Entertaining/Holidays

Recipe: Tropical Fresh Fruit Salad

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Salads
Fresh fruits are abundant during the Summer months and we often buy so much that they end up rotting in the fridge! Thankfully, that happens rarely in my house where we enjoy eating fresh fruits daily. Fruit salads can showcase any and all fruits in season. This recipe puts a...

Fresh Tomato & Arugula Angel Hair Pasta w/ Roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken Leg Quarters

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta
I love dishes that look elegant, taste great, yet doesn't involve me spending the whole entire day in the kitchen. An even better plus is that this dish is cost effective using very few and basic ingredients. What many people don't realize is that an elegant and delicious meal does...

Roasted Trout Stuffed w/ Fennel & Citrus

Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Seafood
It’s Saturday and I rarely have the weekends off from work. So, I decided to get a little “fancy” and roast 3 whole trout and stuff it with fennel, honey tangerine, and lemon wheels. Fennel is a bulb that has a great licorice flavor. Essentially, this recipe only has 5...

Roasted Lemon Garlic Chicken w/ Herb Roasted Purple Potatoes

Baked/Roasted, Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Dinner time for the modern family, and especially the modern mom, has become a chore that so many do not look forward to because of the anxiety it brings on to the cook of the household. The question, "What's for dinner?" has become a question many moms are fearful to answer...

Shrimp & Asparagus in Lemon Garlic Sauce w/ Spinach & Feta Orzo

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta, Seafood
We all have hectic, fast-paced lives. Stay at home moms run around the house chasing after toddlers and grocery & cleaning lists, while working moms have to deal with co-workers and deadlines on top of that, to say the least. Working ladies are also busy artfully balancing their social, work...

Berry Chicken Salad w/ Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Salads
As I was searching my pantry for some inspiration for my next meal, I came across jars full of jams and preserves. Many people think of jam as something to be spread on a piece of toast with their morning coffee. And yes, that's a great way to use jam. But,...

Spinach & Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts w/ Marinara Sauce

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Chicken is awesome. There are millions of ways to make chicken. So much so, that sometimes, you just have no clue what to do with yet another chicken dinner! Here’s a great recipe using chicken breasts, pounded thinly and rolled up with spinach and ooey gooey mozzarella cheese. As for...

Red Skin Buttery Mashed Potatoes and Lemony Asparagus

Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
I admit, there are times when cooking an entire meal is just IMPOSSIBLE!! These nights are lovingly called "rottiserrie nights". I go to my local organic grocery store and pick up a juicy, perfectly cooked rottiserrie chicken. Since I've knocked the main course off my list, all I have to...

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Tea Break with Filipino Cheese Bread Rolls

Baked/Roasted
Photo credit: The Not So Creative Cook   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); There is nothing more satisfying than biting into a freshly baked bread roll and it will be even more delicious if the bread roll is stuffed with gooey cheese. Cheese bread rolls are a great choice for...

Innovative Pancake Ideas to Go Bananas For

30 minutes or less, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly
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Different Types of Mixes for Tequila and Vodka Drinks

Drinks & cocktails
If you want to have a twist with your tequila, you could definitely get creative with the help of three-ingredient cocktails. On its own, this drink is already delicious, primarily if you have obtained it from the best manufacturers. A high-quality and 100% agave spirit doesn’t need many other mixes...

Cooking With Honey: Recipes and Tips

Vegetarian, Salads, Kid-friendly, Desserts
https://unsplash.com/photos/8SGKhWXzlKQ  Whether you've decided to cut down on refined sugar and artificial sweeteners, or you're simply interested in spicing up your favorite meal, honey is a healthy and beneficial alternative. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Its story dates back to ancient Egypt, where evidence of the first beekeeping activities was...

4 Dessert Salad Recipes For Every Occasion

Salads, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
Salads are always associated with healthy diets and a lot of people turn their nose up as soon as they hear the word. But salads can be delicious and indulgent too. The idea of the dessert salad has been around for a long time and although it’s not as fashionable...

Las Vegas Cocktail Recipes

Drinks & cocktails
What do you know Las Vegas for? Is it entertainment or the many casinos? Some know it as one of the best tourist destinations while others as the best recreational center. Above all, Las Vegas holds the mantle for being the city of great things in the U.S. State-of-the-art cocktails...

Roasted Tomato with Prosciutto di San Daniele & Grana Padano Toast Blog

Pork, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
When we’re thinking of luxury foods, one of the foods that come to mind is paper thin sliced prosciutto.In this recipe I tried Prosciutto di San Daniele for the first time -- and talk about ultimate luxury! Since toast is such a popular way to get creative with meals, I...

Vegan Chicken Nugget Recipe

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Chicken nuggets are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for kids and adults of all ages! The tasty chicken interior wrapped in golden brown breadcrumbs and served in bite-sized pieces (preferably with fries) is a tasty treat that nobody ever grows out of! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But once you’ve made the...

How To Make Watermelon Margarita at Home

Drinks & cocktails, 30 minutes or less
There is no better and cool way to begin the summer season with the delicious and refreshing watermelon margarita. The drink is super easy to make, and no cocktail shaker is needed. The energetic color of the drink is also awesome, and it’s naturally sweet. Furthermore, the presence of healthy...

Asian Spicy Sauce Recipes

30 minutes or less
Do you often get intrigued by the complex flavours of Asian cuisine? It goes by default that it’s your all-time favorite, and of course, who can resist these absolutely delicious dishes. However, ever wondered what’s that signature taste that sets it apart? That distinctive taste is at times beyond description...

5 Best Uses for Leftover Rotisserie Chicken

Poultry
Chicken can be used as one of the great dishes for experimenting. Bingeing chicken for subsequent meals can not always be fun if you use the same recipe consequently. No matter how much you love rotisserie chicken, but without adequately using the leftovers, you might slowly start despising your dish....

Student Party Food Ideas: Easy to Make Recipes!

Kid-friendly
Are you planning a student party to gather a lot of friends? Read the post and find the best party food ideas with recipes to treat a crowd of students.  Student Party Food Ideas: Easy to Make Recipes! A party is always an atmosphere of fun relaxation. If you're tired...