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Appetizers

These Appetizer recipes are listed in alphabetical order.

Hot Italian Seven Layer Dip loaded with all your crave-worthy ingredients.

7-Layer Hot Italian Dip

We brought 7-Layer Hot Italian Dip along with a bottle of red and white Italian wines to a happy-hour party recently. We stepped outside the…

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Antipasto Skewers {a fun & easy party food}

I love a party where everyone brings an appetizer to share.  Such a great way to sample new recipes.  When we get the whole family together…

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Antipasto Squares

Antipasto Squares {Winning}

I'll never forget the first time I tasted these Antipasto Squares (and I'm sure my teammates who were with me won't either).  We were at an…

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Game Day Dip

Apache Bread Dip

We fell in love with Apache Bread Dip from the moment we were first introduced.  What's not to love about a hot ham & cheese dip served in a…

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Apple Brickle Dip

Apple Brickle Dip

Apple Brickle Dip should not be reserved for the Autumn season alone.  Oh no, this bowl of yum is a great dip any time of year. For most…

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Arancini {with Basil Pesto & Marinara Sauce}

Arancini {with Basil Pesto & Marinara Sauce} I was the girl who grew up eating my spaghetti with butter and parmesan cheese.  No red…

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Asian Salmon Meatballs on a parchment lined baking sheet

Asian Salmon Meatballs Over Cauliflower Fried Rice

This simple dinner of Asian Salmon Meatballs over Cauliflower Fried Rice has got my wheels spinning. My fantasy of owning a Food Truck featuring…

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Asparagus & Goat Cheese Tart

Asparagus & Goat Cheese Tart

Asparagus & Goat Cheese Tart Asparagus lined one side of my grandfather Boppy’s garden, the only barrier between me and the glorious…

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Asparagus Fries {with Maple Dijon Dipping Sauce}

Okay these were a hit.  Fresh asparagus coated in panko breadcrumbs then baked to crispy perfection.  Asparagus Fries.  Look at…

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Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush {Eggplant Dip}

While the recipe is delicious, I have since discovered a much easier and equally tasty version. Check out my Easy Baba Ghanoush recipe…

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Bacon Wrapped Buffalo Poppers

We've taken our beloved Jalapeno Poppers to a new level.  Or maybe two new levels.  Or is it three?  We infused…

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Baked Broccoli Bacon Cheddar Bites

Baked Broccoli Bacon Cheddar Bites {…of love!}

Baked Broccoli Bacon Cheddar Bites I asked Shelby for some recipe inspiration.  Perhaps something she had enjoyed recently in a…

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Baked Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Chicken Wing shortage?  Now that would be a 'fowl play' just two days before Game Time.  It is estimated that American's will eat 1.23…

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Baked Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

I had this vision of presenting a big bowl of Cream of Tomato Soup with Basil Pesto & a side of Mozzarella Dunkers aka Baked Mozzarella…

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Baked Shrimp {with Feta & Herbs}

This Baked Shrimp with Feta & Herbs will quickly become a favorite. I promise. Oh my gosh the savory flavors.....shrimp bathing in lemon,…

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Baked Stuffed Shrimp

Baked Stuffed Shrimp

Baked Stuffed Shrimp. We called them an appetizer and only made five.  Wished we had more.  They were…

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Baked Summer Squash Chips

Have you ever made Baked Summer Squash Chips?  Last July when summer squash was in abundance at the Farmers' Market, I couldn't…

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Bang Bang Shrimp

Bang Bang Shrimp {Bonefish Grill Inspired}

There are those dishes on a restaurant menu that create a stir and keep you coming back.  Remember when the Blooming Onion blossomed on the…

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BBQ Chicken Pizza Dip

It's football season, officially Autumn Thyme and we've dipped into the low 60's here in the sunny south.  I for one am ready for fall. …

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Beef Carpaccio {a Birthday Tradition}

My birthday week is officially winding down.  It began last Saturday with a wonderful dinner, made especially for me.  I have for three…

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Beef, Bean & Cheese Nachos {with Jalapeños}

You know that little local Mexican joint that has become your convenient fast lunch or after-work margarita spot.  Mine closed down…

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Cafe au Lait & Beignets

Beignets & Charbroiled Oysters {and a Pimm’s Cup Cocktail Recipe}

Oysters.  Fifty cent oysters on the half shell.  That’s how it began one week ago today.  Wait, you could say it actually began…

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BLT Deconstructed

BLT Stack {with Fresh Herb Mayo}

BLT Stack {with Fresh Herb Mayo} The tomatoes are coming, the tomatoes are coming.  Are you as ready as we are for some nice vine ripened…

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Blue Cheese Chips {with Crispy Bacon} for the Win!

Blue Cheese Chips {with Crispy Bacon} for the Win! Looking for some great Pub Food ideas or game day snacks?! These nacho-style kettle chips are…

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Blueberry Goat Cheese Crostini with Honey & Lemon

Blueberry Goat Cheese Crostini {with Honey & Lemon}

Blueberry Goat Cheese Crostini {with Honey & Lemon} There something really wholesome about a beautiful bowl of fresh spinach and mixed greens…

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Boursin Spread {Garlic & Herb}

Boursin Garlic & Herb Spread

I'm not sure when Boursin Spread became so popular, but as a child I can remember it being served with crackers and other nibbles in the 5…

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Bread & Butter Pickles

Sweet.  Crisp.  Bread & Butter Pickles.  We're hooked.  Fortunately these pickles are super easy to make and just a day away…

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Bread Dipping Oil

What's not to love about sitting down at your favorite Italian restaurant when out comes warm crusty bread and a dish of herby Bread…

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Bruschetta Panzanella Salad featuring rustic bread cubes and fresh mozzarella in a wooden bowl

Bruschetta Panzanella Salad

This Bruschetta Panzanella Salad was born out of leftover garlic bread and bruschetta! Exactly the way classic Panzanella (Italian stale bread salad)…

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Who doesn't LOVE Buffalo Chicken Dip?!! I'm certain Shelby requested it multiple times per week when we first discovered it years ago.  It…

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Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

Once you've made a batch of Buffalo Chicken Dip, you've opened up endless recipe-twist possibilities.  I decided on Buffalo Chicken…

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Closeup overhead shot of buffalo chicken wings over tortilla chips. Carrot and celery sticks in background.

Buffalo Chicken Wings {and how to serve them}

This post is a lot more about how I like to serve Buffalo Chicken Wings then it is about how to make them, although we'll cover that too! Crispy…

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Buffalo Shrimp

We were gifted 7 pounds of fresh-off-the-boat Georgia shrimp a month or two back (thanks to my mom & dad in-law).  I froze them in one pound…

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Cajun Jambalaya Skewers

Cajun Jambalaya Skewers

I had such fun making our Low-Country Boil Skewers that I thought we'd try a new twist.  Meet Cajun Jambalaya Skewers. Since I've read that…

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Ceviche {with Halibut, Scallops & Shrimp}

We celebrated Shelby's birthday last evening.  When we asked her what she'd like for dinner she said "one of your amazing…

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Cheddar-Parmesan Savory Biscotti {with Sundried Tomatoes}

I have a thing for biscotti.  It began year's ago when I first discovered a recipe for Dark Chocolate Walnut Biscotti.  They soon…

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Cheesy Beef Enchilada Dip

Cheesy Beef Enchilada Dip

There's something about watching football while raking a chip through hot cheesy dip.  It just feels good.  I hadn't planned on…

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Cheesy Garlic & Herb Pull-Apart Bread

Cheesy Garlic & Herb Pull-Apart Bread {with Maryland Crab Dip}

It's Super Bowl Sunday and I had resigned myself to the idea that I wasn't going to put on a big spread, even though this is the 2nd biggest eating…

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Cheez It Crusted Chicken Fingers {with Franks love}

Cheez-It Crusted Buffalo Chicken Fingers

Cheez-It Crusted Buffalo Chicken Fingers The allure of Chicken Fingers….what a powerful thing.  I can spend hours creating a…

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Chicken Chilaquiles {with Fried Eggs}

Chicken Chilaquiles. Chee-lah-KEE-less. Chicken-ala-cheese-ness. There are about a bazillion corn tortillas in a package.  Have you noticed…

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Chicken Marsala Meatballs for National Meatball Day!

We shall make Chicken Marsala Meatballs. Because TODAY is National Meatball Day! With the way I love meatballs, this food holiday is deserving…

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A trio of Chicken Parmesan Meatball Sliders on a white plate.

Chicken Parmesan Meatball Sliders

Chicken Parmesan Meatball Sliders. Relatively wordless Wednesday Post.  Soooo. I walk a lot.  It's my time to silently talk through…

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Chipotle Salsa is Addicting

This Chipotle Salsa is super addicting!! We put in on everything from Carnitas to rice to homemade tortilla chips! For that matter it was the…

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Cheez-It Zings

Chipotle Smoked Cheddar Cheese Ball {with Bacon & Jalapeno}

Chipotle Smoked Cheddar Cheese Ball {with Bacon & Jalapeno}. I received an email several months ago from the marketing company for Kellogg's…

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Classic Shrimp Cocktail {with Cocktail Sauce}

We were completely spoiled last night with the gift of 7lbs. of fresh off the boat Georgia Shrimp for our birthdays.  Two pounds cooked,…

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Coconut Almond Shrimp

Coconut Almond Shrimp with Sweet & Spicy Orange Sauce

Coconut Almond Shrimp with Sweet & Spicy Orange Sauce. Tonight marks the end of the 4th of July Holiday week.  And if you're anything…

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Coconut Curry Chicken Skewers

With Grillin' & Chillin' weather upon us, I for one am looking for super easy recipes to throw on the grill (or in the cocktail…

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Cool Ranch Jalapeno Poppers

Cool Ranch Jalapeño Poppers {just for fun}

We found the nicest bag of jalapeños at our wholesale club on Saturday and decided to try our hand at making Jalapeño Poppers.  As…

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Coquilles St. Jacques

Coquilles Saint-Jacques

Coquilles Saint-Jacques. It's a bit tricky to describe how incredibly rich and utterly amazing this dish is.  But I must try.  It's…

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Corned Beef & Cabbage Egg Rolls {with Russian Dressing}

Corned Beef & Cabbage Egg Rolls {with Russian Dressing}. Recipe inspiration you ask?  Day after St. Patrick's Day leftovers meets an…

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Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

Looking for an easy appetizer to bring to a holiday party….Cowboy Caviar might just be the answer.  Cowboy Caviar is one of our most popular…

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Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar & A Country Christmas Party

Whipped up a batch of Cowboy Caviar in honor of tonight's Country Christmas themed Annual Company Party.  I can not wait.  While we work…

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Crab Cake Balls {with Remoulade Sauce}

Crab Cake Balls with Remoulade Sauce. Everything we love about a Crab Cake rolled into bite-sized nuggets. A perfect little appetizer or addition…

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Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce

Crab Cakes {with Remoulade Sauce}

When life gives you jumbo lump crab meat.... I'd like to say that I did great research to find the most incredible Crab Cake recipe or that I make…

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Crab Rangoon Dip with Wonton Chips

Crab Rangoon Dip {with Wonton Chips}

Crab Rangoon Dip {with Wonton Chips}. Crab Rangoon are such a favorite around here.  We even make them from scratch from time to time. …

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Crab Rangoons

Crab Rangoon {with Sweet and Sour Sauce}

Back in the days of apartment living when Chinese food takeout seemed to be a weekly occurrence....we'd always say yes to "do you want to…

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Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms For our last several family gatherings we've decided our dinner menu would be a vast array of…

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Cranberry Orange & Ginger Chutney Brie Tarts

Cranberry Orange & Ginger Chutney Brie Tarts

I have to admit I've never been a big fan of cranberry sauce.  My mom and sister loved it, so it was always part of our Thanksgiving buffet, but I…

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Crescent Roll Pinwheel Appetizers {and a really awesome Gift idea}

Crescent Roll Pinwheel Appetizers ~ Three Ways Every year we all have that someone who is nearly impossible to shop for. I came up with a fun…

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Crisp Cod Cakes with Peach Basil Relish

Crisp Cod Cakes {with Peach Basil Relish}

Crisp Cod Cakes with Peach Basil Relish. I had a moment yesterday.  A really big moment.  I was on my way to work via McDonald's…

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Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

These Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings have inched their way onto my short list of favorite wing flavors. Mardi Gras still holds the…

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Crispy Baked Potato Wedge Pub Fries

Crispy Baked Potato Wedges

I needed the perfect delivery vessel for an upcoming AWE-MAZING Hot Dip Recipe.  I can't tell you what that recipe is quite yet (it's a gift…

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Deconstructed Shrimp & Grits

Crispy Fried Shrimp {six ways}

As a kid who grew up eating frozen fish sticks at least once a week, and loving them I might add....imagine my delight when I was…

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Crispy Greek Chicken Wings {with Lemon, Garlic & Feta}

Oven baked Crispy Greek Chicken Wings drizzled with lemon garlic oil and a generous sprinkle of feta cheese. Flavor wow! I have a…

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Deconstructed Shrimp & Grits

Deconstructed Shrimp & Grits {one small bite at a time}

Deconstructed Shrimp & Grits ~ One small bite at a time. I'm not sure where to begin with this one.  I was fumbling around the…

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Golden Deep Fried Stuffed Olives with Sausage

Deep Fried Stuffed Olives

Who among us is longing for Friday evenings where we gather with friends around our kitchen islands sipping cocktails and nibbling on Deep Fried…

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Deviled Crab Dip

I've been on a sentimental journey lately exploring old family recipes.  I could hardly wait to recreate Mom's Deviled Crab Dip.  I…

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Easy & Delicious Jalapeño Popper Dip Recipe

Easy & Delicious Jalapeño Popper Dip Recipe

This Easy & Delicious Jalapeño Popper Dip Recipe is perfect for holiday entertaining! Yes, I referenced the holidays. They will be here in…

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Easy Baba Ghanoush

Easy Baba Ghanoush is a wonderful middle eastern eggplant dip that's rich flavor and creamy texture will delight your taste buds. Trust me on this…

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Eggplant Meatballs have a wonderful texture that is both 'meaty' and moist with fresh herbs smiling throughout.

Eggplant Meatballs

With these Eggplant Meatballs you'll never even miss the meat. Through all of this March Meatball Madness I have received several requests…

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Eggplant Parmesan Stacks

Eggplant Parmesan Stacks

Eggplant Parmesan Stacks. I won't pretend this is anything more than an attempt to sneak another Eggplant Parmesan recipe onto the pages…

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Falafel with lemon tahini dipping sauce are bright green and very flavorful.

Falafel {with Lemon Tahini Sauce}

Falafel. They are bright and green and filled with fresh herbs. A crispy exterior with a tender moist center makes them irresistible and…

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Favorite Sea Scallop Recipes

I was looking through our food photos and was reminded just how much I adore scallops.  Particularly how much I worship the sweet fresh flavor…

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Feast of the Seven Fishes {Christmas Eve Tradition}

Several years ago I got a hankering to attempt the Feast of the Seven Fishes for our Christmas Eve dinner.  I carefully selected recipes, ordered…

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Fire Roasted Corn & Poblano Salsa Ingredients in a white bowl on a black table.

Fire Roasted Corn & Poblano Salsa

Fire Roasted Corn & Poblano Salsa has the right balance of crunch with a mild smoky heat balanced by fresh squeezed lime juice and seasonings. …

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Fire Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole

Fire Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole

Months and months ago when I was doing a little research on tomatillos for my Salsa Verde recipe, I 'bookmarked' a recipe for Fire Roasted Tomatillo…

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Fish & Chip Bites {with Crispy Caper Tartar Sauce}

Lightly beer battered fish nuggets, perched on crispy caper tartar sauce slathered onto thick cut chips.  Now that's a mouthful of…

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Flatbread Crackers {in a Variety of Flavors}

The Baking Gods gave us Flatbread Crackers. And they were good. And a whole lot easier than rolling, cutting and baking individual…

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French Onion Dip is a Game Day Staple

There was a time when French Onion Dip was the go-to staple for Game Day or family gatherings. A packet of onion soup mix, a tub of sour cream,…

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Fresh Fig & Mascarpone Sweet Potato Pizza {Gluten Free}

When I asked you all for fig recipe inspiration my sister-in-love immediately responded with "Fig & Mascarpone Pizza!" To which I replied…

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An overhead view of a green pottery bowl with Mexican street corn dip. A colorful napkin and fresh cilantro sit beside the bowl. The bowl is in a wicker basket.

Fresh Mexican Street Corn Dip You’ll Love

Sharing Fresh Mexican Street Corn Dip You'll Love. Your family will request. And your neighbors will covet. We've taken classic Mexican street…

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Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Tomatoes, tomatoes everywhere!!  Homemade Fresh Tomato Salsa is so quick and easy to make and oh so much better than the jar variety. …

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Fresh Veggie Nachos Gluten Free

Fresh Veggie Nachos {Sundays with Shelby}

Fresh Veggie Nachos {Gluten Free}. I love my kid.  I know.  We all do (love our kids that is).  But I'm at that really great place…

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Friday Night Sliders {TGIF}

Friday Night Sliders.  Because sometimes you just deserve a good burger!! When it comes to food I'm all about the package, the delivery if…

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Game Day & Tailgate Party Recipes {over 50 recipes}

I thought it would be fun to compile a few of our favorite Game Day & Tailgate Party Recipes in one nice recipe round-up.  Seems I have…

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Garlic Parmesan Roasted Chickpeas

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Chickpeas {Healthy Living}

Healthy Living is something we should all aspire to.  I'm not crazy about the word diet, unless a doctor puts you on one.  For me, and many…

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General Tso’s Chicken Wings

For recipe inspiration, we took a quick poll of family, friends and neighbors and landed on General Tso's Chicken Wings. They're sweet &…

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Gluten Free Sweet Potato Avocado Toast {6-Ways}

I decided to jump on the band wagon and give Sweet Potato Avocado Toast a try. Six times. I tried six variations just to be sure and each…

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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Two ingredients, so much flavor.  Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp. Two things you can generally find in our freezer are bacon and…

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Guacamole Deviled Eggs with Crispy Bacon

Guacamole Deviled Eggs {with Crispy Bacon}

Guacamole Deviled Eggs with Crispy Bacon. One week to go before we complete our first year of 'food blogging.'  A term I hesitated to use for…

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Homemade Flatbread Pizza

Once we perfected the Flatbread Crackers, the natural progression was to make Homemade Flatbread Pizza.  Talk about the perfect Friday night,…

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Homemade Fry Sauce ~ Three Ways. Classic, Red BBQ, White BBQ

Homemade Fry Sauce {Three Ways}

Pub Fries are single handedly responsible for my decision to make Fry Sauce.  That bucket of perfectly Crispy Baked Potato Wedges…

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Kettle chips piled with bacon, scallions, blue cheese dressing on a brown plate sitting on a stone table.

Homemade Is Better Blue Cheese Dressing

If you love Buffalo Wings or Wedge Salads or Blue Cheese Chips you've got to have a Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing at your disposal. It was high time…

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Game Day Appetizer of Homemade Queso Dip with Tater Tots

Homemade Queso Dip {with Tater Tots}

Homemade Queso Dip with Tater Tots! Happy National Tater Tots Day. All the best things about a hash brown patty in pop-in-your-mouth bite…

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Crab Cake Balls with Homemade Remoulade Sauce is the perfect pairing.

Homemade Remoulade Sauce

This slightly spicy, super creamy Homemade Remoulade Sauce is the perfect pairing for crab cakes, fried fish or shrimp, po' boys, or even fried…

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Hot Cuban Dip

The inspiration for this Hot Cuban Dip was the Cuban sandwich I had enjoyed the day before.  With every bite I took I was reminded of how…

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Loaded Baked Potato Dip with Crispy Baked Potato Wedges served in a green bowl sitting on a wooden table.

Hot Loaded Baked Potato Dip {with Crispy Potato Wedges}

We spent happy-hour enjoying this Loaded Baked Potato Dip with Crispy Baked Potato Wedges, delivered happy and declared that dinner had…

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Hot Party Dip Recipes {Super Bowl Worthy}

We have a pretty great collection of Hot Party Dip recipes on Lemony Thyme, if I do say so myself. What better time than Super Bowl weekend to round…

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Hot Pizza Dip {with Twisted Parmesan Herb Breadsticks}

I needed a great HOT Dip recipe. So off to Pinterest Wonderland I went.  Whoa.  The choices are vast, diverse, and oh so cheesy. …

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Hot Reuben Dip

I've been playing around lately with new ideas for dips.  We took a Crab Rangoon and turned it inside out, creating a creamy crab dip with…

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How to Oven Roast Garlic

For the purpose of this How to Oven Roast Garlic post, we will use aluminum foil. Even though I actually own a Terracotta Garlic Roaster,…

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Italian Herb & Lemon Roasted Shrimp

Italian Herb & Lemon Roasted Shrimp. This is one of those recipes that was too simple not to try.  Doesn't require many words…

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Italian Sausage Wrapped in Bread Dough {aka Big Pig in a Blanket}

Get a room full of people together for nearly any occasion, set out a platter of Pigs in a Blanket, and prepare to watch them disappear.  In a…

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Italian Stuffed Mushrooms

Italian Stuffed Mushrooms

I have always loved mushrooms.  Raw.  Cooked.  Stuffed.  In Stuffing.  In fact, my very first (and only...to date)…

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Italian White Bean Dip {with Homemade Pita Bread}

I have a treasured folder where I keep paper copies of recipes.  Some jotted down on scratch paper, others torn from magazines, and lots printed…

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Jalapeno Popper Pizza

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

When life gives you corn tortillas, it's a great time to get creative.  There are hundreds or at least 30 corn tortillas in a package. …

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Jalapeño Pulled Pork Loaded Nachos

I vowed to stay out of Publix for a week following the holidays.  I called home as I entered the store to admit to my failures.  The words on…

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Jamaican Jerk Sugar Cane Shrimp

Jamaican Jerk Sugar Cane Shrimp. Jamaican Jerk marinated tender shrimp.Skewered on sugar cane.Lightly…

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Grilled Jerk Chicken Wings are a real crowd-pleaser. Pair them with plantains, Caribbean couscous and cold beer!

Jerk Chicken Wings are a Crowd-Pleaser

Jerk Chicken Wings are a crowd-pleaser. They were also a clear front runner! That's right, when we set out to make a list of the new chicken…

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The colorful fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and red onion are precisely what makes Jerusalem Salad so special.

Jerusalem Salad

These colorful fresh ingredients and bright flavors are precisely what makes Jerusalem Salad so special. This chopped salad is packed with…

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Kale Chips

Kale Chips {Hail to Kale}

I did it.  I joined the other half of the population who has been enjoying and loves Kale.  These Kale Chips are my third dish in a…

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Kung Pao Chicken Drumsticks

Kung Pao Chicken Drumsticks That Are Finger-Licking Good!

Kung Pao Chicken Drumsticks. These sticky sticks are finger-licking good. The Kung Pao sauce packs a little heat with giant sweet and savory…

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Loaded Baked Potato Tots Recipe

There's quite the story that goes with this Loaded Baked Potato Tots Recipe. Last week I shared what would be the first recipe in a new series…

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Loaded Butternut Squash Chips

Loaded Butternut Squash Chips. Think loaded potato skins, but better.  At least that's how we felt about them.  The hint of sweetness…

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Loaded Potato Bites

Have I got a fun little appetizer for you.  Envision bite-sized baked potatoes loaded with sour cream, chives, cheddar cheese and…

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Low Country Boil Skewers

Low-Country Boil Skewers

I adore Low-Country Boils.  Having said that I can count on one hand how many times I've had the pleasure of enjoying them.  When I…

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Mac 'n Cheese Bites

Mac & Cheese Bites with Jalapeno Love Knots {Tapas Style}

Went to a great Wine & Tapas restaurant Friday evening with 10 of my favorite ladies.  Up one side of our table and down the other were small…

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Malfatti {Spinach & Ricotta Dumplings}

Continuing on my classic Italian recipe exploration I discovered Malfatti, a true Italian comfort food. These spinach and ricotta 'dumplings' are…

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Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa. You really ought to give fresh fruit a chance.  I know I'm preaching to the choir for many of you, but there are a good number…

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Maple Bacon & Pecan Cheese Pops

Today is my day to help celebrate Chef Bec (from It's Yummi) for her 50th Birthday Bash.  I hope you've been following along on social…

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Mardi Gras Wing Seasoning

Mardi Gras Wings {Publix Copycat}

Here is the baked version of our most favorite wing recipe from our local....no, not our local wing joint.  This recipe is for our favorite…

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Margarita Ceviche {National Margarita Day}

Margarita Ceviche My mom gave me a unique cookbook several years ago called Surreal Gourmet Bites.  It changed my life or at least the way I…

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Maryland Crab Dip

Maryland Crab Dip

We made this Maryland Crab Dip for last year's Super Bowl game in honor of the Baltimore Ravens.  It went great with our Cheesy Garlic…

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Meatball Beef & Broccoli

Meatball Beef & Broccoli. When I decided to share a different meatball recipe for the month of March I needed to enlist my loved ones for some…

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Middle Eastern Mezze Platter

A mezze platter is made up of several small dishes usually eaten as an appetizer or light meal. A mezze (or meze) is a popular style of eating in…

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Monterey Loaded Nacho Fries

I know for many families Friday is Pizza Night.  At our house we've been toasting the end of the work week with a cold beverage and a tray of…

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My Go-To Guacamole Recipe

Did you know that Guacamole is one of the most popular Super Bowl snacks?! Right up there with Chicken Wings! But it's been around long before the…

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Oh So Yummy Caramelized Onion Dip

This Caramelized Onion Dip is slightly sweet and oh so yummy.  The caramelized onions add layers of flavor and are definitely the star! The…

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Our Favorite Meatball Recipes {and a Food Truck Fantasy}

Is it just me or do you agree that Meatballs are a Fabulously FUN Food?  I think if I were going to have a Food Truck (and you know we’ve all…

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Oven Baked Lobster Tails

Oven Baked Lobster Tails. Lobster.  What a treat.  Growing up in New England I looked forward to our annual Lobster & Clam Bake each…

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Overhead picture of spinach salad with Parmesan Crisps and crispy bacon on blue rimmed white plate.

Parmesan Crisps

For Parmesan Crisps... Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line baking sheet with parchment paper. For large 2 1/2" crisps, grate 1/2…

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Parmesan Tuiles with Heirloom Tomato Salad

Parmesan Crisps with Summer Tomato Salad

Fresh local grown tomatoes inspire me.  And they are so flavorful and delicious right now.  The farmers' market is bursting with…

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Peach Basil Salsa

Peach Basil Relish {or Salsa}

Peach Basil Relish aka Peach Basil Salsa. Fresh juicy summer peaches bring a sweet-tart happiness to this relish.  Finely diced…

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Pepperoncini Pot Roast Sliders

Pepperoncini Beef Sliders {with Pepper Jack Cheese}

Pepperoncini Beef Sliders with Pepper Jack Cheese.  Game Changer. Begin with a Pepperoncini Beef Pot Roast recipe. …

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Philly Cheesesteak Meatballs

When National Philly Cheesesteak Day and March Meatball Madness collide, it's kind of a no brainer - we're making Philly Cheesesteak Meatballs!…

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Pico de Gallo {Put The Lime In The Coconut}

I had a salad this week that stopped me in my eating tracks.  There was a lot going on with said salad.  Which made my mind drift from the…

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Pimento Cheese Dip with Jalapeno

Pimento Cheese Dip with Jalapenos

Pimento Cheese Dip is such a treat.  I think because it's made with love.  The same kind of love that goes into homemade Egg Salad or Tuna…

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Pomengranate Zucchini & Avocado Salsa

Pomegranate, Zucchini, and Avocado Salsa {Share the Love}

A couple years ago, just before the Christmas Holiday season began, I sat down on my living room rug with literally years of issues of Martha Stewart…

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Potato Leek Soup {with Crispy Sage}

Potato Leek Soup with Crispy Sage is creamy and delicious.  With basic ingredients and minimum hands on cooking time, this soup has been…

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Pretzel Crusted Chicken Strips {with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce}

Pretzel Crusted Chicken Strips {with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce}. I've written before on the magnificent power of a chicken strip.  For…

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Prosciutto Wrapped Mascarpone Stuffed Figs of Love!

Have I got a story for you! But first let me introduce Prosciutto Wrapped Mascarpone Stuffed Figs of Love! Sweet delicious figs, filled with a…

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Pumpkin Hummus

Pumpkin Hummus {with Homemade Pita Chips}

Getting ready for a big office Halloween Party tomorrow.  Not only do we go all out with our costumes and decorations, but we put on…

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Queso Fundido with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers

Queso Fundido {with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers}

With the BIG Game Day approaching it was time for a new dip in the Lemony Thyme house.  Queso Fundido with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers sure did…

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Ratatouille with Herbed Mascarpone

This Ratatouille with Herbed Mascarpone is what dreams are made of. Tender roasted veggies with the most incredible herby mascarpone melting…

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Refrigerator Pickled Green Beans

Refrigerator Pickled Green Beans

Refrigerator Pickles take the unknown out of making pickles.  I know nothing about canning and preserving, although both are on my culinary…

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Restaurant-Style Blender Salsa

Restaurant-Style Salsa

Why have I waited so long to discover how easy AND inexpensive it is to make Restaurant-Style Salsa at home, by simply using your…

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Roasted Corn & Poblano Crab Dip

Roasted Corn & Poblano Crab Dip. There are sooo many fabulous hot dip recipes out there.  "There" being the fruitful internet. Every…

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Roasted Garlic Bread Soup

We have a wonderful Used Book Store in town.  It's in an old home, so imagine each section in it's own little room, most complete with quiet…

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Roasted Golden Beet Hummus

I'm now putting Roasted Golden Beet Hummus in my rotation! It is absolutely delicious as a dip, but wait until you try it as a sandwich spread!!…

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Roasted Tomato & Mozzarella

Roasted Tomato & Mozzarella

Roasted Tomato & Mozzarella. I have seen some wonderful recipes lately for slow roasting tomatoes, like this one by The Foodie Physician.  By…

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