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30 August, 2015

French Onion Soup Burger

French Onion Soup Burger
Posted in : Beef Main Dishes on by : tiffannybrandel

I love burgers, especially during the summer!  We grill exclusively on a charcoal grill, so I usually have a lot of time to get the burgers and sides going while we wait for the grill to heat up. I love looking for recipes for different types of burgers, as mustard and ketchup gets a little
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29 August, 2015

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie
Posted in : Desserts on by : tiffannybrandel

It is still cool in Michigan, so I’ve decided to make some cookies.  Specifically, chocolate chip cookies! I have made tons of chocolate chip cookie recipes and this, by far, is the BEST.  It is originally from Williams-Sanoma Blog and is titled the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie…and I have to agree.  My favorite thing about
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27 August, 2015

Skinny Loaded Potato Soup (Slow Cooker)

Skinny Loaded Potato Soup (Slow Cooker)
Posted in : Soups on by : tiffannybrandel

  Even though it’s not quite fall yet, we have been having some fall-like weather here in Michigan recently.  So I am trying out some comfort food recipes that I don’t normally make in August! I found a recipe on The Cookie Rookie blog for Slow Cooker Skinny Loaded Potato Soup.  This combines two of
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26 August, 2015

Skinny Avocado Pizza

Skinny Avocado Pizza
Posted in : Meatless Main Dishes on by : tiffannybrandel

Who doesn’t love pizza?!?  I know I do!  BUT, I don’t really like making pizza…I much prefer calling and having it delivered to my house.  Right?  This pizza recipe has almost changed my mind… I found this recipe on Pinterest, via Little Broken.  This pizza has a pesto sauce atop a puff pastry crust and
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22 August, 2015

Cilantro and Lime Salmon

Cilantro and Lime Salmon
Posted in : Fish Dishes on by : tiffannybrandel

With late August in Michigan comes the end of summer grilling season.  We try to grill as long as we can and usually end up making it to at least mid-October, but some dishes are just made for summer. We took advantage of the beautiful weather and grilled some salmon last night.  I was looking
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18 August, 2015

Welcome!!

Welcome!!
Posted in : Uncategorized on by : tiffannybrandel

Hi and welcome to my Diary of a Foodie blog!  I started this blog in response to finding great recipes online.  I’m sure we’ve all tried a recipe from Pinterest (or another website or magazine) and it was horrible.  Or maybe it would have been good with just a little bit of tweaking.  This blog
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