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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.

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 […]

Grilled jalapeños stuffed with sausage and cheese bring the heat, the sweet, and the smokiness for a flavor bomb appetizer that's perfect for your next grilling night, or your next tailgate!

grilled jalapeños stuffed with Hatfield® Sweet Italian Sausage and cheese

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FALLInLoveWithHatfield #REDiscover #simplyhatfield #CollectiveBias School may be back in session, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to give up on summer quite yet.  I don’t know about you, but Mark and I grill all summer long, and we […]

Crab Bash with The Fresh Market

Crab Bash + Calabrian Aioli with The Fresh Market

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheFreshMarket #TFMCrabBash #Collectivebias One of my favorite things in life is a great dinner party.  Whether I get to throw it, or I am simply attending one with friends, I love the gorgeous array of food, drink, conversation, […]

these tacos are stuffed with spicy shrimp, crumbled bacon, avocado, and tomatoes - then drizzled with a cool and creamy sour cream cilantro sauce. it's the perfect weeknight taco option! spicy shrimp tacos with sour cream cilantro sauce | a flavor journal small batch recipe

spicy shrimp tacos + sour cream cilantro sauce

small batch spicy shrimp tacos Yeah, it’s official. I’m obsessed with small batch spicy shrimp tacos.  But I feel like there could be worse things, right?   Last week, I took full advantage of Taco Tuesday. We stopped into this quaint little restaurant in Pinehurst for lunch, and the place was packed.  Apparently they have […]

this pork carnitas recipe is full of heat and packed with flavor. it's a small batch recipe, and uses under one pound of pork. literally my favorite carnitas recipe ever. small batch spicy pork carnitas | a flavor journal food blog

small batch spicy pork carnitas

this pork carnitas recipe is full of heat and packed with flavor. it’s a small batch recipe, and uses under one pound of pork. literally my favorite carnitas recipe ever.

loaded beefy queso dip is packed with veggies, seasoned beef, and melty cheese. it's an easier appetizer for game day or snacking! loaded beefy queso dip | a flavor journal pinterest image

queso dip with ground beef

*the best* queso with meat. All right.  One of my favorite things in the whole wide world is happy hour.  Specifically, cheap beer and cheese dip (or nachos) at half price.  On days when I work from 5:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., I am like a child getting out of school so I can take […]

thick, chunky guacamole packed with avocado, tomato, onion, garlic, jalapeños, and seasoned to perfection! perfect chunky guacamole | a flavor journal food blog.

perfect chunky guacamole [made by Mark].

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So I originally had the intention to make cheesy guacamole yesterday.  Instead, I ended up making trashy [freaking delicious] cheese dip, and I made Mark tackle his famous perfect chunky guacamole.  Why?  Because Mark is the KING of guacamole around these parts.  He rarely measures ingredients, but it always comes out perfect. This time, I […]

spicy peppers, garlic, and black peppercorns are infused into vodka to create an awesome vodka infusion for bloody mary cocktails! hot pepper infused vodka : a flavor journal | food blog.

Hot Pepper and Garlic Infused Vodka

You should come over for brunch simply to drink a spicy Bloody Mary made with hot pepper infused vodka.  I started infusing vodkas about five years ago when I moved downtown near the River Market neighborhood in Kansas City.  Every weekend, the River Market is consumed by locals perusing the biggest farmers market in the […]

fresh salmon, seasoned with spices and olive oil, is pan-seared and flaked apart. with a little smoked bacon, feta cheese, and veggies - these make my favorite spicy salmon tacos! spicy salmon tacos : a small batch recipe for two | a flavor journal food blog

spicy salmon tacos : a small batch recipe.

fresh salmon, seasoned with spices and olive oil, is pan-seared and flaked apart. with a little smoked bacon, feta cheese, and veggies – these make my favorite spicy salmon tacos!

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