Fresh Take Twice Baked Potatoes

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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #FreshTake #CollectiveBias Making a BIG Easter dinner is something I have always done.  After all I am a cook!  This year for some reason I was having trouble coming up with a potato dish.  I usually make mashed potatoes but this year I wanted to make something different. As I was doing my weekly shopping at Walmart I spotted the Kraft Fresh Take Cheese & Breadcrumb Mix.  This mix comes in … Continue reading

Potato Fans

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I love how these potato fans look on a buffet table.  So elegant yet so easy to make.  Add sour cream and bacon bits for loaded potato fans!  Topped with lots of melted butter and herbs these potato fans add just the right amount of fun to a table.  Perfect for a last minute side dish. Print Potato Fans Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 1 hourTotal Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Yield: Makes 8 servingsServing Size: 1 Potatoe Ingredients8 medium red potatoes 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

Mini Chicken Pot Pies

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Give your guest that warm cozy feeling with these mini chicken pot pies. Creating mini chicken pot pies is so easy when you use Pillsbury Crescent Rounds. These appetizers are creamy and full of chicken and vegetables.  Perfect for any occasion. Every hostess loves an appetizer that can be made ahead.  Next time you make chicken pot pie make a double batch of sauce.  You never know when you might need to whip up a batch of mini chicken pot pies.  That’s what happened to me.  I was planning a party with only appetizers and desserts.  I saw my “extra” … Continue reading

Antipasto Salad on a Skewer

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“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Barilla, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable #ad” During the Holiday Season life can get a little crazy.  That’s why I love having antipasto salad on a skewer in the refrigerator ready for a quick grab and go meal. I could hardly wait to get started so I went to Safeway and picked up the items I needed to make this delicious on the go meal.  The first ingredient on my list was Barilla Tortellini three Cheese Pasta.  I knew … Continue reading


Chilaquiles - Lady Behind The Curtain

When visiting my family in Southern California {and by southern I mean only a few miles from the Mexican border}  I discovered Chilaquiles.  The first time I tried them my husband ordered it for breakfast and they were served with two fried eggs on top. What is Chilaquiles you ask?  While they don’t look like it I think they taste just like cheese enchiladas.  I prefer to describe them as a NEW way of making nachos.  Either way you are going to love these.  I plan on serving it to my hungry game watchers.  The only draw back is I recommend using a fork.  Unlike nachos these do get messy … Continue reading

Glazed Chicken Wings

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The first time I made these glazed chicken wings was over 20 years ago at the first party I catered.  The party was a luau and these chicken wings fit in perfectly.  This recipe is a hostesses dream.  Just put them in the oven and let the oven do all the work. FINGER LICKIN’ GOOD! Print Glazed Chicken Wings Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 1 hourTotal Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Yield: Serves 6Serving Size: About 4 wings each Not just for a luau also great for game day!Ingredients4 pounds chicken wings 18 ounce jar pineapple preserves 18 ounce jar … Continue reading

Beer Dip

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This Beer Dip is salty with a little kick and goes perfectly with your favorite beer! Call the gang over for a fun night of watching the game and eating!  This beer dip fits right in with the game watching food.  While the jalapeno popper burgers are on the grill the gang can be enjoying this yummy easy to make dip. NOTE:  This dip is a little on the salty side; which makes it a perfect match with beer.  If you are not serving beer with this dip I would recommend you add the Ranch dressing a little at a time … Continue reading

Steak Sandwich Stackers

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BARBECUE SEASON IS HERE!  These steak sandwich stackers are the perfect appetizer for a barbecue on Memorial Day or 4th of July.  Sure anyone can serve small sandwiches but why not bring it up a notch with these fun stackers. MAKE SOME FUN FOOD! Print Steak Sandwich Stackers Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 13 minutesTotal Time: 28 minutes Yield: Makes 18 StackersServing Size: 1 Stacker Great for leftover steak.Ingredients1 – can Pillsbury Grands biscuits 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 tablespoon Italian seasoning blend 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 18 – green olives 5 – slices provolone cheese 5 – slices Colby … Continue reading