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Veggie Chili ‘N’ Beer

Next up from Daphne Oz: Veggie Chili ‘N’ Beer! Too spicy for the kids, but us adults just love this cozy, warming meal! Details below! Rating: A- How to make it an A+: Really nice! I think it’s a little too smoky. I did…

February 27, 2022
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Skillet Polenta in Tomato Sauce

I loveeeee a cacio e pepe, so when I saw this Parm e Pepe Spaghetti, I just had to try! Check out this Real Simple recipe below for a nutty twist on a classic! Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: It was…

February 6, 2022
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Parmesan Minestrone with Chili Mayo Toasts

I’ve never made a minestrone soup before, and this Parmesan Minestrone with Chili Mayo Toasts was just the introduction I needed! Chrissy Teigen’s recipes don’t typically disappoint. Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Very tasty, though I don’t think I…

January 16, 2022
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Milk-Braised Chicken with Bacon, Beans, and Kale

Another cozy, dutch oven dish. This Milk-Braised Chicken with Bacon, Beans, and Kale starts on the stove and finishes in the oven for tender, delicious, flavors and meat! This was my first experience with Molly Baz’s cookbook, and it was a good one! Rating:…

January 5, 2022
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Weeknight Vegetarian Chili

Looking for a meat-free meal that doesn’t leave you wanting more? Check out this Weeknight Vegetarian Chili from Martha Stewart Living! A flavorful mix of beans topped with all the classics. Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: No changes needed.…

November 15, 2021
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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
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Refried Bean and Cheese Melts (Molletes)

Wow, before today I had never heard of a mollete, but, boy, are they tasty! These Refried Bean and Cheese Melts are a major comfort food. They’re like the Mexican version of a cheesy Italian grinder. If that sounds up your alley (meaning beans,…

August 31, 2020
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Sweet Potato and Bean Burritos with Corn Salsa

I love a vegetarian option, especially when it’s a little outside the norm. Instead of your typical veggie medley, burritos get a unique twist in these Sweet Potato and Bean Burritos with Corn Salsa from Real Simple magazine! Just delicious and a big recipe…

July 21, 2020
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Cheese-Stuffed Tostadas

My goodness, these Cheese-Stuffed Tostadas are good. This Martha Stewart Living recipe is restaurant quality with a variety of tastes, colors, and textures. The bean topping is so powerful, and something I’d like to include in or near every Mexican dinner! Details below. Rating:…

April 8, 2020
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100 Quarantine-Friendly Meal Ideas

Okay, here we go! 100 Quarantine-Friendly Meal Ideas! What does this mean? I’m offering food inspiration so you do not get stuck in the same meat and potatoes rut during this CRAZY time in the world. I would have never believed I would ever…

March 22, 2020