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Weeknight Dinner

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Sausage and Fontina Spaghetti Pie

This Sausage and Fontina Spaghetti Pie was a first for me. I always found the concept silly, but always curious if it would actually taste good. Well, it’s good, and, yup, I would make it again! Check out this one from Real Simple below.…

January 14, 2024
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Gnocchi with Corn & Miso

I order a version of this Gnocchi with Corn & Miso a lot, so I was really excited to try the recipe from Real Simple. While I much prefer homemade to shelf-stable gnocchi, this made for a really nice meal. Rating: A- How to…

January 14, 2024
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Rotisserie Chicken Chili

This Rotisserie Chicken Chili, from Real Simple, was SO easy to put together! You have to thank a good ol’ rotisserie chicken for that! It’s a perfect weeknight meal, for at least my husband and me. Details below! Rating: A How to make it…

November 11, 2023
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Crunchy Salad with Chicken & Ginger

I really didn’t think I would enjoy this Crunchy Salad with Chicken & Ginger, from Real Simple magazine, without some carbs. I was thinking I would need some noodles, or perhaps a tortilla, but nope, it’s great (and healthy!) just the way it is!…

July 9, 2023
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Wild Alaskan Salmon with Cauliflower & Celeriac Mash

This Wild Alaskan Salmon with Cauliflower & Celeriac Mash is one I’ve been making for years! I could always count on Waitrose for flavorful and beautiful recipes, and this one is no exception! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: This recipe offers…

March 5, 2023
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Hasselback Eggplant Parm

I was so intrigued by this Hasselback Eggplant Parm from Savory Online! I mean, why limit ourselves to just potatoes?! While I need a little bit more going on in my eggplant dish, this is definitely an easy weeknight meal! Rating: B How to…

March 5, 2023
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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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Sumac-Dusted Salmon With Broccolini

Upgrade your salmon dinner with this Sumac-Dusted Salmon With Broccolini! I gravitated towards this Martha Stewart Living recipe to use up some sumac that was about to expire, but it is definitely one I will be making again! Rating: A+ How to make it…

May 1, 2022
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Spring Minestrone

I don’t think I had ever made a minestrone soup, let along a spring one, but now I have! This Spring Minestrone from Real Simple was just delightful! Especially for a family all coming down from a rough bout with the flu! Rating: A+…

April 10, 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