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Heather Schmitt-Gonzalez
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The slow smile. The simple phrase. You take me back. It's what I live for. And this time, it was a humble taco filling that elicited the reaction. If you know me...even a know my deep-rooted love for Mexican ...
Cornmeal adds a little crunch to these rustic, craggy, tender biscuits that are studded with bacon and infused with the essence of rosemary.
A moist sour cream coffee cake with a spiced cocoa walnut layer running through it, and an extra thick crumb streusel perched on top.
Hi you are reading this, I am actually getting a little Sea Breeze. I am currently visiting my brother and his family in sunny California and, while he doesn't live on the coast, it is a short half hour drive a...
A fun and easy tailgate recipe for BBQ Chicken Sliders with a simple Coca-Cola sauce.
A simple recipe for sesame noodles that turns out perfect every time!


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With just a bit of effort, and a few ingredients (yeast, flour, water,and salt) you can make perfect baguettes and French Kiss sandwiches in no time.
100 recipe ideas for using fresh and dried turmeric root, a superfood.
A moist sour cream coffee cake with a spiced cocoa walnut layer running through it, and an extra thick crumb streusel perched on top.
Ginger and a couple of surprise spices make these crunchy little cookies perfect for munching (or making a ginger snap crust)!
Get a perfectly roasted chicken in your crock pot with my easy steps for How to Cook a Whole Chicken in Crock Pot Recipe. You won't believe how easy and delicious it really is!
Suffer through dry, tasteless pork chops NO MORE with this recipe for How to Make Perfect Pan Seared Pork Chops!
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Michiana-based food writer with a fondness for garlic, freshly baked bread, stinky cheese, dark beer, and Mexican food—who believes that immersing herself in different cultures one bite at a time is the best path to enlightenment.
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Vegan French Apple Tart

This month's Food 'n' Flix challenge is French Kiss - the 1995 movie starring Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline. The film was chosen by Food 'n' Flix

Reisbrei (Rice Pudding) with Cinnamon-Apple Compote for Food 'n Flix Dec...

Christmas is certainly the time for heartwarming holiday classic movies--heck, the Hallmark Channel devotes weeks and weeks to them. But, if

Scotch Eggs from The Official Narnia Cookbook

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Creme Brulee paired with some French Fizz #FoodnFlix #FrenchWinophiles

What is the holiday season without a little bubbly?? Lifeless and flat.....and we don't want that now, do we? You don't need to spend hundre

Fishless Fish Free Japanese Sea Vegetable and Nori Cakes

These Fishless Japanese Sea Vegetable and Nori Cakes would make a fantastic light starter I think these Fishless Sea Vegetable Cakes look ma

Winter Beetroot Potato Horseradish Gratin

This Winter Beetroot Potato Horseradish Gratin is perhaps something best served around Halloween when loud bold colours seem more acceptable

Food ‘n Flix – Hotel Transylvania 2 (Oozing Eyeball Pasta)

Holy miracle, Batman - I finally got my act together in time for Food 'n Flix again! It's been almost a year, yikes. This month, our film wa

I Scream Cake for #FoodnFlix

Our fun feature film for this month was Hotel Transylvania 2, chosen by Kimberly of Coffee and Casseroles. You can see her invitation post h

Matzo Ball Soup aka Monster Ball Soup #FoodnFlix

It’s time for August Food ‘n Flix, hosted by Kimberly at Coffee and Casseroles. In Food ‘n Flix, bloggers watch the chosen film, create some

Cornish Game Hen Recipe with Sherry, Orange and Rosemary

This Cornish Game Hen Recipe is perfect for Easter or any other special occasion! The bright flavors of the orange, sherry, and rosemary wil

Classic Irish Soda Bread #TwelveLoaves

I’m so happy and exited to share with all of you this recipe because is the first time for me that I made anything like this bread. I have t

Caldo de Mariscos (Mexican Seafood Soup) #BloggerCLUE

Brothy Mexican soup with fish, shrimp and seafood.

BBQ Beer Can Chicken #FoodNFlix

Today’s recipe is a nod to August: Osage County, this month’s Food ‘n Flix pick. In Food ‘n Flix, participants watch the selected movie (the

12 Delicious Ice Cream Recipes — Oh My! Sugar High

I am refusing to let go of summer. Living in Minnesota is tough when warm weather lasts for such a short period of time. The summer may feel

Paleo/GF Crepes and Puppy Love

It's sad to be so far from home when something tragic happens. Sometimes it's even worse when that tragic event is the passing of a family p

Highlights from The Wanderer’s Children Blog Tour! – LG O'Connor

The second book in The Angelorum Twelve Chronicles, The Wanderer's Children launched on December 16th. Thanks to Lisa Munley of TLC Book Tou

Something Different: Limoncello Favors in Pretty Bottles

Gifting your guests with delicious homemade limoncello is impressive in itself. But as we all know, presentation is key. So we thought we'd