Baked Jalapeño Popper Dip

Who is ready for installment #4 of our lead up to the BIG GAME? Every party needs a little spice and I have it for you here today as #DudeFoodWeek continues… I have had a full-fledged obsession with jalapeno poppers since the first time I ever heard one mentioned. How could I not? It combines [Read On]

Garlic Parmesan Stadium-Style Baked Steak Fries

Welcome to the third installment of Dude Food Week in our celebration of all things snack food and lead up to The Big Game. If you’re on Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, or Facebook, please tag pictures of Dude Food you’ve made with #DudeFoodWeek! I would LOVE to see what you’ve made! There are few things that [Read On]

Cheesy Black Bean Chipotle Quinoa Fritters

Today in the second installment of Dude Food Week in the lead up to the”Big Game”, I am going to please both the vegetarians and the non-vegetarians with a recipe that is SERIOUSLY indulgent and utterly meat-free. Don’t even balk, meat eaters. My house full of carnivores inhaled these things. I promise you that if [Read On]

Monte Cristo Empanadas with Creamy Dijon Dipping Sauce {Ham, Turkey, and Swiss Empanadas}

Welcome to the week leading up to the Super Bowl. I’m not going to say that I couldn’t possibly care less about football because it is possible for me to care less. How? If the food angle of the Super Bowl disappeared into the ether one day, it is likely that I’d rather have a [Read On]

Pulled Pork Habanero Cornbread Stacks

Because we have a schedule that requires spreadsheets to manage, having dinner items ready to go in the freezer is not just a luxury; it’s a must. I know I’ve mentioned my fickle feelings for freezer cooking, before, so this won’t come as a surprise, but I must revisit the subject just briefly. I’m not [Read On]

Totchos Supreme {Tater Tot Nachos Supreme}

In a house with this many guys, surely I can be forgiven for thinking of dishes that are received with much acclaim as “Dude Food”. Over my seventeen years as a wife and sixteen years as a mom of boys, I’ve noticed a few commonalities in my dudes’ Dude Food. There’s going to be something [Read On]

Ham and Swiss Fried Sandwich Pockets | Make Ahead Mondays

My second born son requested my husband’s specialty -fried chicken- for his birthday meal earlier this month. Of course, we obliged, and then found ourselves with a pot full of oil that still had a little life in it. I didn’t feel much like filtering it, so dug around in the refrigerator for something else [Read On]

Mediterranean Tuna and White Bean Salad

January is a weird month for me. I start it strong carried on a wave of warm fuzzies from Christmas and New Years, and all of my boys’ birthdays, then exit the month sleepy and befuddled by the constant palette of whites and greys outside the window with the occasional glimpse of brown. My grandma [Read On]