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10 Appetizers for New Year's Eve

10 Appetizers for New Year’s Eve

In Appetizers, Recipe Roundup On December 29, 2016 0 Comments

Holy smokes, I cannot believe that it’s nearly 2017! I’m not a fan of going out for this ‘holiday’ but I do enjoy a nice night at home… Read More »

Paying It Forward with Stonyfield

Paying It Forward with Stonyfield

In Giveaways, Update On December 23, 2016 62 Comments

Here we are on the last of our 12 days of giveaways and I have something a little different to offer today. Instead of giving something away to… Read More »

Eggplant Bruschetta

Eggplant Bruschetta | Shun Cutlery

In Appetizers, Giveaways, Vegetables On December 22, 2016 42 Comments

Happy Friday! At least it’s like Friday for me given that my office is closed tomorrow. It’ll be nice to have an extra day off to get last… Read More »

Guinness Beef Stew

Guinness Beef Stew | Shun Cutlery

In Beef, Giveaways, Soup On December 21, 2016 39 Comments

I am almost in disbelief that we are already on day #10 of these fun holiday giveaways! This is always my favorite time of the year because I… Read More »

Cheddar Cornbread Waffles & Chili

Cheddar Cornbread Waffles & Chili | Lagrange

In Beef, Giveaways On December 20, 2016 54 Comments

I remember when I was a kid and my parents went out of town we got to stay with my grandma. We got to stay up late, watch… Read More »

Beef Tagine

Beef Tagine | Emile Henry

In Beef, Giveaways On December 19, 2016 28 Comments

EDIT: If you were having issues with entering the giveaway for the Emile Henry Tagine, you can still enter by leaving a comment below with your favorite way to… Read More »

Baked Brie Bites

Baked Brie Bites | JK Adams

In Appetizers, Giveaways On December 16, 2016 50 Comments

I am just so excited that Christmas is only a little over a week away! I love the idea of getting together with friends and family around the… Read More »

Coconut Almond Cake

Coconut Almond Cake | Rodelle Vanilla

In Bakery, Chocolate, Giveaways On December 15, 2016 78 Comments

I haven’t been able to do much baking this holiday season. It’s something that I miss but have just been too busy to fit into my schedule. One… Read More »

Roasted Stuffed Pork Tenderloin With Port Sauce

Roasted Stuffed Pork Tenderloin With Port Sauce | Litehouse Foods

In Giveaways, Pork On December 14, 2016 49 Comments

I’m going to admit that I’m totally not a cold weather person but I do love that colder weather means I get to lock myself in the house… Read More »

Pimento Cheese Biscuits

Pimento Cheese Biscuits | Melissa’s Produce

In Appetizers, Giveaways On December 13, 2016 24 Comments

I cannot believe that we are already on day #4 of our 12 Days of Christmas giveaways! Have you been following along? You definitely want to be sure… Read More »

Gluten-Free Apple Muffins

Gluten-Free Apple Muffins | Bob’s Red Mill

In Bakery, Giveaways On December 12, 2016 66 Comments

I feel like the minute December hits the calendar, sugar and comfort foods just seem to appear everywhere you go. I’m not complaining but it obviously makes it… Read More »

Garlic & Herb Beef Tenderloin

Garlic & Herb Beef Tenderloin | Hamilton Beach

In Beef, Giveaways On December 9, 2016 75 Comments

Here we are on day #2 of my 12 Days of Christmas fun. Did you make sure to enter yesterday’s giveaway for your chance to win a HelloFresh… Read More »

Sicilian Eggplant Stew

Sicilian Eggplant Stew | HelloFresh

In Giveaways, Pork On December 8, 2016 35 Comments

I am SO excited to once again be launching the annual 12 Days of Christmas campaign for Food n’ Focus! This is one of my favorite times of… Read More »

12 Days of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas Starts TOMORROW!

In Giveaways On December 7, 2016 8 Comments

Hey foodies! I am super excited to announce that tomorrow will begin my annual 12 Days of Christmas giveaways here on Food n’ Focus! I have teamed up… Read More »

The French Riviera: Villefranche-sur-Mer

The French Riviera: Villefranche-sur-Mer

In Travel On December 5, 2016 0 Comments

Recently I left the kitchen behind and headed overseas to check out the Côte d’Azur, or what we in America would call the “French Riviera”. This was our second… Read More »

Honey Bourbon Cider Cocktail

Honey Bourbon Cider Cocktail

In Drinks On December 2, 2016 0 Comments

I took a look at the weather forecast for the weekend and spotted a snowflake on the weekend forecast! That explanation point is not me being excited, it’s… Read More »

Cream Tomato Soup with Pesto Biscuits

Creamy Tomato Soup with Pesto Biscuits

In Giveaways, Soup On November 30, 2016 28 Comments

Given that it was 50 degrees in Milwaukee yesterday it’s hard to believe that winter is right around the corner. And so it Christmas. And with Christmas comes… Read More »

Tiramisu Cookies and Giveaway

Tiramisu Cookies

In Cookies, Giveaways On November 28, 2016 72 Comments

Thanksgiving has come and gone and now the holiday season is in full swing! I stayed home on ‘Black Friday’ to put up my Christmas tree, turn on the… Read More »

Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

In Poultry On November 25, 2016 0 Comments

Well, Thanksgiving is over. If you’re like me you are probably excited because it means that you get to put up your Christmas decorations, start playing the Christmas… Read More »

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

In Bakery, Cake On November 22, 2016 0 Comments

I cannot believe we are already at Thanksgiving week! You may have seen on Facebook that I had the opportunity to work with Cost Plus World Market on… Read More »

Creamy Butternut Squash and Sage Pasta

Creamy Butternut Squash and Sage Pasta

In Pasta On November 16, 2016 2 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #thetalkofthetable #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older…. Read More »