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If you love Jalapeño Poppers, then this Jalapeño Popper Dip will be your appetizer soul mate. I mean when you combine a bunch of cheese, fresh jalapeño and crunchy bread crumbs, what’s not to love?I haven’t always loved jalapeños...
Has anyone else's garden started exploding right now? Our's has been and specifically our tomatoes have been popping up like crazy.With so many tomatoes coming through, I decided I wanted to try and make some fried green tomatoes. My...
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This post was sponsored by #Foodiechats and the Georgia Peanut Commission. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Since I’ve been home I’ve kicked my lunch making skills up a notch as I try to eat better on a daily...
If you’ve been following my recipes for a while then you know I’m not dairy-free, gluten-free or anything-free-type-girl. I love using whole foods – cream, whole milk, butter, olive oil, real chocolate, real sugar, etc.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
I don’t like mushrooms. In fact, I go out of my way to pick them out of things.You’ll sometimes see me put them into recipes because I do believe they contribute a good flavor, but usually, I leave them...
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