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Holiday Baking Essentials at World Market and Homemade Food Gifts

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by World Market, but all opinions are honest and my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. It’s no secret I love holiday baking. Whipping up treats in the kitchen for homemade food gifts, holiday parties or fireside snacking is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. Homemade […]

Cheesy Green Chile Cornbread Recipe

Recent text message from my husband: “Do you want to win a chili cook-off?” Yep, we’re competitive. We’re confident. We’re brash. And with a recipe like my sweet and spicy chili, we can’t lose! Especially if we bring a skillet of this cheesy green chile cornbread to serve with it! (I play to win!) Now, […]

Make up a batch of this yummy lemon curd recipe for homemade holiday gifts. Give it along with blueberry scones and a coordinating tea towel. Find the recipe, printable jar and package labels and an iron-on transfer pattern at AttaGirlSays.com

I love giving homemade treats to neighbors, friends, family and teachers at the holidays. Today, as part of this month’s Crafty Hangouts series, I’m sharing one of my favorite holiday food gift ideas. It’s part homemade, part store bought with a little crafty DIY element. This month, the live craft video hangouts are sponsored by […]

If love North Carolina barbecue, do yourself a favor and try this slow-cooker, make-at-home version. You'll find recipes for Eastern style and Lexington style sauce. Make your favorite, or try them both, and decided which you like best.

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Smithfield®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #PutPorkontheMenu http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Read my full disclosure policy here. Sometimes I feel like I’m living in enemy territory. In North Carolina, a culinary divide runs through the middle of the state, […]

Italian Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

Have you ever had a restaurant meal you can’t get out of your head? For weeks now, I’ve been thinking about a delicious Italian Pot Roast I had at our neighborhood pizza joint. Pot roast is not the sort of thing I normally order when I go out for Italian since I love traditional pasta […]

White Chocolate Popcorn Snack Mix with M&Ms

I’m beginning to feel like September is one endless party around here. We’ve been celebrating a bit of everything — play dates with friends, Labor Day and the end of summer — and also planning an epic Star Wars birthday party. Later this week, I’ll be sharing the details of the Captain America party we […]

Sliced thin and deep fried like potato chips, this fried squash recipe is irresistible. I dare you to eat just one serving!

If you have a summer garden — or know anyone with a summer garden — chances are good you have an abundance of squash and zucchini. Sauteed, grilled, stir fried, roasted, broiled, stuffed, pureed, dipped, and fried — we love squash served all ways around here. But this week, we’re digging this fried squash recipe. […]

Live in a house divided when it comes to sports teams? Kickoff football season with a show your team colors party with food and decor that match your rooting interest. These are great tailgating party ideas, too! #TeamJellO #cbias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Who says you have to wait until game day to throw a tailgating party? We brought the party to our backyard with a “show your team colors” cookout, perfect if you live in a house divided or if […]

Gourmet BLT Sandwich Recipe

As summer slips away, I find myself reflecting on what I will miss. Endless sunshine. Sleeping in. Flip-flops. Spontaneous road trips. Playing outside with friends until the sun goes down. Splashing in the pool. Fresh-from-the-garden produce. Especially vine-ripened tomatoes, which taste like summer and sunshine and all that is good in the world. I don’t […]

Cheap Meal Ideas with Kraft #RollintoSavings #shop #cbias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RollIntoSavings #CollectiveBias You know I love a bargain hunt, whether it’s at a yard sale, secondhand outlet, a retail store or searching out sales at the grocery for budget friendly meals. I love scoring a great deal and […]