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Duck Risotto

Duck Risotto {And a Giveaway}

Duck Risotto I love risotto and chances are if I find it on a menu I will order it. Having said that I have recently had some really bad risotto when dining out. From a thick, cakey consistency to risotto that was NOT risotto- it seems like this is sometimes a catch-all menu item. Have…

Metamucil Recipes

Metamucil Recipes :Fiber-Filled Muffins and 2 Quick Drink Recipes @MetaHealth #spon

Metamucil Recipes Yes, you read that right. I am sharing a post about the health benefits of integrating Metamucil into your daily routine- with recipes! Get the vision of a thick or chalky drink you have to gulp down out of your head. Instead feast your eyes on simple to make muffins, iced tea and…

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches from Gooseberry Patch Slow Cooker Fall Favorites

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches Listen to me share this recipe on B105.7 with Sean Copeland  HERE   There are dozens of variations on the ever popular pulled pork sandwich. Believe me- I have made many! But this one is in my top 5 favorites of all time and there is no better time to share…

Produce for Kids

No-Bake Granola Balls and a Produce for Kids and Meijer Kickoff!

Basilmomma.com partners, Produce for Kids and Meijer, are hosting the third annual Healthy Families, Helping Kids campaign to educate families on the benefits of healthy eating and raise money for nutrition education through Jump with Jill, a music-based health program for kids. Since 2002, Meijer has raised more than $1 million for local children’s organizations. Actually, Meijer hit the…

Freeze Sweet Corn

How to Freeze Sweet Corn for Later Eating

It’s August in Indiana and you know what that means- sweet corn is ready! Several of you have asked how I freeze sweet corn for later eating- well here is a NEW way I am doing it! I think I have integrated sweet corn into my cooking in about 100 different ways in the last…

Fresh Nectarine Sangria

Fresh Nectarine Sangria

Fresh Nectarine Sangria  It’s warm outside, the days are still long and after a long day of working or chasing kids nothing tastes better than a cold beverage. As you know I am a wine girl whether it be alone in a glass or mixed in a pitcher with fresh fruit. I prefer the use…

grilled half duck

Grilled Half Duck with Bacon, Sweet Corn and Blueberry Saute

Grilled Half Duck ~ a quick weeknight meal (for real)! Good duck is hard to beat but make it without knowing a few preparation tips and you take a healthy cut of meat and turn it into shoe leather. Read Maple Leaf Duck Blogger Duck U Part 1  I have cooked my fair share of…

Little Red Door Cancer Agency

Little Red Door Cancer Agency- Eat Well, Live Well Recipes from the Indiana State Fair

I would like to thank everyone at the Little Red Door Cancer Agency for inviting me to be the guest “chef” for a few days during the Indiana State Fair this year. It was a great experience and as usual the lineup of recipes was fantastic. I snapped a few pictures when I was done…

Summer Vegetable Chopped Salad with White Beans and Lemon Vinaigrette

Summer Vegetable Chopped Salad with White Beans and Lemon Vinaigrette

Summer Vegetable Chopped Salad   This beauty has been my dining obsession for  the last several weeks. I change it as different veggies come in season but the formula stays the same. Summer Vegetable Chopped Salad AKA Spare Parts Summer Salad, uses a little of this and a little of that. But it’s brilliant and I…

Horizon Organic Back To School

DIY Trail Mix- Kid Approved! #HorizonB2S

DIY Trail Mix Recipe! It’s back to school time for many of us and that may also mean that after-school activities are not far to follow. There is that magic hour between school and practice for many kids and that is sometimes the most hectic hour of the day for many parents. Why, you may…