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Feta Cheese Gnocchi with Lemony Yogurt and Spring Peas

This might be the best recipe I’ve made all month. This Feta Cheese Gnocchi with Lemony Yogurt and Spring Peas, from Food + Wine magazine, actually replaces the potato in gnocchi with feta. It was flavorful, herby, and OUTSTANDING. Rating: A+ How to make…

January 14, 2024
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Salad with Pretzel-Crusted Chicken

Just when I thought I’ve made a schnitzel every which way, here comes this Salad with Pretzel-Crusted Chicken from Real Simple magazine! This may be my new favorite thing ever… Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: No changes needed! Note: I just…

August 7, 2022
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Bacon-Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Winter means some stodgy, cozy food. This Bacon-Cheeseburger Meatloaf, served on buns, from Martha Stewart Living is like a big hug after a long day! Details below! Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: It’s really good and flavorful, but doesn’t scream cheeseburger.…

December 1, 2021
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Turkey Meatballs in Apricot Sauce with Mint and Almonds

Okay, the name is a mouthful, but these Turkey Meatballs in Apricot Sauce with Mint and Almonds are really nice! From Martha Stewart Living, this recipe is a perfect transition into fall! Details and recipe below! Rating: A How to make it an A+:…

September 29, 2021
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Pad Mama

I’m Thai obsessed, so was naturally very excited to try a recipe from Chrissy Teigen’s mom, Pepper! This recipe was found in Better Homes & Gardens, and it is good! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: VERY tasty. (I used…

August 23, 2021
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Becki’s Mac & Cheese

My daughter requested macaroni and cheese for her birthday, so I thought it was the perfect time to try Becki’s Mac & Cheese from the Magnolia Table cookbook! This might be the easiest, family-friendly recipe out there! Details below! Rating: A How to make…

May 10, 2021
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Pappardelle With Cabbage, Prosciutto, and Sage

This is my slight nod to St. Patrick’s Day this year! I had no time for a big Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner, so I picked something with salty meat, cabbage, and carbs! Does this count? Either way, this Pappardelle with Cabbage, Prosciutto, and…

March 17, 2021
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Spaghetti Squash Cacio e Pepe

My first time dipping into Daphne Oz’s cookbook! This is one I was gifted, and not one I would typically purchase, but this simple and nice recipe makes me excited to take a deeper look! Rating: A How to make it an A+: It’s…

March 15, 2021
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Chicken Cutlets with Smashed Potatoes and Peas

Here’s an easy, weeknight meal I have been making for years! Real Simple’s Chicken Cutlets with Smashed Potatoes and Peas are a tasty crowd-pleaser. Details below! Rating: A- How to make it an A+: I channel a baked potato and add sour cream to…

March 4, 2021
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Almond Chicken Tenderloins

I’ve told you before, I don’t ever think Magnolia Table is just okay. It’s either a big hit or a major fail. Luckily, the cookbook is heavier on the hits, including this recipe for Almond Chicken Tenderloins! Details below. Rating: A+ How to make…

February 15, 2021