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18 September, 2016

Bacon and Caramelized Onion Potato Salad

Bacon and Caramelized Onion Potato Salad
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Always, always searching for good, easy side dishes lead me to this beauty from Creative-Culinary.com.  Bacon and Caramelized Onion Potato Salad was as good as it sounds folks! This recipe starts off with cleaning and cubing red potatoes.  Boil in SALTED water until tender, but still a bit firm.  Drain and cool slightly.  While potatoes
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9 September, 2016

Amaretto Poppy Seed Cake

Amaretto Poppy Seed Cake
Posted in : Desserts on by : tiffannybrandel

I have really been giving my bundt pan a workout lately.  Seems like all the good looking cake recipes I have been finding have called for a bundt pan.  Amaretto Poppy Seed Cake from the View from Great Island blog was no exception.  I have never made a poppy seed anything in my life, so
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18 August, 2016

Pumpkin Earthquake Cake

Pumpkin Earthquake Cake
Posted in : Desserts on by : tiffannybrandel

As summer is settling down, my thoughts have been wondering in the way of fall eating.  Thinking of pumpkin, especially!  Before I bombard you all with everything pumpkin in September and October, I thought I would start a little early. Well, I started with a big one.  Pumpkin Earthquake Cake found on the Flour Me
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27 July, 2016

Pimento Grilled Cheese

Pimento Grilled Cheese
Posted in : Meatless Main Dishes on by : tiffannybrandel

I wouldn’t normally classify grilled cheese sandwiches as a “summer” dish.  Total fall/winter comfort food for me.  But this recipe that I found for Pimento Grilled Cheese on the Recipe 77 website has me second guessing myself. You see, this grilled cheese is made with tons of veggies that I grow in my garden!  I
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25 July, 2016

Stroganoff Burger

Stroganoff Burger
Posted in : Beef Main Dishes on by : tiffannybrandel

Let’s talk stuffed burgers!  I’ve never made stuffed burgers, ever.  I remember my mom making a stuffed burger when I was a kid, but I also remember her only making it like once because it was so much more difficult than just a regular burger. I found a recipe for Juicy Lucy Stroganoff Burgers on
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20 July, 2016

Frozen Blueberry Yogurt Bites

Frozen Blueberry Yogurt Bites
Posted in : Desserts on by : tiffannybrandel

So, this is like the most awesome recipe in the summer/easy/healthy category.  If you are looking for a recipe to curb your sweet tooth (which during Michigan summers, I really need something to get me off the ice cream), this could be it! I found the recipe for Frozen Blueberry Yogurt Bites on the Skinny
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18 July, 2016

Melbec-Balsamic Burgers

Melbec-Balsamic Burgers
Posted in : Beef Main Dishes on by : tiffannybrandel

We are in mid-summer grilling season, here in Michigan.  By this time, the hubby has mastered a perfectly cooked burger, a beautiful medium cooked steak and chicken that isn’t too, too dry!  Needless to say, we are happy eaters here:) Since the typical grill fare can become quite monotonous, I am always on the lookout
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16 June, 2016

Blueberry Cornmeal Cake

Blueberry Cornmeal Cake
Posted in : Desserts on by : tiffannybrandel

I am a sucker for baked goods.  I really wish it were appropriate to eat cake everyday!  During the summer, it seems a bit harder for me to find bakes goods that really lend themselves to lightened summer eating.  I was really excited when I found this recipe for Blueberry Cornmeal Cake on the Eats
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15 June, 2016

BLT Bowl

BLT Bowl
Posted in : Meatless Main Dishes, Sides on by : tiffannybrandel

I LOVE summer eating!  In a lot of summer recipes, there seems to be a lightness to the food…in a good way.  I like this recipe for a BLT Bowl from the Londoner website because it takes a comfort food and turns it into the ultimate summer salad!  I am not a huge fan of
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10 June, 2016

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad
Posted in : Sides on by : tiffannybrandel

I am on a serious roll finding new summer side dish recipes!  I stumbled upon this beauty for Mexican Street Corn Salad on Six Sister Stuff website, and I thought it felt a little like my  Karen’s Corn Salad recipe. You start this dish off by cooking frozen corn in a bit of olive oil,
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