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Food Lion Launches Fresh Website – New Design Makes it Easy to Shop, Save, and Plan for Recipes like Lemony Orzo and Chicken Salad

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Lemony Orzo and Chicken Salad

Food Lion has debuted a new website that makes shopping, saving, and planning for mealtimes the ultimate in ease. Included in the many enhancements is Food Lion’s New Recipe Portal which has this recipe for Lemony Orzo and Chicken Salad and forthcoming Harried Housewife Recipes.

Another exciting feature of this new website is a personalized dashboard that makes it easy for you to access your information in a snap.

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All you have to do is sign up for an MVP card. It’s easy to do, then just log in and you’ll see all of your personalized information such as your saved favorite recipes, digitally uploaded coupons, shopping lists, savings for the year, etc. You can customize your dashboard as you go!

This personalized feature is not only fun and easy, but it also saves time and is helpful to those watching their budgets. The new Food Lion website, based on customer feedback, is designed to provide time-crunched folks with digital enhancements to ensure easy mealtime preparation.

Whether it’s the Recipe Portal,

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Coupon Hub,

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Shopping List,

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Savings Tracker,

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or any other feature, Food Lion’s freshly designed website makes it easy to save money and simplify your grocery shopping experience.


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 Thanks to Food Lion for sponsoring this post.

Lemon Fruit Dip

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Lemon Fruit Dip recipe

Lemon Fruit Dip

Lemon Fruit Dip

Brighten your day and savor the fresh taste of lemon by whipping up a zesty dip everyone will enjoy. A luscious addition to a wintertime brunch menu, this crowd-pleasing recipe appeals to both children and adults.

Perfect for time-crunched cooks, it can be prepared in a matter of minutes and also is ideal for making ahead. Just cover and store in the fridge up to two days in advance.

Serve with a variety of fresh fruit—and savor a light and refreshing recipe that’s as welcome as a ray of sunshine in the heart of winter.


1 (6-ounce) carton non-fat vanilla yogurt
1 (6-ounce) carton non-fat lemon yogurt
1 (8-ounce) carton regular or light frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Lemon slices and/or finely grated lemon zest (optional)
Assorted fresh fruit, such as strawberries, pineapple, grapes, kiwi, cantaloupe, for dipping
For dip, in a large bowl, combine vanilla yogurt, lemon yogurt, whipped topping, 1 tablespoon lemon zest, and lemon juice. Garnish with lemon slices and/or lemon zest before serving, if desired. Serve with assorted fresh fruit. Makes 24 servings.

Easy Lemon Mint Rice

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Easy Lemon Mint Rice

Easy Lemon Mint Rice

Easy Lemon Mint Rice

Looking for a satisfying side dish that will perk up mealtime but doesn’t require a lot of time on preparation? Then this refreshing recipe is for you.

Sprinkled with garden-fresh mint and seasoned with zesty lemon, instant rice gets a savory boost in a matter of minutes. Perfect with any grilled entrée, this quick to prepare recipe will make it easy to spend less time in the kitchen and more time in the great outdoors. Enjoy!


2 cups water
1 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon
1 teaspoon dried minced onions
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups instant rice
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
In a medium saucepan, combine water, butter, lemon zest, bouillon, onions, and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon mint; remove from heat. Cover, and let stand 10 minutes. Stir in the remaining 1 tablespoon mint. Makes 4 servings.

Herbed Salmon Cakes

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Friday, March 27, 2014

Herbed Salmon Cakes

Looking for easy and elegant appetizers for springtime celebrations? Then these flavorful hors d’oeuvres are for you.

Quick to prepare, these yummy starters make good use of canned salmon. And while they are a tasty prelude to dinner, the mixture can be shaped into four bigger patties and placed on buns for mouthwatering sandwiches that are perfect during the Lenten season.

Whichever way you choose to savor them, these flavorful cakes make it easy to get hooked on canned salmon. Happy Spring!


1 egg
2 tablespoons regular or light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon heavy (or whipping) cream
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons minced fresh chives
1 tablespoon minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 (14.75-ounce) can salmon, drained, flaked, and skin and bones removed
1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Lemon wedges (optional)
Lemon Herb Sauce (optional)
In a medium bowl, combine egg, mayonnaise, heavy cream, lemon juice, chives, parsley, salt, and pepper. Add salmon and bread crumbs; mix well. Shape into eight patties. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet until hot; add patties. Cook over medium heat until golden, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Squeeze lemon wedges over patties and/or serve with Lemon Herb Sauce, if desired. Makes 4 servings.


1/4 cup regular or light mayonnaise
1/4 cup regular or light sour cream
1 teaspoon minced fresh chives
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Dash salt
Dash pepper
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Cover, and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Makes 4 servings.

Blue Citrus Cocktails

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Blue Citrus Cocktails

Blue Citrus Cocktails

Blue Citrus Cocktails

Savor the essence of a tropical island by sipping on a vibrant drink brimming with refreshing citrus flavor.

Quick to prepare and perfect for Labor Day celebrations or any occasion, this swanky drink looks even more dazzling in this Infinity Pitcher from Anchor Hocking.

When it comes to squeezing out every drop of the fleeting days of summer, this colorful drink makes it easy.



4 cups lemonade, chilled
2 cups blue curacao
3/4 cup vodka
3/4 cup cold water
Juice of 1 medium lemon
Ice cubes
Tropical flowers (optional)
In a large pitcher, combine lemonade, blue curacao, vodka, water, and lemon juice; stir well. Place ice cubes in glasses; pour lemonade mixture over ice cubes. Garnish with tropical flowers, if desired. Makes 10 servings

Thanks to Anchor Hocking for providing drinkware

Lemon Mint Iced Tea

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Both lemonade and iced tea will cool down the sultry days of summer, but why not combine the two, add freshly picked mint—and savor the ultimate in hot-weather drinks.

Garden-fresh mint steeped with tea combines deliciously with zesty lemon for the ultimate in refreshing taste. Make it extra indulgent by muddling a bit more mint, sugar, and lemon juice in each glass and adding a shot of rum along with the tea mixture. Keep the tea mixture cold in this practical pitcher from Oneida that’s just right for outdoor entertaining.

One thing is certain: A glass of Lemon Mint Iced Tea is the perfect drink for sipping on a beautiful summer day.


1 cup sugar
8 cups water
6 regular size tea bags
1 1/2 cups fresh mint leaves
Juice from 4 medium lemons
Ice cubes
Lemon slices
Mint sprigs
In a medium saucepan, combine sugar and 2 cups water. Heat over medium heat until sugar has dissolved, 2 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Pour the remaining 6 cups water into a large saucepan; cover and bring to a boil. Remove from heat; add tea bags and mint. Cover and steep for 10 minutes. Strain into a large pitcher. Stir in sugar/water mixture; cover and refrigerate until chilled. Stir in lemon juice. Place ice cubes in glasses; pour lemon mint iced tea over ice cubes; garnish with lemon slices and mint sprigs. Makes 10 servings.

Thanks to Oneida for providing serveware

Easy Cherry Lemonade

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Easy Cherry Lemonade

Easy Cherry Lemonade

Easy Cherry Lemonade

Lemonade is good enough on its own, but it’s easy to add a tantalizing twist to this summertime favorite with the addition of maraschino cherries.

Jarred maraschino cherries and a bit of their juice combine deliciously with lemonade for a seasonal drink that’s great for entertaining. To ensure outdoor gatherings are a breeze, use this Oneida iced pitcher and store in the fridge until right before serving.

The fruit infusion rod that’s in the middle of the pitcher is ideal for layering lemon wedges and maraschino cherries to add extra flavor to this drink, but you can infuse water or just about any beverage with your choice of fruit and stash in the fridge until ready to serve. Refill the pitcher as often as you like and replace the fruit every 7 to 10 days.

For adults, add a splash of vodka to your glass before serving if desired. When it comes to enjoying every drop of the fleeting days of summer, this crowd-pleasing recipe and the fruit infusion pitcher make it easy.


1 (2-quart serving size) envelope lemon flavor unsweetened soft drink mix
3/4 cup sugar
8 cups cold water
1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
Juice of 1 medium lemon
Lemon wedges
Maraschino cherries
Ice cubes
In a large pitcher, combine drink mix, sugar, water, cherry juice, and lemon juice. Add lemon wedges and maraschino cherries. Place ice cubes in glasses; pour cherry lemonade over ice cubes. Makes 8 servings.

Thanks to Oneida for providing serveware