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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Stuffed Jalapeno Bites

Spicy jalepeno pieces filled with tender chicken wrapped in smokey bacon and covered in a spiced up barbecue sauce, then baked until the bacon is crisp and the sauce is caramelized and sticky.  These Bacon Wrapped Chicken Stuffed Jalapeno Bites are the perfect appetizer for almost any occasion. They’d be great for the Super Bowl… 

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Click Retreat Caribbean

Two weeks ago I was fortunate to be able to join an amazing group of bloggers, for a photography retreat, Click Blogger Retreat, organized by Today’s Mama. The retreat was held aboard the Oasis of the Seas, one of Royal Caribbean’s newest ships and the largest ship cruising the Caribbean. We spent 7 days aboard the gorgeous mega-ship with… 

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No-Bake Pina Colada Cheesecake Bites

Creamy no-bake coconut cheesecake in a crisp, flaky mini fillo shell topped with a sweet pineapple topping and garnished with fresh pineapple and a maraschino cherry. A dessert twist on the popular Pina Colada drink. I’ve teamed up with Athens Foods this month to share four delicious recipes. I posted the first recipe, Phyllo, Parmesan, Bacon Asparagus Bundles, earlier… 

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Soft Gingersnap Cookies

Soft gingersnap cookies made with molasses and the warm winter spices ginger and cinnamon. A family favorite that my family loves especially when cold weather’s here.  We’ve been making this gingersnap cookie recipe for years. My husband was craving them, so he pulled up Barbara Bakes on his iPad and searched for them. They weren’t… 

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Easy Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies

Easy-to-make, rich fudgy brownies swirled with smooth, creamy cheesecake and loaded with chocolate chips. A decadent dessert that will cure any brownie craving. I’m a little bit addicted to cheesecake brownies. Late at night when I’m craving something sweet, I often go to Kneaders for a cheesecake brownie. I love the contrasting flavors and textures. The smooth cheesecake,… 

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Cheesy Green Chile Cornbread

A hearty cheesy green chile cornbread with diced green chiles and a shredded Mexican cheese blend. A perfect side dish for a spicy soup. Recently, I bought Bob’s Red Mill coarse grind cornmeal at Whole Foods to make Indian Pudding in the pressure cooker. Since I had left over cornmeal, I decided to make cornbread to go with… 

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Phyllo, Parmesan, Bacon Asparagus Bundles

Tender asparagus sprinkled with bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and bacon wrapped in phyllo dough and baked until it’s crispy and golden brown. I’ve teamed up with Athens Foods this month to share four great recipes. The first one is my version of their Phyllo and Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus recipe. My husband isn’t a big prosciutto fan, but I… 

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Orange Cranberry White Chocolate Stuffed Cookies and a Christmas Cookie Exchange

A rich, chewy orange flavored dough studded with tart dried cranberries with a sweet, creamy white chocolate square hiding inside. Today’s post is part of a virtual cookie exchange. I’ve teamed up with a talented group of bloggers to bring you a roundup of luscious Christmas cookies. My contribution, these Orange Cranberry White Chocolate Stuffed… 

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Blendtec Giveaway and Blender Recipe Roundup

It’s the time of year you hear it’s more fun to give than to receive. I couldn’t agree more, so I decided to team up with eight other terrific bloggers to give away a Blendtec Designer 725 blender and a Twister jar. I have a Blendtec blender and love it. So I want to give… 

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Raspberry White Chocolate Rugelach Bites

Rugelach is a buttery, flaky pastry made with a cream cheese dough and filled with sweet fillings. I’ve changed up the traditional crescent shape to a fun cup shape so you can load it up with extra fillings. My Raspberry White Chocolate Rugelach Bites are loaded with raspberries, white chocolate, coconut, and pecans. Driscoll’s Berries sent me Dorie Greenspan’s fabulous… 

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