Buffalo Blue Cheese Bacon Dip- Easy dip recipe for a party, or to serve alongside french fries, chips, or a steak!
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Appetizers, Food + Drink

Buffalo Bacon Blue Cheese Dip

Easy Dip Recipe for a Party: Buffalo Bacon Blue Cheese Dip - A quick and easy, no bake, cold or warm dip that's EXCELLENT for a party, to serve alongside chips, french fries, or a steak! Buffalo Bacon Blue Cheese Dip When making the Baked Fiesta Ranch Potato Wedges the other day, we got the hankering (yes, we say that in the midwest) for a tasty little dip to go with it.  But as you know, if it's coming from my kitchen, it better be easy, and slightly homemade.So when our minds got to brainstorming about a dip with a kick,...

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Mmmm! These were good and easy. My husband loved them. Baked Fiesta Ranch Potato Wedges recipe
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Food + Drink, Side Dishes

Baked Fiesta Ranch Potato Wedges Recipe

Baked Fiesta Ranch Potato Wedges Recipe: An easy potato side dish recipe, that's quick for a weeknight meal, bbq, or special steak dinner.Baked Fiesta Ranch Potato Wedges Recipe Side dishes have always been a hard thing for me to come up with, for a meal.  I have no idea why, but it's like I use all of my energy coming up with, planning, and executing the main dish... that the side dish is the poor afterthought that usually gets the short end of the stick.This could possibly be why I tend to lean toward my favorite salad recipe (The Best...

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Desserts, Food + Drink, Review

Cookie Dough Crescent Bites

Thank you SO much to Pillsbury for sponsoring this Cookie Dough Crescent Bites recipe! Although compensated, all opinions and views are those of Fantabulosity.Cookie Dough Crescent Bites: A quick and easy sweet treat dessert using Pillsbury Crescent rolls and store bought cookie dough! Drizzle with chocolate syrup and BITE!  Cookie Dough Crescent Bites Every Spring, our little guys LOVE to walk about our neighborhood leaving little surprise boxes of treats on doorsteps. It's finally warm enough outside at this point, to spend a good amount of time, and to pop in at our neighbors to bring them a little happiness. In my...

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This is brilliant! An easy way to serve biscuits and gravy as a finger food for a party! Breakfast and Brunch Finger Food Recipe - Sausage Biscuit Dippers
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Breakfast, Food + Drink

Breakfast Finger Food: Biscuits + Gravy Dippers

Breakfast Finger Food: Sausage Biscuits and Gravy Dippers - A quick and easy breakfast or brunch finger food recipe making biscuits and gravy a party food, finally!Breakfast Finger Food: Biscuits and Gravy Dippers Three ingredients you all.  THREE! That's all it takes to make biscuits and gravy a finger food!  That is... if you even choose to have the gravy portion of this recipe.  It can be a "two," ingredient breakfast finger food if you'd rather have it without the gravy.  Full recipe towards the bottom of this post... Quick Gravy: Now, if you're more of a "homemade," type, rather than a "slightly...

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Awww, how cute and easy are these! Easter Dessert Idea: "Bunny in the Hole" Donuts
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Desserts, Food + Drink, Holiday, Parenting

Easy Easter Dessert Idea: “Bunny in the Hole” Cake Donuts

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #SweeterEaster #CollectiveBiasEasy Easter Dessert Idea: "Bunny in the Hole" Cake Donuts - Such a cute and creative recipe idea to make instead of the cupcakes and cookies!Spring is my Jam: When I was out and about doing my weekly grocery shopping at Walmart the other day, I couldn't help but head in to the seasonal isle and shop for colored candies and treats for Easter. The minute I see that isle decked out, I know Spring is coming, and I go completely...

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How to Cook Steak in the oven! RecipeThis was so easy and incredible, with the browned butter! Easy Steak Recipe: Pan Fried and in the Oven Photo
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Food + Drink, Main Dishes

Easy Steak Recipe: Pan Seared & In the Oven

Easy Steak Recipe - How to cook steak in the oven: Cooking with browned butter in a cast iron skillet, and coating in cracked peppercorn and kosher salt makes one of the best steak recipes EVER!Growing up on a cattle farm, it may be a little odd that I don't eat a TON of steak. (Perhaps I take a little after my cattle-farmin' grandpa, who RARELY ate any beef. (I guess he was around it all day, so he didn't want to look at it when he got inside the house.)But for me, it has NOTHING to do with...

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Easy Loaded Potato Soup Recipe Photo
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Food + Drink, Main Dishes

Easy Loaded Ranch Potato Soup Recipe

Easy Loaded Ranch Potato Soup Recipe: An easy recipe to make on a cozy Winter or Fall night, or a delicious soup to make for a crowd of family and friends.Easy Loaded Ranch Potato Soup Recipe So... the grocery store had a sale on russet potatoes.  With my bargain shopping and money saving strategies I've been implementing lately, I totally took advantage of this deal.  "Buy one 5 lb bag of potatoes for $2.99, get one free."  Say What!? Do you know how many meals/side dishes I can make with 2-5 lb bags of potatoes?I got the potatoes home and...

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OMG YUUM!!! Ham, Pineapple, Egg and pepperjack cheese, on a Hawaiian bun!
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Breakfast, Food + Drink, Main Dishes, Review

Hawaiian Breakfast Sandwich

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BeyondtheSandwich #CollectiveBiasThe Hawaiian Breakfast Sandwich: A sandwich that will BLOW your mind, with the combination of ingredients that you'd never imagine working well together. I'm about ready to rock your world with a sandwich that not only "wowed," my family, but was so incredibly easy to make.  It has turned out to be one of our favorites to make when we are pressed for time, but still want to make an easier homemade meal. The Hawaiian Breakfast Sandwich With only a few ingredients, this sandwich can...

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These were SO juicy and easy! Love what she uses. The BEST Cheeseburger recipe!
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Food + Drink, Main Dishes

The BEST Cheeseburger Recipe + Video Tutorial

The BEST Cheeseburger Recipe + Video Tutorial: This recipe makes the hamburgers so juicy and they're quick and easy! Just a couple of steps to make them so good!Straight out of my husband's mouth "Jessica, this is such a GOOD burger.  So good." My husband doesn't just tell me what I want to hear when it comes to my cooking and/or recipes.  So when he goes on and on about how good something is, you better believe I'm going to call it the BEST.Best Cheeseburger Recipe Right along with Fantabulosity recipe tradition, we're gonna keep things easy.  I'm not a gourmet chef,...

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Easy Potato Appetizer for Parties
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Appetizers, Food + Drink, Review

Easy Potato Trifle Appetizer for Parties

Easy Potato Trifle Appetizer for Parties: A quick and fun appetizer idea for a party, that can be easily created and made to look incredibly classy!Easy Potato Appetizer for Parties No matter the party theme, I'm a sucker for making small/bite-size appetizers for our guests.  They seem to be easier for the guests to grab and go, and less fuss over making a plate.If you're planning a game day party, these easy potato trifle appetizers need to be on your menu! Especially if your crowd will...

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Strawberry Jalapeno Bruschetta: A quick & easy appetizer to serve for unexpected guests, or a classy dinner party!
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Appetizers, Food + Drink

Strawberry Jalapeno Bruschetta

Strawberry Jalapeno Bruschetta: A quick and easy appetizer to whip up for last minute guests, or to serve for an elegant cocktail party!Jalapeno jellies have been all the rage around our house lately, and I've been looking for new and creative ways to incorporate them in to snack-size treats and appetizers. My mom made KILLER jalapeno jelly the other day, but we ate most of it within the day.So on the hunt at the grocery store I went to find a jalapeno jelly to restock our refrigerator. I was tickled to see that they had multiple flavors, and fell...

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The Best Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe - Quick and Easy
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Food + Drink, Main Dishes

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe – Quick and Easy

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe - Quick and Easy: "This is the BEST Chicken Noodle soup I've ever had," said her husband. Plus a weeknight meal that's healthy and delicious!So you may have noticed a trend by now around here.  I have about 5 recipes in the Fantabulosity archives, that start with "The Best." (The BEST Guacamole Recipe, the BEST Side Salad Recipe, the BEST Beef Tenderloin Recipe, The BEST Punch Recipe)  But I want you to know that I do NOT take this term lightly, and only apply it to those that I (we) truly think are...

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The BEST Punch Recipe for Any Party: made with Sprite (or lemon-lime soda), pineapple juice, kool-aid, sugar, and water! So easy, and the best ever!
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Drinks, Food + Drink

Punch Recipe: Best Fruit Punch

Punch Recipe, the BEST for Any Party: Made with Sprite (or lemon-lime soda), pineapple juice, kool-aid, sugar, and water!  So easy, and one of the best punch recipes there is! Hey you! I'm so glad that you're here.  If this is your first time here, you're going to find tons of Slightly Homemade" recipes, home decor, and so much more around here!  Start HERE!It's quite fun to be sharing the BEST punch recipe with you all today.Perhaps it's because it's one of the most delicious childhood memories that I had as a little girl, or because it literally is the...

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Ice Cream Party Ideas: Pastel Colors, ice cream cookies, cones with sprinkles,
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Entertaining, Kids, Review

Ice Cream Party Decorations, Treats & Theme Ideas

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. All opinions are 100% mine.  Ice Cream Party Decorations, Treats & Theme Ideas: A birthday party for ANY time of the year, that's MORE than just serving ice cream!Words cannot describe how excited I am, to share a party with you that we styled for Hershey's!  Hershey's has been a lifelong friend in our home, and it's an absolute honor to create a birthday party idea, using their new birthday products.Easy Party Decorating Tip: When styling a party, I'm always on the hunt for color/theme coordinating candies to include...

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Buffalo Chicken Soup Recipe
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Food + Drink, Main Dishes

Buffalo Chicken Soup Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Soup Recipe: An addicting, delicious cold weather "spin," on the ever so famous Buffalo Chicken Dip.  After having a buffalo chicken soup at a local deli last Winter, my heart was won over.  It was the soup of all soups.  The beat of my heart.  The ultimate.So when I was stuck at home one day, (with no car... but that's a story for another day), I thought I'd see if I could find a recipe online, to try and at least get "close" to the amazingly delish soup I had at the deli.Buffalo Chicken Soup I searched high...

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Cilantro Avocado + Hummus Fish Tacos
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Cilantro Avocado + Hummus Fish Tacos

Cilantro Avocado and Hummus Fish Tacos: A super quick recipe that can incorporate left-overs and the flexibility to try different flavors!Once a week, the gals and I get together and usually whip up a dish using odds and ends that we have in the fridge, or the pantry.  This dish usually ends up being our lunch, and typically appears on a future menu plan.Cilantro Avocado + Hummus Fish Tacos We had a little frozen (breaded) fish left over from a previous dinner, and a few odds and ends like tortillas, shredded cheese, cabbage shreds, hummus, and a fun dressing.

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BBQ White Queso Nachos
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BBQ White Queso Nachos

BBQ White Queso Nachos: A weeknight meal that your family will die for.  Easily switch out the type of meat that you have on hand, and meal planning just got a little easier.Every once in a while, I get the urge to clean out my freezer, and experiment in the kitchen with only what I have on hand. (Does anyone else do that, or am I a little crazy?)The culprit is, that I'll make a trip the grocery store, see an ingredient and think Ohhh! I'll grab X, and make X this week. Only to get home and realize that I...

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Hot Dog Week: White BBQ
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Food + Drink, Main Dishes

Hot Dog Week: Southern “Pep” Dog

Hot Dog Week - The Southern "Pep" Dog: Day 5 of 6 of the BEST (and easy) gourmet hot dog recipes!  This southern style dog will have your toes a tappin'.Welcome to "Hot Dog Week!" (A dedicated week to my ever so favorite guilty pleasure... the hot dog.)  If you're here for the first time, then you may not know that I'm a party-throwin' kind of gal.  I love to host get-togethers for any occasion.  New babies, birthday's, or even to celebrate the fact that we can just get-together.Fall brings a whole new meaning to hosting and celebrating.  It means...

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Hot Dog Week: Spicy Slaw Dog
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Food + Drink, Main Dishes

Hot Dog Week: Spicy Slaw Dog

Hot Dog Week - Spicy Slaw Dog: Day 4 of 6 of the BEST (and easy) gourmet hot dog recipes! Spicy Slaw Dog This blend of cole slaw in your favorite dressing (or store bought), and topped with jalapeno peppers, may just send your taste buds to a whole new level.If you're not a fan of the jalapeno pepper, then you may want to check out the first three hot dogs from this special "Hot Dog Week," feature here on Fantabulosity.• Buffalo Chicken Hot Dog• The "BLT" Dog (Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato)• Pizza DogI'll be totally honest... my creative thinking usually disappears when...

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Hot Dog Week: Pizza Dog
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Hot Dog Week: Pizza Dog

Hot Dog Week: Pizza Dog. Marinara, mozzarella, chopped bacon. Day 3 of 6 of the BEST gourmet hot dog recipes! Pizza DogWelcome to day 3 of "Hot Dog," week!  Yesterday we covered the "BLT Dog," and the first day we introduced (possibly my favorite) the "Buffalo Chicken Hot Dog."But adding my OTHER favorite food, pizza, in with this combo for today's hot dog recipe... makes me all warm and fuzzy inside.  (I've told you how "food = love" in my mind, right?)A warm mound of marinara, mozzarella cheese, and crumbled bacon (just for fun), is all that is needed to top it...

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cereal Treats
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Desserts, Food + Drink

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cereal Treats

Oh mylanta.  My friends from General Mills, sent over a box of Limited Edition Strawberry Cheerios to me the other day.  After staring at the box for 10 minutes with excitement, we decided it was necessary to whip up something chocolate-related, to go along with them.  You know, because chocolate covered "strawberry," just makes sense. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cereal TreatsUsing the Cheerios to make a similar "rice krispy treat," they turned out exactly like we had hoped.We loved the idea of making them as "pops," so they were even more fun to eat! Simply insert a popsicle or sucker stick...

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