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Nancy | The Bitter Side of Sweet

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Welcome to theBitterSideofSweet. My name is Nancy. I wanted to write and give you a little bit about myself. I live in a small town just outside of Charlotte, NC. I am a wife, mother and a consumer of food. I have lived in North Carolina basically my whole life, expect for 7 years that […]

20 Something Redux

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I thought I was about time I made good on my promise to share the details on the Mix CD from my Last Twenty Something giveaway.  But first, I’m going to tantalize your taste buds with my birthday food journey.     First up, breakfast with Mom at JP Pancake.  This place is outrageous and […]

Wednesday Whatsits (20)

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! This past weekend we had Otto’s birthday party. Earlier today we announced the winners of the Unique Sweets Dessert Challenge and I shared my awesome Foodie Pen Pals box from Rachel. Tomorrow I’m guest posting at Passionately Artistic and Thriftary. Whew! I thought July was CRAZY. Oh wait. It’s still July. […]

Bacon-Corn Relish

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A couple years ago I bought a pork loin roast.  At the time I was in a side dish rut and I was so tired of making the same old same old.  I googled “pork loin side dish” {I’m not kidding} and found Pork Loin with Corn Relish.  I made it and kept my fingers […]

Cheesy Pasta Bake

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This Cheesy Pasta Bake has everything in it that you want in a dinner. A little bit of meat, pasta and a whole lot of cheese! Perfect for weeknight dinners! We eat a lot of pasta around our house. We used to eat it three to four times a week because let’s face it, pasta […]

Soy-Glazed Salmon

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I love to make salmon, and I have a couple go to recipes I use to prepare it.  But I’m bored.  I want a new way to enjoy my favorite fish.  So I googled (of course I did) and found this recipe from Martha Stewart’s website.  It’s easy, I already had everything in the house […]

4-Ingredient Poblano Bacon Cheesy Bread

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How much do I love pizza?  This ****************************************************** much!  It’s my favorite.  I could eat pizza about a million different ways.  And lucky for me, most of you seem to share the same passion.  So by popular request (Facebook and google+), today I bring you PIZZA!     And not just any pizza, this could […]

Parmesan-Baked Salmon

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Today was one of my favorite days.  NEW PHONE DAY!!! Mike got the ridiculously huge Note 2 and I ended up getting a phone that wasn’t on my list, the RAZR HD.  I have 14 days.  The Galaxy S3 was my first choice. Mike had that phone, and I it just seemed so big!  The […]

Sausage Tomato Pasta

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School time has started and busy schedules have set it. So fall weeknight meals, need to be quick, hearty and delicious! This Sausage Tomato Pasta fits right in! Fall is inching its way around the corner. School is in full swing. Extra curricular activities are monopolizing our time. So who has time to cook? I’m […]

Chicken & Cornbread Casserole

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I’ve been obsessed with Miss Mary Bobo’s Boarding House for years.  Mike’s been to Miss Mary Bobo’s twice on trips to the Jack Daniel’s distillery.  Oh, and he’s met Lynne Tolley both times.  Yeah.  He knows I get jealous so each time he goes he brings me a new cookbook from their gift shop. This […]

One-Pot Southwest Macaroni

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich. All opinions are 100% mine. I love an easy weeknight dinner.While my boys aren’t in school (yet), it’s still nice to have a dinner I can count on the whole family liking.  And it doesn’t hurt if that dinner doesn’t take 3 hours […]

Bacon & Leek Gnocchi

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This simple dish of Bacon & Leek Gnocchi is easy to make and is a deliciously comforting meal. Welcome to week two of Bacon Month!  Last week was a total blast.  There were tons of yummy bacon recipes, and we’re just getting started!  This week we’re also giving away a copy of Bacon 24/Seven.  You […]

Sand Art Brownie Mix

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Oh my gosh you guys.  The giveaways I have going on today – just WOW!  The big one is a KitchenAid Pro Stand Mixer.  I got one two years ago for Christmas, her name is Louise, and she’s just the best thing ever.  That giveaway is at the bottom of this post.  But as an […]

Bacon Focaccia

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Bacon Foacaccia bread is a delicious twist on an Italian classic, and the best sandwich bread we’ve ever had! Welcome to another installment of Bacon Month – AKA the happiest month of the year.  Each August we celebrate one our of favorite ingredients leading up to International Bacon Day on August 31st! So this bread […]

Green Chile, Chicken & Rice Casserole

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Happy Friday everyone!  It’s been a crazy week around here on the blog and behind the scenes.  But I’m moving forward in a lot of ways and taking big strides for a goal I’ve been wanting for a long time.  I’ll keep you updated as things progress, but for now send good vibes. Today’s dish […]

Chicken Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce

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What is with two-year-olds and boogers?  Thing 1 picks his nose quite frequently during the day.  And then gives me his boogers.  All balled up on the end of his finger.  He won’t wipe them on his shirt, the wall, the couch, or the floor.  He has to give them to me.  I wish I […]

Garlic & Herb Roasted Chicken

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Thing 1 has been very into drawing lately.  This week he busted out the Magna Doodle he got for his 2nd birthday.  His favorite thing to “draw”…having me trace his hands and me hand and Dad’s hand and Thing 2’s hand.  You get the idea.  I caught this the other morning before he could erase […]

Marinated Steak with Caramelized Onions

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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.     […]