cherry hand pies

Easy Cherry Hand Pies Using Only 2 Ingredients

The holidays are just around the corner and menu planning is in full force. Everything from turkey, stuffing, potatoes and in our house the Italian tradition of lasagna will grace the table to enjoy while sharing memories with family near and far. Thanksgiving is the one holiday that stands out as the “pie smorgasbord”. When… 

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Farm to Pork Tour Bloggers

Farm to Pork and Everything In Between #FarmtoPork

    I was recently invited to be a sponsored guest of the Animal Agriculture Alliance for a Farm to Pork Tour in rural North Carolina. I was not compensated or asked to write a post, however I choose to do so because it was so incredibly fascinating. All opinions are my own and based on… 

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sunset nature preserve NC

Wordless Wednesday | Dusk at NC Nature Preserve | TypeACon

    I have been traveling for the past week attending back to back conferences. The week started with our first food tour – traveling all the way to rural North Carolina to visit Prestage Farms and Smithfield Inc., to learn all about pork; taking us from the farm to the processing plant. This #FarmtoPork tour was… 

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red door eatpicks photography

Through Every Open Door…

  Through every open door…are endless opportunities just waiting to be explored. Are you ready to step over the threshold? Adventure awaits…. Happy Wednesday my friends.        

Back to school artisan turkey peach brie panini

Back To School Lunch Sandwich Recipe: Artisan Turkey, Peach & Brie Panini

  This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone During my morning walk I noticed the fog of late August, heavy with dew, had arrived. This time of summer always reminds me that our break will soon come to an end and the crisp mornings of September lurk… 

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behind the scenes eatpicks tutorial

Wordless Wednesday: Behind the Scenes

  When deciding to change things up a bit here at Eatpicks by adding video cooking tutorials, I guess I put the cart before the horse. This is a little “Behind the Scenes” view of the taping of our first tutorial. Yes, a bit primitive. Yes, a bit of jerry rigging. Now, to figure out how… 

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homemade garlic dill pickles eatpicks

Homemade Garlic Dill Pickles

  Are you a pickle fan? Well, today is your lucky day because the recipe I am about to share with you for homemade garlic dill pickles will knock your socks off. These little pickles will make your taste buds sing songs and dance around and yell for more bite after bite. Yeah, they’re that… 

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lemon garlic caper chicken eatpicks

Garlic Lemon Chicken with Capers

  It is the beginning of a new month and time to share a recipe that is one of our favorites- Garlic Lemon Chicken with Capers. This dish is very simple, full of flavor and freezes extremely well. According to my recipe card, I’ve been making this since 2008 and it has evolved over the… 

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kraft bbq ranch burger

The Ultimate BBQ Ranch Cheeseburger

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #CollectiveBias #SayCheeseburger   As we head into mid-summer, barbecues and backyard picnics are in full swing! I know the grill on my deck is getting a… 

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