morning before Thanksgiving, I convinced my husband to help me drag our Christmas decorations out […]

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Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter Bars (Christmas Cookies)

Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter Bars (Christmas Cookies)

| December 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

For those who love sweet and salty treats, these Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter Bars are a perfect Christmas cookie for sharing with friends and loved ones. This recipe was created for my client Pillsbury, but all opinions are my own. Holiday baking is in full swing in our house. I’ve been trying new recipes, getting […]

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Leftovers Recipe: Cranberry Cheesecake Bars

Leftovers Recipe: Cranberry Cheesecake Bars

| November 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Don’t let that leftover cranberry sauce go to waste! These easy No-Bake Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars are creamy, sweet, tart, heavenly bites that cranberry lovers will adore. Head over to the KitchenAid Blog to find my recipe for No-Bake Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars.

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Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate

Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate

| November 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Green beans get a little makeover in this delicious side dish, Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate. Tender steamed green beans are drizzled with flavorful oil and topped with toasted walnuts and sweet-tart pomegranate arils. Earlier today, I happened upon a Facebook discussion focusing on Thanksgiving and tradition. Basically, it boiled down to the idea […]

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Sarah’s Cucina Bella 2013 Thanksgiving Menu

Sarah’s Cucina Bella 2013 Thanksgiving Menu

| November 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

With Thanksgiving just days away, I am finally ready to share our menu for this year. And I couldn’t be more excited about it. Thanksgiving, for me, is all about the side dishes — something that’s very evident from the over-the-top number of dishes I am making this year. This  year’s menu features four new […]

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Bacon Walnut Ciabatta Stuffing

Bacon Walnut Ciabatta Stuffing

| November 25, 2013 | 4 Comments

This delicious recipe for Bacon Walnut Ciabatta Stuffing (or, ahem, dressing, if you prefer) was created as part of my ongoing partnership with Jones Dairy Farm. All opinions are my own. Thanksgiving is almost here! And we can’t wait. The fun! The laughter! The food! The family! And since we moved this summer, I have […]

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Traditional Thanksgiving Menu with a Twist

Traditional Thanksgiving Menu with a Twist

| November 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

Recently, I shared one of my new Thanksgiving turkey recipes on my personal Facebook page. One friend commented that she sticks with her traditional turkey every year. And honestly, I get it. Traditions are important. And traditional Thanksgiving menus can be such a brilliant way to connect to your past. But sometimes, you want to […]

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Cheesy Turkey Stuffing Burritos with Spicy Cranberry Salsa

Cheesy Turkey Stuffing Burritos with Spicy Cranberry Salsa

| November 20, 2013 | 3 Comments

Thanksgiving leftovers take on a whole new delicious form in these easy Cheesy Turkey and Stuffing Burritos with Spicy Cranberry Salsa. This recipe was created for Old El Paso, but all opinions are my own. Whenever people talk about Thanksgiving leftovers, and making the ubiquitous turkey sandwich piled with stuffing and cranberry sauce, I am […]

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