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Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

With the warmer weather it is finally time for patio season!! We cleaned up the BBQ, set up patio furniture, and have hosted our first dinner on the deck! I decided to make a fresh fruit salsa for our appetizer this weekend while having some friends over for dinner. This mango salsa was a huge […]

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Crock Pot French Toast

Crock Pot French Toast A couple of weeks ago, we were asked to bring a breakfast item to our church to share. Everyone had the idea of bringing in bagels and muffins, but I like a good hot breakfast on weekends. I decided to give french toast in the crock pot a try, and everyone […]

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chocolate covered bacon

Chocolate Covered Bacon

A little over a year ago, a couple of my friends were talking about chocolate covered bacon, going for about $10 per pound at a local shop. At first I thought, “Eww, no thanks!” but as I thought more about this, I thought about the contrast between sweet and salty combination that I seem to enjoy so […]

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stuffed yorkshire pudding snacks

Stuffed Yorkshire Pudding

While watching the Euro Cup soccer matches this past week, we’ve been inspired to cook up some popular European dishes for a snack to eat while cheering on our favourite teams. Over the next couple of weeks we will be posting a few different recipes to enjoy during Euro Cup 2012. Last night we decided to make a Stuffed Yorkshire Pudding in preparation for […]

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National Popcorn Day

  It’s National Popcorn Day today and we thought we would post a few recipes for you that we have found. We cannot wait to get home and try these! Hope you enjoy! Caramel Bacon Popcorn Crunch from Food52 Serves 6 8 bacon slices 1/2 cup dry popcorn 1 cup roasted unsalted peanuts 1/2 cup […]

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Veggie Pizza Variation

Recently I posted a recipe for one of my favorite snacks, Veggie Pizza. I was having friends over one night and decided to experiment with the ingredients. I sauteed broccoli, carrots and cauliflower in extra virgin olive oil until they were tender but still crisp. I also used a four cheese ranch bottled dressing which […]

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It’s Game Time!

It’s a great time of year to be indoors and enjoying watching a good hockey or football game, maybe even catching the last few games of the world series with friends. Evenings like these are better paired with a few snacks and your favorite beer or wine. So call up your friends, grab a few […]

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