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Food & Wine Events + Reader-Favorite Recipes

We will travel for food. (And wine!) Live vicariously through our blog or use this resource to plan an indulgent trip of your own. Reader-favorite recipes below.

Here are the best food and wine events:

New Mexico


Everywhere Else

1. Autumn Food & Wine Festival in Lake Tahoe 

2. Fall Ale Fest in Heavenly Village, Lake Tahoe

Reader-Favorite Recipes

recipe flowchart - what's for dinner?

16 Reader-Favorite Recipes (Sweet Treats)
Most people would probably put this list after the savory recipes. On this blog, however, we are firm believers in eating dessert first.

1. 3-Minute Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream


2. Cake Mix Pancakes

3. Cranberry Oatmeal with Quinoa (Instant Pot recipe)

4. Cake Mix Cookie Bars

5. Cake Mix Custard (blender recipe)

6. Chocolate Pudding with Coconut Milk and Coffee

7. Foolproof Lemon Curd

8. Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake (egg-free)

9. Pumpkin Ice Cream

10. 3-Minute S'Mores

11. Pretzel S'Mores (no campfire needed)

12. Baked Lemon Ricotta Donuts

13. Ooey Gooey Rum Cake

14. 7 Canned Cinnamon Roll Hacks

15. Sweet Carrot Pancakes with Marshmallow Creme

16. Dutch Baby 

17. Coffee Whipped Cream


list of the best dessert recipes
Spelling tip: How do you remember the difference between 'desert' and 'dessert'?
With dessert, you go back for seconds!

28 Reader-Favorite Recipes (Lunch & Dinner)

1. Egg Salad in an Avocado


2. Cornmeal Waffles with Homemade Chili

3. Collard Pizza Lasagna (Instant Pot recipe)

4. Hot Ham & Cheese Crepes

5. Creamy Enchilada Rice (Instant Pot recipe)

6. Amazing Homestyle Mayonnaise

7. Goat Cheese Dip

8. Copycat Taco Bell Grilled Stuffed Burritos

9. Popovers with Onion and Gouda

10. Breakfast Fusion Potstickers (featured on Huffington Post)

11. Salad with Fried Tofu "Croutons"

12. Chayote Squash with Cauliflower and Sherry

13. Cheesy Chicken Ramen Noodles

14. Chicken Curry Ramen Noodles

15. Pasta with Tuna and Bok Choy

16. Zucchini Pancakes

17. Kale and Zucchini Quesadillas

18. How to Fix Trader Joe's Masala Simmer Sauce

19. Cornbread Muffins with Hotdogs and Spinach

20. Toaster Oven Quiche/Pizza Souffle

21. Taco Salad

22. Coleslaw for People Who Hate Coleslaw

23. Gouda 101 for Cheese Simpletons

24. Mix and Match Pizza Casserole

25. Mojito Watermelon (a favorite at the food and wine festival in Angel Fire, NM)

26. Lamb Soup with Noodles

27. Homestyle Salad with Knorr Homestyle Stock

28. Cream of Broccoli Soup (Instant Pot recipe)


list of the best blogger recipes
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Bonus - Drinks!

1. Lemon Lime and Bitters (an Aussie favorite)


2. Easy Pumpkin Latte

3. Hot Apple Cider (Crock Pot/slow cooker)

4. Vitamix Beauty Smoothie

Bonus - Holidays!

1. (Sorta) Healthy Peeps Nests for Easter


2. Melting Snowman Christmas Cookies

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