chorizo french breads with manchego & spicy paprika honey.

easy chorizo french breads with manchego, fig spread, & harissa, & covered in big fat drizzles of homemade spicy paprika honey. an easy & elegant appetizer! an easy & elegant appetizer or snack, perfect for holiday entertaining! #playswellwithbutter #chorizo #harissa #manchego #holidayparty #cocktailparty #appetizer

easy chorizo french breads with manchego, fig spread, & harissa, & covered in big fat drizzles of homemade spicy paprika honey. an easy & elegant appetizer or snack, perfect for holiday entertaining! so… should we talk about appetizers today? like…easy, spicy, sweet, cheesy, chorizo-y appetizers? topped with homemade freakin’ spicy paprika honey?? also known as the most addictive bites of perfectly spicy-sweet heaven???  …i think yes. 😍 a little while ago i told you that…

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3 ways to use easy slow cooker shredded bbq chicken

not only is slow cooker shredded bbq chicken an easy & healthy weeknight dinner, it’s SUPER versatile. here are 3 of my favorite ways to use it (without eating the same thing all week long!) - shredded bbq chicken stuffed sweet potatoes, shredded bbq chicken meal prep bowls, & shredded bbq chicken sliders perfect for game day! #playswellwithbutter #slowcookerrecipe #crockpotrecipe #healthydinnerrecipe #easydinnerrecipe #bbqchicken #barbecuechicken

not only is slow cooker shredded bbq chicken an easy & healthy weeknight dinner, it’s SUPER versatile. here are 3 of my favorite ways to use it (without eating the same thing all week long!).  this is the story of a gal who loves to eat, cook, & spend time in the kitchen. she lives with her husband, who also loves to eat & spend time in the kitchen, but he also really hates eating…

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roasted butternut squash hummus

the creamiest ever homemade roasted butternut squash hummus, loaded with roasted butternut squash & roasted garlic. this roasted butternut squash hummus is perfect for a game day spread or a holiday party! #playswellwithbutter #butternutsquash #hummus #homemadehummus #gameday #friendsgiving

the creamiest ever homemade roasted butternut squash hummus, loaded with roasted butternut squash & roasted garlic. this roasted butternut squash hummus is perfect for a game day spread or a holiday party!  this, right here, is a snackcident waiting to happen. yes. a snackcident. you know. when you come home at 5 pm and dinner isn’t for a couple of hours but you’re kind of dying of hunger and you look around to see what…

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skillet chicken parmesan meatballs

an easy & healthy weeknight skillet dinner that easily doubles as the perfect game day treat. the best tender chicken meatballs are seared cooked in a quick homemade tomato sauce & covered in melty provolone cheese. one-pan weeknight dinner for the win! #playswellwithbutter #chickenparmesan #chickenmeatballs #easyrecipe #healthyrecipe #gamedaysnack

an easy & healthy weeknight skillet dinner that easily doubles as the perfect game day treat. the best tender chicken meatballs are seared cooked in a quick homemade tomato sauce & covered in melty provolone cheese. one-pan weeknight dinner for the win! say hello to my little friends. lolololololz you guys, omg i am sorry but that one never gets old. idk why i love dad jokes so much, but they are just so satisfying.…

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whipped raspberry goat cheese spread

tart and juicy fresh raspberries whipped into creamy goat cheese with honey to make this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread. topped with a drizzle of reduced balsamic and served up with grilled bread, this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread is the perfect easy & elegant appetizer for any dinner party or girls night! #easyappetizerrecipe #rasberryrecipe #goatcheesespread #girlsnightidea #girlsnightrecipe #playswellwithbutter

tart and juicy fresh raspberries whipped into creamy goat cheese with honey to make this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread. topped with a drizzle of reduced balsamic and served up with grilled bread, this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread is the perfect easy & elegant appetizer for any dinner party or girls night! i made us something pink! it’s ridiculously pink! it’s so ridiculously pink that i honestly could not stop laughing out loud in…

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white bean pesto hummus

a creamy, dreamy, totally addictive white bean hummus loaded with the bright flavors of pesto & lemon. perfect for healthy end-of-summer snacking, an easy appetizer to bring to potlucks, or the perfect snack to bring to a football party!

a creamy, dreamy, totally addictive white bean pesto hummus loaded with the bright flavors of pesto & lemon. perfect for healthy end-of-summer snacking, an easy appetizer to bring to potlucks, or the perfect snack to bring to a football party! hey-yo! i hope this post finds you doing exactly what i’m doing this very second: frantically preparing to enjoy one of the last weekends of the summer. chris & i are packing up & heading out of…

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perfectly grilled buffalo chicken wings

a method & recipe for how to make the perfect grilled buffalo chicken wings. these grilled wings are perfectly crispy & have the best charred buffalo flavor, but they stay juicy from a beer brine. served with a creamy cool feta ranch, grilled wings are perfect for an easy summer dinner when you’re having friends over for a summer party, or for game day fun!

a method & recipe for how to make the perfect grilled buffalo chicken wings. these grilled wings are perfectly crispy & have the best charred buffalo flavor, but they stay juicy from a beer brine. served with a creamy cool feta ranch, grilled wings are perfect for an easy summer dinner when you’re having friends over for a summer party, or for game day fun! #netflixandgrill it’s my new favorite thing in the whole wide…

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7 recipes to make with your farmer’s market finds

6 farmer's market recipes to use your farmer's market finds this summer | healthy recipes, farmer's market produce, fresh recipes, summer food |

farmer’s market season is in full swing!  make the most of your farmer’s market produce with these farmer’s market recipes – all wholesome & delicious enough to try over & over again all summer long! okay, can we talk about farmer’s markets really quickly? & how it makes you feel totally, absolutely basic, but you can’t help but freak out a little bit every saturday morning when it’s finally time to make your weekly trip?!…

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the ultimate summer round-up! 50 recipes for summer parties

50 recipes for perfect for summer parties! | summer food, summer parties, summer recipes, summer appetizers, summer desserts, summer drinks, easy entertaining, entertaining tips |

summer is here! plays well with butter tips for entertaining a crowd this summer, plus 50 amazing summer recipes for appetizers, cocktails, main dishes, side dishes, & desserts perfect for summer parties & gatherings.  what are you waiting for?!  pull out the grill, get some lawn games going, & let’s have a party!!! i’m beyond excited today: summer is finally here in minnesota!!! summer is my absolute favorite season to entertain.  yes, i realize that…

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prosciutto-wrapped cantaloupe with balsamic glaze

a three-ingredient recipe for prosciutto wrapped cantaloupe topped with balsamic glaze. this appetizer is perfectly balanced, super simple, & most importantly - so delicious! prosciutto-wrapped cantaloupe with balsamic glaze are perfect for summer parties & easy entertaining on hot summer nights. | prosciutto, easy appetizer for a crowd, summer food, summer party, healthy appetizer recipe, make ahead appetizer, girls night recipe, date night recipe |

a three-ingredient recipe for prosciutto wrapped cantaloupe topped with balsamic glaze.  this appetizer is perfectly balanced, super simple, & most importantly – so delicious!  prosciutto-wrapped cantaloupe with balsamic glaze are perfect for summer parties & easy entertaining on hot summer nights.    ummm…can i tell you a secret? i don’t really love cantaloupe. i’m a total cantaloupe-loving imposter. & after much serious contemplation of my lack of a love for cantaloupe, i think it comes…

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