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GET UPDATES FROM Food Fanatic was created with a few simple ideas in mind. We love food. In fact, you'd say we're downright fanatical about it.

We also love pretty pictures, excellent writing, and people who are passionate - maybe even fanatics themselves -- about creating good food.

We decided to bring together our favorite food bloggers from around the internet into one delicious spot. Their voices are what give Food Fanatic soul, while their food -- well, it just makes us outright hungry.

We love the passion our contributors have about food, and especially enjoy sharing it with the world. We hope you will too.

Entries by Food Fanatic

At Home Takeout: Honey Garlic Chicken With Coconut

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 10:38 AM

Honey garlic chicken with crunchy coconut and savory zucchini noodles is better than anything you'll get from the take-out place. Dig in!


Cooking for a living can be totally fun and awesome. Especially because it gives you an excuse to not...

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Sunshine-y Lemon Ricotta Cookies

(1) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 4:21 PM

Lemon ricotta cookies are pretty easy to make. If you love lemon, you HAVE to make these cookies. Their lemony flavor is over the top!

The weather has been all kinds of crazy here in Ohio. One day it feels as though fall is knocking at our door...

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Monstrously Good Monster Cookies

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 11:03 AM

Monster cookies are classic for a reason. Perfect for inspiring back-to-school smiles!

When my son started school last year, I was obsessed with trying to be the perfect mom packing the perfect lunches. I even made a spreadsheet to keep track of what I was packing, to make...

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Incredible Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 4:34 PM

Ice cream cone cupcakes make an amazing birthday party treat. You'll be everyone's favorite party-thrower forevermore!


I remember the very first time I had an ice cream cone cupcake. I was in the third grade and a class mom brought them...

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Welcome to Chocolate Heaven: Brownie Brittle No-bake Mini Cheesecakes

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 2:53 PM

Brownie Brittle No-bake Mini Cheesecakes are a mouthful in more ways than one! Delectable little desserts in mini size means it's okay to have two, right?


I am completely addicted to making no-bake cheesecakes. Every single summer this happens to me....

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Feel Amazing: Detox Kale Salad

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 6:51 PM

Detox kale salad that won't make you miss a thing. From avocado to walnuts, this salad has it all.


From time to time, we could all use a little detox. Whether we're detoxing from a 4-hour Grey's Anatomy re-run marathon,...

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Gooey Funfetti Blondies With a Malted Milk Twist

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 1:16 PM

Gooey funfetti blondies with a rich malted milk flavor and fun, colorful sprinkles are perfect for summer gatherings. They'll disappear in no time!


Fact: Life is better when sprinkles are involved.

I take every chance I get to add a splash...

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Spicy Arrabbiata Sauce to Amp Up Spaghetti Night

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 3:57 PM

Arrabbiata Sauce elevates Monday night to a new level. This spicy sauce, paired with spicy sausage and creamy ricotta, makes for a perfect dinner.


Sitting around on the weekend watching classic movies with my dad on the weekend, I...

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Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix - Put This Stuff in Everything!

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2014 | 8:40 PM

Homemade ranch dressing mix is probably one of the easiest things in the world to make. You'll be making this stuff at least once a week!


Americans have a love of ranch.

I'm not talking about some kind of fleeting "Do...

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Easy Peasy Oreo Ice Cream Cake

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 10:56 AM

This Oreo ice cream cake is perfect for a birthday or just a weeknight dessert. It's no-bake, and super easy!

Long after school is back in session, the hot weather seems to continue. In fact, it's only just seemed to fade here. No matter the weather though, what better way...

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The Best Idea Ever: Dessert Grilled Cheese

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 12:01 PM

This lemon mascarpone grilled cheese starts with pound cake and is filled with creamy mascarpone and tart lemon curd. Not all sandwiches have to be savory! How about sandwiches for dessert instead?

Have you ever been so desperate for dessert that it became an obsession? Usually I have...

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The Best Way to Eat Avocados: Avocado Pasta

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2014 | 6:31 PM


Quick and easy avocado pasta recipe is great for date night, girlfriend night, or any weeknight at all.

There is at least one night a week in which I need a fast, hearty dinner. We do a lot of activities...

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Crispy Homemade Zucchini Chips

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM


Christina grew up in Texas, but now lives in Kansas.You may know her best for her Dessert for Two, but on Food Fanatic, she's famous for her fantastic Dinners for Two.

I’m betting that you’re up to...

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The Whole New Way to Make a Monte Cristo That Will Blow Your Mind

(2) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 10:06 PM

If you've ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you will devour this bread. Serve it with warm raspberry jam for dipping.


Growing up in North Carolina, there was only one diner. That's right. One. Herby's. I loved that joint. It had a purple...

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Tequila Sunrise Ice Pops: The Best Use of Tequila in the History of Ever

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 9:26 AM

Who says popsicles are just for kids? Not me! I dabble in the art of ice pop making year-round, but come summertime, my friends and family tell me I'm a force to be reckoned with. As soon as the air ceases to drop below 70 degrees or so, no liquid...

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The Best Thing About Summer: A Kitchen Clam Bake

(0) Comments | Posted July 4, 2014 | 3:08 PM

Don't you love to see those clambake spreads on the pages of glossy magazines, seaweed and newspaper-covered beach with perfectly cooked clams, lobsters and corn? Me too! Of course how many of us can regularly dig ditches, start fires at the beach, collect seaweed and all the perfect sized rocks...

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The Only Popcorn You'll Ever Want to Eat Again

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 5:52 PM

So, popcorn. I love it. These days, I take one night each week off from working. Typically Mondays. That's my TV and popcorn night. Lots of butter, lots of salt, and no work allowed. Okay, maybe I'm on Pinterest or Facebook a little, but that hardly counts. If it wouldn't...

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Blueberry Crisp for the Best Summer BBQ

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 2:16 PM

Sweet Blueberry Crisp with the punch of lime is the perfect dessert for any party. Serve warm with a spoonful of homemade whipped cream!

I love crisps. Warm out of the oven with a spoonful of homemade whipped cream? It's seriously one of my favorite desserts.

It also...

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Gluten-Free Chick-Fil-A Nuggets You Can Make at Home!

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2014 | 9:44 PM


I will admit I am a Chick-fil-a nugget junky. Of course, worse than the nuggets, I am addicted to those amazing waffle fries. Seriously, I go there too often and lately I have been trying to just stick with a side salad or...

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Apple Pie Cookies for an Epic Barbecue Dessert

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 5:30 PM


I grew up with the Queen of Pie Crust.

Yes, I am, in fact talking about my mother. She makes one phenomenal pie crust, which means she makes one mean pie. What kind of pie? Pick any kind - it's out of this...

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