Super Bowl Recipes: The First Half

Bella Breakdown It’s almost time for Super Bowl Sunday, and you know what that means: lots and lots of food. Frankly, the food is all I really care about on Super Bowl Sunday. So if you’re hosting some friends for a watch party, or need something to bring to a potluck, here is our first batch of recipes, perfect for any crowd. Keep an eye out for a second round of recipes next week! Firecracker Shrimp with Blue Cheese Sauce DRESSING 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill 1...

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What To Eat In A Day When You’re Hungover

Bella Breakdown Ah, party season. The fun, the dancing, the festive decorations… and the booze. Everyone has been known to overdue it at the holiday party, and you’re likely to face at least one hangover this season. While being hungover can be a miserable experience, knowing how to tackle your symptoms the next day is the fastest way to a cure. From the time you wake up with that raging headache, to the time you decide you’re ready to sleep the pain away, this is what you should eat during your hangover. 8:00am – Two big glasses of water...

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Festive Jello Shots To Turn The Holiday Party Up

Bella Breakdown Holiday parties are a ton of fun, and it’s an excuse to indulge in your favorite food and drinks. If you’re planning on throwing a soiree for your friends this year, mix things up a bit and ditch the usual vodka cranberries for something a little more fun. These jello shots are guaranteed to be a big hit, and they’ll certainly get the party started. Apple Cider Bourbon Jello Shots For the sophisticated palette, here’s a jello shot that even your snobbiest friend will enjoy. You can’t say no to something as classy as bourbon shot. 1...

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Movie-Inspired Holiday Treats

Bella Breakdown It’s my favorite time of year! Heart warming movies, lots of yummy food and time spent with loved ones. This year, gather your friends and family for an evening of food and fun, with these dishes inspired by your favorite Christmas movies. Throw a classic up on the screen and let the indulging begin! The Nutcracker: Sugar Plum Cake 2 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs 2 cups self-rising flour 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 jar (6 ounces) plums with apples baby food 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Confectioners’ sugar, optional In a large bowl,...

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The Best Wines For Thanksgiving Dinner

Bella Breakdown Thanksgiving is a time to indulge, to prepare a bountiful feast, and to enjoy a few drinks with the ones you love. While the meal usually centers around the food, the hallmark of any Thanksgiving table, the drinks can be equally as important and festive. Holiday cocktails, champagne, and sparkling cider are all fun and celebratory accompaniments to a full table of food. If wine is your drink of choice though – or maybe the preference of some of your family members – it’s important to choose something that appeals to many people, as well as compliments...

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