Your Personal Invitation to 2015 Food and Wine Conference #Fwcon

I would like to extend a personal invitation to my readers. Meet me in Orlando, Florida this July 17 – 19 for the Food and Wine Conference, held at the beautiful Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel and Resort.

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What will you find at the Food and Wine Conference?

Great Speakers and Sessions like these and more!

2015 Speakers sample
2015 sponsors
Wisconsin Cheese

Fabulous Food

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Wine and more…

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You can also enter fun recipe contests!

Certified Angus Beef
beef contest
Wisconsin Cheese

Idaho Potato Commission Contest

You don’t need to “Break the Bank” to attend!
or Break into the bank…

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I’ll even help you with a discount code for $50.00 off your 3 day pass!

Enter the code FWC15kerschc at REGISTRATION !

See you there!

2014 Food and Wine Conference photos courtesy of Ashlee Harmon Photography.

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Beef and Cheddar Quiche #SundaySupper

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Make Every Meal Count

This phrase is a great reminder of not only how important what we eat is to our health but also in what quantity. The Beef Checkoff has a program that helps you with your protein intake for each meal.
Monitoring meals doesn’t need to boring. The 30 Day Protein Challenge is a fun, step-by-step way to help you get an optimal amount of protein throughout your day. Significant research shows that some people can lose and/or maintain a healthy weight, support a healthy metabolism, and age more vibrantly when they consume more high-quality protein, within calorie goals.

The Beef Checkoff

The Beef Checkoff has an amazing free tool to help you calculate grams of protein in your recipes! I used it to create my Beef and Cheddar Quiche.
Download Stock Your Protein Pantry HERE .

This easy quiche recipe has 3 types of protein. Beef, cheese and eggs round out this breakfast with 27 grams of protein per serving.
I especially like the versatility of this recipe. You can use leftover beef roast or freshly prepared steak pieces. I used half and half instead of cream but milk or part milk will work as well.
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Grating your own cheese for this dish is the way to go. Many packaged shredded cheese contain agents to keep the cheese from clumping. Unfortunately these additives hinders the melting process. I like my quiche smooth and creamy. I bet you do too.

Beef and Cheddar Quiche pre-baked

Minced shallots and a bit of thyme brings out the wonderful umami taste of beef.

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Beef and Cheddar Quiche

Yield: serves 6


  • 1 pie crust, homemade or purchased
  • 12 ounces shredded cooked beef
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 medium shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme plus sprigs for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place shell in pie pan. Cover edges with foil. Place a sheet of foil inside and add pie weights. Bake 5 minutes remove foil keep edges covered and bake an additional 5 minutes.
  2. Add beef and shallots. Sprinkle with cheese.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, half and half and thyme. Pour over beef and cheese.
  4. Bake on center rack for about 25 minutes until golden brown and eggs are almost set.
  5. Remove and allow to set 10 minutes before cutting.Residual heat will finish cooking the eggs.


1 serving contains 27 grams of protein.

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You can find more ways to add protein to your diet with these timely tips: Easy Ways To Add Protein

Take Control and challenge yourself to 30 days of eating protein-rich foods at every meal and feel the difference. Make Every Meal Count.

Explore your options and sign up for the 30 Day Protein Challenge here at The Beef Checkoff.

Need more encouragement? We’re here for you! Follow the Sunday Supper Protein Packed Recipes Pinterest Board for new ideas and recipes!
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Connect to The Beef Checkoff social media sites for news, recipes and updates!


Sunday Supper is here to help you meet the 30 Day Protein Challenge with these great recipes made with beef!

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This post is sponsored by The Beef Checkoff in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.

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Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party #147

Welcome to another fun Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party!
Please share your recipes, crafts and DIY projects with our friends!
Before we get started let’s say, “Congratulations” to last week’s winners!


You can find the links to our Host Favorite Picks here at Daily Dish Magazine!


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Greens & Eggs & Ham #WeekdaySupper

Greens & Eggs & Ham is a delightful dish you can serve straight from the pan. One of 120 exciting new sheet pan cooking recipes directly from Molly Gilbert’s new Sheet Pan Suppers Cookbook.

Greens & Eggs & Ham plate

Every cook loves one pan meals. Easy clean up and less dirty dishes equals more time for enjoying your meal. Sometimes depending on the dish you make and vessel you choose it doesn’t always work out that way. Casserole dishes can be hard to scrub with all the corners and ridges. Skillets can be a challenge too. Baked on or burnt on food needs, extra care to remove. I love my slow-cooker, but sometimes I need to soak it to get it clean.

I think we have a better idea to share with you. Have you ever considered making an entire meal on one or two sheet pans?

Sheet pan cooking means you can roast, broil or bake a meal on a sheet pan. This method will intensify the flavor of your meals. Sheet Pan Suppers shows you how to achieve juicy, tender meats, perfectly caramelized vegetables and crispy potatoes.

There are also sections for dessert ideas, small bites, snacks, brunch and more!

I love the tips and tricks included with the recipes. You will find the lowdown on different spices, easy ways and short-cuts for preparing a variety of vegetables and useful ideas for making these recipes your own.

Follow the Sheet Pan Suppers Pinterest board for more great sheet pan meal recipes and ideas!

You can purchase a copy of Sheet Pan Suppers here from Workman Publishing Company.

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I chose to make Greens & Eggs & Ham from Sheet Pan Suppers as my Weekday Supper meal.

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We love breakfast for dinner ideas.

Greens & Eggs & Ham

Greens & Eggs & Ham Ingredients
Kale adds texture and nutrition to this ham and eggs recipe. The greens cradle the eggs as they cook.

Greens & Eggs & Ham eggs and kale

Add ham and feta.

Greens & Eggs & Ham ready to cook


Greens & Eggs & Ham finished tray

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Recipe copyright © Molly Gilbert 2014. Used with permission from Workman Publishing Company.

Greens & Eggs & Ham #WeekdaySupper


  • Olive Oil Cooking Spray
  • 1 boneless ham steak (7 ounces) cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 to 5 cups packed chopped kale
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt
  • 8 to 12 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (about 2 ounces)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Crusty Bread for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 375 °F with a rack in the center position. Line a sheet pan with aluminum foil and mist the foil with cooking spray.
  2. Spread out the ham on the prepared pan and bake, using a spatula to mix and turn the ham occasionally, until lightly browned, 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. Transfer the ham to a plate with a spatula or slotted spoon. Do not wipe up any grease from the bottom of the pan.
  4. Place kale on the sheet pan, drizzle with the olive oil, sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and toss to coat. Spread out kale in an even layer. Bake for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the pan from the oven but leave the oven on. use a wooden spoon to make 8 to 12 evenly spaced divots in the kale to accommodate the eggs. Crack an egg into each divot. Sprinkle the feta, the reserved ham cubes, and some salt and pepper on top.
  6. Return pan to oven. Bake the eggs until the whites are set but the yolks are still runny, 10 to 15 minutes.
  7. Enjoy greens and eggs and ham immediately, with some crusty bread to soak up the warm, runny yolks.


Recipe copyright © Molly Gilbert 2014. Used with permission from Workman Publishing Company.

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Molly Gilbert, a graduate of the French Culinary Institute, is a cooking instructor, food blogger (, former private chef, and recipe tester in the kitchen of Saveur. She lives in Seattle.
Learn more about Molly and the story behind Sheet Pan Suppers in a recent interview by Janet K. Keeler on our Sunday Supper Website!

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Sunday Supper Movement

Try all these Weekday Supper recipes recreated from Sheet Pan Suppers Cookbook by The Sunday Supper Group!
Monday - Hearty Ratatouille with Goat Cheese by Soni’s Food
Tuesday - Lemon-herb Sole on Crispy Potato Rafts by kimchi MOM
Wednesday - Greens & Eggs & Ham by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
Thursday - Chicken Parmesan by Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen
Friday - Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cannellinis & Baby Spinach by Shockingly Delicious

This post is sponsored by Workman Publishing Company in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.

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