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Asian Noodle Salad

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Arnold Palmer
Banana Berry Smoothie
Blood Orange Mojito
Candy Cane Cooler
Thermos Ready Smoothie
Chocolate-Raz Smoothie
Champagne Cocktail
Cherry Nice-loaded
Cranberry Punch Pizazz
Creamsicle Cocktail {just like cream soda}
Flavored Milk
Frozen Fruit Margarita with Limeade
Gin Cocktail in a Mason Jar for Summer
Ginger Snap Cocktail
Holiday Hopper Cocktail
Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte
Hot Apple Cider with Rum
Hot Buttered Spiced Cider
Hurricane Cocktail 'BOTW'
Kaepernick Kiss cocktail
Low Calorie Margarita
Chocolate Covered Raspberry Martini
Melon Martini
Mint Julep
Moose Milk Frozen Cocktail
Moscow Mule Cocktail
New Year's Day Cocktails
Plum and Necterine Sangria
Poinsettia Cocktail
Pomegranate Sangria
Raspberry Champagne Cocktail
Redneck Lemon Drop Cocktail
Sangria by Guy Fieri
Skinny Girl {or boy} Margarita
St. Paddy's Day Manhattan
Strip and Go Naked Cocktail for parties
Watermelon Lemonade
Wet Woody
White Sangria 'BOTW'
Woo Woo

Appetizers / Party Food

Alfresco Dip
Apple Butter 'BOTW'
Bacon Chedder Pinwheels - 'BOTW'
Baked Brie with Chokecherry Jelly
Baked Brie
Baked Brie with Pecans
Baked Nacho Platter
Baked Parmesan Dip
Caprese on a Stick
Cauliflower Pizza Crust -gluten free
Crispy Baked Chicken Wings
Easy Spring Salsa
Fennel & Chicken Flatbread
Football Inspired Cheese Ball
Green Apple Guinness Melt
Guacomole - low fat with Chobani
Healthier Southwestern Layered Bean Dip for tight ends
Healthy Black Bean Dip
Healthy Nachos from Weight Watchers
Lima Bean Layered Dip ~ 'BOTW'
Lower Fat Guacamole with CHOBANI
Mango Salsa - Easy!
Mini BLT's - Best of the Web
Mini Crab Cakes with Lemon Dill Aioli
Monk's Kettle Cheddar Beer Bread
Mummy Dogs
Nachos - Beef and Black Bean
Pear & Blue Cheese Flat Bread
Pico De Gallo
Portuguese Roll Ups
Pretzels by Guy Fieri
Ribbon Zucchini Crostini
Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip ~ 'BOTW'
Southwestern Corn and Black Bean Salad
Strawberry Bruschetta
Top 10 Tailgating Recipes 'BOTW'
Boneless Buffalo Wings with Spicy Blue Cheese Dip
Lettuce Wraps
Western Hemisphere Dip {or salad}
Zucchini Parmesan Cakes


Asian Noodle Salad
Asian Chopped Cabbage Salad
Broccoli Salad
Caprese on a Stick
Greek Inspired Orzo Salad
Quinoa & Winter Squash Salad
Southwestern Corn and Black Bean Salad
Taco Salad
Turkey Waldorf Salad
Western Hemisphere Salad {or dip}

Side Dishes

Acorn Squash~roasted
Bacon Wrapped Green Beans
Chipotle Bacon Potato Cakes
Fall Pear and Red Onion Gratin
Green Beans - Easiest Ever
Quinoa & Winter Squash
No Boil Mac & Cheese
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Roasted Asparagas - Easy
Roasted Butternut Squash ~ Easy
Smoked Gouda Mac N Cheese
Sweet Potato Fries
Tortilla Pie
Vegetable Fried Rice
Penne with Broccoli Rabe and Tomatoes and Parmesan



Asian Beef Broccoli - in a slow cooker
Beef Short Ribs
Beef Short Ribs II
Beef and Black Bean Nachos for dinner!
Beef & Rice Stuffed Peppers
Bistro Flank Steak Sandwich
Chicken Fried Cube Steak
Chili Con Carne and Beans
Corned Beef - in a slow cooker
Easy Slow Cooker Corned Beef II
Crock Pot London Broil
Dutch Oven Chuck Roast
Easy Cheeseburger Mini Pies
Eating Well Tacos
Fig and Gorgonzola Melt with Carmalized Onions and Bacon
Flank Steak Pinwheels
Grilled Steak with Pepper Relish
Seared Steaks with Caramelized Onions and Gorgonzola
Grilled Filet Mignon with Herb Butter and Texas Toasts
Guinness Beef Short Ribs
Harvest Chipotle Chili
Hunk a Meat Hanger Steak
Meatloaf - Barbeque Bacon Meatloaf
Meatloaf - Easy, Savory
Meatloaf Minis
Monk's Kettle Mussels
Pinot Shredded Beef Burritos
Provincial Beef Stew
Asian Beef and Broccoli Slaw Wraps
Skirt Steak and Bok Choy Stir Fry ~ 'BOTW'
Sliders with Chobani Guacamole
Sloppy Joes
Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce
Taco Bake Casserole 'BOTW'
Tex-Mex Lasagna
Tex Mex Pumpkin Burgers - BOTW
TJ's Broccoli Beef
Tomato Herb Flank Steak
Beef & Bean Chili Verde


BBQ Chicken Enchiladas
Beer in the Butt Chicken
Curried Turkey Cutlets with dried Apricots
Chicken Marabella
Chicken Marinara
Chicken Parmesan Sub Sandwich
Chicken Ranch Tacos by Betty Crocker
Chicken Taco Braid
Chicken Teriyaki Skewers
Crock Pot Chicken Apple Curry
Crock Pot Honey Teriyaki Chicken
Easy Gourmet Chicken
Gorganzola & Prune Stuffed Chicken
Grilled Cheese Chicken Sandie
Hawaiian Chicken - Baked or Crock Pot
Healthier Fried Chicken
Shredded Chicken and Corn Tostadas 'BOTW'
Shredded Chicken Tacos for 150
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Stew
Spaghetti and Turkey Meatball Casserole
Southwestern Chicken Soft Tacos
Turkey Soup


Al Pastor Pork Mexican Hash
Chorizo and White Bean Stew 'BOTW'
Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Grilled Thai Pork Tenderloin Cutlets
Maple-Chili Glazed Pork Medallions
Pork Loin Chops
Pulled Pork


Blackened Salmon Sandwich
Cajun Jambalaya
Grilled Alaska Halibut Tacos with Cucumber Citrus Salsa by Border Grill
Grilled Alaska Salmon Tacos with Corn Relish by Border Grill
Mini Crab Cakes with Lemon Dill Aioli
Oven Fried Fish
Peppered Salmon with Roasted Root Veggies
Tuna Tacos

Wild Game

Venison Flip Flop ~ Old Family Farm Recipe


Greek Inspired Orzo Salad
Healthy Carrot Cake Power Scuffins
Spinach Fettuccine with Sundried Tomatoes and Artichokes 'BOTW'
Zesty Wheat Berry~Black Bean Chili
Sweet Potato Burrito
Perfectly Portable Parfaits in a Mason Jar
Pesto Pizza
Zucchini Parmesan Cakes


Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Veggies
Inside Out Lasagna
Rigatoni with Meat Sauce
Asian Noodle Salad
Penne with Broccoli Rabe and Tomatoes and Parmesan 'BOTW'
Spinach Fettuccine with Artichokes and Sundried Tomatoes "BOTW'
Tortellini with Butternut Squash Sauce

Breakfast & Breads

Al Pastor Pork Mexican Hash
Apple Bacon Pancakes
Apple Butter 'BOTW'
Almond Oat Strawberry Shortcakes 'BOTW'
Banana Chai Chocolate Chip Muffins
Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins with Nutella
Coffee Cup Egg Scramble
Cranberry Banana Bread
French Toast Sticks
Fried Egg Flowers 'BOTW'
Healthy Carrot Cake Power Scuffins
Mexican Fiesta Bake
Mini Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Monkey Bread
Onion Frittata 'BOTW'
Onion Frittata - Easy 'BOTW'
Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce
Perfectly Portable Parfaits in a Mason Jar
Pumpkin Oatmeal
Quick Breakfast Tacos
Raspberry Strippers - 'BOTW'
Strawberry Bruchetta for Brunch - Easy!
Strawberry Yogurt Muffins - Healthy
TWO Ingredient Spiced Pumpkin Muffins
Healthy Zucchini Bread


Almond Bark in the Raw
Almond Kiss Cookies 'BOTW'
Almond Oat Strawberry Shortcakes 'BOTW'
Apricot Banana Bars 'BOTW'
Bananas Foster
Bananas & Chocolate
Banana Layer Cake
Best Basic Brownies
Best Ever Chocolate Cake
Blackberry Cobbler
Blueberry and White Chocolate Chunk Ginger Cookies
BOHO Stout Float
Bolashas De Espece ~ Portuguese Cookies
California Shortbread Button Cookies
Cherry Almond Crumble
Chloe's K-9 Cake
Chocolate Butter Cookies
Chocolate Cherry Snack Bars
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake
Chocolate Chip Stuffed Mini Pies 'BOTW'
Chocolate Cloud Cookies
Coconut Macaroons - low fat
Coffee Frosting
Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies
Gluten Free Halloween Treats
Cowboy Cookies - healthier version
Easter Bunny Cupcakes 'BOTW'
Easter Egg Nest Cupcakes
Easy Oreo Cheese Cake
Easy Pear Tart
Frozen Fruit Yogurt Pops
Grandpa's Cookies
Grasshopper Fudge Cake 'BOTW'
Grilled Chocolate Sandwich
Healthier Carrot Cake
Holiday Chocolate Butter Cookies
Honey-Comb Peanut Brittle
Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
Lemon-Raspberry Muffins - low fat
Marshmallow Pilgrim Hats
Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies
Mini Apple Pie
Mini Cherry Pies
Mini Molten Chocolate Cakes
Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies 'BOTW'
Molten Deep Dish Cookies with Krusteaz
Molten Lava Mini Cakes - EASY
Mississippi Mud Pie - Best of the Web
Muffin Tin Mini Pies
No Bake Cherry Ice Cream Pie
No Bake Melting Snowmen Cookies
Oreo Truffles - Christmas Treat
Oreo Turkey Treats
Peanut Butter Caramel Bars 'BOTW'
Pear Bread Pudding 'BOTW'
Peep Pops
Personalized Pumpkin Pie - 'BOTW'
Pie Dough
Pineapple & Raspberry dessert
Pumpkin Brownies
Pumpkin Fudge
Pumpkin Ice Cream
Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes - low fat
Rainbow Cupcakes
Real California Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Rhubarb Coffee Cake from Iowa
Rocky Road Ice Cream
Salted Caramel Cookies
Saltine Toffee
Seven Layer Cookie
Sexy Valentine's Day Dessert 'BOTW'
S'mores Dip ~ 'BOTW'
Speculaas - Spice Cookies
Spooktacular Treats ~ Halloween
Spooky Pretzel Treats 'BOTW'
Star Spangled Custard Tart 'BOTW'
Stout Floats 'BOTW'
Strawberry Ice Cream
Time Crunch Dessert with Duncan Hines
Toassted Coconut
Topsy Turvy {Molten Lava} Cookie Pizza 'BOTW'
Yogurt Chocolate Mousse ~ Easiest Ever

5 Minute Coffee Cake in a Mug
Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug


Butter in a Jar
Canning Pears-How To Guide
Cheese Making 101
Honey Butter
Herb Butter
Learn to Make Cheese
Pie Dough for your Pie Hole
Pumpkin Pie Spice
Top Ten Ways to Eat Blueberries
Whipped Cream in a Jar

Playdough Recipe!

Barbecuing for the Better-Tips
Grilling Guidlines Chart
Food Safety Tips for your Holiday

Set The Proper Table~Informal and Formal Place Setting Guide
Top Tips For Guests and Hosts For Successful Holiday Entertaining

Eat Out - Restaurants

Bear Republic Brewery ~ Healdsburg
Boudin SF ~ Corta Madera
Brookfield's Restaurant/Diner ~ Roseland
Chevy's ~ Emeryville
Chianti ~ Novato
Cowgirl Cantina ~ Pt. Reyes Station
Firestone Grill ~ San Luis Obispo
Guaymus ~ Tiburon
La Dolce Vita Wine Lounge ~ Petaluma
Las Guitarras ~ Novato
Mi Pueblo ~ Novato
Mi Pueblo ~ Petaluma
Panera Bread and Berry Twist ~ Terra Linda
Pasta Moto ~ Novato
Piatti ~ Mill Valley
Pinkys Pizza ~ Petaluma
Portelli ~ Novato
San Luis Obispo Farmer's Market ~ downtown SLO
Scoma's ~ Sausalito
Semolina ~ Petaluma
Smashburger ~ Novato
The Cheesecake Factory ~ Corte Madera
Tres Hombres ~ Petaluma
Velasco's ~ Petaluma
Volpi's Bar & Restaurant ~ Petaluma
Wild Fox ~ Novato ~ visit 1
Wild Fox ~ Novato ~ another visit
Whole Foods and Petaluma Creamery ~ Novato and Petaluma
Wipeout Bar and Grill ~ marin
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