soft, crusty, buttery bread with blue cheese and bacon tucked into each slice - perfect with a hot soup! |

Bacon and blue cheese is a fantastic flavor combination! Try this bacon and blue cheese bread for a delicious appetizer or as an accompaniment to soup or pasta.

how to make a balsamic reduction {it's easy!} plus 25 ways to use it

how to make a balsamic reduction {plus 20 awesome ways to use it}

How to make a balsamic reduction {and 20 awesome ways to use it}!

bacon, egg & potato breakfast skillet - a one-pan meal and super delicious!

bacon, egg & crispy potato breakfast skillet {one-pan dish}

A hearty one-skillet breakfast!

an easy summer sweet tea recipe that's perfect for cooling down on these hot summer days!

Summer Sweet Tea

A fantastic sweet tea recipe and why you should always add a pinch of baking soda to the batch.

jalapeno popper bread - creamy cream cheese, cheddar & jack, baked with fresh jalapeno then topped with bacon. Yes, it tastes as yummy as it sounds!

jalapeno popper bread

Warm bread – with all the cheesy goodness of jalapeno poppers sitting on top. Plus there’s bacon!

homemade mayo takes just minutes to make and is SO MUCH BETTER than store-bought!

Homemade Mayo (takes just 2-minutes!)

Once you try it you’ll never go back to store-bought!

mango margaritas

mango margaritas {by the pitcher}

Try adding some heat to these sweet mango margaritas. Read on for some spicy ideas!

Fresh Cherry-Chipotle Salsa - it is SO GOOD and is perfect with chips, over fish, on crusty garlic bread!

Fresh Cherry-Chipotle Salsa

Fresh cherries with some smoky heat.

roasted garlic & pesto chicken flatbread recipe - takes just minutes to throw together!

roasted garlic & pesto chicken flatbread recipe

Super easy & delicious flatbread recipe, perfect for using up your basil pesto!

creamy summer corn & potato chowder - super creamy with no cream!

creamy summer corn & potato chowder

This creamy soup is very healthy because of one secret ingredient!

cheddar, chive & bacon mashed potatoes

cheesy chive & bacon mashed potatoes

The best mashed potatoes you’ll ever taste, where to find some cool photo props and a $25 gift card giveaway, all in one little post.

cheesy chive & garlic pull-apart bread - EASY and tastes AMAZING!

cheesy chive & garlic pull-apart bread

This recipe for Cheesy Chive & Garlic Pull-Apart Bread couldn’t be easier or more delicious. Make an extra loaf because everyone will be fighting over it!   We did sooo good yesterday with our healthy basil pesto and 25 things to do with it, didn’t we? How to toss it with fresh vegetables or beans… 

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basil pesto can be turned into a fast, delicious dinner or appetizer in no time! Includes recipe plus downloadable pdf for 25 things to make with pesto! | | @thewickednoodle

basil pesto {and 25 awesome ways to use it}

Basil Pesto is easy to prepare and a wonderful way to use up fresh summer basil. Need suggestions on unique ways to use it? Read on!   Last week I posted a recipe for how to roast garlic. I figured it was one of those things that most folks who like to cook have probably… 

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