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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Simple Appetizer Alert: Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

Simple Appetizer Alerts provide quick and easy recipes to prepare for either guests… or for just yourself.  For the Parmesan Zucchini Sticks, we baked them for a bit of a … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · 6 Comments

Elegant And Affordable: Linguini with Bacon Alfredo

One of the biggest struggles for most of us when it comes to entertaining is being able to do so on a budget.  But budget entertaining doesn’t have to mean … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · 11 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Broccoli and Parmesan Casserole

Our group of friends are big on potlucks.  (Read about our Alphabet Potluck that we did for a couple years).  And what’s not to love!  Trying unique dishes, sharing the … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · 19 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza is, in my opinion, one of the most versitile foods on the planet.  In addition to being delicious, it is also a great way to use up leftovers.  … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · 21 Comments

Zucchini Chips — Let the Inspiration In Challenge

I haven’t done a  Let the Inspiration In Challenge in awhile and when I saw The Humble Foodie‘s recipe for Zucchini Chips, I knew that they would be a perfect … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 23 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Chicken with Hot Lemon Butter Sauce

We had some chicken breasts and I was looking for something different to make with them, BUT not something that would take a lot of time.  Having all the ingredients … Continue reading

August 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

Casual Dining: Shrimp, Tomato, and Basil with Penne Pasta

As I prepared for our evening with dinner guests this week, I poured through Cooking Light Magazine to come up with a fun recipe that involved both tomatoes and shrimp.  … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 6 Comments

Homemade Staples: Cheese Sauce

We use this cheese sauce on so many different things.  It is extremely versatile and very easy to make.  This is my mother’s recipe and the trick she told me … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 12 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Baked Potato Wedge Fries with Rosemary

Wedge fries are always a favorite in our house.  They are simple to make and go well with most main courses, as well as an appetizer or snack.  You can … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 11 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 5- Brussels Sprouts

An ingredient that I was extremely excited to cook with as part of  The Creative Kitchen Challenge was Brussels Sprouts!  For whatever reason, I have never made them before.  And … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · 11 Comments