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Flank Steak with Chimichurri

12 Delectable Spring Dinners That Will Make You Want to Eat Outside

I absolutely adore when springtime comes. No more heavy coats, dreary evenings, or freezing while walking to your car. Flowers are blooming and the days are longer. I also love fresh fruits and vegetables from farmer’s markets, eating a bit lighter, and outdoor dining because it’s warm. I’m a huge fan of grilling and smoking, and since I got my smoker I’ve discovered so many things to do with it. It’s not just for huge briskets and beer can chicken; I’ve also smoked cheeses, stuffed tomatoes, mushrooms, pizza, etc. By the way, smoked pizza and burgers are absolutely delicious! Because I’ve been on a seasonal kick in my kitchen lately, I’ve rounded up 12 Easy Spring Dinner Ideas and Recipes that will make you want…

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Featured, Giveaways

Cooking Planit and T-fal Cookware Giveaway

Remember a couple of weeks ago when I posted about my upcoming T-fal giveaway sponsored by Cooking Planit? Now’s the time 🙂 The winner will receive – A set of T-fal Stainless Steel with Thermo-Spot Heat Indicator Dishwasher Safe…

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Classic Lasagna

Last night I had a couple of friends over for dinner and to have some fun in the kitchen.  One of them was Jenny Carden, a Pampered Chef consultant and contributor to Dixie Chik Cooks.  There’s nothing like relaxing…


I’m Back and A New Giveaway

I’m back from vacation! I am ready to get back in my kitchen, though, and I have a few things going on right now – a couple of new recipes in the making and also another *Giveaway* – very,…