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Asparagus, Pear and Ricotta Tartines with Candied Pecans

  This Tesco recipe is the first course of a perfect summer dinner! The three-part series features cool dishes, easy to prep in advance, and served at room temperature, all making for a no-fuss meal! Check out these fresh and flavorful Asparagus, Pear and Ricotta Tartines with Candied Pecans, below, and…

August 23, 2019
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Jalapeño Chicken 'Bombs'

    People Magazine wasn’t where I expected to find a recipe favorite, especially one by Lance Bass, but he is seriously onto something with his Jalapeño Chicken ‘Bombs’! These are a meat-eater’s (or a high person’s) dream–chicken, wrapped in bacon, with a cream-cheesy/jalapeño filling. Details below!…

June 2, 2019
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Hot Crab and Corn Dip

    Well here is a perfect starter to a low-key, Sunday night dinner with family or friends! I love crab pretty much every which way, so I was obviously excited to try Food Network’s Hot Crab and Corn Dip that also happens to…

April 28, 2019
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Parmesan & Chipotle Popcorn

    I chose pretty much the easiest recipe you could ever put together to kick off a low-key, weeknight dinner party at home. This Parmesan & Chipotle Popcorn from the Barefoot Contessa, upgrades your basic bag of microwave popcorn, simply by utilizing ingredients…

April 11, 2019
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Caprese Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

    Dinner for two last night celebrating Valentine’s Day with my main squeeze! This, and the two following posts make up out three-course meal that was perfect for a cozy night at home of dinner and a movie! We started with this Caprese…

February 15, 2019
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Zucchini Pancakes

    Any sort of pancake is considered a lazy meal in my house. No matter savory or sweet, I know I have the majority of the ingredients kicking around, and the result will be something quick, easy, and fit for both the adults and…

January 16, 2019
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Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Goat's Cheese, and Hazelnut Tarts

    These Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Goat’s Cheese (I need to point out that goat’s cheese is the U.K.’s term for goat cheese, otherwise you’ll think it’s a typo!), and Hazelnut Tarts from Tesco magazine are simple and delicious. Puff pastry by itself is already…

January 9, 2019
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Roasted Jalapeño and Chorizo Queso

  Chrissy Teigen’s Roasted Jalapeño and Chorizo Queso is the grown-up version of that Tostitos dip we inhaled as teenagers! It still contains a whole brick of Velveeta, so maybe not grown-up, but at least it’s partially homemade? However you want to look at…

January 8, 2019
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Roasted Garlic and Roasted Garlic Oil

  And here is Part 2 of Chrissy Teigen’s Cauliflower Mash with Roasted Garlic and Ricotta, but also a really nice recipe to make all by itself. It doesn’t hurt to have garlic oil or roasted garlic hanging around the house. Spread on some…

January 1, 2019
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Warm Feta Spread

    I make this dip over and over and over. It is just the simplest thing, and everyone seems to love it. Whenever I have last minute guests, or do not have a lot of time to prep, this Warm Feta Spread from…

December 22, 2018