Egg Bites with Cheddar and Peppers

Perfect little bites of egg – great for a buffet or to serve as a light breakfast.  I had three with some coffee – more protein and less sugar than a pastry.

Pop them in the freezer to use as needed – and they make great breakfasts for on the road! (You know, those days when you run out of time and need to get to work??)

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #123

Happy Thanksgiving!  May your holiday be filled with family, friends, and love.   Here’s to less stress and more joy – and the answer to the question….

What's for Dinner-

 Here is a collection of fabulous recipes!  A collaboration of ideas ~

So come on in and party with us!

Share your latest and greatest recipes here –   Feel free to post linkys that are food related  as well!

Please remember to visit at least two posts for every one you share – it just takes a minute!

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Who Needs Starbucks? Improving Your Coffee At Home

A visit to a coffee shop is part of a daily ritual for many people, including me!  But it can become an expensive habit.  With most people spending $2-5 on their daily cup of joe, it’s something that can really add up over the year.  Wish you could get great tasting coffee at home?  Here’s how to up your coffee game for a better taste every time.

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Ale Braised Swiss Chard with Bacon

Farmer’s Market Fresh- Oregon Ale…

Chard and beer – I love living in the Northwest.  This side dish is easy and delicious.

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Hot Drink And Treat Combinations For Winter

It’s that time of the year where we all want to climb into bed earlier.  When we get home from work, we instantly turn the heat up before anything.  The chill gets everywhere, into every nook and cranny. 

Rather than pulling on the layers and layers of clothes, sometimes what’s best is to warm up from the inside out.  A hot drink during the winter time can incredibly boosting to your morale and help you to stop shivering.  If you want to eat something while you sip a hot drink, you can also add a nice little treat that is buttery, sweet and unique in flavor.  More often than not, the drinks themselves will take a little getting used to as the recipes are something that you have to try out, make mistakes and learn from them to improve.  However the benefits far outweigh any negatives regarding the manual and mental labor, so don’t be afraid to start experimenting.

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Clean Out the Refrigerator Crock Pot Soup

Every November 15 is National Clean out your refrigerator day.  Yep – a day dedicated to taking out all those foods that have been in there way too long.  But what about all those left overs that are taking up space but are still good?  Do you just toss them?  No way!  Put them together into a soup.

When I cleaned out our refrigerator I found a tiny dish of chicken noodle soup, a half of a serving of buttered pasta, some fried potatoes and onions, and some celery that was starting to go limp.  There was a container with half an onion and another with some mushrooms.  But no left over meat. Continue reading

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Easy Personal Pita Pizza – Your Way!

My husband and I love pizza, but they way we like it is very different.

He loves lots of cheese and meat and a few veggies – I like it with lots of veggies and a little cheese.  He calls mine yuppie pizza (a term from the 80s).

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #122

The holidays are rapidly approaching!!  Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away – and we’re busy!!  So now, we have the other days that we need to know…

What's for Dinner-

 Here is a collection of fabulous recipes!  A collaboration of ideas ~

So come on in and party with us!

Share your latest and greatest recipes here –   Feel free to post linkys that are food related  as well!

Please remember to visit at least two posts for every one you share – it just takes a minute!

 Here are the most visited posts from last week:

 Please stop by and visit our featured bloggers – next week might be you!

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Mini Pecan Tarts with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Looking for something sweet but small?  How about mini pecan tarts with bourbon caramel sauce?

At our family Thanksgiving, we all bring something to share.  And at Christmas, the entire meal is buffet appetizers.  These delicious little mini tarts fit both bills.

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Garlic and Roquefort Polenta with Eggs and Sausage

Today is “Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day”.  What could be bolder and more pungent than lots of garlic and blue cheese?

If you’re looking to keep your breath sweet, this is not the dish for you.  If you looking for flavors that explode in a party in your mouth – then give this one a try!

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