Salad Dippers

Salad Dippers from @createdbydiane

I'm convinced these are the perfect salad to serve at a party,     and so were all my guests. I love that I could prepare them early and keep them super crisp (I share my tip on that too) One of the best parts is that you can even be walking around and enjoy a salad. Are you … [Read more...]

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Corned Beef & Cabbage Egg Rolls

Corned Beef and Cabbage Egg Rolls from @createdbydiane

Now let's talk corned beef...     for as long as I can remember I've been enjoying corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day. When I was about 20 I started making it and surprised my family with the whole meal, Irish Soda Bread and all! I've cooked it many ways and found using … [Read more...]

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Guinness and Mustard Cheese Dip

Guinness and Mustard Cheese Dip from @createdbydiane

For the LOVE of cheese...     and beer and mustard to! Today I've whipped up these easy and super-flavorful cheese dip. Perfect with pretzels, or anything else you can plunge into this bowl of deliciousness. Even a spoon! Yes, I do love cheese that much. … [Read more...]

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Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

homemade buttermilk ranch dressing @createdbydiane

Homemade dressing are my favorite, I figure if I am going to eat salads and veggies I might as well have something super delicious to top them off with.         Now I will tell you, I'm not the biggest ranch fan out there. I like it, but I'm not slathering it on everything in … [Read more...]

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How to make Homemade Mayonnaise

homemade mayo @createdbydiane

Mayonnaise is a popular condiment that accompanies many classic foods, like the BLT, roast beef sandwiches, tunafish, macaroni salad, egg salad, potato salad, deviled eggs, tartar sauce, turkey sandwiches especially with leftover roasted turkey from holiday meals.     The number one … [Read more...]

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Maple Bacon Buttermilk Scones

maple bacon scones

Are you ready for some Maple and Bacon Goodness   Well these scones are sure to deliver on flavor. They are really PACKED with goodness. The dough is mixed with BACON, the sweet meets the savory in these scones and they are irresistible. They have a great balance of flavor that … [Read more...]

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How to BAKE Bacon

How to Bake Crispy Bacon @createdbydiane

I just LOVE crispy bacon, but who doesn't! I started backing bacon in the oven and just LOVE the results. You will too! You will, trust me, if you don't want to stand over the stove turning bacon and hoping it will get crispy before it burns you will LOVE this. See LOVE and BACON go … [Read more...]

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Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad @createdbydiane

If you like Caesar Salad, just wait until you take a look of this one...    It's made with Brussels sprouts!   I am a huge Brussels sprouts fan. I can still remember the first time I had them. A friend made them with some butter and bread crumbs and I thought they were out-of-this-world delicious! … [Read more...]

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Italian Chicken Sandwiches

Italian Chicken Sandwiches @createdbydiane

When given only a few ingredients making each and every one stand out in flavor is essential and what I wanted to create with the Chopped at Home Challenge by Sargento®. I'm partnering with Sargento to bring you this post. I love comfort food, and nothing says comfort food … [Read more...]

Roasted Potatoes and Ham with Caramelized Onion Dip

Roasted Potatoes and Ham with Caramelized Onion Dip from @createdbydiane

February is Potato Lovers Month and it just so happens that I LOVE potatoes.  I bet your family will LOVE this fun and delicious dish, full of hearts for all the loves in your life! I'm working with Idaho Potatoes to bring you this delicious recipe.     No matter how you slice them, … [Read more...]

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Caramelized Onions

Caramelized Onions @createdbydiane

Want to add some GREAT flavor to your food. Add Caramelized onions. In this post I will show you how to make them quickly and have them on hand. Take a look:   Caramelized onions are so delicious, they add great flavor to so many dishes. Once they start cooking, everyone comes … [Read more...]

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Chicken Meatballs in Plum Sauce

Chicken Meatballs in Plum Sauce @createbydiane

If you are looking for a really delicious and healthy snack, look no further these Chicken Meatballs in Plum Sauce.     These can be make and on the table in 30 minutes. Which is PERFECT for snacking. The over indulgence of the holidays is behind us and it's time to remember how … [Read more...]

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Buttermilk Pasta Sauce

Buttermilk Pasta Sauce @createdbydiane

It is no secret... I LOVE pasta! This is one of the easiest pasta sauces to whip up quickly.     It's great for when you are cutting calories and want a creamy rich comforting pasta sauce, but most sauces contain a lot of cheese. This one doesn't. … [Read more...]

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How to make Buttermilk

how to make buttermilk @createdbydiane

Many recipes call for buttermilk, if you don't have any on hand this is a great substitute. It happens every now and then, I'll select a recipe that calls for buttermilk, and I didn't plan it out or go shopping chances are I don't have buttermilk then. It's not something I keep on … [Read more...]

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Chicken Baked Ziti

Chicken Baked Ziti from @createdbydiane

If you are looking for a new 30 minute meal, look no further...     this is it! It's creamy and delicious without being heavy. It is FULL on flavor, without tons of calories or fat. This is one chicken and pasta dish that will be returning to our dinner table often. I love … [Read more...]

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