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Caprese Garlic Bread

This dressed up version of garlic bread is going to woo your guests, whether it’s for an outside cookout or gathering, or an inside casual dinner.…

Fourth of July on the Porch

It’s been 242 years of Independence for out beautiful country. Happy 242nd Birthday America! This year the temps for Fourth of July are predicted to be in the high…

Scalloped Potatoes | afoodieaffair.com

Weeknight Scalloped Potatoes

Ever since I saw these Weeknight Scalloped Potatoes on Cooks Illustrated, I have made this recipe my “go to” every time I want to make Scalloped Potatoes. I made…

Pasta Salad Italiano | afoodieaffair.com

Pasta Salad Italiano

This recipe was one of those that came from a magazine years ago, probably sponsored by Good Seasons Italian salad dressing mix. I have been making this salad for…

Garlic Smashed Potatoes | afoodieaffair.com

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

When you crave garlic….loads of garlic…these Garlic Smashed Potatoes are just the ticket! The creamy red potatoes baked with super crunchy browned edges, are drizzled with olive oil, Parmesan…

Layered Winter Salad | afoodieaffair.com

Layered Winter Salad

I was looking to make a basic salad festive for the holidays and decided to make a layered salad. Of coarse, no salad is complete without home made salad…

Steamed Sweet Potatoes | afoodieaffair.com

Steamed Sweet Potatoes

I love, love, love, Sweet Potatoes. I especially love the Sweet Potatoes from Outback Steakhouse, and have often wondered how they make them.  Until the other day, when I…