Baked Jalapeño Popper Dip

Baked Jalapeno Popper Dip #ComfortFood #SuperbowlSnacks #GameDaySnacks #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…

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Garlic Parmesan Stadium-Style Baked Steak Fries

Garlic Parm Stadium-Style Steak Fries #Superbowlsnacks #Gameday #Biggamesnacks #BigGame #Comfortfood

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…

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Cheesy Black Bean Chipotle Quinoa Fritters

Cheesy Black Bean Chipotle Quinoa Fritters #Superbowlsnacks #Vegetarian

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…

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Buffalo Chicken Baked Potatoes and a Giveaway!

Buffalo Chicken Baked Potato #ComfortFood #HealthierComfortFood

Disclosure: I was not compensated to write this post. Black Gold Farms sent potatoes so that I could create this recipe. They are also providing the giveaway package in conjunction with Body Media. Have you ever quizzed yourself over what you’d like for dinner and gotten a certain food wedged in your psyche as the…

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Totchos Supreme {Tater Tot Nachos Supreme}

Totchos Supreme {tater tots, chorizo, Cheddar, green onions, bell peppers, smoked paprika chipotle sauce, and sour cream} #Superbowl #Snacks #ComfortFood

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…

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Kielbasa and Pierogies Sheet Pan Meal

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Can I see a show of hands for people who are absolutely mad for pierogies? I don’t see how there could be a much more perfect food: mashed potatoes and cheese (or maybe onions) wrapped up in a perfect pasta pocket. Seriously. Pierogies almost reduce my linguistic skills to guttural noises. Uhhhhnnnnnn. For years upon…

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Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Sauce

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Have you ever stumbled on a recipe that made you holler because it was so good? And then you’re shocked to find out that it’s low in calories and fat? Yeah. No. Neither had I until just a couple of days ago. I was chatting with my friend and fellow food blogger, Mary Younkin of…

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Baked Ricotta {Fast and Fabulous Appetizer}

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When I was a little girl, I used to equate finger foods and appetizers with a fanciness I hoped to attain one day. My pinky and nose were distinctly raised in the air when I ate them and I felt like a princess. Where I got that, I have NO idea, but kids seldom make…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Milkshake

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Disclosure: This post brought to you by Kraft Foods. All opinions, recipes and photos are, as always, my own. Thanksgiving is drawing near so fast my head is almost spinning. I eagerly await it all year long and to think we’re this close? It is far and away my favourite feast of the year. Food,…

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