National Pasta Day

Celebrate National Pasta Day with 3 fun recipes from Ragu.
There’s just one catch…none of the recipes actually contain pasta!

Celebrate National Pasta Day...without pasta! #NationalPastaDayNational Pasta Day is tomorrow (October 17)!  Seeing as how my wife is half-Italian and I am pretty much obsessed with all things Italy, it should go without saying that we love pasta here in the Spiced household.  I’ve even tried my hand at making homemade pasta a couple of times.  It turned out quite well, and my “to-do” list for this winter includes coming up with some new homemade pasta recipes.Continue Reading »

Grilled Jalapeno Poppers

These Grilled Jalapeño Poppers are stuffed with shrimp and then wrapped in bacon.  Add in the smoky grilled flavor and you’ve got a seriously awesome summer appetizer!

Grilled Jalapeno Poppers: These jalapenos are stuffed with shrimp and wrapped with bacon to create the PERFECT summer grilled appetizer!
I remember where I was when I first ate a Spicy Rat Toe.  I was standing in the middle of Atlantic Station in Atlanta, and I was very skeptical about the idea.  I guess I should explain.  As unnerving as they sound, Spicy Rat Toes are a totally normal thing in Atlanta.  Continue Reading »

{Drink Recipe} Blueberry Coconut Sparkler

Summer is in full swing, so it’s time to cool off with this Blueberry Coconut Sparkler!  This drink recipe is refreshing and fun…and perfect for the 4th of July!

Summer is in full swing, so it's time to cool off with this Blueberry Coconut Sparkler!Can you believe that Summer is almost officially here?  Come this Saturday, Spring will be officially over, and it’ll be time to kick off Summer with a bang!  Can we just talk for a minute about the dates when seasons begin and end?  I don’t know about you, but I feel like Summer has been here for a while now…and I live in upstate New York.  Continue Reading »

Mini Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Pies

These Mini Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Pies are decadent, easy…and served chilled! They’re a great sweet treat for a summer picnic on the back porch! These Mini Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Pies are creamy, chocolatey and chilled...they're perfect for a summer picnic or BBQ!Aren’t babies the best? My sister just had her first baby about 6 weeks ago, and I couldn’t be more excited! My sister…a baby! This is the same sister who sat next to me while I sold lemonade on the streets of downtown Charleston, SC. This is the same sister who tagged along with me when we’d climb on our bikes and go off hunting pirates in the alleys near our house. In case you couldn’t tell, we shared some really good memories as kids, and I’m pretty darn proud of her!

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