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Vanilla Cupcakes With Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter – Buttercream

In Cake On April 19, 2013 3 Comments

Three words: Dark. Chocolate. Dreams. Do I have you drooling yet? I have found some of the most amazing flavored peanut butter from Peanut Butter & Co.  It’s… Read More »

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Pineapple Glazed Pork Tenderloin

In Giveaways, Grilling, Pork On April 17, 2013 54 Comments

It’s quite rare that I’ll make pork but when I do, I like it sweet.  One thing that always comes to mind when it comes to pork and… Read More »

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White Cheddar Shortbread Bites

In Bakery On April 16, 2013 14 Comments

I’m from Wisconsin. And I’m a fan of cheese. A huge fan of cheese. And shortbread…huge fan of that too. It never dawned on me to combine shortbread… Read More »

Macadamia Nut Biscotti via @FoodnFocusa

Coffee-Macadamia Nut Biscotti

In Treats On April 15, 2013 5 Comments

I know, I know. It’s Monday. Those weekends fly by way too quickly. Lucky for you I have the perfect treat to wake you up and get you… Read More »

Stuffed Artichokes via @foodnfocus

Stuffed Artichokes

In Italian, Vegetables On April 12, 2013 4 Comments

Today’s recipe is something that brings me back to my childhood. While this isn’t the exact recipe, I can remember numerous Sunday lunches at my grandmother’s house where… Read More »

Lemon, Asparagus & Goat Cheese Pasta via @foodnfocus

Lemon, Asparagus & Goat Cheese Rotini

In Pasta On April 11, 2013 6 Comments

I’m switching gears today and turning away from the sweet treats. (Not that we don’t all enjoy them.) Today I’m bringing you a rich pasta dish flavored with… Read More »

Simple Strawberry Mousse via @foodnfocus

Simple Strawberry Mousse

In Fruit, Treats On April 10, 2013 6 Comments

Here I am, back to strawberries today. I really think that this the the hip food right now. Before I get started I just wanted to remind everyone that my… Read More »

Pear & Walnut Muffins via @foodnfocus

Pear & Walnut Muffins

In Bakery, Fruit, Healthy On April 9, 2013 1 Comment

I’ve been on a bit of a strawberry kick lately but today I’m switching gears: pears. Are you a fan of pears? I’m always pretty picky about them… Read More »

Choco Bella Chocolate

Backstage At ChocoBella

In Chocolate, Giveaways On April 8, 2013 36 Comments

It’s Monday, I know. It’s always very hard for me to get excited about things on a Monday morning but I promise you that this post will brighten… Read More »

Berry Banilla Popsicles

Mixed Berry & Banilla Yogurt Pops

In Giveaways, Treats On April 5, 2013 33 Comments

Hooray for Friday! Who is with me on that? Yesterday we got a taste of warmer temperatures in Milwaukee and it just gave a little glimpse of what… Read More »

English Muffin Bread via @FoodnFocus

English Muffin Bread

In Bakery, Brunch On April 4, 2013 15 Comments

Today’s post is a straggler from last week. It is also a feature for my group, The Leftovers Club. Having Friday off of work totally threw my life… Read More »

Roasted Salsa

Roasted Salsa

In Grilling, Sides On April 3, 2013 1 Comment

Apparently I’m roasting things this week. Not that it was difficult but I had to find an application for my roasted garlic.  I had planned for a bruschetta-style… Read More »

Roasted Garlic

How To Roast Garlic

In How To On April 2, 2013 8 Comments

Last week I talked about roasting your own garlic for my Roasted Garlic & Olive Focaccia and today I’m going to show you exactly how to do it…. Read More »

Strawberry Mozzarella Salad

Strawberry Mozzarella Salad

In Healthy, Salad On April 1, 2013 0 Comments

Welcome back! I’m sure many of you have picked up on the fact that I travel for my regular job and being out of the office last week… Read More »

Roasted Garlic and Olive Focaccia

Roasted Garlic & Olive Focaccia

In Bakery On March 28, 2013 1 Comment

Bread week is winding down but the flavors are definitely heating up today! Not only did I fill my house with the scent of fresh baked goods this… Read More »



In Bakery On March 27, 2013 1 Comment

Let me just start by saying that this bread turns out amazing and beautiful if done correctly. I also want to note that I am not Jewish AND… Read More »

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Cinnamon Swirl Bread

In Bakery On March 26, 2013 3 Comments

Alright, day two. Let’s do this! I’m a huge fan of cinnamon swirl bread, toasted with a bit of butter on top. Yum! So here’s where my yeast… Read More »

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Coconut Bread With Pineapple Butter

In Bakery On March 25, 2013 1 Comment

You may have noticed my little tease at the end of last week on Facebook and Twitter.  I’m theming this week with breads! I’ve never really been much… Read More »


Guest Post: Restaurant Style Mussels

In Seafood On March 21, 2013 3 Comments

I’m glad you’ve stopped by today because you’re in for a real treat! Bree from over at Skinny Mommy has graciously offered to stop by for a guest… Read More »

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Peanut Butter Cup Blondies

In Bakery, Chocolate On March 19, 2013 5 Comments

I have been trying so hard to curb my unhealthy eating but I just can’t seem to shake this sweet tooth! Between this blog and my office, I’m… Read More »


Stout Mac and Cheese

In Healthy, Pasta On March 18, 2013 3 Comments

Welcome back to Monday! Did everyone get out and enjoy St. Patty’s Day yesterday? I really did not celebrate except for eating the corned beef that I made…. Read More »