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Tammy Litke is a Dallas blogger, blogging since 2008.  She loves to watch movies, play video games, spend time in the kitchen, and travel.  Between recipes and reviews you'll find many helpful and some just plain funny posts on her blog. Welcome, pull up a chair and stay for a while!

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Thursday
Oct232014

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

After blogging for six years and doing numerous recipes I put together a compilation of almost all of the chicken recipes on my blog that I've made or curated over those years.  I didn't realize until I made this month's Foodie collection how much my family eats chicken! 

Most if not all of them are fairly easy to prepare, and are kid friendly.  I hope you find one or two in the collection that you enjoy.

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Tuesday
Oct142014

Saturday Night Chicken Made in Lodge Cookware from Market Street

October.  In Texas it's when fall starts showing its colors.  I don't even know where to start when I think about all the wonderful things that I love about fall.  So I think I'll just say...FOOD.  Because this is when I start using my oven again making those comfort food dishes that just fit the fall and winter season so well.

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Monday
Sep292014

Quick and Easy Bacon & Rice Tomato Soup

Bacon & Rice Tomato Soup

Oh how I long for the lazy days of summer again.  Even though we aren't in the stage of a 'traditional' school year any more, it seems that our schedule and activities still follows one.  I really thought that with sending our daughter to college and being empty nesters that we'd have more down time and relaxed meals.  But between blog events, church activities and social gatherings, it seems that two or three nights a week minimum, I need to get a quick meal on the table before we head out the door.

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Monday
Sep012014

Steakhouse Chili Recipe & the Ultimate Chili Challenge

With football season around the corner, you may be interested in Riunite’s Ultimate Chili Challenge, a nationwide chili cook-off culminating in a Grand Prize trip to the Super Bowl next year. Home cooks around the country are spicing up their recipes and popping open bottles to compete for the best chili creation and Lambrusco pairing.

To help me become a part of the Riunite Ultimate Chili Challenge, I was sent a few things to get my chili cooking started:

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Sunday
Aug312014

Smokey BBQ Ketchup Meatloaf Recipe

Greenwich-based chef, author, and hostess extraordinaire Victoria Amory presented her all natural condiment collection at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York earlier this summer.  The Victoria Amory condiment collection features three creative ketchups, including the Smokey BBQ Ketchup, chosen from over 180,000 products as one of the Smokin’ Innovations at the acclaimed food show.  Inspired by the flavors and aromas of Spain's ancient and rugged La Mancha region the Smokey BBQ Ketchup includes ingredients such as Smoke Paprika, Brown Sugar, Red and White Wine Vinegar and Olive Oil.

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Monday
Aug182014

Easy Cheesy Chicken Taco Casserole with Kraft Pourables Dressing Recipe

cheesy chicken taco casserole pan #fooddeservesdelicious #shop

Since we moved to Texas, I've been feeling as if I need to up my ante when it comes to sauce recipes.  We've been busy familiarizing ourselves with our community and the local businesses, many of which happen to be taco restaurants.  I think in a 5-mile radius of our home there is one on every other corner (okay, I may be exaggerating a bit..but not much!).  The pickiest taste-buds this side of Jupiter live in my home though so I need to do a bit of improvising.  I'd love to make dishes that incorporate a sauce that has a 'Tex-Mex' flavor, but my family hears 'Tex-Mex' and runs for cover.

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Saturday
Aug162014

Beef Rouladen - It's What's For Dinner

Beef Rouladen with GravyBeef is a source of protein that we eat a lot of in our home.  While costs of beef have risen over the years, I stock up on sales or skimp on other things so that it fits into our budget.  I get a lot of ideas for dinner from  BeefitsWhatsForDinner.com, which is a Beef Checkoff program that their contractor The National Cattlemen's Beef Association manages. 

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Wednesday
Aug062014

Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Holland House Cooking Wine

You can give your foods a flavorful punch with a simple, yet flavorful marinade using Holland House Cooking Wines.  Veggies (especially eggplant, zucchini, asparagus and mushrooms) and meats soak up the flavor and it's as easy as letting them marinate and then tossing them on the grill!

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Friday
Jul042014

Italian Stuffed Turkey Burgers - Summer Grilling with Red Gold

tomatoes-cheese-stuffed-deliciousnessI'm sure a lot of you are like me and don't like heating up your kitchen during the summer.  That means our grill gets quite the work out.

My family isn't very adventurous, they like the tried and true staples like beef burgers or hot dogs, but me I like to experiment with different ingredients and flavors.

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Wednesday
May282014

White Chicken Lasagna & Good Cook Kitchen Drawer Sweepstakes!

I teased you a few days ago about the Good Cook Kitchen Drawer Sweepstakes.  It starts on June 2nd.  If you enter you'll have a chance to either choose 15 Good Cook kitchen tools that you would like to have to make your ultimate kitchen drawer - look for the "Add Me" icon on participating products.

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