Bacon, Tomato, Feta Salad

Spring has sprung. Well almost. Here in northwest Ohio the wind is still pretty strong but the temps are on the rise. Time to break free of the hearty winter soups, stews, and casseroles and time to jump into fresh, crisp, and lighter recipes. We eat a lot of salads – as much as we can during the week, mainly

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Can’t cook…that’s a problem

Recently on a trip home I encountered some delays. Mechanical issues with the airplane caused a delay and I really wanted to get home. Being in my kitchen is a way for me to release stress and decompress after a long trip. I had been gone for five days and they were five pretty intense days. On top of that

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Super Bowl Sunday…on the menu

So here we are again. Time for the game of all games, the truest test of the best teams in the NFL. A game many young football players dream about growing up and playing. An event that can literally make or break an advertising firm, singer, or television production team. And I don’ think I have even been more disinterested

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Is it over yet?

One more day and it’s over! I know the holidays have just begun but there is one particular part of the beginning of this season that I can’t wait to be over. All these recipes featuring pumpkin anything and pumpkin everything. It’s just not my thing. Why? Glad you asked. One year when I was a little girl, a really

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Wings and Wine, and Jason Statham

For a long, long time I have been on a quest to make the perfect chicken wing at home. Alright, I don’t need perfection, I’d settle for a home cooked chicken wing that tastes like the wings we used to have in a restaurant in Columbus, Ohio during my OSU days. Those wings were simply amazing. The right size, not

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Roasted Tomatoes

Today I am roasting tomatoes from the garden harvest so far this year. With my 48 tomato plants, yes, 48, I am able to try some different recipes and techniques for preserving the harvest. It’s a pretty simple process and once you get the basic idea you can add and edit this really simply based on your personal preference and

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Food Saver Works for Me!

My parents got us a Food Saver for Christmas last year and this is perhaps one of the best gifts we’ve┬áreceived. I have been saving and freezing food items regularly now and it has helped with our food bill, budget, and stopping waste.┬áSince it’s just the two of us sometimes it’s hard to keep food fresh. The Food Saver helps

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Welcome!

This blog is about food. This blog is about cooking. This blog is about cooking really fun food. (hopefully really good, fun food) This blog is also about having fun in and out of the kitchen, enjoying your hobbies, learning new things, and anything else that comes to me. I hope you enjoy and join in the conversations…. Tracee

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