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Weekend Meals

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King Ranch Chicken with Mexican-Style Jicama Salad

I have a love/hate relationship with the Magnolia Table cookbook. Some recipes feel like pure garbage, while some recipes are OUTSTANDING. This one falls somewhere in the middle. The King Ranch Chicken with Mexican-Style Jicama Salad is tasty, but pouring some questionable ingredients into…

January 14, 2024
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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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New Year, New Cookbooks

Here is a slightly different post, less individual recipe review and more of a cookbook review! Since these books do not have recipes available online, I’ll link the cookbooks and you can use the suggested modifications below whenever you have access to them. The…

January 8, 2023
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Sausage and Kale Stuffed Shells

Can we all take a moment of silence for Martha Stewart Living? Gosh, I will miss that magazine. I have collected years of recipes, and served them at some of my most memorable events. Yes, online will still be there, but it’s not the…

November 13, 2022
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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle-Black Bean Chili

These Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle-Black Bean Chili, from Real Simple, are so filling and hearty, it’s actually a surprise that they are vegetarian! Check out this delicious recipe below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Loved! No changes needed! Find the Recipe Here.…

October 2, 2022
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Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pancakes

Looking for a cozy, December breakfast? Check out these Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pancakes, from Real Simple magazine. A delicious and special weekend treat! Details below!  Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Just perfection. I baked the sweet potato (with some extras to…

December 11, 2021
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French Toast with Whipped Honey and Ricotta Topping

The weekend calls for two-inch thick french toast, doesn’t it?! Chrissy Teigen recipes are always extra-indulgent, making for a great weekend treat, so I was very excited to try her French Toast with Whipped Honey and Ricotta Topping this morning. While it’s not my…

April 24, 2021
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Hoisin-Glazed Pork & Turkey Meatloaf

She had me at hoisin-glazed! I love a sweet and sticky addition to any dinner, so obviously had to try Daphne Oz’s Hoisin-Glazed Pork & Turkey Meatloaf. I look forward to checking out more of her recipes in my brand new book! Rating: B+…

March 15, 2021
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Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

This Mom Uptown Original Recipe for Blueberry Breakfast Muffins is one I make often! Aside from the blueberries, the ingredients are staples in my kitchen, so it’s an easy one to throw together! I call them “breakfast” muffins because I just love how they…

January 30, 2021
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Sweet-Potato Turkey Chili with Cilantro Oil and Pepitas

Such a privilege to not only be sent Amanda Haas’s cookbook, but to get to cook alongside her for a Hey Mama event! Tonight, on my own, I tried out her Sweet-Potato Turkey Chili with Cilantro Oil and Pepitas! This dish was fabulous–just the…

October 28, 2020