Best of Bridge Home Cooking
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Comfort Food At Its Best: Best of Bridge Homecooking

The Best of Bridge is back with this collection of recipes that evokes all the goodness of home cooking–that wonderful feeling of family and comfort. This is food that makes you feel good and tastes great, too. These soul-satisfying recipes are easy, dependable, reassuringly familiar and above all, delicious. They will inspire you to get back in the kitchen and create some special memories and meals around your table. There are loads of tips to help you deal with the midweek madness of meal preparation and, as always, the dishes…

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Halloween Wine Made by a Witch! The Divining Rod Wines by Marc Mondavi #DrinkUpWitches

There’s nothing that sets the mood for your Halloween party like the perfect, spooky-looking beverage! The Divining Rod by Marc Mondavi fits the bill. Not only are the bottles eerily beautiful, but it has a flavor to match! Today I’m going to share with you three big, bold wines from The Divining Rod, and a great DIY pumpkin cooler to serve them in at your party! “From water, comes wine” – never has this been more true than with The Divining Rod wines. By giving life to countless vineyards across…

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3 Fun Gifts For Wine Lovers, from BigMouth Inc!

We are only 7 weeks away from the beginning of holiday party season! That’s right, I said it…SEVEN WEEKS AWAY! With the beautiful weather hanging on and Mother Nature being so kind with her warm temps, it’s hard to believe the snow will soon be flying here in the Midwest! Every year, Chris & I are like kids in a candy store waiting for our favorite holiday party of the year. It’s a hilariously fun cocktail party and white elephant gift exchange that my sister-in-law has been hosting for over…

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Fall Recipe: Spiced Brandy Apple Hand Pies

It’s Fall ya’ll, and a favorite fall activity here in the Midwest is apple picking! My parents used to have a huge yard full of apple trees, and I just loved picking apples with my family there. It was so fun! There’s truly nothing like garden-to-table eating, and growing your own food. Did you know that you can freeze your extra apples? I learned this from my mom back in the apple tree days, when we always had apples coming out our ears. I still do it today when I…

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Diet-Friendly Fall Cocktail Recipe: The McIntosh Mule

Fall is here, and I’ve been having some fun experimenting with some yummy Fall recipes, including cocktails (of course)! We always think of pumpkins when we think Fall…and don’t get me wrong, I LOVE pumpkin EVERYTHING…but not so much in my cocktails. Apples are another Fall favorite, and luckily, they go perfect in beverages! Here is my Fall spin on the Moscow Mule…The McIntosh Mule, an apple-infused, diet-friendly drink made with zero-calorie Cascade Ice Sparkling Water. Have you tried Cascade Ice? I love it because it’s free of unnecessary and unhealthy…

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Blog Frugal Ideas MONEY SAVING MEALS Recipes

My Money Saving Meal Plan Ebook Will Save You 75% On Your Next Grocery Bill!

  I’m thrilled to share with you the launch of my cookbook 1 Month of Dirt Cheap Dinners. If you are looking for money saving meal plans, be sure to check this out. I just know it’s going to save you and your family BOAT LOADS of money on next month’s grocery bill! Following this plan actually reduced our family’s grocery bill by around 75%…can you say, “LIFE CHANGING”?! This simple and enjoyable cookbook is a spin-off of my popular money-saving-meal plan blog posts. This 30 day meal plan ebook gives…

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MONEY SAVING MEALS Recipes

6 Healthy Home-Made Salad Dressings

Ever look at the label on your store-bought salad dressing, only to be left with your head spinning as you try to pronounce all those scary sounding chemicals? Me too. In my frugal kitchen, there are times when I reach for pre-made convenience items, but whenever it’s possible, I love to make things completely from scratch. They taste better, they’re better for you, and they usually cost less! From creamy dressings, to vinaigrettes, here are the salad dressing basics. Keep reading for 6 delicious and simple salad dressing recipes! Psst…they’re…

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Les-Dauphins-Wines
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Host a Wine Tasting Party With Les Dauphins Wines

I’m always excited to try new wines, but I was especially excited to open the most recent box that arrived on my doorstep from Les Dauphins. The bottles!! The lovely, antique-looking, gorgeous bottles!! The first thing I noticed about these bottles was the beautiful, vintage-inspired labels that look – even in real life – like they came straight out of an Instagram filter. We had a fun family weekend planned, so I saved the trio – a red wine, a white wine, and a rosé – for a fun tasting…

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The Complete Wild Game Cookbook
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The Complete Wild Game Cookbook

Do you have an avid outdoorsman, fisherman, or hunter on your Christmas list this year? Do they also enjoy spending time in the kitchen? Then The Complete Wild Game Cookbook by award-winning chef and author, Jean-Paul Grappe, is the perfect gift! And when I say “COMPLETE” Wild Game Cookbook, it is no exaggeration. My 76-year-old dad, an award-winning fisherman and life-long hunter, describes this book as, “The most in-depth wild game book I’ve ever seen. It has every specie of wild game you can imagine…bear, squirrel, shark, seal, and the…

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150 Best Spiralizer Recipes
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150 Best Spiralizer Recipes

With the popularity of the paleo diet, healthier lifestyles, and “zoodles” (noodle substitutes made from zucchini), spiralizers and other spiral veggie cutters are all the rage…and with good reason! They’re a fun and yummy way to get more vegetables into your family’s diet! I’m so excited that someone finally created a guide book for all those fun, healthy, spiral-cut kitchen creations. It’s called 150 Best Spiralizer Recipes, and it’s a great stocking stuffer idea for health-conscious cooks this Christmas. There are recipes for vegetarians, gluten-free diets and low carbohydrate diets…

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