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Amazing At-Home Dinner Date Entrees

It doesn’t take much to plan a romantic at-home dinner date. Make it romantic and serve food that tastes amazing. With so many awesome recipes, it is hard to find just the right one for your next romantic date. Choose unique, new recipes you wouldn’t usually cook at home, or, recreate a favorite restaurant meal. It is…

9 Must Try Christmas Dinner Side Dishes

Planning a Christmas menu is always fun! With some delicious, quick, and easy, side dishes your holiday dinner can go from traditional to memorable with the right choices. With the hundreds of recipes out there it is hard to choose. Just stick to a flavor theme, décor theme and choose away! Here are the top 9 on my…

Delicious Pesto Variations That’re Wicked Easy!

Don’t limit yourself when it comes to pesto. With so many truly awesome things you can do with such a simple, homemade condiment why would you only use the most widely known? Become an at home chef and make one, or try them all, because these pesto variations are fantastic! With a twist on a classic,…

The Quick Guide to Autumn Roasted Vegetables

Step into your kitchen, crank up your oven, and get roasting. Roasting helps to bring out the inherent sweetness of vegetables- caramelizing them in their own sugars as they cook. Between the heat of the oven and the sweetness of the seasonal vegetables available, autumn is the best time to enjoy the delicious taste of oven roasted…

The Quick Guide to Cooking Chicken

When you eat a lot of chicken, like me, it’s important to know what you are getting and how to cook it well. I like buying a whole bird, rather than parts. Not only is it more economical, the meat is handled less along the way and you can cut it up exactly the way…

5 Minute Basil Pesto

Basil is the star ingredient in this sweet and spicy recipe. This easy pesto is very versatile. Use it as is or, as a base, to build your own recipe. With just 6 ingredients you will have fresh, homemade pesto in just 5 minutes. Pesto is delicious on hot and cold pasta, mix it with gnocci or layered…