30 minutes or less

Spring Pantry Recipes

Vegetarian, Salads, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes
Spring cleaning isn't just for your home. Clean out your pantry with simple, delicious and healthy springtime recipes. With staples probably sitting in your pantry all winter-long, you may have no idea all the delicious you can make with affordable ingredients already at home! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Garbanzo...

Sheet Pan Chicken Teriyaki

Poultry, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes
Everyone loves a good teriyaki meal and sheet pan meals are the perfect kinds of dishes to make during busy weeknights. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I went on The Jam Show on WCIU for my In The Kitchen segment to share this easy recipe that you've got to try at...

Sesame Ginger Vegetable Stir Fry

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
This post is sponsored by Farberware.Me and my kids love exploring new places right here in Chicago. Many times we forget that our national parks offer tons of opportunities to have family time, learn history and see sites in your area that you may not have ever realized existed! Sundays are...

Ground Chicken Picadillo

Poultry, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Like many Filipino dishes, Picadillo is a dish that originated in Spain that has many Latin variations. Picadillo has versions in Cuba, Mexico and yes, the Philippines! You can shop for Filipino food ingredients on Amazon and have it delivered to you to try snacks, and incorporate it into your...

Spicy Miso Pork Belly Udon Soup

Pork, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
These days, it's all about the ramen. But don't forget about udon that is thick, chewy and hearty noodle that also lends itself to delicious broth and toppings.  I had udon noodles and pork belly in the fridge from the local Japanese market but I didn't really have a set...

Pickled Beet Martini

Drinks & cocktails, Entertaining/Holidays, Video recipes, 30 minutes or less
Sponsored by Aunt Nellie's (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The holidays and celebrations are meant to have fun and unique dishes and cocktails. I made this recipe for Pickled Beet Martini with Aunt Nellie's and it turned out so good. This pickled beet martini recipe only has a couple of...

Edamame Corn Salsa

Salads, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes, Entertaining/Holidays
Sponsored by Illinois Farm Families www.watchusgrow.org What better accompaniment to your pork belly tacos that fresh, bright edamame corn salsa, A fun twist on the classic this salsa can be used the perfect topping for tacos and side for any grilled or roasted meats. It can be eaten on it's...

5 Delicious Game Day Recipe Ideas

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta, 30 minutes or less
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. For football fans, game day is a big deal. It’s a time to gather with family and friends to watch their favorite football team, cheer them on, and don’t forget,...

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Easy & Delicious New Year's Chocolate Cake Recipe for Your Get-Together with Friends

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
As we bid farewell to the past year and eagerly welcome the one that's knocking at our door, what better way to celebrate than with a small, cozy get-together with your favorite people? And what's a celebration without a cake that not only tantalizes your taste buds but also serves...

Pandan Rum Matcha Tiramisu

Desserts, Drinks & cocktails, Entertaining/Holidays
Ingredients: 1 large package Lady Fingers 2 tablespoon Matcha powder 1 cup hot water 1 cup heavy cream 8 oz mascarpone cheese 1 tablespoon matcha powder 1/3 cup powder sugar 2 tablespoons Pandan Rum   1.      Mix mascarpone cheese, heavy cream, sugar, matcha powder and Pandan Rum until soft peaks...

Learn the Secrets of Greek Phyllo Dough in Cooking

Baked/Roasted, Desserts
Discover the secrets of Greek phyllo dough in cooking. Learn the history, essential tips, traditional dishes, layering techniques, and sweet and savory recipes. You’ll also troubleshoot common challenges in working with phyllo dough. Photo by Meruyert Gonullu The History of Phyllo Dough (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); You can trace...

7 Quick Dessert Recipes for a Delicious Final Course

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays
Image source   A delicious dessert is the perfect way to end a meal, leaving diners satisfied and happy. While elaborate desserts have their place, sometimes you just want something sweet that comes together quickly with little fuss. The good news is there are many quick and easy dessert recipes...

Easy Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
Mexican Wedding Cookies, also known as "polvorones," are a delightful and buttery treat that encapsulate the joy and warmth of a celebration. They have become a staple not just at weddings but also during the holidays and various family gatherings. This crumbly and sweet delight, coated in snowy powdered sugar,...

4 Easy and Delicious Recipes Using Farmer Fresh Produce

Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less, Salads, Entertaining/Holidays
If you're looking for meal inspiration, you've hit the jackpot. We're all about the vibrant flavors, rich nutrients, and sustainable practices that come with using farmer fresh produce. From the crisp crunch of freshly picked vegetables to the sweet juiciness of sun-ripened fruits, these recipes will let the true stars...

10 Irresistible Homemade Pizza Toppings You Must Try Today

Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted
Explore a delectable selection of homemade pizza toppings that will elevate your pizza game. Discover a wood fire pizza recipe for a mouthwatering experience. Pizza is an all-time favorite, and there's nothing like crafting your homemade pizza with unique toppings that cater to your palate. If you're looking to add...

Fancy Figs: 3 Simple and Elegant Recipes

Vegetarian, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
Figs are a fascinating fruit with a rich history dating back thousands of years. They have a unique, sweet flavor and a luscious, jammy texture that makes them perfect for both sweet and savory dishes. In this blog post, we'll explore three simple and elegant recipes that showcase the versatility...

Soft vs. Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies: A Delicious Dilemma

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
When it comes to chocolate chip cookies, there are two distinct schools of thought: the soft, chewy cookie lovers and the crispy, crunchy cookie aficionados. While both variations share the same iconic flavor combination of buttery dough and sweet chocolate morsels, the texture and baking techniques used make all the...

Homemade Buttermilk Recipe: Easy and Quick DIY Buttermilk at Home

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly
Buttermilk is a versatile ingredient used in countless recipes, from pancakes to fried chicken and salad dressings. If you find yourself in a pinch without buttermilk, don't worry! This step-by-step guide will show you how to make homemade buttermilk with just two simple ingredients. Plus, it's a cost-effective solution that...

How To Make Perfectly Cooked Rice: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less
Cooking rice can seem like a simple task, but achieving that perfectly fluffy and tender result can be a bit tricky, especially if you're new to the kitchen. Fear not! In this step-by-step guide, we'll walk you through how to cook rice flawlessly every time, using commonly available ingredients and...

Easy Italian Sausage Dirty Rice

Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Dirty Rice is a southern dish, most particularly popular and coming from Cajun and Creole country. My version of dirty rice uses Italian sausage, out of it's casing, instead of chopped liver and ground pork and dirty rice seasonings that you can easily find on Amazon. Other southern style rice dishes...