Easy Roast Beef Sliders

My sophomore year at Virginia Tech, I visited the poster sale before classes started to find some things to decorate my new dorm room. I came across a “101 Places to See before You Die” poster and it caught my eye. I’ve always had a touch of wanderlust, and this poster inspired…

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Easy Summer Corn Dip

  It’s officially the season of backyard BBQs and pool parties! Summer potlucks are a staple of any respectable southerner’s social calendar, and I am no exception! I have two BBQ Potlucks scheduled for this weekend alone! In fact, I first learned about this recipe for corn dip at a summer cookout…

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Ham and Broccoli Quiche

I love breakfast. I hate mornings. See my dilemma? I frequently tell my coworkers that I live 18 minutes away from work, and I roll out of bed about 20 minutes before start time. It’s no wonder that I love my on-the-fly microwave burritos, which I can microwave in those two spare…

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Lucky Charms Cookies

Do you know what the hardest part about writing these blog posts is? Telling a story. If you’ve followed my posts up until now, you will recognize that I always include a tiny tidbit of my life along with the recipe. And when I don’t have any interesting tidbits to share, I…

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Coconut Mini Muffins

It’s fast approaching beach season again! And that means late nights at the Boathouse with all my favorite staff, and lots of new baking projects to keep them all well fed!   The Boathouse owners also own another beach-famous restaurant, The Cottage Café. Located right across the street from the Boathouse, I’ve…

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Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

Sometimes, I’m really thankful that I’m not the only baker at work. Especially around the holidays when we have all sorts of big potlucks and events, it’s good to know I’m not the only one bringing cookies or a cake to feed all 250 of our plant employees.     Our other…

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Ham and Cheese Stuffed Pretzel Bites

Pretzels have always been one of my great weaknesses in life. I can’t manage a trip to the mall without a stop at Auntie Anne’s to buy some pretzel nibblers. My favorite meal as a child was a pretzel-crust pizza at a local restaurant. I liked it so much I cried when…

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Mini Turtle Cheesecakes

Pinterest is often my go-to springboard for new recipe ideas. A few weeks ago, while dreaming up a dessert to take to a family potluck, I came across a few recipes on my board for so-called “turtle” cheesecakes. I promise, no turtles were harmed in the making of this dessert! The signature…

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