Foodie Friday

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Spicin’ It up at Chili’s

Spicin’ It up at Chili’s

We’ve had a long week!  What family doesn’t normally, and then you add on the holidays and it’s more hectic than ever.  I’m tired!  This post isn’t about complaining, it’s just setting the stage for my review.  We ate out last night and I have to share it with you.  One of my daughter’s favorite(…)

Mac and Four Cheeses

Mac and Four Cheeses

Ingredients: 1 lb macaroni 5 Tbsp unsalted butter ¼ C flour 2 C milk 1 ½ C shredded sharp cheddar ½ C shredded Fontina cheese ½ C crumbled blue cheese TOPPING: ¼ C breadcrumbs 2 Tbsp Parmesan DIRECTIONS: Boil pasta and drain.  Melt butter in large sauce pan.  Add flour and cook for two minutes. (…)

Herb Crusted Pork, Chicken or Steak

Herb Crusted Pork, Chicken or Steak

8 boneless pork loin chops, chicken breasts or steak of your choice 1 ½ C breadcrumbs 1 C parsley 2 tsp thyme ½ C olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Combine breadcrumbs, parsley, thyme and olive oil to create paste: coat meat.  Place in gallon freezer bag.  Freeze. TO SERVE: Thaw; broil or grill.

Baked Corn Pudding

Baked Corn Pudding

Ingredients:  8oz box corn muffin mix 1 can whole kernel corn, drained 1 can creamed corn 8oz sour cream 1 stick butter, melted and cooled 2 eggs, slightly beaten Combine all ingredients.  Pour into two 8×8 or one 9×13 freezer safe pan.  Bake at 350 for 35 minutes.  Freeze. TO SERVE: From frozen, bake at(…)

Cook Your Turkey on Thursday, But Prep Your Kids in Advance

Cook Your Turkey on Thursday, But Prep Your Kids in Advance

Guest blog post by Beth Brainard, Soup Should be Seen not Heard If you’ve waited until your son sits down at Aunt Mona’s Thanksgiving table to remind him about table manners you are both sunk. Hissing directions in his ear will be ignored, as will a vice- grip on his knee.  A quick stab with(…)

Natural Bliss – Not Just for Coffee

Natural Bliss – Not Just for Coffee

This past summer, we had the opportunity to try Nescafe Memento and Coffee-mate Natural Bliss at Blogher ’12.  Here’s my confession, I do not like coffee.  I am not a fan of the smell nor the taste.  However, I buy it alot – for friends and family and co-workers!  When Nestle reached out to us(…)