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Creamed Spinach with Bacon

I’ve actually made this Creamed Spinach with Bacon from Food Network for years since it’s very easy and can be done all in one pot. I really like it, though I would make one big change next time… Rating: A- How to make it…

October 2, 2022
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Farro with Toasted Fennel, Lemon, and Basil

It’s been awhile since I’ve made some really great grains. I wanted something filling, but healthy, to cozy up next to my weekly salmon fillet, and this turned out to be just perfect. Alison Roman’s Farro with Toasted Fennel, Lemon, and Basil (though I…

August 7, 2022
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Parmesan Pesto Zucchini Sticks

My weekly salmon fillet cozies right up to these Parmesan Pesto Zucchini Sticks, from Ina Garten! Flavorful, a great use of leftover pesto, and pretty much fool-proof! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: They’re quite tasty, but a little sloppy…

March 6, 2022
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Smooshed & Crispy Potatoes with Salt ‘n’ Vinegar Sour Cream

Steak and potatoes just go together! For that reason, I chose these Smooshed & Crispy Potatoes with Salt ‘n’ Vinegar Sour Cream, from Molly Baz, to go alongside our Strip Steaks au Poivre this past Valentine’s Day. Detail below for a tasty side! Rating:…

February 20, 2022
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Fresh Corn Salad with Stone Fruit & Herbs

We are well into summer now, and I hope you’re enjoying the best of everything! Hot days, time swimming, fireworks, and all the fresh summer fruits and veggies! If you’re looking for a new way to put them together, check out this Better Homes…

July 10, 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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Roasted Butternut Squash with Brown Butter and Sage

More amazingness from Ina Garten’s Modern Comfort Food cookbook! I’m pregnant in the middle of a construction zone, so these simple, warming meals are hitting the spot! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Really nice. Salmon fillets can be roasted…

March 11, 2021
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Roasted Broccolini & Cheddar

I am just obsessed with Ina Garten’s latest cookbook! So many hits, including this Roasted Broccolini & Cheddar! A perfect weeknight side for when you need something comforting, but also want to get your greens in! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+:…

March 1, 2021
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Tuscan Roasted Potatoes & Lemon

Add roasted garlic and lemon to perfectly cooked potatoes and you have this Ina Garten recipe! These Tuscan Roasted Potatoes & Lemon are an easy side for any day of the week! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: So good!…

February 11, 2021
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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Orange Butter

Gosh, I love sweet potatoes! Make them even more dynamic with orange zest, chipotle peppers, and maple syrup, and I am there!! Check out Ina Garten’s Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Orange Butter below! Bonus: I have compound butter leftover that I cannot wait…

January 28, 2021