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Grilled Asparagus and Hot Honey Flatbreads

I just love me some hot honey! So, naturally, I jumped at the chance to try out this Real Simple recipe for Grilled Asparagus and Hot Honey Flatbreads! Details below on this very tasty flavor combination! Rating: A- How to make it an A+:…

August 7, 2022

Crispy Lemon-Parmesan Eggplant

Here is an extremely quick and easy one from Martha Stewart Living! This Crispy Lemon-Parmesan Eggplant is quite healthy and makes for a perfect weeknight meal! Rating: B How to make it an A+: It needed more. I reheated the leftovers with some marinara,…

March 16, 2022

Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021

Almond-Crusted Chicken with Arugula Salad

I’m always looking for a healthy, easy dinner. Aren’t we all? And, yes this one is technically fried in oil, but it’s still gluten-free and includes a big pile of greens. Check out this quick Real Simple recipe below! Rating: B+ How to make…

September 27, 2020

Spicy Street Corn Salad

Summer is not over! Grab your fresh ears of corn and make this Spicy Corn Salad from Real Simple magazine!! I just love how much EASIER it is to eat street corn when it’s deconstructed and in salad form–the best! Details below! Rating: A…

September 1, 2020

Whole-Wheat Penne with Marinated Feta and Arugula

Looking for a healthy pasta dish?? Well here is something not only healthy, but quick!!! This Whole-Wheat Penne with Marinated Feta and Arugula, from Real Simple, calls for Greek yogurt instead of cream so you can indulge in flavor without guilt! Details below. Rating:…

July 10, 2020

Gaines Brother Burgers with Drip Jam

I hope everyone had a nice Fourth of July! We celebrated with a small, backyard, social distancing BBQ and these Magnolia Table burgers were the feature! Check out these unbelievable Gaines Brother Burgers with Drip Jam! Rating: A How to make it an A+:…

July 5, 2020

Cheesy Chicken Milanese

I’m not sure fried, breaded chicken has ever felt so healthy! This Cheesy Chicken Milanese, from Chrissy Teigen has a perfect mix of salad greens and delicious, cheesy chicken! Recipe below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: For what it is, it’s…

July 2, 2020

Layered Arugula Salad

Boy, did my first dabble into the Magnolia Table cookbook start out strong. I LOVED this Layered Arugula Salad! Moving forward, I think every salad should be made in a trifle bowl to maximize the beauty of spicy/sweet nuts, colorful pomegranate seeds, blue cheese,…

February 26, 2020

Honey-Drizzled Soppressata Pizza

This was a longggg holiday weekend that required a veryyyy short meal! Grab some pre-made pizza dough and throw together Real Simple’s Honey-Drizzled Soppressata Pizza in just minutes! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: So delish, but I’d spread a…

January 20, 2020