Entertaining/Holidays

Fried Goat Cheese

Entertaining/Holidays, Salads
Goat cheese has a very luxurious reputation. This recipe for Fried Goat Cheese can be found in fancy restaurants' salad or appetizer menus for way more than the prize it would take for you to make a whole log! It's no secret that fried cheese is yummy. Take fried mozzarella...

Easy Jambalaya

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays
Jambalaya is a beloved Cajun rice dish made traditionally, with smoked Andouille sausage, shrimp and other proteins like chicken and spices like cayenne pepper and chili powder. I made this easy Jambalaya recipe using leftover ham from our Christmas dinner and added smoked Andouille sausage, the rest is history. You...

Beef & Root Vegetable Stew

Beef, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
Beef stews are classic winter fare and can make for a fabulous meal using inexpensive cuts of beef. Since stews are cooked at long periods, using inexpensive cuts over higher-priced cuts makes better sense as it cooks long enough to get yummy, tender. This recipe for stew using nothing but...

Roasted Pork Loin with Apples

Entertaining/Holidays, Pork
This recipe for Roasted Pork Loin with Apples, is an elegant dish fit for any occasion, yet simple enough to be done at home during the week. The pork and apple combination is nothing new. However, roasting the apples in with the potatoes and carrots, as well as adding some...

Pizza Roll Ups

Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Store bought puff pastry has many different uses. These days, you can even by organic pre-made puff pastry that has no chemicals and preservatives and will taste just like you made it fresh! On this day, my husband and I are packing the kids in the car to hang with...

Side Dish: Herb Roasted Potatoes & Carrots

Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
This side dish is incredibly simple and a perfect side to any holiday main dish.I used readily available pantry ingredients on this night. But please, try this out using fresh minced garlic, fresh parsley, rosemary, thyme and oregano and it’s just as good, if not better!

SIDE DISHES: Creamed Spinach & Collard Greens

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
Creamed spinach is not only a steakhouse staple, but also a wonderful side dish for any holiday meal.This uses a slight twist, adding collard greens into the mix. It’s unexpected, yet still equally delicious.

Leftover Remix: Stuffed Pasta Shells

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta, Vegetarian
This recipe is made from leftover creamed spinach from your holiday party. The whole idea of turning your leftovers into something completely different, brings new life to a dish that would have otherwise have been tossed in the trash!If making this from scratch, simply use 1 package of thawed and...

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Vegetarian, Kid-friendly
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Seafood, Entertaining/Holidays
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Poultry, Pasta, Kid-friendly, Drinks & cocktails, Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less
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Pork, Entertaining/Holidays
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Beef, Kid-friendly, Video recipes
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Vegetarian, Salads, Pasta, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
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Vegetarian, Kid-friendly
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