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Marinated Steak with Caramelized Onions


This week has been a whirlwind.  I’ve had 4 interviews for one job position in 4 days.  Whew!  Yes, after a year home with my wonderful boys, I’m making my best effort to get back into the work force.  Life changes and needs must have.  So back to a double-budget household it is.     I don’t find out until Monday if I got the job for sure, but it’s

French Onion Dip

French Onion Dip | White Lights on Wednesday

Think I’ve made it pretty clear how much I like The Chew.  Well, now that I’m working I have to Tivo all the episodes and try to catch up the next morning.  But…but, but…I did score this awesome recipe from Clinton Kelley the other day.   Mike is a Dean’s French Onion Dip eater for life.  But after I saw Michael Symon’s and Carla Hall’s reactions to Clinton’s dip I

French Onion Turkey Burger

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Honeysuckle White® and Shady Brook Farms®. All opinions are 100% mine. Let me start this post off by saying that I’m a bit of a carnivore. Burgers? Yes! Chicken? Yes! Ribs? Yes. Steak? YES YES YES!  So I know my meats, and what taste good.    One of the biggest surprises I had this summer cooking was turkey.  Sure,

Italian Sausage & Caramelized Onion Pizza

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I feel like I’ve been on the biggest pizza kick lately.  All I want to do is make 20 different kinds of pizza and snack of them all day.  I’ve decided I need a “Pizza Week” in my life, I just don’t know when I’ll be debuting it on the blog.  When I found out the list of products that were part of the Flavors of Summer group I immediately

Caramelized Onion and Corn Bread Dressing

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You guys, I’m stressing a little.  It’s on a few weeks until Thanksgiving and I have no idea what the plan is.  Where we’re eating, what I need to cook, if we’re house hopping…none of it.  Ah!  I’m a plan ahead girl with this kind of stuff and I need to start letting my wheels turn so I’m sane on the big day. After cooking my first Thanksgiving dinner last

Creamy Baked Spaghetti


Happy Spaghetti Day everyone!  I’m so excited to be sharing this dish with you today.  It has so many of my favorite things – ground beef, pasta, cream cheese, french fried onions.  YUM!!  Grab a fork and let’s eat!   Creamy Baked Spaghetti   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 35 mins Total time 40 mins   Author: Salad in a Jar Serves: 8 Ingredients 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti

Rick Bayless’ Slow Cooker Lamb Barbacoa

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Rick Bayless’ Slow Cooker Lamb Barbacoa with Negra Modelo is packed with traditional Mexican flavors for an amazing crock pot dinner you’ll want to make again and again! You guys. I had a foodie dream come true. I met my chef crush, Rick Bayless, last week! He’s funny, super nice, put up with a crowd of people asking for pictures, and hot damn can that man cook! The wonderful people at Negra

Food Blog Picnic Giveaway

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Start celebrating the Flavors of Summer and participate for a chance to win 1 of 7 prize packages.  Each prize package includes a $50 Visa gift card, an “I Love Avocados” t-shirt, the newly released cookbook “Summer Thyme” from blogger Jennifer Dempsey, fresh Vidalia onions, and squeezable herbs from Gourmet Garden.     You can enjoy Sweet Vidalia Flavors of Summer with the great tastes of fresh Vidalia Onions, Avocados from Mexico, Gourmet Garden Herbs, Johnsonville

Scrumptious Sunday Menu Plan {5/19/13}


  Monday:   “Puke” Chicken Tuesday: {Photo from Food Network} Tyler Florence’s Spaghetti and Meatballs Wednesday: {Photo from Bibi’s Culinary Journey} Thin Crust Ricotta, Garlic, and Caramelized Onions Pizza Thursday: {Photo from Food Network} Cajun Shrimp and Rice Friday: {Photo from Paleo Lifestyle} Herb and Prosciutto Stuffed Steak Saturday: {Photo from Half Bake Harvest} Brown Butter Lobster Ravioli with Tomato Cream Sauce Sunday: {Photo from Mom’s Test Kitchen} Capellini Pomodoro

Crunchy Salmon


Sunday is wine and cookies night.  My friend Jamie comes over, we hang out and drink wine, and Thing 1 gets cookies to keep him happy.  Awesome idea, I know! She is a vegetarian, but eats fish. We’ve talked salmon quite a few times now and in her honor I’m sharing this salmon recipe. Crunchy Salmon   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 20 mins  

Chickpea Pasta Salad

Chickpea Pasta Salad

This light and tasty Chickpea Pasta Salad combines chickpeas, pasta, green peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes and onions, it makes a great side dish to any meal! Now that Spring is here and the weather has started to turn for warmer temperatures I thought it was the perfect time to share a nice pasta salad you can have as a light lunch or serve along side your next grilled dinner. Chickpea Pasta

Bacon Spinach Tomato Pizza

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A quick and easy meal that is perfect for leftovers or kids school lunches is homemade pizza. One of our favorites is Bacon Spinach Tomato Pizza! This is back to school week for us. I have five kids going to five different school this year and my son who is in high school started this week! He is a growing boy who needs a lot of sustenance when it comes to meals.

Peach and Brie Flatbread

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Hi, it’s a been a bit since I’ve been by and I’m excited today to be back sharing a new recipe!  Tis the season you know – well not in the Christmas sense – heck it is way too early to be discussing the “C” word but it is peach season and I’m in love, especially with this Peach and Brie Flatbread. While I don’t live in or near the

I Ate at a Food Truck!


If any of you have checked out my 30 before 30 list, you know eating at food truck is #14.   I did it!  I ate at my first food truck. I hope with many more experiences to come.   Want to see what I ate? Hot dogs! Well, hot dog.  Singular. Yum!     It was a work event.  Free lunch.  Woo!   The food truck is Short Leash hot dogs. They were

Baked Potato Soup


January is soup month.  It’s the last day of the month so I’m slipping this soup post while I have an excuse to do so.  I LOVE soup.  It’s warm, delicious and is perfect on rainy days.  We don’t have snow here, so rainy cold days are the closest thing I get. This recipe is from the wonderful Maria at Two Peas and Their Pod.  Her pictures make me drool

Pioneer Woman’s Sour Cream Noodle Bake

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I love Kristan at Confessions of a Cookbook Queen.  I’m sure I’ve mentioned this once or twice, or like fifty times.  She’s sparkly, loves pink, makes wonderful treats like these and these, and she’s HIL-AR-IOUS!!  I’m so glad she is one of the first blogs I started when I entered blog-land.     Well, Kristan has another blog with her bloggy bestie Shelly from Cookies & Cups.  It’s called That’s

Whiskey Burger


Hi, I’m Lisa from Cooking with Curls and I am so excited to be here! I would like to give a HUGE thank you to Julie for allowing me to take over her blog for the day So just who am I? I am a stay at home mom with two amazing kids. We are originally from California, and moved to Iowa 14 years ago. I felt like I had

Beer & Butter Roasted Shrimp and Potatoes

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How much do you love craft beer?!?  I love it!!  Craft beer is fabulous, and there about a million and five different flavors out there to be discovered and enjoyed.  This is why I’m so stoked this month’s Spiked cooking challenge is all about craft beers.       Julie from This Gal Cooks and I share an affinity for crafts beers, especially the darker and punchier varieties.  There are

Watermelon & Avocado Bruschetta

Watermelon & Avocado Bruschetta

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen the picture below a couple weeks ago.  I never wanted to get into Instagram, but when media groups I write for wanted Instagram follower numbers it became kind of essential.  But now I like it.  I get to see the lives and behind the scenes pics of other bloggers, and I’ve found some really cool other artsy type people whose pictures

Thai Pizza with Peanut Butter Sauce

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Yay for GYCO post day!   I love seeing all the fabulous creations everyone has put together.   When Jen picked peanut butter for this month’s secret ingredient, I immediately knew I wanted to make this pizza.  I have been thinking about it forever.  It’s so colorful and I think the flavor combination would be magical. Now I had to find the perfect recipe to make my taste buds happy.