December 2013

Ridiculously Easy Classic Fiesta Guacamole.
December 31, 2013
Ridiculously Easy Classic Fiesta Guacamole.

I know. All guacamole is ridiculously easy, but I really just did not know what to call it and was coming up with nothing creative. Sorry, I think my brain is fried. The end of the year can do that to ya. So this guac? There is nothing weird and nothing fancy about it. Although […]

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Tortilla Chip Crusted Oven-Fried Ravioli with Spicy Fontina Queso Fundido.
December 30, 2013
Tortilla Chip Crusted Oven-Fried Ravioli with Spicy Fontina Queso Fundido.

It is official, I COULD do Mexican food all the time… but for now I will limit it to just this week. Oh, and the title? Do not run off screaming thinking you have to make your own ravioli. Seriously, please do not do this. I promise, if you do not want to, you do […]

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Loaded Crockpot Carne Asada Tacos + Video
December 29, 2013
Loaded Crockpot Carne Asada Tacos + Video

You did not think I would do Mexican week without some tacos did you!? I mean tacos are a MUST. Watch the how-to video here: Especially for a holiday like New Years when some people don’t want to sit down for a fancy meal, but they still want to… you know.. eat some real food.

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Mexican Beer Spiked Churros with Chocolate Dulce De Leche.
December 27, 2013
Mexican Beer Spiked Churros with Chocolate Dulce De Leche.

And the Mexican continues. I mean I did tell you it was going to be all Mexican for at least the next few days.

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Breakfast Chimichangas with Avocado + Cotija Cheese.
December 26, 2013
Breakfast Chimichangas with Avocado + Cotija Cheese.

And just like that it is over. Bummer, right?!? The good news is… I have Mexican for you. Yes.

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Mom’s Secret Christmas Eve Chex Mix.
December 24, 2013
Mom’s Secret Christmas Eve Chex Mix.

And it is Christmas Eve!! Personally, I am just a tad sad. My very favorite time of year if almost over and it seems like Thanksgiving was just yesterday. I think the month of December needs to be like a whole sixty days and not just thirty-one. Really, the Christmas holiday deserves a whole two […]

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3-Ingredient Blue Cheese Appetizer (Idiot Proof) + Video.
December 23, 2013
3-Ingredient Blue Cheese Appetizer (Idiot Proof) + Video.

This is as easy as it gets. Make this SIMPLE 3 Ingredient blue cheese appetizer and have your guests begging for the recipe! And also possibly as good as it gets. Like I said yesterday, sometimes you just don’t mess with an already good thing. Sometimes you just use the store-bought biscuits and shut your […]

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Mom’s Ridiculously Easy Butterscotch Monkey Bread.
December 22, 2013
Mom’s Ridiculously Easy Butterscotch Monkey Bread.

Sometimes, you just should not mess with a good thing. Like your mom’s recipes. Especially when she only has a handful of them. Seriously, do not be stupid like me and try to make them better or give them more of a wow factor. It just does not work.

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Salted Chocolate Chip Cookie Baklava.
December 20, 2013
Salted Chocolate Chip Cookie Baklava.

Because it is cookie season, I made this Salted Chocolate Chip Cookie Baklava for you guys! And I have yet to actually make a single cookie this December. Sure, I have made a lot of treats, but ZERO cookies. I made Sugar Cookie Cupcakes, Gingerbread Boy Granola, Potato Chip Fudge, Hot Chocolate French Toast and Dark […]

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Brussels Sprout + Avocado Winter Rolls with Grapefruit Hoisin Dipping Sauce.
December 19, 2013
Brussels Sprout + Avocado Winter Rolls with Grapefruit Hoisin Dipping Sauce.

There is Spring Rolls and then there is Winter Rolls. These are obviously winter rolls, which I feel is fitting since the first official day of winter is Saturday. Which means Christmas is just days away. Are you guys ready? I am nowhere near ready. Not ready for the month of December to be over, […]

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Fontina Spinach and Artichoke Breakfast Pasta Hash.
December 18, 2013
Fontina Spinach and Artichoke Breakfast Pasta Hash.

We’re switching things up today. Today we are doing dinner for breakfast and I promise, it is not weird at all. It is actually totally awesome.

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Coffee Roasted Almond + Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Bark
December 17, 2013
Coffee Roasted Almond + Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Bark

Because really, we can’t live on cookies alone. We need a little health food. And this bark? Yes, it is practically health food.

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • No better way to welcome the weekend than with this Maple Glazed Apple Pull Apart Bread. This bread is all things sweet, ooey, gooey, applely, cinnamony, and basically so amazing…especially when warm out of the oven. Fall baking is the best. <-- enough said. 🍂🍁Full recipe is on halfbakedharvest.com today. #feedfeed #foodandwine #f52grams #buzzfeast #thebakefeed
  • sweet potato gnocchi with rosemary parmesan cream sauce. This gnocchi…it’s like a bowl of softy, pillowy, fall goodness. Is that too cheesy to say? Potentially, but I mean, all of it is true. This gnocchi is like biting into pillows of soft sweet potato and creamy ricotta. And you guys? That rosemary cream sauce? It. Is. Everything. Creamy, hinted with rosemary, and finished with a little parmesan. Too good. Full recipe is on halfbakedharvest.com today. #feedfeed #foodandwine #f52grams #buzzfeast #thebakefeed
  • One Pan Autumn Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole. Today I am going the more classic route and loving it. This is cozy, healthy, filling, and all things delicious. Just simple, feel good kind of food...maybe with a good amount of cheese on top too. What? Always got to have a little cheese 😉Get the full recipe on halfbakedharvest.com #feedfeed #foodandwine #f52grams #buzzfeast #thebakefeed
  • white chocolate pumpkin scones with espresso glaze.You guys, say hello your you new favorite scone of fall…or maybe even new favorite pumpkin recipe? Could we possibly say move over pumpkin latte? I’m not sure, but what I am sure of is that these scones are all things delicious.These are pumpkiny, buttery, hinted with cinnamon, super flakey and soft, and finished with the most perfect espresso maple glaze. Kind of like a pumpkin spice latte, but in scone form…which as you might imagine, is so good. Get the full recipe on halfbakedharvest.com #feedfeed #foodandwine #f52grams #buzzfeast #thebakefeed #pumpkin