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Back To School: Homemade Fruit Cups

It’s that time of year again. Summer is coming to a close, and a lot of you are getting ready to go back to school. I was one of those dorky kids that loved to go back-to-school shopping with my Mom. It meant new clothes, shoes, backpack, haircut, school supplies (Lisa Frank anyone?) and snacks!… 

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Spicy Chorizo Burger with Pimento Cheese

We are just over halfway through August! Can you believe it!? Soon it will be September and fall will be here. But summer isn’t over yet. There are still a few good weeks of grilling left. This may sound ridiculous but not until I moved to the Midwest did I know that non-cured chorizo existed…. 

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Try the World Unboxed – Japan and Okonomiyaki

I got another Try the World box and this one is from Japan! How fun! I LOVE this box! If you haven’t heard of Try the World it’s a box subscription that curates products from different countries and ships them to your door. It’s the perfect box subscription for the food lover. The first treat I pulled out… 

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Soba Noodle Salad with Teriyaki Dressing

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Kikkoman. The opinions and text are all mine. Summer is on high here in Texas and every day this week has reached triple digits. I have never been more grateful for air conditioning in my life. Although my little house stays cool with the… 

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Banh Mi Bratwurst

I participated in the National Pork Board program as a member of One2One Network. I received compensation but all opinions are my own. A highlight of summer is firing up the grill and applying meat to fire. A unique flavor develops when meat is cooked over open flames, a flavor that cannot be replicated. I… 

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Soy Deviled Eggs

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Kikkoman. The opinions and text are all mine. Whenever I go to a barbecue or potluck, I keep my eyes peeled for deviled eggs. I tend to be the greedy guest that loads my plate with deviled eggs. We love eggs of all forms in… 

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Pappardelle with Black Olive Tapenade, Sundried Tomatoes & Crispy Prosciutto

  I went to an olive oil tasting.  Yes, you read that correctly an olive oil tasting, not a wine tasting. Let me say that if you ever have the opportunity to participate in an olive oil tasting you should totally do it. It a great opportunity to learn about olive oils, how truly different… 

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Things to do In Puerto Rico: Culebra

Many people don’t know that off the coast of Puerto Rico are two tiny keys, Culebra, and Vieques. Vieques is the larger of the two, more populated and visited. Both islands were occupied by the military and used as gunnery and bomb practicing sites. After years of protest from the island inhabitants the military left… 

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Lemon Vanilla and PAMA Shaved Ice

This post was sponsored by Heaven Hill Distilleries Heaven Hill Family of Brands. Bardstown, KY © 2015 Things have been busy this month! I didn’t plan it; it just happened but, isn’t that how it usually happens? Well after a crazy busy week of work and another of life I needed some R & R…. 

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30 Recipes to Celebrate The 4th of July

The long weekend is coming! This weekend we celebrate U.S. independence. How do we celebrate? With grilled foods of course and, fireworks! I have gathered 30 recipes to help you celebrate The 4th of July right! Dust off those grills and get ready to celebrate! Teriyaki Piña Colada Burger, Oh Sweet Basil Thai Peanut Butter… 

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Pink & Stormy Cocktail + GIVEAWAY!

This post is sponsored by Heaven Hill Distilleries Heaven Hill Family of Brands. Bardstown, KY © 2015 I’ve been doing a lot of grilling and enjoying the summer outside. I need to take advantage before the Texas triple digit summer arrives. One of the great things about summer is that I can finally entertain guest…. 

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