Fried Spinach Ravioli with Feta and Basil Dip

Fried Spinach Ravioli with feta and basil dip @createdbydiane

I am a pasta girl through and through, It's no wonder then, that frying raviolis have been on my mind, right? This is one easy and delicious appetizer that you can whip up and it sure is great to have a hot and tasty appetizer in minutes. The feta and basil dip is super easy and WOW is it … [Read more...]

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Wine and Cheese Appetizers

wine and cheese appetizer recipes from @createdbydiane

I love appetizers, is it just me or do you some times want to make a whole meal out of them? I don't think I'm alone. The next time you are in need of a really great appetizer... you HAVE to try this. Was that too pushy? Sorry. I get a little pushy when I LOVE something. These were … [Read more...]

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Beer and Cheese Dip

Beer and Cheese Dip @createdbydiane.jpg

The weekend is almost here so get a head start, grab a few ingredients and make this super delicious and easy dip. It's smooth and creamy and great for dipping chips, pretzels and veggies. and if you make a double batch it's really great the next day cold on a bagel, trust … [Read more...]

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Cheesy Olive Crostini

Cheesy Olive Crostini @createdbydiane

Here is just one more way to enjoy olives, other than sticking them on the ends of your fingers. Fess up , you do that don't you? I do, it's one of my favorite ways to eat them. I recall sitting at the dinner table as a kid putting all the olives on my fingers and now I get to do it any time I … [Read more...]

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Avocado Orzo Mac and Cheese

Avocado Orzo mac and cheese @createdbydiane @ca_avocados @kerrygolddairy

I make mac and cheese  all the time and my family just loves it, this week I decided to make it with orzo pasta, it was a well thought out plan, and it certainly wasn't the only pasta option that made sense....really !?! There is mac and cheese spaghetti isn't there. Anyway, everyone said they … [Read more...]

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Chicken Enchiladas in Green Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas in green sauce @createdbydiane

I just love easy meals, this is a new favorite in my house. I haven't always been the biggest fan of enchiladas. Crazy, right? I realized I don't like red enchilada sauce,  but I really love the green sauce. Since I typically cook 6 pounds of chicken a week, I always have plenty on hand … [Read more...]

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Grilled Eggplant & Mozzarella Sandwich with Lemon Artichoke Spread

Grilled Eggplant & Mozzarella Sandwich with Lemon Artichoke Spread with @sargentocheese from  @createdbydiane.jpg

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sargento Foods, Inc. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Some days I don't plan ahead and before I know it...it's already 2 o'clock....that is no good, this girl need lunch and a break! Don't we all. I sharing my favorite sandwiches, … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Cheese and Wine

Chocolate Cheese and Wine with Brookside Chocolates @createdbydiane

I'm all about snacking I just love salty and sweet together I really love chocolate and cheese together and it never hurts to have wine with it too. I've had Brookside Dark Chocolate Acai with Blueberry pieces before and now that I've tried their Raspberry and Pomegranate flavors too, I … [Read more...]

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scrambled eggs and french fries

Scrambled Eggs and French Fries @createdbydiane

I just love potatoes at breakfast. Hash browns are always a good thing. But what about those days, you know the ones where you have no potatoes or hash browns anywhere in site. You guessed it...use french fries. I didn't want to heat the oven seeing as it's well over 100 degrees and … [Read more...]

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Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese

I don't think there is any denying how yummy Macaroni and Cheese is. It's all warm and comforting, it can even bring back childhood memories. Yes, it's amazing that way! It's great how the smell of Mac and Cheese baking in the oven can make everyone come into the kitchen asking, what's baking? … [Read more...]

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Ham, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Cupcakes

Ham, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Cupcakes

These aren't you typical sweet cupcakes with frosting. These are the type of cupcake with no cake. Hmmm....well maybe they aren't cupcakes at all, but that is what I call them anyway. I do bake them in a cupcake pan, so it I haven't completely lost my mind. Although with the day I've had, it's no … [Read more...]

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Cheesy, Bacon, Breakfast Potatoes in 5 minutes

Breakfast Potatoes with bacon, cheese and scallions

Cheesy Bacon  Breakfast Potatoes I love having a big breakfast on the weekends. My typical breakfast on weekdays is eat and run. It's great to sit down and relax with a hearty breakfast. My ideal breakfast would always include potatoes. Since I'm not so great at planning it out, either by … [Read more...]

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Appetizers and Pull Apart Pepperoni Pizza Bread

pull apart pepperoni bread

    Bread, cheese, pepperoni. It's all GOOD! looks so good all that melted cheese I had sliced bread, although I wished I had a large round-ish loaf that was higher. But at least I had bread. I sliced the bread opposite of how it was sliced until half inch from the … [Read more...]

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