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Cheesy Monkey Bread

Cheesy Monkey Bread

In Bakery, Sides On February 15, 2017 0 Comments

Although the big football game is over it doesn’t mean you can’t still cook up delicious snacks on the weekends, for family gatherings or just for the heck… Read More »

Caribbean Beans and Rice

Caribbean Beans and Rice

In Giveaways, Sides On September 13, 2016 58 Comments

As the cooler fall temperatures set in I find myself thinking more and more about delicious comfort foods. You may have seen this past weekend on Facebook that… Read More »

Roasted Salsa Verde

Celebrate Can-It Forward Day with Roasted Salsa Verde

In Giveaways, How To, Sides On July 13, 2016 35 Comments

One of my favorite things to do once my garden is in full swing, producing the fruits of my labor, is make fresh salsa. I pretty much only… Read More »

Grilled Summer Squash with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts

Grilled Summer Squash with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts

In Sides, Vegetables On June 13, 2016 0 Comments

If it hasn’t been obvious by all of my grill posts lately, I pretty much grill everything in the summer. I wait all winter (and grill in the… Read More »

Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

In Sides, Vegetables On January 28, 2016 0 Comments

Do you have a go-to vegetable? For example, I always pick up a head of broccoli when I grocery shop because it keeps well and it’s the perfect… Read More »


Beer and Cheese Stuffing Muffins with Jones Bacon

In Sides On November 5, 2015 0 Comments

I wish someone would just pinch me and wake me up because I feel like I’m dreaming that it’s time to celebrate Thanksgiving already! This honestly is one… Read More »

Pear Obatzda

Pear Obatzda

In Appetizers, Sides On October 14, 2015 0 Comments

So you’re probably thinking….Oh my gosh, she’s alive. Yes, I’m still alive and after the wedding I fully intend to devote my attention to you again. After all,… Read More »

Roasted Garlic and Herb Dip

Roasted Garlic and Herb Dip

In Sauce, Sides On August 5, 2015 0 Comments

In a perfect world, I would coat everything in roasted garlic. I’m such a huge fan of garlic and the flavor that it adds to many dishes. I… Read More »

Crunchy Asian Coleslaw

Crunchy Asian Coleslaw

In Asian, Sides On July 10, 2015 1 Comment

While there are still quite a few boxes to unpack I’m pretty happy that things are starting to settle around my new home where I can actually get… Read More »

Easy Garlic and Herb Roasted Potatoes

Easy Garlic and Herb Roasted Potatoes

In Sides, Vegetables On July 7, 2015 4 Comments

If anyone is handing out vacations I would take one off of your hands right about now. You’ll have to forgive my absence as I’ve been in the… Read More »

Jalapeno Brat Poppers

Jalapeno Brat Poppers

In Beef, Pork, Sides On January 29, 2015 0 Comments

Are you starting to notice a theme here? I thought going with a Wisconsin-themed week of Super Bowl recipes would bring the Packers better luck for the 2016… Read More »

Brat'chos (Beer Cheese Nachos)

Brat’chos (Beer Cheese Nachos)

In Sides, Treats On January 27, 2015 2 Comments

I’m just picturing everyone’s face as they read the title of today’s recipe post. One of my favorite football party foods is nachos. Which got me thinking; What’s… Read More »

Beer Brat Cheese Dip

Beer Brat Cheese Dip

In Pork, Sides, Treats On January 26, 2015 5 Comments

Who is excited for the Big Game coming up? Well if you’re excited for that, you’re really going to be excited for the recipes that I have in… Read More »

Pesto Parmesan Focaccia |

Pesto Parmesan Focaccia

In Bakery, Sides On December 19, 2014 1 Comment

Well Happy Friday everyone! It sure has been a busy week around here at Food n’ Focus so I thought I’d take a break today to bring you… Read More »

Ranch Cauliflower Mash|

Ranch Cauliflower Mash

In Sides, Vegetables On November 21, 2014 0 Comments

Ok. Don’t freak out. This recipe is not as dreadful as it might sound. I am a cauliflower fan, so perhaps that’s why I like this recipe so… Read More »

Cranberry, Pecan Stuffing with Jones Sausage

Cranberry, Pecan Stuffing with Jones Sausage

In Sides On November 19, 2014 0 Comments

Can I be honest with you for a minute? I have been thinking about Thanksgiving since early in September. It is quite possibly one of my favorite holidays… Read More »

Baked Macaroni and Cheese |

Down South Baked Macaroni and Cheese

In Pasta, Sides On November 14, 2014 1 Comment

While I really enjoy pulled pork, I have saved my favorite barbecue recipe for last. Baked Macaroni and Cheese is probably one of my favorite dishes. I really… Read More »

Barbecue Pit Beans |

Barbecue Pit Beans

In Sides On November 13, 2014 0 Comments

Is anyone tired of barbecue recipes yet? Good, because I could keep going. Here’s another delicious recipe to add to your barbecue party file: homemade pit beans. Baked… Read More »

Restaurant Style Mexican Rice |

Restaurant Style Mexican Rice

In Sides, Southwest On July 15, 2014 1 Comment

While I meant to get a new post out yesterday, I had a rather eventful Sunday to say the least! Here’s the back story… I’ve had a rabbit… Read More »

Red, White and Blue Cheese Potato Salad

Red, White and Blue Cheese Potato Salad

In Sides On July 3, 2014 4 Comments

I am so happy that it’s Friday. Wait, Thursday. But it feels like Friday. Extended weekends are always welcome in my book! I’m looking forward to the sunny… Read More »

9 Layer Bean Dip |

9 Layer Bean Dip

In Giveaways, Sides, Southwest On January 28, 2014 41 Comments

I am ready to move. With temperatures lingering in the negative degrees, I’m convinced that this winter is not going to end. I just wanted to take a… Read More »