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Cranberry Orange Pistachio Cookies

These Cranberry Orange Pistachio Cookies are loaded with flavor and are meant to be shared |

It’s cookie baking season and I went into the kitchen craving snowball type cookies stuffed with peppermint filled Hersheys® Kisses….and it was a complete failure! The creamy filling melted and spilled out all over the pan. Oh well, back to the drawing board!! So I stared into the pantry trying to create a Plan B cookie worthy of sharing with the world…….. 

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No need to stress this holiday season, Holiday Relaxer Cocktail to the rescue |

Holiday Relaxer Cocktail

The holidays are upon us and the stores are already getting crazy!! It always amazes me how busy the roads and stores are this time of year, all of these people must be hiding under a rock the rest of the year. Well there is no need to stress out or panic this holiday season,… 

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Classic Deviled Eggs, a must have appetizer for holidays and parties |

Classic Deviled Eggs

No holiday party, or any party for that matter, would be complete without Classic Deviled Eggs…am I right? We all love them and expect to see them somewhere on the buffet table. Now one thing that we all cannot agree on…pickle relish! I personally do not like pickles of any kind, so pickle relish will… 

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Oven-baked Cabernet Barbecue Ribs make a summer time favorite easy to enjoy any time of the year |

Cabernet Barbecue Ribs

Pull out your napkins and put on your bibs…things are about to get messy! Please tell me that you are not one of those people that eats your barbecue ribs with a fork! These Cabernet Barbecue Ribs sound sophisticated, but they are still good ‘ol, gettin’ messy finger finger food. We don’t do pretentious around… 

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This Cabernet Barbecue Sauce will take your ribs and steaks to a whole new level of yumminess |

Cabernet Barbecue Sauce

The calendar says that it is fall, and my brain knows that it is fall, but my stomach says it’s not in the mood for fall foods. While everyone else is preparing holiday recipes, I just can’t seem to get in the mood. It’s no secret that I do not like turkey so maybe that… 

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Tender potatoes seasoned with basil, oregano, and fresh Parmesan cheese make these Crispy Italian Roasted Potatoes a much better choice than French fries |

Crispy Italian Roasted Potatoes

Do you ever feel like you have been jinxed? As soon as you say something, you have this horrible feeling that the exact opposite outcome is about to become reality? My son and I were having a conversation on Sunday about allergies, and I made the mistake of pointing out that I have only had… 

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Mocha Almond Fudge Truffle Pie | #DairyFree4All #ad

Mocha Almond Fudge Truffle Pie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DairyFree4All #CollectiveBias The holiday season is upon us, unfortunately not all of us can enjoy treats and desserts that contain dairy. I am also not a huge fan of pumpkin pie, so I am always sneaking in a… 

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This Hot Fudge Sauce is lactose-free and so, so simple to make |

Hot Fudge Sauce

Raise your hand if you love chocolate!! You can’t see it, but I have both hands raised right now. 😉 Yes, I admit it…I am a chocoholic. But not just any chocolate, it has to be dark chocolate and it has to be as close to dairy-free as possible. I have searched every store in… 

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Butternut Squash and Sage Pizza is the perfect way to celebrate Fall |

Butternut Squash and Sage Pizza

Guess what? I actually got to wear jeans today!! The skies are overcast and the temperature dropped into the 70’s…it actually kind of felt like a fall day…Arizona style. No matter what the thermometer says, I am having fun this year trying to create fall inspired meals to celebrate all of the beautiful colors and… 

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