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A small cast iron skillet filled with buffalo tater tots, melted cheese, crispy bacon, ranch dressing, and green onions.

Loaded Buffalo Tots

Cruncy, spicy, bold and awesome. Tater tots coated in buffalo sauce, drizzled with ranch (or blue cheese), and topped with bacon and green onion.

A fresh and easy pico de gallo recipe (with garlic) that is a perfect topping for any Mexican dish!

Fresh Pico de Gallo with Garlic

Pico with garlic makes everything better. Fresh pico de gallo is a super easy recipe that is necessary for Mexican night at home.  Traditional pico doesn’t have garlic, but this version definitely does.  I’m obsessed with garlic, and put it in as many recipes as I possibly can!  This pico recipe only requires six ingredients […]

Roasted jalapeños and chopped artichoke hearts mixed with a creamy, cheesy blend for the best jalapeño artichoke dip!

Jalapeno Artichoke Dip with Roasted Jalapenos

This jalapeno artichoke dip is seriously addictive. It’s creamy AND cheesy with roasted jalapeños, artichoke hearts, and tons of flavor. Tried and true, this jalapeno artichoke dip pleases even the pickiest of eaters.  It’s basically a copycat version of the Aldi jalapeño artichoke dip, but this version is totally easy to make.  We use roasted […]

queso fundido with chorizo recipe

queso fundido + chorizo recipe

Since it’s comfort food season, and it’s always cheese season, chorizo queso fundido is on repeat in my house.  It’s best to share with friends, because it’s seriously just a ton of gooey, delicious cheese melted with spicy chorizo, jalapenos, onions, and garlic.  Serve it with homemade guacamole and salsa on the side, too!  what is […]

creamy goat cheese coated in crunchy pistachios and bread crumbs, then baked and served with a fire roasted tomato and red pepper sauce | a flavor journal food blog

baked goat cheese bites + fire roasted sauce

Baked goat cheese and this fire roasted sauce are such a good combination.  Both parts of the recipe are easy to make, too!  And both can be made ahead of time, which is always a plus. These are coming at you just in time for the holidays because they’re an awesome appetizer to share.  This […]

an easy guide to making basic homemade guacamole

basic homemade guacamole

Guacamole is one of our favorite dips!  This basic homemade guacamole recipe will help you understand the basics of making guac, and then give you the freedom to adjust it to fit your tastes.   tips for making homemade guacamole Homemade Guacamole Tip #1:  Get to know the basic components for guacamole.  For this recipe, […]

spicy tuna tartare nachos recipe :: baked, crispy wonton chips, spicy ahi tuna, creamy avocado, and spicy sriracha sauce. DELICIOUS and perfect for happy hour at home or date night in! spicy tuna tartare nachos | a flavor journal food blog

spicy tuna tartare nachos

spicy tuna tartare in nacho form I have a mild obsession with spicy tuna.  If you share a similar enthusiasm, you also need to check out this spicy tuna tartare + avocado stacks recipe.  In the meantime, these spicy tuna tartare nachos will more than satisfy your cravings. First, the wonton chips are baked, so […]

how to make caramelized onions | a step by step caramelized onion guide | a flavor journal food blog

how to make caramelized onions

a step by step guide to caramelized onions If there’s one thing in life that’s worth the wait, it’s caramelized onions.  They’re easy, therapeutic to make (in my opinion), and absolutely delicious once they’re done cooking.  Here is a step-by-step  guide (with photos!) to help you make your own caramelized onions at home. step one : […]

everything bagel seasoning

everything bagel seasoning

Everything bagel seasoning is my favorite thing on bagels besides cream cheese and salmon.  Garlic, onion, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, and salt.  What more could you want with breakfast?!   Savory breakfasts are definitely my favorite thing.  I don’t have much of a sweet tooth as it is, but starting my mornings with a bunch […]

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baked brie with apricots, rosemary, and balsamic

This post is sponsored by Joan Of Arc Cheese but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. It.  Is.  Time.  For.  BRIE!  The holidays always make me think of Brie.  It’s so elegant, delicious, and always makes such a beautiful dish to present to guests.  This baked brie with apricots, rosemary, and balsamic is […]

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