Swiss Cheese Fondue

Swiss Cheese Fondue

Why must we insist on going to a fancy schmancy Fondue restaurant to spend over $100 on fondue? Fondue is ridiculously easy to make and you probably already have everything on hand to make it. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but Valentines Day is just a month away, save yourself some […]

Cajun Roasted Chicken and Vegetable 15 Bean Soup

Cajun Roasted chicken & Vegetable 15 bean soup

Hip Hip Hooray…a healthy recipe. There was a time when I would never consider soup a meal. I assumed that soup would never fill me up, but I ate this soup today for lunch and it held my hunger at bay until dinnertime. My Cajun Roasted Chicken and Vegetable 15 Bean Soup is a full […]

Cuban Sandwich

Cuban Sandwich

I know the majority of you have never had a Cuban Sandwich, especially if you have never been to Ybor City here in Tampa. The original Cuban Sandwich was called the mixto, a sandwich comprised of ham, roast pork,swiss cheese and mustard made for Ybor City cigar workers. You can get “Cuban Sandwiches” most anywhere […]

Top 10 Recipes of 2013

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Here is my annual roundup of my Top 10 viewed recipes here on The Hungry Housewife. Thank you all for stopping by my site throughout 2013. #10 Cake Batter Waffles #9 Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip Croissant Roll Ups #8 Yogurt Covered Blueberries #7 Orange Curd #6 Pressure Cooker Beef Stroganoff  #5 Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars  #4 […]

Happy Holidays (photo edition)


I’m a few days late wishing everyone Merry Christmas, but that’s how I roll lately! I truly hope that everyone has had a fabulous 2013. I wish you all a Happy Everything and Merry Always. Every year I share our little family photo shoot taken by my talented friend Kelly Noel Photography.  So here is […]

Peppermint Fudge

Peppermint Fudge

Are you scurrying around trying to find an easy sweet treat to bring to your Holiday party? I totally have you covered. You’re welcome. Peppermint Fudge. While I am a huge peppermint fan, I didn’t want my fudge to be all Peppermint-y in the fudge itself. Sooooo, I just stole some candy canes off the […]

Maple Cinnamon Candied Almonds

Maple Cinnamon Candied Almonds

Candied almonds make the best little snack. You know what else they make? PERFECT Holiday Gifts. All my kids teachers will be getting some this year. After they devour the sweet crunchy little nuts, they can keep the mason jar. I mean, who doesn’t love mason jars? Aside from the nuts being ridiculously easy to […]

7 Layer Pinto Bean Dip & Giveaway

7 Layer pinto bean dip

Please, please, please don’t be intimidated by the bags of dry beans you see in the grocery store.There is nothing to them. Dump them in a bowl, cover with water and soak overnight. Then pop them into a pot, cover with water again and boil for about 1 1/2 hours-2 hours. Really, it’s all hands […]

Popsicle Theater

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Sadly, this post concludes my summer of being a Popsicle Blogger Ambassador. I wanted to share something adorable I found while poking around the site….. Popsicle Theater. Take a moment to check out the crafty videos on fun craft ideas with popsicle sticks. Be sure to check out my past Popsicle® posts Popsicle Party […]

Remix Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Thinking of Thanksgiving makes me giddy. The weird thing is that when it actually comes down to sitting at the table to eat Thanksgiving dinner, I am never hungry. I suppose grazing and tasting all day kills my appetite. Anyone else like that? Needless to say, there are usually a lot of leftovers of practically […]

An Oldie but a Goodie {Video Post}

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Gotta love sisters. My lovely sister reminded me of this gem of a video I posted on my blog a couple years ago. We just watched it while waiting in the car line to pick up the kids from school and were literally crying. Soooooo, I thought I would share again….everyone needs a good chuckle, […]

Opal Apples. More than just the Apple.

Opal Apples

Have you ever heard the story about a company and cried? Probably not. Well I have and it’s the the story about the Broetje Family, owners of  First Fruits,  the grower of the amazing Opal Apple(more on the apples later). Myself and a few other bloggers..(Katie from Katie’s Cucina,Kevin from Closet Cooking and the adorable […]