close up of cooked skin-on chicken thighs on wild mushroom orzo in a cast iron pan
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One Pan Chicken and Wild Mushroom Orzo

Delight your palate with this creamy One Pan Chicken and Wild Mushroom Orzo.  It’s simple to put together and made of mostly shelf stable ingredients for a quick meal with little planning! Everyone loves a one pan meal, am I right?  The simplicity of keeping…

March 6, 2018

65+ Aphrodisiac Recipes with Two Or More Aphrodisiacs

Whether you’re looking to woo your honey for an anniversary, date night, or Valentine’s Day, this list of 65+ Aphrodisiac Recipes with Two or More Aphrodisiacs will have everything you’re looking for to set the mood! If a little of something goes a long…

February 6, 2018
Hand dipping pretzel into Fire Roasted Jalapeno Cheese Ball
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Fire Roasted Jalapeno Cheese Ball

With delicious extra sharp white cheddar and a smoky flavor from the jalapenos, this Fire Roasted Jalapeno Cheese Ball is a perfect appetizer for any occasion.     When I think of tailgating and party foods, cheese balls always come to mind.  They are easy to…

January 30, 2018
A Pesto Parmesan Chicken slider with melted mozzarella cheese
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Pesto Chicken Parmesan Sliders

Whether you’re tailgating, hosting a party, or just looking for a tasty sandwich, these Pesto Chicken Parmesan Sliders are drool-worthy and perfectly cheesy! For the longest time, the only sliders I ever pictured were from White Castle.  Over the years, as they have become more…

January 23, 2018
Stuffed zucchini with "Top 10 Recipes Of 2017" text

Top 10 Recipes of 2017

With everything from brunch, to aphrodisiacs, to quick fix dinner ideas, here are the top 10 recipes of 2017.  Plus, a few honorable mention skills & techniques and what to expect in 2018.  Happy New Year!  Top 10 Recipes of 2017 This year was…

January 4, 2018
A bowl of sugared cranberries next to a bowl of cranberries
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Sparkling Cinnamon Vanilla Sugared Cranberries

Whether you need a quick decoration, garnish, or snack, these Sparkling Cinnamon Vanilla Sugared Cranberries are a quick show-stopping festive treat.  The best kind of recipes are the ones that are versatile.  These Sparkling Cinnamon Vanilla Sugared Cranberries are just that.  They make stunning garnishes…

December 19, 2017
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Tips of The Trade

Three Tips for How To Make Stunning Sugared Cranberries

Sugared cranberries are a thing of beauty.  When done correctly, they sparkle and shine as a beautiful garnish, decoration, or snack.  When rushed or done poorly, the sugar coating clumps and gets soggy.  Find out how to make them correctly using these three tips…

December 18, 2017