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Salt & Pepper Chicken with Blistered Green Beans

I will try a salt and pepper ANYTHING! My two favorite seasonings came together in a big way in this Salt & Pepper Chicken with Blistered Green Beans from Real Simple magazine. Check it out below. Rating: A- How to make it an A+:…

January 14, 2024

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

Birthday Food!

My big girl is four!! She asked and she received! She wanted a day of bacon burgers and fries (and actually flipped through the Cravings Hungry for More cookbook herself) and wanted a chocolate unicorn cake! I thought it was the perfect time to…

April 11, 2021

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

Za’atar Cacio e Pepe

I’m on an Ottolenghi kick! I probably have my za’atar supply solely for his recipes, as he is definitely a fan! I put together his Za’atar Cacio e Pepe which is a super-quick meal that has tons of flavor. See below! Rating: B How…

January 6, 2021

Emily’s English Roasted Potatoes

I didn’t fall in love with potatoes until I lived in England, so it’s quite fitting that this recipe is one of my favorites. Featured in Ina Garten’s new cookbook, Emily’s English Roasted Potatoes are just divine! Rating: A+ How to make it an…

January 3, 2021

Herby Pumpkin Seeds

I had to try out a savory seed recipe this jack-o-lantern season! I chose Martha Stewart Living’s Herby Pumpkin Seeds, and, boy, are they tasty! Details below on this fall snack! Rating: A How to make it an A+: So good. My husband has…

October 30, 2020

Steak au Poivre

My husband’s birthday called for something extra-special! He’s a meat and potatoes guy, but not any recipe would do for his big day, so I decided to try Martha Stewart Living’s Steak au Poivre. And, it’s delicious. I am a big-flavor kinda gal, so…

September 18, 2020