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Sometimes I have nothing to say…

Sometimes I have nothing to say…

I feel that as a food blogger (ack! I said it!) I am expected to have a lot of funny anecdotes and tons of preamble leading up to the recipe I’m posting. But sometimes I really do not have anything to say about the recipe. […]

Best of 2014 from Dish Ditty Recipes

Best of 2014 from Dish Ditty Recipes

Here’s a list of last year’s top 10 recipes for Dish Ditty Recipes.

Velveting Chicken for Chinese Stir fry Recipe & How To

Velveting Chicken for Chinese Stir fry Recipe & How To

What is velveting chicken? It’s a process where you pre-cook marinated chicken so that when you use it in your stir fry recipes, it is tender, juicy and not over cooked or dried out.

Idaho Sunrise as Seen On Pinterest

Idaho Sunrise as Seen On Pinterest

IDAHO SUNRISE… a.k.a. BAKED EGGS AND BACON IN POTATO BOWLS by Gimme Some Oven was hands down a winner!

My first BBQ Competition recap, KCBS fun!

My first BBQ Competition recap, KCBS fun!

Last year when we heard about the BBQ Competition in our hometown Santa Clara, we thought “Hey! Let’s enter next year.”  I really didn’t think we would enter, but as it came up, my husband and son were so excited that I took the plunge […]

Looking for 4th of July BBQ recipes? Look no further!

Looking for 4th of July BBQ recipes? Look no further!

We’ve got some of the best BBQ recipes for your 4th of July parties so there’s no need to look any further.

Dish Ditty Recipes: A year of cooking in review

Dish Ditty Recipes: A year of cooking in review

Well, it’s been one year since my first post here on Dish Ditty Recipes. When I started this site, I had a goal of 200 recipes for the year.  I thought that was going to be tough to do as that’s a little more than […]

Finding inspiration… from a movie?

Finding inspiration… from a movie?

After months of having the Julie & Julia dvd sitting on my TV stand, I finally decided to watch it last weekend. My husband had seen it and said I would enjoy it since the movie is about a food blogger and that I would […]

I admit it… I sometimes do semi-homemade

I admit it… I sometimes do semi-homemade

There’s nothing wrong with Semi-Homemade That’s right. I said it. I have no problems with using shortcuts (like jar marinara sauce) to make my weeknights easier while still providing a home cooked meal to my family. Not everyone can make their dinners 100% home made […]

My new must-stop BBQ joint on the way to South Lake Tahoe off 50 in Placerville

My new must-stop BBQ joint on the way to South Lake Tahoe off 50 in Placerville

Hog Wild BBQ Restaurant in Placerville, CA Who would have thought that a BBQ joint off of 50 heading to South Lake Tahoe California in Placerville would be so amazingly good that I now will make sure I stop at Hog Wild BBQ whenever we […]