What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #54

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Summer is half way gone!!  I’m loving the weather and all the awesome summertime recipes being shared.  And those recipes help answer that age old question….

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Help us find some great menus and recipes for the week – All meal or food related, family-friendly posts are invited!  Feel free to post linkys that are food related as well!  (Sadly, non food posts will be deleted).

And now – On to the Features!

There were some great (and popular) posts last week!  Here are the top four and my personal favorite…

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Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

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Today is National Hot Dog day!!  What better way to celebrate than with….

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The National Hot Dog & Sausage Council in the USA designated today National Hot Dog Day (it changes each year) to celebrate the humble dog.  Many communities have events to celebrate and some retailers offer free hot dogs!  So lets celebrate the humble Hot Dog!

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Pub Food – Irish Nachos

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A little twist on a pub classic – Using potatoes and thyme, this classic appetizer takes on a new life.

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Pub Food – Scotch Egg

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Continuing on with the pub food theme, here is one of my absolute favorites – The Scotch Egg.  A hard boiled egg wrapped tight in herbed sausage, then breaded and deep fried.  Served with honey mustard and a beer – and I’m in heaven!

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Pub Food – Nachos

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I love to eat appetizers for dinner sometimes, and pub food fits that bill.  Here is a simple version of Nachos.

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Pub Food – Easy Pickled Eggs

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I love pub food – and this is one of my favorites.  My husband and I used to visit a place in Long Beach, California, have a schooner of beer and a pickled egg.

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What’s for Dinner? – Sunday Link up #53

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Did you know that today (July 17) is National Ice Cream Day?  You didn’t?  Well now you do!  And all our features this week are Ice cream related!

So now, the question that is begging to be answered…..

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Help us find some great menus and recipes for the week – All meal or food related, family-friendly posts are invited!  Feel free to post linkys that are food related as well!  (Sadly, non food posts will be deleted).

And now – On to the Features!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!

Here are four amazing Ice Cream recipes in Honor of National Ice Cream Day!

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Pasta of the Month – Macaroni Salad

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Who doesn’t love pasta?  It has a pretty interesting history and no one really quite knows where it originated from, but one this is for sure, pasta is delicious!

This month pasta takes the form of a delicious side dish –

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Grilled Pizza

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Super easy, totally homemade pizza – from crust to sauce then grill to mouth!  Delicious!

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Hazelnut Topped Oregon Blueberry Muffins

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Did you know today is National Blueberry muffin day?  Yep, it is.  In 2003 the US Department of Agriculture declared July Blueberry month to promote more use of blueberries.  Where the muffin day came from is a mystery – but why not?

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