August 25, 2016

Behind the Blog: Frequently Asked Questions

Learn a little more about Erin Parker, the blogger behind The Speckled Palate, as well as more about her blog in this year-long Behind The Blog Series!

Happy Thursday, everyone! I’m excited to be sharing some more information with y’all today as we continue this year-long Behind the Blog series!

For the month of August, my fellow bloggers and I are talking about the questions we’re asked frequently. I already have a page on my site dedicated to these… but I wanted to expand upon some and share some others.

Y’all ready?

Let’s dive in…

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August 19, 2016

Bob’s Maryland-Style Crab Cakes

Transport yourself to the East Coast with Bob's Maryland-Style Crab Cakes! This take on traditional Maryland crab cakes tastes heavenly... and packs fewer calories because it's broiled instead of pan fried. These crab cakes call for few ingredients and highlight the delicate deliciousness of jumbo lump crab meat. Make them for your next get-together and serve the Maryland way with sliced tomatoes, sweet corn on the cob, and freshly baked bread.
Transport yourself to the East Coast with Bob's Maryland-Style Crab Cakes! This take on traditional Maryland crab cakes tastes heavenly... and packs fewer calories because it's broiled instead of pan fried. These crab cakes call for few ingredients and highlight the delicate deliciousness of jumbo lump crab meat. Make them for your next get-together and serve the Maryland way with sliced tomatoes, sweet corn on the cob, and freshly baked bread.

August 17, 2016

The Potluck: July 2016

Continuing the monthly tradition, The Speckled Palate's The Potluck: July 2016 includes a summertime nail polish, a new favorite TV series (that includes wonky characters AND musical numbers!), a must-have summer hair product for curly-haired girls, a fun and different way to work, summer travel (and all the goodness it entails) and more! Swing by the blog today to get a full list of the things I adored during the month of July.
Continuing the monthly tradition, The Speckled Palate's The Potluck: July 2016 includes a summertime nail polish, a new favorite TV series (that includes wonky characters AND musical numbers!), a must-have summer hair product for curly-haired girls, a fun and different way to work, summer travel (and all the goodness it entails) and more! Swing by the blog today to get a full list of the things I adored during the month of July.

August 15, 2016

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies are ooey, gooey and utterly delicious! This ultimate American sweet, which is studded with bittersweet chocolate chips and pecans, was adapted from a family friend's award-winning recipe. The batter comes together quickly and chills for at least an hour. When ready, scoop the dough onto a prepared baking sheet and bake until golden brown. Serve freshly baked, warm cookies with a cold glass of milk.
All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies are ooey, gooey and utterly delicious! This ultimate American sweet, which is studded with bittersweet chocolate chips and pecans, was adapted from a family friend's award-winning recipe. The batter comes together quickly and chills for at least an hour. When ready, scoop the dough onto a prepared baking sheet and bake until golden brown. Serve freshly baked, warm cookies with a cold glass of milk.

August 4, 2016

Pulled Pork Coleslaw Eggrolls

A Southern classic combined with an Asian favorite makes this delightful mash-up. Homemade Pulled Pork (in a tangy barbecue sauce!) is made in the slow cooker, then creamy coleslaw, made with yogurt instead of mayo, is tossed together. When ready, the pulled pork and coleslaw are rolled into eggroll wrappers, fried and served with creamy coleslaw sauce. Pulled Pork Coleslaw Eggrolls are a tasty appetizer to enjoy while watching the Summer Games! #spon
A Southern classic combined with an Asian favorite makes this delightful mash-up. Homemade Pulled Pork (in a tangy barbecue sauce!) is made in the slow cooker, then creamy coleslaw, made with yogurt instead of mayo, is tossed together. When ready, the pulled pork and coleslaw are rolled into eggroll wrappers, fried and served with creamy coleslaw sauce. Pulled Pork Coleslaw Eggrolls are a tasty appetizer to enjoy while watching the Summer Games! #spon

August 2, 2016

Italian Stuffed Peppers with RAGÚ® Homestyle Sauce

Italian Stuffed Peppers, made with RAGÚ® Homestyle Sauce, are a simple homestyle meal! As the pasta boils, prep the bell peppers and cook hot Italian sausages in a pan with a little bell pepper and fresh zucchini. When the pasta is ready, toss in RAGÚ® Homestyle Thick and Hearty Traditional Sauce, then layer it, the sausage and veggies into the bell peppers, top with mozzarella, and bake until golden brown. An easy, delicious weeknight dinner. #ad
Italian Stuffed Peppers, made with RAGÚ® Homestyle Sauce, are a simple homestyle meal! As the pasta boils, prep the bell peppers and cook hot Italian sausages in a pan with a little bell pepper and fresh zucchini. When the pasta is ready, toss in RAGÚ® Homestyle Thick and Hearty Traditional Sauce, then layer it, the sausage and veggies into the bell peppers, top with mozzarella, and bake until golden brown. An easy, delicious weeknight dinner. #ad