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Italian Pasta Salad

In Pasta, Salad On September 3, 2013 0 Comments

Since I’m in Italy, I’m sharing with you today a delicious Italian Pasta Salad that I crafted for the Living Litehouse Blog. The combination of charcuterie, fresh mozzarella… Read More »

Cookbooks

My Favorite Cookbooks

In Books On August 30, 2013 1 Comment

When is the last time that you picked up an actual cookbook for a recipe? If you’re like most people it has probably been a while. In the… Read More »

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Recipe Roundup: Labor Day Picnic

In Recipe Roundup On August 28, 2013 0 Comments

Normally I am all over Labor Day picnics. It’s a little bit harder this year with being out of town for the holiday. I have 3 family birthdays… Read More »

Vanilla Buttercream | foodnfocus.com

Basic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

In Bakery On August 26, 2013 5 Comments

It’s Monday, which can only mean one thing…Tomorrow I leave for vacation! It seems like it has taken forever to arrive but tomorrow I jet off to NYC… Read More »

Spicy Thai String Bean Chicken | foodnfocus.com

Spicy Thai String Bean Chicken for Two

In Asian, Poultry On August 23, 2013 28 Comments

I love stir fry. There, I said it. It probably is my favorite food, next to Mexican. I just love how fresh it tastes and how many different… Read More »

Cherry Crumble | foodnfocus.com

Cherry Crumble

In Bakery, Fruit On August 21, 2013 0 Comments

So as I mentioned last week, I sort of have a thing for cherries. I also have a thing for sweets. Why is it that adding cherries to… Read More »

Parmesan & Thyme Popcorn | foodnfocus.com

Parmesan & Thyme Popcorn

In Treats On August 20, 2013 0 Comments

So I’ve been busy preparing for my vacation coming up in ONE WEEK. Seriously, I cannot believe that it is nearly here and yet there is so much… Read More »

The Breakfast Sandwich | foodnfocus.com

The Breakfast Sandwich

In Brunch, Giveaways, Sandwiches On August 16, 2013 50 Comments

Well, it’s Friday. Again. Thank goodness the weather seems to be looking up for my weekend! Speaking of weekends, I really love weekend breakfast food. My typical weekday… Read More »

Homemade Cherry Pie Filling | foodnfocus.com

Homemade Cherry Pie Filling

In Fruit On August 15, 2013 2 Comments

Do you ever have a great idea for something and it just totally doesn’t turn out as expected? That’s totally the theme of my blog today. I was… Read More »

Tangy Orange Citrus Salmon | foodnfocus.com

Tangy Orange Citrus Salmon

In Seafood On August 13, 2013 3 Comments

When is the last time that you took the time to taste your food? I mean really taste your food by using all of your senses?  It is… Read More »

Recipe Roundup: Perfect Pasta Dinners

Shrimp, Artichoke & Feta Pasta

In Italian, Pasta, Seafood On August 12, 2013 5 Comments

Happy Monday to everyone! How was your weekend? I had a great weekend cooking and planning for my vacation. I also got my photo taken with Patrick Dempsey… Read More »

State Fair Cream Puffs | foodnfocus.com

State Fair Cream Puffs

In Bakery On August 9, 2013 3 Comments

I’m saving the best state fair food for last….cream puffs! So happy Friday. I don’t know if this is just a Wisconsin thing or a state fair staple… Read More »

The Thanksgiving Waffle | foodnfocus.com

The Thanksgiving Waffle

In Bakery, Brunch, Poultry On August 8, 2013 7 Comments

If you were to take a vote of what everyone’s favorite food holiday was, I would be willing to bet that Thanksgiving would come out on top. Who… Read More »

Brioche Con Gelato | foodnfocus.com

Brioche Con Gelato

In Bakery, Treats On August 6, 2013 1 Comment

I have just been dying to make a loaf of brioche. I don’t know why. It just looked like such a lovely bread! So when I spotted this… Read More »

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 »

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Wisconsin Cheese Tour – Part 2

In Travel 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 Travel 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 »