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SIDE DISH: Brussels Sprouts w/ Applewood Smoked Bacon

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays
This side dish is a classic Thanksgiving side. There a couple different ways to make this. Some use pancetta, I used applewood smoked bacon. You can add dried cranberries and walnuts (at the very end) to this if you want to fancy it up too! Some recipes call to boil...

Breast Cancer Awareness: Smashed Berry Mascarpone

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays
For Breast Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to share an easy and fun, and of course pink recipe. Mascarpone cheese is widely used in Italy in desserts and is a creamy, soft white cheese that is “sweeter”, very much similar to spreadable cream cheese. With the addition of frozen strawberries...

Fresh Plum Pastry

Desserts
Liven up your hump-day with a nice treat for you and your family. This fruit pastry recipe is so simple using store bought puff pastry and fresh fruit. Wow your dinner guests with this homemade dessert that could easily compete with the store-bought kinds, and will make you look like...

Mexican Chili

Beef, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
The Indian Summer has passed the Midwest, and cold and chilly days have finally graced us. People are now craving hearty meals that leave them feeling warm and cozy. This recipe puts a Mexican twist to a favorite, Chili!

Balsamic Meatloaf

Beef, Kid-friendly
Meatloaf to some is very homey. To other's it brings back bad memories of bland tasting, unappealing dinners that they would rather forget. This recipe uses a slight twist. It actually came about when I was experimenting with a new meatloaf recipe. I only intended to add a splash of...

VIDEO: Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays

Fried Polenta & Mixed Bean Salad

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Salads, Vegetarian
This salad is a hearty vegetarian salad that has quite an impressive presentation. Polenta is an Italian side dish that is most easily compared to the American southern dish, grits. The difference can be in color (polenta is usually make with yellow corn mean) and the courseness of the corn...

Game Day Favorite: Garlic-Parmesan Popcorn Chicken

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Game day is always a great day to bring out snacks and pop open a couple of beers with friends and family. This recipe will sure be a favorite at your next game day party. It's easy, delicious and tastes like you catered from the sports bar in town! 

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Ginger Garlic Fish Stew

Seafood, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes
I grew up eating and cooking fish and this is one of my favorite dishes. Have you ever had Pompano fish?  "Pompano has a rich mild flavor that is sweet and delicious which makes it the first choice among Creole cooks. Additionally, the head of the Pompano has an oily taste...

Chocolate Banana Muffins

Baked/Roasted, Video recipes, Desserts, Kid-friendly
Baking for your family isn't as complicated as it seems. Even for a novice baker like myself, once you start to figure out the basics, it becomes very simple to create homemade baked treats at home.  This recipe for Chocolate Banana Muffins is very simple. It's delicious and a great...

Tofu Recipes You Can Cook At Home

Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less, Drinks & cocktails, Kid-friendly
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you’ve just started out on a vegetarian diet, then it would be great if you paid attention to what’s prepared for you in this piece. This is because most vegetarians are very keen on their tofu recipes. So, what would you need to know...

How to Make Delicious Chicken Noodle Soup

Poultry, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
So you love chicken noodle soup? The good news for you today is that I am going to show you how to prepare this delicious and enjoyable meal at home. However, if you aren't very familiar with it, I presume you are reading this to get to learn more about...

Savory Italian Pasta Sauce Recipes to Impress Your Guests

Pasta, Entertaining/Holidays
It just takes boiling water, a teaspoon of oil and a pinch of salt to cook pasta of any type whether it is tagliatelle, lasagne, penner or any other variant. The trickiest part is its sauce that decides the color, texture and taste of your pasta. This traditional food of...

Guide to Making Salmon in an Oven

Seafood
Salmon is a fish that is healthy for the body. It contains good fats and omega 3 fatty acids to help support the brain. Many different methods can be used to cook salmon. Grilling salmon is one of the best ways to get the flavor out of the fish and...

A Bit On The Side: 3 Of The Most Delicious Side Dishes To Cook At Home

Video recipes, Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
Photo by Buenosia Carol from Pexels When it comes to creating an enjoyable eating experience, you can't let everything rest on the central dish. In fact, it's also vital to find accompanying dishes that compliment the main dish as well. Sadly, tracking down the best of these, especially ones that...

Chicken Soup with Glass Noodles (Sotanghon)

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Video recipes
Sponsored by Knorr Liquid SeasoningEvery culture has their version of chicken noodle soup and this is one of my nostalgic faves that my mom always made, called Sotanghon. My version of Sotanghon adds Knorr Liquid Seasoning to boost the flavors and make cooking faster and delicious for our busy lives. The...

How to Make Beef Picadillo with No Oil

Beef, 30 minutes or less, Kid-friendly, Video recipes
Sponsored by Knorr Liquid Seasoning This is one of the recipes I make when I'm a little lazy and have just enough time to throw things in a skillet and make dinner.  Beef Picadillo is a simple recipe taking ground beef, tons of fresh and frozen veggies, all tossed together...

5 Tips for Vegetarian-Friendly Barbecues

Vegetarian, Grilled
The barbecue is a favorite dinner choice to bring large parties together. When a mouth-watering parade of delicious food comes hot off the grill, BBQ leaves everyone smiling. Burgers, steaks, wings, sizzling fish - sometimes it can be hard to pick which item you're planning to eat fifty of and...

5 Best Christmas Dishes for Student Party

Entertaining/Holidays
With holidays being so close, you need to start preparations for the foods you’ll cook for your friends and family. Since we know that students do not have an excessive budget, there are some cheap yet tasty options out there that might catch your eye. The ingredients that you are...

CBD-Infused Spaghetti Recipes

Pasta
What can be better than a bowl of steaming spaghetti, served with your favorite sauce on a cold evening after a long day at work or school? Better yet, spaghetti is quick and easy to prepare, so you don’t need to spend hours slaving over a hot stove to produce...