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Classic Corn Dog | foodnfocus.com

Classic Corn Dogs

In Beef On August 5, 2013 0 Comments

I had something different planned for this week but the Wisconsin State Fair is currently going on and there has been a lot of chatter lately on social… Read More »

Tostada Pizza | foodnfocus.com

Tostada Pizza

In Pizza, Southwest On August 2, 2013 0 Comments

If you ask a lot of people what their favorite food is, chances are they will say either pizza or tacos. Both of these are American staples. Personally… Read More »

Coconut Lime Quick Bread | foodnfocus.com

Coconut Lime Quick Bread

In Bakery On July 30, 2013 1 Comment

Here’s something that I love and cannot get enough of: quick breads. With a simple base for quick bread the sky is the limit to add whatever you… Read More »

Smoky Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas | foodnfocus.com

Smoky Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas

In Giveaways, Grilling, Southwest On July 29, 2013 21 Comments

If there was one thing that I could not live without it would be Mexican food. I honestly could eat it every day if you let me. Enchiladas…. Read More »

Graze Madison

Wisconsin Cheese Tour – Part 2

In Travels On July 26, 2013 0 Comments

So I’m sure you were expecting this yesterday. It only makes sense. Unfortunately I have to travel sometimes for my full-time job and it couldn’t be done. But… Read More »

Kelley Country Creamery

Wisconsin Cheese Tour – Part 1

In Travels On July 24, 2013 1 Comment

Let’s take a moment to talk about the obvious. I’m from Wisconsin. And I like cheese. I’m so glad that’s out in the open now. Given my love… Read More »

Sour Cream & Onion Dip | foodnfocus.com

Sour Cream & Onion Dip

In Sides On July 22, 2013 1 Comment

Well, it’s Monday. Again. I can never seem to slow my weekends enough to feel like I actually had a weekend. I was able to spend this weekend… Read More »

Quick & Easy Turkey Ragù | foodnfocus.com

Quick & Easy Turkey Ragù

In Giveaways, Italian, Pasta, Poultry On July 19, 2013 23 Comments

Here we are on another lovely Friday. Remember all of that complaining I’ve been doing about wanting summer to show up? Well, it’s here. In full force. It… Read More »

S'mores Mousse | foodnfocus.com

S’mores Mousse

In Chocolate, Treats On July 17, 2013 2 Comments

I got a new toy. A new kitchen toy. I’ve been wanting a kitchen torch for quite some time now and against my boyfriend’s wishes I finally purchased… Read More »

Greek Pasta Salad | foodnfocus.com

Greek Pasta Salad

In Mediterranean, Pasta, Salad On July 15, 2013 5 Comments

One of the many things that I love about summer is pasta salad. I love how there are endless possibilities of what you can do with this picnic… Read More »

IArtichoke and Goat Cheese Dip | foodnfocus.com

Artichoke and Goat Cheese Dip

In Giveaways, Sides On July 12, 2013 25 Comments

Here’s my guilty pleasure: artichoke dip. Warm. Cold. On crackers. On bread. No matter how you serve it up, I can eat it by the spoonful.  It’s usually… Read More »

Grill Marinades

Grilling & Marinades

In Grilling On July 11, 2013 1 Comment

I’m very excited to be teaming up with Litehouse Foods on their new blog, “Good Eats and Healthy Living“.  Moving forward, you will start seeing some of my… Read More »

Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder

Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder

In Ask Food n' Focus On July 9, 2013 1 Comment

Today I’m featuring my first installment of Ask Food n’ Focus. This is a new feature that I launched a couple of weeks ago where I am answering… Read More »

Vegetarian Hummus Wrap | foodnfocus.com

Vegetarian Hummus Wrap

In Giveaways, Healthy, Vegetables On July 8, 2013 27 Comments

Today starts week #2 of my healthy eating and calorie counting diet. I’ve got 7 weeks left until I leave for Italy and would like to lose a… Read More »

Tuscan Lemon Muffins | foodnfocus.com

Tuscan Lemon Muffins

In Bakery On July 3, 2013 5 Comments

When life gives you lemons I suggest you make these Tuscan Lemon Muffins. My favorite pastries typically involve lemon. I enjoy the light and refreshing flavor that is… Read More »

Stonyfield Organics

A Visit To Stonyfield & The Dirty Dozen

In Travels, Update On July 2, 2013 1 Comment

Many of you probably are aware of my partnership with Stonyfield and my obsession with their yogurt. I recently had the opportunity to pay a visit to them in… Read More »

Pear & Arugula Grilled Pizza via @foodnfocus

Pear & Arugula Grilled Pizza

In Pizza On July 1, 2013 4 Comments

Monday, seriously? I don’t even know where the weekends go anymore. I spent the weekend grilling. Literally grilling yesterday for 9 hours.  We tried our hand at smoking… Read More »

Brat Burger Sliders & German Potato Salad via @foodnfocus

Brat Burger Sliders, German Potato Salad

In Burgers, Giveaways, Pork On June 28, 2013 38 Comments

Show of hands, how many of you are the ‘bread winner’ in your household? Alright, hands down. I think that a better question is how many of you… Read More »

Chicken Gyro Salad via @foodnfocus

Chicken Gyro Salad

In Mediterranean, Salad On June 26, 2013 4 Comments

Many of you might be surprised to know that I’m weird about food. Textures weird me out. If something looks strange I won’t eat it. If something is… Read More »

Asian Cold Noodle Salad via @foodnfocus

Asian Cold Noodle Salad

In Asian, Giveaways, Pasta, Salad On June 24, 2013 17 Comments

It’s another lovely day in the neighborhood and while you’re reading this, I’m mid-air on a flight to Boston.  While I’m traveling for my full-time job I greatly… Read More »

Southwest Egg Rolls via @foodnfocus

Southwest Egg Rolls

In Sides, Southwest, Vegetables On June 21, 2013 14 Comments

There really is no denying my love for 2 things: 1) Mexican flavors and 2) cheese. Today, I bring you both.  I’ve been looking for new and interesting… Read More »