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Crushing on Gina Homolka of Skinnytaste, Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup and a Cookbook Giveaway - foodiecrush

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

A simple and delicious slow cooker ratatouille soup recipe. Vegan, gluten free and paleo approved.


Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Southwestern Black Bean Salad - get the chips out! Everyone loves this black bean salad with avocados, tomatoes, corn, cilantro and lime! Sub in Corn Black Bean Salsa for some of the ingredients to make this a little easier.

Joseph Joseph Garlic Rocker - Great garlic press that leaves NO trace of garlic on your hands.  I have a great metal press from Williams Sonoma as well but the rocker takes the cake for me!

Joseph Joseph Garlic Rocker

Guinness Ice Cream with Chocolate Bacon Bits recipe from Sur la Table

South by Southwest Layered Cornbread Salad- Coming soon to a potluck near you... if you invite me.

Mississippi Kitchen: South by Southwest Layered Cornbread Salad (we are going to attempt a healthy take on this.homemade zucchini corn bread and homemade dressing. But lots of yummy summer veggies in this recipe!

When eating, how do you hold your utensils? Check out these 14 ways to improve your table manners:

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for manners sitting at a table place the napkin in your lap upon seating.When leaving the table temporarily, put the napkin on your chair.At the meal's end, fold your napkin and place it to the left of your place setting.

Raised beds

Like the storage box as seating idea. Raised garden boxes with built in storage to hold garden tools, and doubles as seating.

Glowing Spiced Lentil Soup — Super easy and very tasty! I used lite cocount milk and it was just fine!

Glowing Spiced Lentil Soup

This Glowing Spiced Lentil Soup is so quick and easy, not to mention one of my favourite healing soups

I threw a fun Fiesta themed baby shower for my cousin this weekend. One of my favorite recipes on the taco bar was this creamy jalapeno dip that tastes SO similar to the one served at Chuy’s Tex-Mex restaurant. I have been searching for a good knockoff of this recipe and finally found one that tastes nearly exactly like it! I have altered the recipe just a bit to make it my own, but it was originally emailed to me  {Read More}

Chuys Copycat Creamy Jalapeno Dip

Chuys copycat Creamy Jalapeno Dip recipe from Unskinny Boppy (I subbed greek yogurt for the sour cream)

reminds me of the house we snuck into in Bourges... sat in the garden and n old lady walking with a man assisting her "C'est interdit! C'est interdit!" and we ran out...laughing......

abandoned manor house near paris. 'Tis but a dream to go buy an old manor house in Europe, restore it and live in it till I die

There’s nothing better than dining alfresco on summer evenings. With warm weather on the very near horizon, we’ve gathered inspiration for

My true dream for life: dinners with friends on sweet summer nights! (The Alchemy of a Good Meal KINFOLK)

Green Bean, Sweet Corn + Summer Squash Salad with Basil Dressing ⎮ happy hearted kitchen

Green Bean, Sweet Corn + Summer Squash Salad with Basil Dressing

Back when we were living in France we had this small garden plot about a 10 minute bike ride from the house. Matt was pretty busy with work but I promised to do the lion’s share of the labor if he hel

This pickled garlic is great for snacking on straight from the jar, or you can add it to salads or even cooked recipes. Many grocery stores now carry peeled garlic. If you live near a Korean market, that is a great place to buy peeled garlic, as they always have it and generally have a high turnover, so the garlic is very fresh. I put 1/4 teaspoon of Pickle Crisp in each jar, but doesnt know what that is, so it wont let me put it in the ingredients list. You can use it or leave it…

Pickled Garlic

This pickled garlic is great for snacking on straight from the jar, or you can add it to salads or even cooked recipes.

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cute idea for a baby shower or an original WE'RE EXPECTING' MESSAGE at maybe a brunch etc...

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Baby Shower Food Ideas - most aren't even remotely plausible for me, but thanks to Togo's i think I can do the fruit stroller/baby fruit salad! CUTE for the shower!