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NEW YORK STYLE BAGELS

NEW YORK STYLE BAGELS

These New York style bagels have the shiny, almost crispy exterior and chewy, yet tender interior that epitomizes a classic New York style bagel.  Plus, they are easier than you think. There is nothing like a warm, chewy New York style bagel.  I love the 

Goat Cheese and Asparagus Tart for a Light Lunch or a Delightful Brunch

Goat Cheese and Asparagus Tart for a Light Lunch or a Delightful Brunch

If you were looking for something that satisfied your cheese cravings and kept your weight in check, this easy-to-make asparagus goat cheese tart recipe is for you. This whole brunch-perfect (or lunch-perfect) tart is a divine combination of sour goat cheese and tender asparagus on a 

FRESH WATERMELON SHERBET

FRESH WATERMELON SHERBET

Is there anything that says summer more than a creamy, cold, watermelon dessert?  This no-churn frozen dessert recipe is fresh, bursting with watermelon flavor, and has only 4 ingredients.  Plus, no-churn means that you won’t need an ice cream maker to whip up this delicious 

TROPICAL BEET SALAD

TROPICAL BEET SALAD

This healthy salad is a lovely blend of tastes and textures.  It goes great with grilled meats, so it’s perfect for summer barbecues.  I like serving it with Grilled Piri Piri Chicken or Sticky And Spicy Sriracha Chicken Drumsticks. Beets are one of the most 

Lemony Roasted Asparagus: Your Perfect Summer Side Dish

Lemony Roasted Asparagus: Your Perfect Summer Side Dish

The sun is out, and it’s the perfect time to introduce fresh and crisp greens into your menu. Kissed with lemon juice, salted parmesan with a hint of pepper and salt, these roasted tender asparagus will make up for the perfect summertime side dish. Trust 

CHICKEN VESUVIO

CHICKEN VESUVIO

This is an Italian-American classic that is almost a one-pot meal.  It’s tender pieces of chicken, potatoes, and green peas that are braised in a savory, garlicky, herb-infused wine broth resulting in a mouth-wateringly flavorful dish that will leave your family asking for more.  I 

FRENCH WHITE BEAN SALAD

FRENCH WHITE BEAN SALAD

This quick and easy side dish packs a ton of flavor and is a refreshing change from pasta, rice, or potatoes.  I like to serve this dish beside simple proteins like Sticky And Spicy Chicken Drumsticks,  Herb Roasted Pork Loin, or an Oven Roasted Beef 

SALTED PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

SALTED PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Get ready for the perfect sweet and salty treat.  This trendy cookie recipe has taken the internet by storm and since we’ve all been self-quarantining at home, why not give it a try! I wish that I could take the credit for this recipe, but 

Want To Keep The Kids Busy? Have ‘Em Join You In The Kitchen

Want To Keep The Kids Busy? Have ‘Em Join You In The Kitchen

Dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak hasn’t been easy on anyone. Especially in homes with younger children, many parents are concerned about keeping their kids busy. Staying away from their friends and school might be taking a toll on your child’s mental health. However, one way 

JALAPENO GUAVA MARGARITA

JALAPENO GUAVA MARGARITA

It’s 5 O’clock somewhere!  Reason enough to kick back and relax with this sweet and spicy cocktail.  Sweet guava juice and homemade, a spicy citrus/jalapeno simple syrup pair with tequila for one of the tastiest margaritas around.  Make it a cocktail party by serving these 

PICKLED DEVILED EGGS

PICKLED DEVILED EGGS

This is a vintage recipe that is as tasty today as it was decades ago.  Pickling the eggs gives them a tangy, sweet flavor that goes so well with the creamy, deviled yolks.  It’s subtle and so delicious. Back in the day, this was an 

Meal Prep and Save Time: Things to Last You All Week

Meal Prep and Save Time: Things to Last You All Week

If you’re the only one who cooks for the family, social distancing with the rest of your household might be bringing you to the edge! Mostly because your whole day is spent preparing and serving food, and then cleaning it all up, you’ve almost forgotten 

SOUTHERN CORNBREAD SALAD

SOUTHERN CORNBREAD SALAD

This old-fashioned Southern salad is surprisingly delicious and veggie-filled.  It’s a dish that you would expect to see at a barbecue, family reunion, or a potluck dinner – homey and satisfying.  You know, the one you find yourself craving for days to come.  I like 

BROWN SUGAR POUND CAKE

BROWN SUGAR POUND CAKE

This Southern dessert recipe is a tender, buttery pound cake with a luscious caramel flavor from the brown sugar.  Serve it with ice cream, or fresh fruit, whipped cream, or caramel sauce for a homey and satisfying dessert. Growing up, Sundays were filled with family, 

Indulge in these 4 Guilt-Free Healthy Recipes for Your At-Home Cravings

Indulge in these 4 Guilt-Free Healthy Recipes for Your At-Home Cravings

Living through a pandemic is stressful. So, if you’ve been reaching for that bag of chips and cookies more than once a day, I won’t blame you. Yet, even in these days of uncertainty, we mustn’t forget that this isn’t a vacation. Even at home,