Pasta Primavera with Chicken

Pasta Primavera @createdbydiane #dinner

This pasta dish did a fast disappearing act after it was served and to tell you the truth so did the second servings. I may just be the deliciously creamy cheesy sauce, everyone found irresistible. They all said it was delicious, they loved every bite and wanted more.     Pasta, … [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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How to make Cherry-Lime Curd

Cherry Lime Curd Recipe @createdbydiane.jpg

Hurry......and go get some cherries this cherry lime curd is AMAZING! It's deliciously creamy and a little tangy but sweet all at the same time, and you will want to eat it right off the spoon! It's perfect with scones and I'll be sharing my new favorite scone with you very soon. This … [Read more...]

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Tortellini with Red Wine Sauce

Tortellini with Red Wine Sauce @createdbydiane

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Barilla, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO.     Be prepared for a mouth watering pasta dish that is sure to become a new … [Read more...]

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Savory Pumpkin Sauce with bacon

Savory Pumpkin Sauce with bacon @createdbydiane

Fall is one of my favorite times of year... I won't lie, it has a lot to do with PUMPKIN! I look forward to making all things pumpkin this time of year. I  never know why it ever has to end. All things pumpkin don't have to be all sweet, have you tried any savory pumpkin dishes? I really … [Read more...]

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Roasted Cauliflower Sauce

Roasted Cauliflower Sauce @createdbydiane

This is my new favorite sauce. You see I've been exercising more and counting my calories and tying to keep fit. I started running a year ago. Before that I did various bootcamp type workouts. I've worked out with a number of trainers, all of which I've learned different things. One of which is what … [Read more...]

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How to make Hot Fudge Sauce

How to make Hot Fudge Sauce @createdbydiane #food #recipe #chocolate

Tell me you like HOT FUDGE SAUCE as much as I do. Really no ice cream sundae would exist without it, if I had anything to say. I'm not sure the first time I ever had hot fudge sauce, but I certainly know my life is better for knowing it well. I made my first batch of hot fudge sauce … [Read more...]

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Chicken Francaise

Chicken Francaise Recipe and How to instructions from Created by Diane Food Blogger

For more than 20 years I've been in love, not only with my husband but with Chicken Francaise. I am the type of person that when I like a dish, I can't get enough of it and want it all the time. It was no different with Chicken Francaise, except I wanted to know how to make it. Not just … [Read more...]

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Strawberry Orange Pancake Syrup

How to make Strawberry Orange Pancake Syrup Recipe

I just love when I have TONS of strawberries. Especially when they are all ripe and sweet. I recently had an enormous amount of VERY ripe strawberries and although we were eating them as fast as we could there was the chance that we wouldn't get to them all. I decided to slice them up and … [Read more...]

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Chili Lime Spaghetti and the Takis Craze

Chili Lime Spaghetti-Takis Style

Apparently there is a Chili Lime craze going on with Takis  and I wasn't aware of it. I've been hearing about Takis for months now and really had no idea how popular they were, until I went to look for them in the store. I hunted many stores for this mysterious snack my kids kept asking about. … [Read more...]

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Goat Cheese Meatballs, Beets and Spaghetti

Goat cheese filled meat balls with Beet Spaghetti and Garlic Goat Cheese Sauce

Goat Cheese Meatballs with Beet Spaghetti and a Garlic Goat Cheese Sauce It's no secret I LOVE the color red. I Love my red kitchen, red fabric covered furniture, red camera strap cover.... I could go on and on. So the thought of making food that isn't normally red, red. I just had to give it a … [Read more...]

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Chicken with Cilantro lime sauce

Chicken with Cilantro Lime Sacue over rice with beans and corn

The weather is warming up by the day. Summer is almost here. I can’t wait. I always look forward to my kids being home (and no homework and hectic scheduling) Which leaves more time for the fun stuff! I also look forward to grilling chicken. I think I could eat grilled chicken everyday. I could … [Read more...]

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