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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
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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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Sloppy Joe Mama’s

Who else loves a good Sloppy Joe? Well this Sloppy Joe Mama’s, from AllRecipes, turns the classic into a slow cooker meal! Details below! Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: These are great, but the sauce isn’t as rich as I prefer.…

August 7, 2022
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Chicken, Asparagus, and Mushroom Skillet

I love, love chicken in a wine sauce! This Chicken, Asparagus, and Mushroom Skillet ticked that box, and also managed to help me use up some veggies in the fridge. This AllRecipes weeknight meal was a hit! Rating: A- How to make it an…

May 1, 2022
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Broccoli-Cheddar Grilled Cheese

This Broccoli-Cheddar Grilled Cheese recipe gave me one of those “Why didn’t I think of that?” moments. Real Simple put a couple favorites together nicely! Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: I would have probably been fine with/preferred just straight broccoli, maybe…

April 10, 2022
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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
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Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

This recipe had me at slow cooker! Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken from Allrecipes sounded just incredible. And, while the chicken was nice and tender in a nice sauce, it didn’t back the sweet/sour/spicy punch I hoped for! Details below! Rating: B How to make…

March 16, 2022
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Squash-and-Charred-Poblano Quesadillas

I was really excited by these Squash-and-Charred-Poblano Quesadillas because I’m trying to have more meat-free days, and quesadillas are one of my favorites! But, this recipe from Martha Stewart Living, fell a little flat. Details below… Rating: B How to make it an A+:…

March 6, 2022
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Italian-style Turkey Meatballs

Probably my favorite Daphne Oz recipe to date, these Italian-style Turkey Meatballs are truly delicious! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: I just LOVED these! Find the Recipe Here.…

February 27, 2022
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Roasted Tomato Soup with Giant Cheesy Herb Croutons

I am cooking right through Daphne Oz’s cookbook, The Happy Cook, and really enjoying it all! Everything is pretty healthy, and seem to be hits with the adults and kids of the house! Details below on this Roasted Tomato Soup with Giant Cheesy Herb…

February 27, 2022