Valentine's Day Overnight Oats

Valentine’s Day Recipes That Won’t Break the Bank

Valentine’s Day can be quite pricey for those that celebrate. American’s are expected to spend about $18.2 billion for the occasion according to the National Retail Federation. That’s an average of $136.57 per person. But just because others are going big for the occasion, doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money to celebrate. One of the easiest ways to save money is by avoiding the crowds and the ...

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Crock-pot Thanksgiving Recipes

Most people can agree that Thanksgiving Day is a glorious time of fun, family, and, most importantly, food. But if you are the one preparing all that food, you might have other thoughts. In fact, you might be having visions of waking up in the early morning to begin defrosting and cooking, only to have your vision turn into a nightmare when you realize you are going to be left ...

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Camping Recipes

Creative Camping Cuisine

Surveying the average campsite, you’ll see the typical supplies to make a meal: graham crackers, marshmallows, hot dogs, and mountain pie makers. But there’s more to camp food than the rustle of a chocolate bar wrapper and the clang of hot dog sticks! Getting a good cooking fire going and serving up new recipes is a great way to breathe new life into your family’s camping trip. Before you reach beyond ...

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Shamrock Shake Copycat Recipes

While everything pumpkin flavored heralds in the fall season, spring is announced with an almost glowing, green drink. McDonald’s Shamrock Shake season is in full swing, especially now that we’re not far away from celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. First available at select McDonald’s beginning in 1970, the Shamrock Shake debuted in every stateside McDonald’s in 2012. Now, with over 60 million sold, the Shamrock Shake is taking on a new ...

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Freshly baked cheese King Cake for celebrating Mardi Gras.

Gather your Krewe for these 4 Bead Worthy Mardi Gras Recipes

Laissez les bons temps rouler! We are officially in Mardi Gras season, and the good times are rolling down in the Big Easy; paraders are marching down the streets of the French Quarter and gumbo is being eaten by the barrel-full.  All of that will culminate in a grand bash on the official day of Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, which this year is being celebrated on February 28. Food has always ...

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Feast Like the Pilgrims: 8 Recipes From the First Thanksgiving

This is the year. The year that you’ve decided to have a truly traditional Thanksgiving feast, just like the pilgrims. You imagine the table set to perfection with a beautiful turkey in the middle, surrounded by traditional side dishes of potatoes, stuffing, rolls, and of course the cranberries. It is basically a Norman Rockwell painting coming to life before your very eyes. The thing is, just about the only thing on ...

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Picnic

5 Recipes Your Labor Day Party Needs

Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer and beginning of cooler weather. So long lounging by the pool, humidity, and lazy summer days. Fall is coming in full force, which is a great excuse to throw a party before having to layer up for the colder weather. Break out the propane and chill the dessert, we’re sharing our top recipes to make your Labor Day party a success! Sweet Sipping Here’s ...

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Brazilian Food

Why Brazilian Food is Perfect for an Olympic-Sized Appetite

The Olympics have a long standing tradition of bringing the world together and 2016 will be no different. Rio de Janeiro will be hosting the Olympic Games this summer and this location has much more to offer than just sporting events…it has delicious food as well. Brazilian cuisine has a combination of ethnicities whose stories make up Brazil’s rich history. This cooking style carries influence from native Indians and Portuguese conquerors ...

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Chicken Noodle Soup - The ultimate comfort food?

Comfort Foods for those Dreary Days

You know it’s fall when….you begin pulling out sweaters and warmer jackets, you see pumpkin flavored food and drink items on every menu or food display, and you begin to crave what we often refer to as “comfort foods”. These are the ones that you remember your Mom spoiling you with when you were growing up or they might just be foods that warm you up when you start to ...

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