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Goat Cheese,Caramelized Onion and Fig Jam Grilled Cheese

HOLY GRILLED CHEESE! Let's have some serious real talk right now.  I am officially addicted to Diners, Drive ins and Dives.  I watch it on the reg and always get SO inspired!  Banana bread french toast with bananas foster and ice cream?…
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Roasted Corn and Cheese Dip

Chips and dip.  You know what I'm talking about. Tortilla chips and queso. Ruffles and french onion dip. Pretzels and ranch. Pita chips and hummus?! You catch my drift.  Chips and dip just make the world go round.  When a…
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Olive Oil Tortillas

So I finally did it.  Tortillas are one of those things that taste so much better when they are fresh.  I know I love when restaurants make them fresh but it was always one of those things I thought was best to leave to the experts.  Traditional…
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Cinnamon-Sugar Croutons

I failed making granola this weekend.  I burnt it and I burnt it bad.  I was going to make granola and tell you how much I love it on greek yogurt.  But alas that blog post is now burnt along with those helpless oats.  But everything happens…
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Hummus Avocado Tartine

Why are the best things in life so simple?  A sunny day, a good convo, or laugh attack can make you the happiest person in the world.  When you stop thinking about the stressful things like work, bills and your furture, everthing just seems…
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Buffalo Chicken Dip

The Super Bowl is coming up! And although I am not a football fanatic, I do enjoy the whole sit around the TV, drink beer and eat delicious appetizers thing.  I tested out a few recipes this weekend and I must say this dip was KILLER.  It…
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French Onion Soup Braid

A wonderful thing happened the other day.  As I do most days, I was dreaming about a future where my blog becomes uber famous and I can do it for a living.  Have a cookbook and just be plain awesome.  But for now all I can do is come up…
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Black Pepper & Blue Cheese Gougeres

Hello friends!  I am still lost in my Smitten Kitchen cookbook.  I want to make EVERYTHING.  Deb (the author) likes to make things with interesting names.  Things that I have never heard of before.  These Gougeres (which I still cannot…
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Cheese and Rosemary Crackers

So I decided I should make some crackers.  It frightens me a bit how easy and delicious they turned out to be!  When you are sitting around not wanting to go to the store for snacks on a chilly day,  just make these crackers.  When you…
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Trail Mix Bars

Do you spend a lot of time in the car or traveling?  Do you find yourself eating too many doritos and donettes from gas stations?  I have found that every time I go on a road trip or will be on a plane for a long time, I pack protein bars.   I…
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Apricot & Brie Crostini with Golden Honey

Fun Fact: An ocean breeze and push your worries aside. My grandparents have a wonderful little house in Laguna Beach.  On Sunday we went there for dinner and I made these amazing little bites of goodness.  Good food + ocean breeze....…