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a unique twist on pesto that utilizes the edible tops of radishes. great with pizza, pasta, or other light + crunchy snacks. | small batch radish leaf + basil pesto | a flavor journal food blog

small batch radish leaf + basil pesto

All right, everyone.  I’ve officially made the move from my loft in downtown Kansas City to our new (huge) apartment in Southern Pines, N.C.  Big change?  Oh yes.  But I’m good with it, because now my life is all about food blogging.  Lucky you, right? 😉  To start things off, we are going to discover […]

spinach and artichoke dip is a perfect appetizer to kick off any party. take my gourmet approach by broiling it in a bread bowl, for a beautiful presentation to impress your guests! | a flavor journal food blog

spinach artichoke dip (in a bread bowl)

spinach + artichoke dip is a perfect appetizer to kick off any party. take my gourmet approach by broiling it in a bread bowl, for a beautiful presentation to impress your guests! | a flavor journal food blog

spicy maple glazed bacon is made using thick cut bacon, and coating it with maple syrup, cayenne, black pepper, and a couple of other spices. it is baked and served hot - perfect for BLTs, salad toppings, or anything brunch! | a flavor journal

spicy maple glazed bacon

Are you ready to spice up your homemade brunch experience? Allow me to introduce to you : spicy maple glazed bacon.  Is it easy?  Yes.  Is it delicious?  YESSSS.  And guess what?  You don’t have to limit your spicy bacon consumption to just brunch.  It also works for BLTs, grilled cheese, wraps, etc.  Get crazy with […]

creamy ranch slaw

Easy Ranch Slaw

Fresh, easy creamy ranch slaw is so perfect for topping buffalo chicken tacos, chicken sandwiches, spicy pork sandwiches, and so much more!

Jalapeño cheese sauce

jalapeño cheese sauce.

I went through an entire block of sharp cheddar in the last two days.  I don’t know if I’ve ever been able to say that before starting this blog, but it feels surprisingly good to say.  You know what I WISH I could say?  “I went to the gym everyday for two weeks in a […]

buffalo chicken dip is the PERFECT party food! this recipe is devoured in seconds. rotisserie chicken, hot sauce, cream cheese, sour cream, ranch dressing, and cheddar cheese make it perfectly blended and delicious! buffalo chicken dip | a flavor journal

buffalo chicken dip.

Cheesy, gooey buffalo chicken dip is the perfect crowd-pleaser. Make it fancy with some fun toppings for extra pops of flavor!

roasted garlic hummus | a flavor journal

roasted garlic hummus.

Light, simple and full of flavor. Roasted garlic hummus is a great summertime snack and easy to keep around!

crostinis..

mozzarella, pesto, tomato crostinis.

Simple flavors meld together perfectly for this date night appetizer or crowd pleaser: mozzarella, pesto + tomato crostinis are easy, fun and so delicious!

perfect spinach artichoke dip | a flavor journal.

perfect spinach artichoke dip.

  If there is one thing you should know about me and my guilty pleasures, it’s that I could honestly eat appetizers all day.  I’m not talking tapas; I mean bar. food. appetizers.  All day.   Some of my favorite are as follows: spinach and artichoke dip nachos wings quesadillas potato skins   Ok.  I’ll […]

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