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  • Irish Cream Coffee Milk Punch
    Spread the love Toast St. Patrick's Day with this rich and decadent Irish Cream Coffee Milk Punch. It's an easy fix that tastes like a grown-up version of your favorite sweet iced coffee drink.  Next week ushers in a whole new month, and along with it, a couple of occasions worth celebrating. St. Patrick's Day … Read more
  • Brownie Mix Cookies Recipe
    Spread the love Brownie Mix Cookies Recipe Gooey chocolate insides and crackly tops make this brownie mix cookies recipe the ultimate combo of brownies and cookies. Try mixing in your favorite candies or eating a scoop of ice cream sandwiched in between two fresh-from-the-oven cookies. You’ll be in heaven! Related Recipes: Better than Box Mix … Read more
  • Creamy Tuscan Sausage Pasta
    Spread the love Creamy Tuscan Sausage Pasta is pretty much a one pan wonder you will want to cook over and over again!  Perfect for a busy night, this is a hearty comforting dish that will truly satisfy. Creamy Tuscan flavor is exquisite, divine and goes are favorites on my blog. These tried and true … Read more
  • Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon and Vegetables
    Spread the love This easy, delicious Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon and Vegetables (I seriously devoured this, it was THAT good) is made all on one sheet pan and ready in 20 minutes! Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon and Vegetables I’m a huge fan of sheet pan meals as they are a huge kitchen time saver! I … Read more
  • Italian Cream Cake Cookies Recipe
    Spread the love Italian Cream Cake Cookies These Italian Cream Cake cookies have a melt-in-your-mouth shortbread base rolled in toasted pecans and coconut and topped with cream cheese frosting. With an easy recipe and simple ingredients, these cookies might even be better than an actual Italian cream cake. Related Recipes: Whipped Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies Carrot … Read more
  • Cheesy Eggplant Gnocchi Caprese
    Spread the love Cheesy Eggplant Gnocchi Caprese is made with diced eggplant simmered in a garlicky tomato sauce with gnocchi, spinach, melted bites of fresh mozzarella and fresh basil. So good! Eggplant Gnocchi Caprese This Cheesy Eggplant Caprese Gnocchi Skillet is perfection. It’s meatless yet crave-worthy with a healthy helping of vegetables: eggplant, tomato, and … Read more
  • Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup
    Spread the love Comforting and hearty, this crockpot chicken noodle soup is so easy to make, and right in the slow cooker. Let the house fill with the most wonderful aroma knowing a cozy dinner is on the way! For more easy slow cooker soups try this pasta e Fagioli, lentil soup and potato soup. Crockpot … Read more
  • Quick Bread Dough Recipe
    Spread the love Quick Bread Dough Recipe This easy and quick bread dough recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes. It’s perfect for pizza crusts, cinnamon rolls, and even dinner rolls when you’re in a pinch for time! Related Recipes: Traditional Easter Bread Mom’s Famous Homemade Bread Easy Overnight Artisan Bread Ingredients  active dry … Read more
  • Split Pea Soup
    Spread the love Split Pea Soup with ham is the perfect comfort food for any occasion. Full of vegetables, flavored with ham and cooked to perfection, you and your family are going to LOVE this soup. Soups are one of the most comforting food, especially on chilly nights! Try Broccoli Cheese, Zuppa Toscana or my Winning … Read more
  • Mom's Tennessee Banana Black Walnut Cake
    Spread the love This homestyle cake is a family recipe made of two soft banana layers loaded with black walnuts. Old fashioned caramel frosting makes it a true southern favorite.  Here it is, my favorite homestyle cake – my mother's recipe. The last time I had a large family dinner (remember those?) I made a … Read more
  • Incredible Lobster Mac and Cheese
    Spread the love It’s ooey and gooey, full of cheese and decadent rich lobster, this truly is an Incredible Lobster Mac and Cheese. Perfect for a special night or occasion, it’s a macaroni and cheese that’s sure to impress. Lobster is a rich full flavored seafood. Indulgent and flavorful your going to to want to … Read more
  • 50+ of the BEST Chocolate Mint Dessert Recipes
    Spread the love The BEST Chocolate Mint Dessert Recipes Get more than 50 of the BEST Chocolate Mint Dessert Recipes right here, including Grasshopper Poke Cake, Thin Mint Muddy Buddies, Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, and more! Related Recipe Collections 75+ Girl Scout Cookie Recipe 50+ Mini Cadbury Eggs Desserts 50+ St. Patrick’s Day Desserts … Read more
  • 100 Dessert Recipes with Cream Cheese
    Spread the love 100 Dessert Recipes with Cream Cheese Get more than 100 Dessert Recipes using Cream Cheese right here. Including recipes for cheesecake (of course!), sweet dips, cakes, frosting, and more! Related Recipe Collections 80+ Cheesecake Recipes 60+ MORE Cheesecake Desserts 100 Completely Decadent Recipes 100 Dessert Recipes with Cream Cheese Question & Answer … Read more
  • How to Make the Absolute Best New York Steak
    Spread the love Skillet seared New York Steak is one of the best steaks you’ll ever have!  It’s tender, juicy and full of flavor! When steak is for dinner, most people think of potatoes too. Choose any of these winning potatoes like these Roasted, Mashed or French Fries, will complement this dish perfectly. New York Steak … Read more
  • 75 Jell-O and Pudding Desserts
    Spread the love 75 Jell-O and Pudding Desserts Get recipes for more than 75 Jell-O and Pudding Desserts right here, including recipes for tons of Poke Cakes, Jell-O Salads and Fluff, Lush Desserts, Pudding Cookies, and more! Related Recipe Collections: 50+ Rice Krispie Treat Recipes 100+ Cool Whip Recipes 50+ Mousse Recipes Poke Cakes Jell-O … Read more
  • Fluffy Sheep Sugar Cookies
    Spread the love Cute sheep sugar cookies are extra sweet and so easy to decorate. Nonpareils give them a 'wooly' appearance and add sugary crunch. They say that inspiration has to find you working, and that's how these cookies came about. I was asked to make an array of decorated dog breed cookies for a food … Read more
  • Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps
    Spread the love Healthy and easy, these Chicken Lettuce Wraps are so fresh and delicious! They are ready in under 30 minutes with a juicy chicken filling and crispy butterhead lettuce. If there’s one thing that always a hit at the dinner table, it’s these Chicken Lettuce Wraps. In fact we have lots of lettuce … Read more
  • One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca
    Spread the love One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca is full of big, bold flavors from the anchovies, Kalamata olives, and capers – the trifecta for a winning puttanesca. One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca This One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca is so delicious and what’s better than a meal made all in one pot for easy cleanup?! Garlic, red pepper, and oregano … Read more
  • Artisan Red Wine Soft Caramels
    Spread the love Rich merlot wine adds fruity notes and deep red color to soft butter caramels. One batch makes plenty to share, or gift them for a special occasion.  I have been working on this red wine candy caramel recipe since last December, and at long last – it's finally ready to share! I … Read more
  • Slow Cooker Italian Beef
    Spread the love Tender and juicy, this Slow Cooker Italian Beef is mouthwateringly amazing! This recipe is fork tender with a tangy zippy broth. You are going to love it! Beef Bourguignon, Crack Chicken and Jambalaya are all slow cooker favorites that you have to add to your rotations. The slow cook just intensifies the … Read more
  • A Stay in The Manor at The Mohicans
    Spread the love One of the (pre-pandemic) highlights of last year was our stay in a treehouse at The Mohicans. The folks from The Mohicans in Glenmont, Ohio operate a stunning wedding venue with a connected series of cabins and treehouses, all tucked beautifully in the woods. They kindly hosted us last year in El … Read more
  • How to Quickly Ripen Bananas
    Spread the love How to Quickly Ripen Bananas Did you know that you can quickly ripen bananas in 30 just minutes? Here’s how! Related Recipes: Mom’s Famous Banana Bread Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Green Smoothie Question & Answer Why should I use ripe bananas? When you’re eating a banana, straight from … Read more
  • Cottage Cheese Egg and Sausage Frittata
    Spread the love This protein-packed Cottage Cheese Egg Bake with spinach and chicken sausage is filling and delicious. Enjoy for breakfast, lunch, or dinner with a salad and some crusty bread. Cottage Cheese Egg and Sausage Frittata As you may have heard me mention, I have been trying to get more protein in all my … Read more
  • Perfect Air Fryer Tofu
    Spread the love This Air Fryer Tofu is super crispy and full of flavor. The tofu is so easy to cook in the air fryer, it is a must try! For a restaurant worthy meal start with wontons then add this air fryer tofu to a bed of rice and vegetables for a delicious dinner. … Read more
  • Crockpot Chicken Fajitas
    Spread the love Mexican dinner night is fun and easy with these Crockpot Chicken Fajitas! They are loaded with chicken, bell peppers, onion, and spices, then served with all your favorite toppings. Be sure to serve your fajitas with Horchata, Tortillas and Rice for the full restaurant effect! Crockpot Fajitas Fajitas are a go-to meal … Read more
  • Peanut Butter Cup Hot Cocoa Bombs
    Spread the love Stir up the delicious flavors of a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup in a mug of hot cocoa. Hot cocoa bombs are spheres of chocolate that hold instant hot cocoa inside. Simply drop one into a large mug and add hot water or milk to enjoy. At long last, I've joined the hot … Read more
  • Friday Food Bites: February 12, 2021
    Spread the love Design of Getaway Brewing Company courtesy facebook.com/getawaybrewing There’s a lot happening in the Columbus restaurant world; here’s the latest for this week: Business First broke the news yesterday that Seventh Son Brewing is a planning a new bar called The Getaway Brewing Co. at 104 N. High St. in Historic Dublin, set … Read more
  • Peanut-Braised Chicken Breasts
    Spread the love Peanut-Braised Chicken Breasts cook in an Asian-inspired gingery, slightly spicy peanut sauce served with a limey cabbage carrot salad. Peanut-Braised Chicken Breasts I am constantly looking for ways to take boneless, skinless chicken breasts and make them less boring. I personally love dark meat, so adding some flavor is a must! Braising … Read more
  • 10 Ideas for Celebrating Valentine’s Day (and Beyond)
    Spread the love I know Valentine’s Day is this week, and many feel the pressure to do the standard chocolate and flowers. But I wanted to offer up a few more ideas to celebrate the day, or really any time you’re spending with that special someone. Mikey’s/Hot Chicken Takeover Virtual Pizza Party  This Sunday Mikey’s … Read more
  • 75 Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Recipes
    Spread the love 75 Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Recipes 75 Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Recipes including cheesecakes, homemade copycat cookies, brownies and bars, donuts, and so much more! If you love Girl Scout Cookies, this collection of recipes is for you! Girl Scout Cookies: Did you know? Did you know that Girl Scout Cookies have … Read more
  • Low Sugar Spinach Banana Muffins
    Spread the love Low Sugar Spinach Banana Muffins Spinach for Breakfast; muffin style! Ok so I will first say, you can’t taste the spinach. They taste like little banana muffins that happen to be green 😉 They have no added refined sugar (only banana and apple sauce), so they are perfect for kids. I like … Read more
  • Instant Pot Braised Beef
    Spread the love Instant Pot Braised Beef cooked with fragrant spices cooks in a fraction of the time in the pressure cooker. Perfect for everything from rice bowls and tacos to enchiladas. Instant Pot Braised Beef I nearly licked my plate clean, it was that good! Spiced with just the right amount of chipotle, cinnamon, … Read more
  • Classic Cheese Fondue
    Spread the love Cozy up to a warm bowl of gooey cheese fondue accompanied by plenty of fruit and vegetable dippers. It's easy to make at home for a special night in.  This is a bit of a departure from the mostly sweet menu here on the blog, but I've always loved a good fondue … Read more
  • Air Fryer Avocado Egg Rolls (Cheesecake Factory Copycat!)
    Spread the love Whether it is for a party or for your own private dinner, Avocado Egg Rolls in an air fryer are the appetizer to make. Crispy and golden on the outside, creamy and decadent on the inside, you have to try these! Copycat recipes are some of the best recipes out there! They … Read more
  • Better than Box Mix Brownies Recipe
    Spread the love Better than Box Mix Brownies Recipe If I’m being completely honest, box mix brownies have always been my favorite brownies. Until I discovered this Better than Box Mix Brownies recipe! These are even better than box mix brownies. Related Recipes Fudgy Chocolate Chunk Brownies Super Fudge Brownies Oreo Brownies with Vanilla Buttercream … Read more
  • Chocolate Dipped Orange Madeleines
    Spread the love Madeleines are buttery French tea cakes with a distinctive scallop shell shape. This version is a riff on the classic sponge, but with bright orange flavor. A dip in chocolate glaze makes them an indulgent tea time treat. I haven't posted madeleines to this weblog in years, but I make them every … Read more
  • Friday Food Bites: February 5, 2021
    Spread the love There’s a lot happening in the Columbus restaurant world; here’s the latest for this week: The Columbus Dispatch and other outlets are reporting that the TeeJaye’s Country Place will be closing its long-running location at Morse and High Street in Clintonville, the one noted for its historic neon drive-in sign. According to … Read more
  • Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps or Rice Bowls
    Spread the love This Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps or Rice Bowls recipe takes the shrimp dumpling filling and adds it into lettuce wraps or rice bowls – so good either way! Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps or Rice Bowls I love shrimp dumplings, especially the filling inside, which inspired these Lettuce Wraps and Rice Bowls.The shrimp … Read more
  • Overnight Beignets
    Spread the love Celebrate Mardi Gras from home with this famous New Orleans pastry. The dough rests in the refrigerator overnight for shorter work the next morning.  One of the things I love most about food is how it can transport you to another place without having to travel there. Beignets, for example. They can … Read more
  • Skillet Italian Sausage and Peppers
    Spread the love Quick and easy, this Italian Sausage and Peppers in a skillet is a MUST try! And cooking it all in one pan makes clean up a breeze! One pan dinners are some of the best dinners!  Quick and effortless they will become some of your favorites recipes on busy nights like this … Read more
  • Easy Vanilla Bread Pudding Recipe
    Spread the love Easy Vanilla Bread Pudding Recipe This Easy Vanilla Bread Pudding is by far the best bread pudding I’ve ever eaten. The vanilla cream sauce that goes on top is out of this world– my family is obsessed! I used Rhodes Warm-n-Serve Artisan French Rolls to make this recipe extra quick, easy, and delicious. … Read more
  • Perfect and Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Legs (Drumsticks)
    Spread the love These Air Fryer Chicken Legs is every kids’ dream come true. Everyone always wants to eat the legs, especially the kiddos. With this recipe there will still be fighting over who gets the last drumstick! These crispy chicken legs will be perfect served with Beans, Corn Casserole, Brussel Sprouts or Potatoes. An … Read more
  • Easy Snow Cream Recipe
    Spread the love This Easy Snow Cream recipe only needs two ingredients which makes it perfect for your next snow day!  Related Recipes Crock Pot Hot Chocolate Snowflake Bread 25 Snow-themed Treats Ingredients clean snow (approximately 6-8 cups) 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk Directions Scoop the snow into a large bowl. Use an electric mixer … Read more
  • Crock Pot Hot Chocolate
    Spread the love Crock Pot Hot Chocolate Crock Pot Hot Chocolate is a great, hands-off way to have hot chocolate waiting for you whenever you’re ready for it. It’s also the perfect way to make hot chocolate for a crowd. Related Recipes Stovetop Hot Chocolate Homemade Marshmallows Serendipity Frozen Hot Chocolate Ingredients  1/2 cup dry … Read more
  • Valentine’s Day Applesauce Pancakes – Spinach for Breakfast
    Spread the love Valentine’s Day Applesauce Pancakes I’ve got a super easy and delicious valentines day breakfast idea for you to do with your kids! I bought this little heart shaped mold on amazon that makes these pancakes so darn cute. I also used these all natural dye-free sprinkles by Supernatural to make them a … Read more
  • Friday Food Bites: January 29, 2021
    Spread the love There’s a lot happening in the Columbus restaurant world; here’s the latest for this week: Boxwood Biscuit Co., a creation of chef Tyler Minnis from The Market IV and Luke and Annie Williams Pierce from Lawbird, announced it will make a brick-and-mortar home at 19 W. Russell. St. in the Short North. … Read more
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecake
    Spread the love Strawberry puree gives this no-bake cheesecake its pink blush and ripe berry flavor. Fresh whole strawberries cover the top and a thick drizzle of chocolate makes this dessert worthy of its name.  I've gotten out of my morning smoothie habit, which has temporarily been replaced by the Baked Oatmeal I'm currently obsessed … Read more
  • 15 Sandwiches to Try Right Now
    Spread the love Between new restaurants and old favorites, I’ve got sandwiches on the brain these days, and I wanted to highlight a few worthy of your attention! What’s not to like about sandwiches? They’re compact, easy for carryout, and you can fill them with anything. Huong Vietnamese Restaurant | Banh Mi I put Huong … Read more

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