Last Minute New Year's Eve Snack Ideas

Last Minute New Year’s Eve Snack Ideas

In Appetizers On December 31, 2015 0 Comments

It’s New Year’s Eve. You’re still finalizing your plans. You need to pick up a few snacks. And you’re wondering about what some easy ideas would be. Okay,… Read More »

Magic Bars

Day 12: Magic Bars & Giveaway

In Bakery, Chocolate On December 24, 2015 64 Comments

Here we are on Christmas Eve with the very last giveaway of 2015! This has been such a great year here at Food n’ Focus and there are… Read More »

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Day 11: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies & Giveaway

In Chocolate, Cookies, Giveaways On December 23, 2015 64 Comments

I can’t believe that I have to post these cookies today given that I’ve been surrounded by cookies all week at work. Don’t get me wrong, these cookies… Read More »

Turkey and Sage Tetrazzini

Day 10: Turkey and Sage Tetrazzini & Giveaway

In Giveaways, Pasta On December 22, 2015 52 Comments

Even though the weather has been surprisingly mild for December, I’ve been in full on comfort food mode. Casseroles, chili, soups and stews have been coming out of… Read More »

Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Day 9: Sausage Breakfast Casserole & Giveaway

In Brunch, Giveaways On December 21, 2015 44 Comments

I’m almost in disbelief that this is the week of Christmas. I think I’m even more surprised by the fact that it was about 50 degrees outside yesterday…. Read More »

Hatchery Tasting Box

Day 8: Hatchery Tasting Box & Giveaway

In Giveaways, Reviews On December 18, 2015 53 Comments

I’m sure you all have seen a lot of those ‘box services’ where you can pay to have a box of goodies delivered to your house every month…. Read More »

Holiday Baked Brie

Day 7: Holiday Baked Brie & Giveaway

In Appetizers, Giveaways On December 17, 2015 53 Comments

So I’m sure I’m not the only one out there that hasn’t finished their Christmas shopping. I really didn’t have that many people to buy for this year… Read More »

Butternut Squash and Sage Wontons

Day 6: Butternut Squash and Sage Wontons & Giveaway

In Appetizers On December 16, 2015 68 Comments

I was sitting around my house last night staring at my Christmas decorations and just thinking about how Christmas is already next week! This year has flown by… Read More »

Rosemary Asiago Bread

Day 5: Rosemary Asiago Bread & Giveaway

In Bakery, Giveaways On December 15, 2015 60 Comments

I’m Italian so I can always appreciate a good, crusty loaf of bread. One of my favorite things about going to Panera is their asiago cheese bread. It’s… Read More »

Red and Green Velvet Bundt Cake

Day 4: Red and Green Velvet Bundt Cake & Giveaway

In Bakery, Giveaways On December 14, 2015 46 Comments

If you were to ask me about my favorite kind of cake it would hands down by red velvet. I don’t know what it is about this cake…. Read More »

Espresso Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies

Day 3: Espresso Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies & Giveaway

In Cookies, Giveaways On December 11, 2015 46 Comments

My all time favorite cookie is a good shortbread. Don’t get me wrong, I like a good chocolate chip, but there’s just something about shortbreads that make me… Read More »

White Chocolate Wonderful Puppy Chow

Day 2: White Chocolate Wonderful Puppy Chow & Giveaway

In Chocolate, Treats On December 10, 2015 52 Comments

If there is one thing that reminds me of my childhood it’s Puppy Chow. Not because my mom ever made it for us but because I remember all… Read More »

Hasseltots with Loaded Baked Potato Dip

Day 1: Hasseltots with Loaded Baked Potato Dip & Giveaway

In Appetizers, Giveaways On December 9, 2015 53 Comments

I am so excited to finally launch the annual 12 Days of Christmas here on Food n’ Focus! This is a time that I look forward to year… Read More »

Kohler Food & Wine Experience 2015

Kohler Food & Wine Experience 2015

In Travels On December 8, 2015 0 Comments

I promise, this is the last time that I’m going to whine about the fact that I’ve been so busy. But on that note, I’ve been so busy… Read More »

Steak Crostini with Blue Cheese Spread

Steak Crostini with Blue Cheese Spread

In Appetizers, Beef On December 7, 2015 0 Comments

I’m doing my best to get myself out of wedding planning mode and into Christmas party mode! This is absolutely my favorite time of the year (outside of… Read More »

Almond Butter & Jelly French Toast

Almond Butter & Jelly French Toast

In Brunch On December 4, 2015 0 Comments

I think that one of my secret guilty pleasures is an old fashioned peanut butter and jelly sandwich. There’s just something about this delicacy that brings me back… Read More »

Easy Asian Snack Mix

Easy Asian Snack Mix

In Appetizers On December 2, 2015 2 Comments

Football season is in full swing. It’s no secret that I’m not a huge fan of watching football BUT I am a huge fan of snacking during football… Read More »

Sweet Potato and Herbed Ricotta Rounds

Sweet Potato and Herbed Ricotta Rounds

In Appetizers On December 1, 2015 0 Comments

Has everyone finally woken up from their tryptophan induced turkey comas? I had such a great weekend reflecting on all of the things that I’m thankful for in… 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 »

Garden Pesto Salmon with Parmesan Orzo

Garden Pesto Salmon with Parmesan Orzo

In Seafood On November 3, 2015 1 Comment

Do you ever have one of those moments where you wake up and say, ‘Holy crap, I’m getting married this week!’? Yah, that’s totally where I’m at right… Read More »

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brownies

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brownies

In Bakery, Chocolate On October 30, 2015 0 Comments

Well happy Friday! Can you believe that October is nearly over? I remember early on this year thinking that I was looking forward to my wedding but didn’t… Read More »