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EASY STEAMED SNOW CRAB LEGS

EASY STEAMED SNOW CRAB LEGS

Why pay restaurant prices for a ‘crab pot’ when these easy steamed snow crab legs are so simple to make and ready in about 30 minutes.  I like to serve them with melted butter. As far as easy recipes go, this is right about at Read More..

EASY TACO MAC & CHEESE

EASY TACO MAC & CHEESE

What do you get when you combine two of the ultimate comfort foods?  This easy taco mac & cheese dish! It’s a perfect kid-friendly lunch or dinner that the adults will love too. I love comfort foods that have a ton of flavor.  This dish Read More..

EASY SPINACH CALZONE

EASY SPINACH CALZONE

Let’s celebrate National Spinach Day with an easy calzone recipe that uses prepared pizza dough, frozen spinach, and three kinds of cheese.  This may be the best way to get something green into your kids. I like to serve it with a side of warm Read More..

SPAGHETTI AGLIO e OLIO

SPAGHETTI AGLIO e OLIO

This is one of those Italian classic recipes that you grew up eating and is so perfect in its simplicity, that it needs no updating. You’ll want to keep this pasta recipe in the front of your recipe box or binder.  Using ingredients you probably Read More..

CUBAN BLACK BEAN SOUP

CUBAN BLACK BEAN SOUP

This quick and easy Cuban Black Bean soup is healthy and packed with flavor!  This soup comes together so quickly thanks to the seasoned canned beans. The cumin, lime juice, and cilantro add a Cuban flair and freshness to the soup.  I love this dish.  Read More..

SOUTH AFRICAN BOBOTIE

SOUTH AFRICAN BOBOTIE

An international recipe, this is the national dish of South Africa.  Bobotie is a comfort food casserole of spiced, curried ground beef topped with savory egg custard, reminiscent of Greek mousaka. While on a business trip to Cape Town, I was fortunate enough to taste Read More..

CLASSIC PATTY MELT

CLASSIC PATTY MELT

The ultimate comfort food!  A classic patty melt is a cross between a burger and a sandwich.  Ground beef, topped with sweet, caramelized onions, cheese, and thousand island dressing, placed between slices of soft, sourdough bread and grilled to perfection. I think I have eaten Read More..

HOMEMADE CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD

HOMEMADE CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD

Homemade chicken caesar salad is a delicious, light dinner that is perfect for those dog days of summer.  Crisp and crunchy romaine topped with juicy, flavorful chicken, freshly made croutons, and a creamy, homemade caesar dressing takes this salad recipe to the next level. I Read More..

SPICY SHRIMP TACOS WITH SWEET AND CRUNCHY SLAW

SPICY SHRIMP TACOS WITH SWEET AND CRUNCHY SLAW

These spicy shrimp tacos are healthy, delicious, and ready in about 30 minutes.  Plus, they’re just fun to eat. They are served on a sweet and crunchy slaw and drizzled with a cool, creamy cilantro jalapeno sauce to balance out the heat of the shrimp’s Read More..