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Best Picnic recipes

25 Best Picnic Recipes!

It's finally summer! When I think of summer I immediately think of picnic food. There's just something about packing up ...
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Banana Cream Frozen Yogurt

Banana Cream Frozen Yogurt!

You don’t need a bulky ice cream maker to enjoy delicious frozen treats at home. This homemade Banana Cream Frozen ...
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6 must-eat Restaurants and Snacks in San Francisco!

6 Must Eat Restaurants in San Francisco!

*Disclosure: We were hosted for dinner by Cioppino's and the Wipeout Bar and Grill to supply an honest review.* San Fransico ...
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Mini-Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Salted-Caramel Crunch Topping

Mini-Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Salted-Caramel Crunch Topping!

These little Mini-Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Salted-Caramel Topping are a crowd favorite because they look almost as good as they taste! ...
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white bean dip with seasoned pita chips

White Bean Dip with Seasoned Pita Chips!

This delicious White Bean Dip with Seasoned Pita Chips is a great addition to any party menu. It is quick ...
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Portobello and Sage-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Portobello and Sage-Stuffed Acorn Squash!

This protein-packed Portobello and Sage-Stuffed Acorn Aquash provides a healthy and tasty alternative to traditional side dishes. Crisp pancetta, rich Portobello ...
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Disney Dinner Lady and the Tramp 2

Disney Dinner: Lady and the Tramp!

Disney vacations usually need to be planned way in advance. In fact, we booked and planned our last Disney vacation ...
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Warm Garlic-Parmesan Shrimp with Roasted Garlic Dip!

This Warm Garlic-Parmesan Shrimp is packed with wonderful flavors, but the real breakout star is the versatile roasted garlic dip ...
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Poached Pears with Honey Mascarpone Cream

Poached Pears with Honey Mascarpone Cream!

This elegant and easy Poached Pears with Honey Mascarpone Cream dessert looks so much more complicated than it actually is! ...
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5 Dazzling Cocktails for Your Next Holiday Celebration!

Festive cocktails are the perfect addition to any holiday party. These cocktails have all the colors and flavors of the ...
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cranberry-pear sauce with rosemary and ginger

Cranberry-Pear Sauce with Rosemary and Ginger!

This gorgeous, delicious Cranberry-Pear Sauce with Rosemary and Ginger is sure to be a hit this holiday season! It is ...
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how to choose the perfect christmas dinner menu

How to Choose the Perfect Menu for Christmas Dinner!

Many of us cook a traditional Christmas dinner with all of the trimmings. And many of us are a major ...
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creamy mashed sweet potatoes with thyme

Creamy Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Fresh Thyme!

These rich and Creamy Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Fresh Thyme are the perfect side dish for just about any holiday ...
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must eat restaurants in cape cod massachusetts

Must Eat Restaurants in Cape Cod Massachusetts!

Cape Cod Massachusetts is like heaven for foodies. There are literally endless choices for restaurants, bakeries, ice cream shops, and ...
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Apple and feta stuffed pork tenderloin

Apple and Feta-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin!

This incredibly flavorful Apple and Feta-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin makes an elegant main course for any holiday gathering. It pairs well ...
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Host a Stress-Free holiday with our thanksgiving checklist

Host a Stress-Free Holiday With Our Thanksgiving Checklist!

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be both overwhelming and joyous. Even if you host year after year, it is still a ...
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honest review of magic chef digital air fryer

An Honest Review of the Magic Chef Digital Air Fryer!

*Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Magic Chef Digital Air Fryer but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. I’m ...
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mascarpone berry pots

Mascarpone Berry Pots!

Hello! Hello! Remember the amazing Tiramisu recipe that I shared with you a few weeks ago? Well, I was thinking ...
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how to make tiramisu at home

How To Make Tiramisu At Home!

I am sure that most of you can tell that I am of Italian descent with the last name Santangelo ...
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Delicious Smoothie Bowl with Dannon Oikos Greek Yogurt

Delicious Smoothie Bowl with Dannon Oikos Greek Yogurt!

*Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Dannon® Oikos® Traditional Greek Yogurt but the content and opinions expressed here are my ...
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Father’s Day Pound Cake!

Coming at you just in time for Father's Day with this deliciously decadent pound cake recipe that any dad would ...
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fajitas, cooking, cinco de mayo, mexican

Easy Fajita Recipe to Effortlessly Celebrate Cinco De Mayo!

In honor of Cinco De Mayo, I am going to give you the easiest fajita recipe to help you celebrate ...
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River Road Tavern, A Hidden Gem!

We recently visited the River Road Tavern in Bedford, NH. I have to tell you if you are ever in ...
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Thai Chicken Tacos!

Okay, so I have to admit I am getting sick of cooking the same old dinners week after week. My ...
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Why We Are Loving Hood Calorie Countdown!

*Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Hood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my ...
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Mediterranean Chopped Salad!

Ok, so one of my goals for 2018 is to try to eat a little healthier and to incorporate more ...
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Get Your Dairy In With Hood Calorie Countdown!

*Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Hood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my ...
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Cooking with Ling Ling Asian Kitchen!

*Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Ling Ling, all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I’m proud to be working ...
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Blueberry Scones!

I love, love, love dessert! To be honest though, sometimes I am just looking for a little something that is ...
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Mouthwatering Slow Cooker Pot Roast!

I'm telling you, this freezing cold weather we have been having lately in the Northeast makes me just want to ...
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Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting!

Oh my, these cupcakes are so amazing! They definitely fit right in during the winter season, but I could eat ...
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Chocolate and Almond Toffee!

Every year for Christmas I make a new kind of candy to add to my Christmas desserts. This year's candy is ...
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Freezer French Toast Sticks!

These french toast sticks were such a hit that the whole batch was eaten within 3 days! They are so ...
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Make-Ahead Freezer Smoothies!

These make-ahead freezer smoothies are a lifesaver in our house. I keep them stocked in the freezer and use them ...
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Perfect Pork Tenderloin!

I am going to start off with a little disclosure here. I don't normally like pork. It's just not my ...
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Hearty Chicken Soup with Time-Saving Shortcuts!

There is nothing I love more on a cold fall/winter day than a steaming bowl of homemade chicken soup. You ...
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Adorable Turkey Cupcakes!

And just like that, with a blink of an eye, it's almost Thanksgiving! How did this happen? Didn't we just ...
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Thanksgiving Doesn’t Have to be All About the Turkey!

It's Turkey Time! Well, what happens if you hate turkey? I don't mean to be the party pooper, but I ...
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Chicken Parmesan Sliders!

I love, love, love Chicken Parmesan! I actually make it quite often for dinner in our house. What I do ...
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Kids Can Cook!

We were lucky enough to receive this awesome cookbook in the mail last week and we are loving it! It ...
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Tailgating Recipe: Corn Dip!

Fall has officially arrived! Along with the cool crisp air and beautiful colors, the first thing that pops into my ...
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Captivating Cashew Chicken Stir-fry!

I have to admit that I have been on an Asian food kick lately. I have made wontons, beef and ...
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Ways to Save at Your Local Chick-fil-A!

In case you didn’t know, we LOVE Chick-fil-A!  When my kids were little we would eat there often because it ...
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Ghostly Halloween Pretzels!

Oh my gosh guys, I made the most absolutely adorable ghostly Halloween pretzels today. They are made with only 3 ...
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Jack-O-Lantern Quesadilla!

Let's face it, Halloween is almost here. I know some of us are still trying to hold onto summer but ...
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Breakfast Cookies!

Yes, you heard me right, cookies for breakfast! Sometimes we are running late and just do not have time for ...
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Quick After School Snack: Apple Toast!

Are you looking for a quick and yummy after-school snack? Look no further! This recipe for apple toast is so ...
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Baked Oatmeal!

School mornings are in full swing in our house. I am always looking for quick and filling breakfasts that the ...
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2-Ingredient Mini Apple Pies!

I am going to truly rock your world with this recipe. This mini apple pie recipe has only 2 ingredients! ...
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Heavenly Angel Food Cake!

I LOVE dessert! Normally I am all about luscious chocolatey desserts. Sometimes though I like a light and refreshing flavored ...
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Celebrating National Cheese Pizza Day at 1000 Degrees Pizza!

September 5th is National Cheese Pizza Day! What better way to celebrate than to go out for a family pizza ...
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Clean Out Your Fridge Bean Salad!

The end of the summer has unfortunately arrived and so has the end of summer vegetable season. I don't know ...
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Crockpot Monkey Bread!

Here is another edition of a crockpot dessert. Check out our 4 Ingredient Crockpot Apple Spice Cake for another yummy ...
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A Hidden Gem North of Boston: 15 Walnut!

We are a family that loves to try new restaurants. Although we visit lots of new restaurants, we have some ...
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How to Make Alfredo Sauce at Home!

I LOVE pasta! I mean seriously, I am a true Italian and I could eat pasta for every meal. I ...
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Hello Fall Cake Batter Truffles!

Well, I think I have given up on summer and I am ready to welcome fall with open arms! For ...
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Chocolate Chip Cupcakes!

These cupcakes are so delicious and fudgy! They are made with a doctored up brownie mix which makes them so ...
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Captivating Caprese Salad!

The Italian heritage in me is coming out in full force here for this recipe! I love Caprese salad and ...
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Mealtime Shortcuts for Busy Weeknights!

It has been one of those days! You know what I'm talking about, long workday, then shuttling the kids to ...
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Perfect Pistachio Cake!

This pistachio cake is so light and moist and fantastic. I know what you might be thinking, pistachio cake?!  The ...
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4 Items that Promise to Make Packing School Lunches Easier!

Can you believe summer is almost over? We were at the store yesterday and literally everything is back to school! This ...
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Crispy, Crunchy Chicken Fingers!

Whenever I ask my kids what they want for dinner they ALWAYS say chicken fingers. Or as they call them, ...
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4 Ingredient Crock Pot Apple Spice Cake!

This apple spice cake has all the things that I love: apples, spices, and easy! We are pretty busy around here ...
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No-Bake Red Velvet Truffles!

I absolutely love to bake. In fact, it is my favorite kind of cooking. I have a love affair with ...
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The Bomb Hot Dog Sauce!

It's summer.  Finally! I thought it would never come. It's been a long winter... What does summer mean? Grilling season ...
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Secret Family Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore!

Many Italian recipes differ drastically based on what region of Italy you are in. I've seen many different recipes for ...
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Patriotic 4th of July Fruit Salad!

We are going to a BBQ to celebrate the 4th of July! Obviously, I would like to contribute and bring ...
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To Die For Chocolate Lava Cakes!

What's better than a dessert that contains chocolate? One that oozes chocolate! These Chocolate Lava Cakes are chocolatey, gooey, melty, ...
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Best Restaurant in North Conway, NH: Delaney’s Hole In The Wall!

We vacation in beautiful North Conway, NH quite often. Delaney's Hole In The Wall is by far our favorite family ...
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Amazing Banana Bread!

Need a recipe for amazing banana bread? Look no further! This banana bread will knock your socks off. It's full ...
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The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You Will Need for the Rest of Your Life!

Anyone who knows me knows about my love affair with chocolate. I love chocolate! All kinds of chocolate. I don't discriminate, ...
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Irresistible Baked Mac and Cheese!

We love The Pioneer Woman over here at Food, Family, and Chaos! I have not made a recipe of hers ...
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Disney Dinner: Peter Pan!

Disney vacations need to be planned way in advance. We planned our last Disney vacation over a year in advance ...
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A Chocolate Lovers Dream!

Next time you take a trip to Boston you need to go to the all-chocolate buffet at Cafe Fleuri. Yes, ...
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3 Family Friendly Restaurants in Naples, Florida!

Naples, Florida has so many amazing restaurants that is is very hard to choose where to eat on vacation. We have ...
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