Pumpkin Cannoli Dip

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Is anybody sick of pumpkin yet? It's everywhere! I surf a lot of food blogs and that is all I see.  That is ok, because pumpkin is a magical vegetable and tastes good in just about anything that is baked. I have yet to find a savory pumpkin dish that I like. I've tried a few pasta recipes with pumpkin in it, and did not like it at all. If anybody has any they are willing to share please feel free to do so. This post was inspired by Buzzfeed. I saw their article for ricotta cheese recipes ...

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Grilled Shrimp Scampi Flatbread Pizza

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Well tomorrow is another Monday.  Not looking forward to going back to work tomorrow. In case any of you are wondering, I work your typical data entry job from 6 to 2:30 M- F. Currently going back to school for an Associates degree in Web Design. Being a full time blogger would be the ULTIMATE job and  I've been working very hard on this site.  Trying to take better food pictures,  getting more visitors to this site, you know the usually blogging thing, etc... *Sigh This shrimp scampi pizza is ...

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Chorizo and Pepper Jack Stuffed Manicotti

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  This recipe idea came to me when I was looking in my fridge to see what I had leftover. In my fridge was chroizo, leftover pepper jack cheese, and a jalapeno. I had been eyeballing a manicotti recipe that I was going to make and so I thought what if I stuffed the leftover chorizo  in the manicotti mixture with cottage cheese?  Then top it off with some more cheese and jalapenos?  It's fun to see what kind of new recipe ideas you can make in your head just with leftovers in the fridge. I fre ...

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Bacon Wrapped Stuffing

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Bacon wrapped stuffing is the ultimate Thanksgiving appetizer. Screw serving stuffing as a side dish for Thanksgiving this year and make these little puppies instead. :) I first tried bacon wrapped stuffing at a friends house and I remember it being the best thing I ever had at that party.  I asked how it was made and it couldn't be easier. Just take a package of cooked stuffing mix and wrap some bacon around it and pop them in the oven. For my stuffing I added some sausage, cranberries, and ...

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Bacon, Egg, and Gruyère Breakfast Sandwich

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This week has been lasting FOREVER. Does anyone else feel that way?  The time feels like it has just stopped on some days, and the only way to make it through the day is buy buying some Halloween candy at the grocery store. Yep, already have bought my first bag and I couldn't help myself. The store likes to do this sneaky thing where they have this display of fruits right by the deli check out and right next to the fruit is bags of Halloween candy. Yikes. I'll probably end up going through a ...

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Pumpkin Streusel Muffins with Maple Glaze

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I had some leftover streusel topping from the apple crisp pizza that I made yesterday.  In fact, there's STILL streusel topping leftover. I'm thinking after these muffins, I might have to make an apple crisp. I attempted to make some pumpkin doughnuts with a box of cake mix, a can of pumpkin puree, and some water. They ended up being too soft and fell apart in the glaze. Ok, that didn't work,so muffins it is! Since the streusel topping was already made from yesterday's recipe, this was ...

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Cake Batter Oreo Fluff

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Today is a special day, because this post is my 1,000th for my blog! Since birthday cake goes really well with a celebration of any sort, I came up with this recipe for Birthday Cake Oreo Fluff.  Fluff recipes are really popular on this site. I remember way back when I first started,  I had made a recipe for Pumpkin Fluff.That recipe spread like wildfire on pinterest one day, and that is when I had my first 12,000 visitors in a day. All because of that single Pumpkin Fluff recipe. That was back i ...

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Fruity Exploding Sangria

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Let me first tell you a funny story when I was making this Sangria. I poured all the wine into the pitcher and then the fruit that I had juiced. After pouring the club soda into the juiced fruit and wine, the drink exploded. Literally exploded. It started foaming up and I had to quickly take the pitcher of Sangria to my sink to wait for all the fizziness to stop. Ben was laughing pretty hard, not at me, but at the Sangria. I had to quickly clean up the sangria mess on the floor, before we had ...

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