Sicilian Meatball Soup – #SoupSwappers

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Sicilian Meatball Soup

This month’s theme for #SoupSwappers is Let’s Go International; this recipe for Sicilian Meatball Soup brings you the flavors of Sicily in a hearty, stick-to-your-ribs soup. Links to all the other international soups are included. Continue reading

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Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing – Two Ways

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Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing

Top your favorite salad, fruit, or slaw with this recipe for Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing, done two ways: Traditional Mayonnaise and Greek Yogurt; both sweetened with honey.  Continue reading

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Fromage Fort

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Fromage Fort

Take all those scraps of cheese hanging out in your refrigerator and make this French cheese spread recipe: Fromage Fort! Traditionally made by blending together pieces of different leftover cheeses, white wine and garlic, it is a great way to reinvent your cheeseboard.  Continue reading

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Macaroni and Beef Skillet – (Beefy Cheesy Mac)

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Macaroni and Beef Skillet

This super cheesy Macaroni and Beef Skillet recipe is a grownup version of that boxed helper you may have had as a kid. Flavored with cumin, coriander and garlic, it’s reminiscent of Chili-Mac; it’s very hearty and it’s sure to please all your meat and starch lovers. Continue reading

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Wheatberry Wild Rice Salad – Meatless Monday

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Wheatberry Wild Rice Salad

Whole grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables all come together in today’s recipe for Wheatberry (wheat berry) Wild Rice Salad. With the perfect mix of savory and sweet, this protein and high-fiber salad is excellent for Meatless Monday.  Continue reading

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Tomato Leek Soup – Thick and Chunky – Meatless Monday

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Tomato Leek Soup – Thick and Chunky

This Tomato Leek Soup recipe is today’s comfort food offering; it is thick and chunky and so flavorful it  Continue reading

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Apple Pear Cake – Cast Iron Cooking

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Apple Pear Cake

This Apple Pear Cake recipe is chock full of flavor and easy to make, no matter your baking skill. Fresh apple and pear; pecans, cinnamon and nutmeg are all included. There’s nothing more perfect for a cold winter night than a simple cake baked in a cast iron skillet (yes, you can use a regular cake pan). Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese Hummus

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Pimento Cheese Hummus

This recipe for Pimento Cheese Hummus is the marriage of two of my very favorite things. Pimento Cheese is made healthier and more nutritious, while hummus is studded with sweet pimento and cheddar cheese. This union was made in what I’d consider food heaven.

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Cauliflower White Bean Chili

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Cauliflower White Bean Chili

Healthy Soups is the theme for this month’s Soup Saturday and this recipe for Cauliflower White Bean Chili fits the bill. Roasted Cauliflower, white beans and green chiles combine with spices for a flavorful, hearty chili that will warm you from the inside out. Continue reading

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Étouffée Empanada – Shrimp and Crawfish

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Étouffée Empanada

Today’s recipe: Étouffée Empanada. Yes. That’s right. Shrimp and Crawfish in Étouffée sauce, wrapped in Flaky Pastry and baked. This month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme was Seafood Pie and this is mine. All other FFF seafood pie recipes are linked in the post. Continue reading

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