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Homemade Mayonnaise

Learn how to make mayo at home. This simple mayonnaise recipe includes common ingredients plus one important tip for fool-proof fresh mayonnaise. Continue reading

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The Perfect Hot Chocolate

Hygge Hot Cocoa

How to hygge is as personal as you are, but if you need some hygge ideas, I have a list of my own that I’ll share with you – including the perfect hot chocolate recipe that I guarantee you’ve never had before. Continue reading

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Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

You can never go wrong with homemade hot cocoa mix in a jar. When the next snowstorm hits, don’t be snowed in without this favorite cold weather staple. Learning how to make homemade hot chocolate is easy and you will know exactly what is in it, too… (no weird chemicals!) This homemade instant cocoa mix recipe uses only 5 ingredients, takes only 5 minutes to put together, and it can be stored for weeks. When you are ready for a mug, just add hot milk to a few heaping tablespoons and stir. Continue reading

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Best Winter Soups

Comfort Meatball Soup

This meatball soup recipe is one of my best winter soups. Putting spinach in soup adds color, flavor, and nutrients. An easy hamburger soup and Italian wedding soup combined – how nice! Continue reading

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Popcorn Made With Pork Fat

Mulled Sweet Popcorn with Ham Drippings

Popcorn is truly a culinary chameleon; it will take on any flavor you give it! Making popcorn on the stove is easy, and with this sweet popcorn recipe you will also learn how to keep your popcorn crispy. Add smoke flavor with ham drippings and mega-crunch with caramelized brown sugar that has been seasoned with mulling spices. The flavors of holiday ham are all wrapped up in one easy snack that can be enjoyed year-round. Continue reading

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Ham and Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf

Ham and Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf

Classic stuffed meatloaf goes Italian! Turkey, ham and cheese are all rolled up into this easy-to-make, Italian-style meatloaf. Freeze it for an easy make ahead meal to pull out on busy weeknights. Continue reading

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Gourmet Peppermint Bark

Gourmet Peppermint Bark

Learn how to make peppermint bark just like it is sold in gourmet candy stores. (The secret is in the crunch!) Continue reading

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Chill-Chaser Chicken Dinner With Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

Chill-Chaser Chicken Dinner

This stove top chicken works great if you are looking for winter recipes that take less than an hour to make. Prepare the potatoes ahead for a complete chicken dinner! Continue reading

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One Pan Skillet Dinner

Easy One-Pan Fiesta Dinner

Looking for easy food to make tonight? Get out the electric skillet and make this fast, healthy dinner in 30 minutes. This colorful and tasty recipe includes chicken sausage, black beans, wild rice, peppers, onions, corn… delicious! Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Sugar and spice and everything nice come all wrapped up in these pumpkin pie truffles. This is the perfect Thanksgiving dessert idea; easy to make with only 6 ingredients, even easier to serve because they are bitesize. Just put them in a bowl and let everyone help themselves! Continue reading

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Instant Pot Chili With Pumpkin

Homestyle Harvest Instant Pot Chili

This truly is the best Instant Pot chili recipe for fall! Although it is tradition to flavor chili with a lot of heat, this fall chili is milder than most. Autumn recipes don’t have to be spicy to keep you warm, just piping hot! Continue reading

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How To Cook Bratwurst Meat In A New Way

Bratacos

Looking for taco party ideas? This new way to make tacos will amp up your taco bar! Continue reading

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How Do You Cook Tofu?

Spicy Tofu with Coconut Cream Sauce

This vegetarian tofu recipe is spicy, crispy, and super easy to make. Both the tofu and it’s crispy cornstarch coating are flavored with a little punch. Don’t worry about the spice, however, because the coconut cream sauce will compliment any heat perfectly. Continue reading

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Easy Gourmet Wonton Appetizer With Dipping Sauce

Fig Wontons with a Honey Balsamic Reduction

Gourmet appetizers are easy to make with this fig wonton recipe! Serve as hors d’oeuvres at your next cocktail party and impress your guests. Continue reading

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French Style Omelette Alfredo

French Style Omelette Alfredo

Learn how to make the perfect omelette! This easy French style omelette comes together in as little as 10 minutes. A healthy dinner on a busy weeknight is a not only possible with this easy recipe – it is guaranteed. Continue reading

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Spiced Apple Chutney

Spiced Apple Chutney

This easy chutney recipe makes a great cranberry sauce substitute! The ripe, juicy strawberries of late summer produce combine with apples in this easy fruit chutney. Use in wraps and sandwiches, spoon over pork, or serve as a warm dip alongside apple or sweet potato chips. Continue reading

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Soup For When You Are Sick

Soup For When You Are Sick

Sickness can strike at any time of the year. Be ready by stocking up on these healthy, healing ingredients that are easy to store for when you need them. The soup they go into only takes 20 minutes to make and is super easy – good news for the hungry cold sufferer. Continue reading

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How To Make Potato Salad

Germanicana (German-American Potato Salad)

This recipe incorporates both German potato salad and American potato salad in one fantastic potato salad dish! You’ll get the creaminess of American potato salad along with the tangy bite of German potato salad, plus it can be served warm, cold, or room temperature. Continue reading

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Herbed Chèvre with Mushrooms in Phyllo Pouches

Looking for fancy appetizer recipes? Impress your dinner guests with this phyllo dough appetizer recipe that includes mushrooms, goat cheese, and herbs. Make it in under an hour! Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

Save time and money when you make this favorite restaurant appetizer at home. It’s easy! Freeze these sweet and spicy shrimp ahead of time and you’ll have them on the table in 15 minutes when you need them. Continue reading

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Healthy Summer Side Dish

Cucumber Lemon Confetti Rice

The perfect summer side dish, this fast and easy cucumber lemon rice recipe is healthy and colorful, but most of all, full of flavor. Great for potlucks! Continue reading

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Savory Salmon Spread With Pickled Cherries Canapé Idea

Savory Salmon Spread with Pickled Cherries

If you are looking for gourmet recipes and you want something easy, then this is the perfect appetizer recipe to dig into! This make ahead condiment can be served as a spread for crackers or as a dip for crudités. Continue reading

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Best Summer Pudding That Is Easy Gourmet

Lavender Lemon Rice Pudding

This is the best rice pudding recipe for summertime, especially if you are looking for summer pudding ideas that aren’t too heavy. Perfect for tea parties! Continue reading

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Chilled Tomato Cucumber Soup

Tomato Cucumber Soup

This Cold Tomato Soup Recipe Is The Perfect Make-Ahead Meal For Summer. Get The Flavor Of Garden-Fresh Tomatoes In Every Bite. Continue reading

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Cool Cucumber Salad

Cool Cucumber Salad

If you like spicy entrees, then you will love this cool cucumber salad to go alongside them. Easy to make, this cucumber salad recipe can be used in tacos and burritos, too. Continue reading

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Easy Chorizo Recipe

Easy Chorizo

Easy recipes with chorizo sausage just got easier! This chorizo recipe makes a great filling for tacos, burritos, quesadillas, or just have it by itself as a Mexican-inspired meat entree. Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin Medallions Recipe

Pork Tenderloin Medallions with a Mustard Infused Reduction

As gourmet as a pork medallions recipe sounds (and is!), this recipe is so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you didn’t explore gourmet home cooking before. The refrigerator does most of the work; the actual pork tenderloin cooking time is only 15 minutes. Continue reading

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Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

Chunky Vegetable Fried Rice

An easy vegetable fried rice recipe that will compliment any make-at-home Chinese food entree. Continue reading

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Orange Beef Stir Fry

Orange Beef Stir Fry

If you are looking for a 30 minute dinner recipe that is low carb and tasty, then this orange beef stir fry is your recipe! Save the leftovers because they heat up really well the next time around – perfect for make-ahead lunches. Continue reading

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Cabbage Sarma Stuffed With Laotian Lamb Larb

Cabbage Sarma Stuffed with Laotian Lamb Larb

Juicy ground lamb, crunchy peanuts, and spicy chilis all wrapped in a cabbage roll. This keto dinner is the perfect substitute for traditional burgers, especially for hot summer weeknights because it only takes 30 minutes to make. Continue reading

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Roasted Red Pepper Ravioli

Roasted Red Pepper Ravioli

Pamper yourself with this Roasted Red Pepper Ravioli recipe. You can have this fancy restaurant meal at home at a fraction of the cost by just making it yourself! It is easier than you think. This homemade ravioli comes together easily when you use wonton wrappers stuffed with a pork, roasted red pepper, basil and ricotta filling. Freeze for a make-ahead meal, then boil and serve with homemade flavor-infused olive oil. Continue reading

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Strawberry Peach Fizzy Cocktail

Strawberry Peach Bubbly

A fresh and fruity summer cocktail recipe. Continue reading

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Instant Pot Chicken Dinner With Green Olives and Orange

‘Olive This World’ Instant Pot Chicken Dinner

This umami-rich chicken dinner can be on the table in under an hour with the Instant Pot. Lots of bright, briny flavor! Continue reading

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Fried Potatoes Side Dish

Fried Comino Potatoes with Pimento

Get maximum flavor from cooking potatoes with this fried potato recipe! Using olive oil instead of water to cook potatoes in a frying pan with lock in all the flavor and prevent nutrient loss, too. Continue reading

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Keto Key Lime Mousse

Keto Key Lime Mousse

A keto fat bomb dessert in the form of a mousse. Serve this Keto Key Lime Mousse at your next garden tea party! It’s fast and easy to make and only uses 5 ingredients. 89% FAT / 8% PROTEIN / 2% CARBS Continue reading

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Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing With Yogurt

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing with Yogurt

This homemade blue cheese dressing with yogurt is very easy to make; it requires no mayo or sour cream, yet it is just as creamy as the original. The best part? It only takes 15 minutes! Continue reading

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Instant Pot Hamburger Stew

Instant Pot Hamburger Stew

Getting all-day slow-cooked flavor in only one hour is easy with this Instant Pot Hamburger Stew recipe. A perfect easy weeknight meal for any weather! Continue reading

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Alcoholic Cherry Limeade Recipe With Amaretto

Nutty Cherry Limeade

Get ready for summer BBQ season with this fruity, tart cocktail; the Nutty Cherry Limeade! Get the easy recipe for this fun drink that everyone will love. Continue reading

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Savory Cold Strawberry Soup

Savory Chilled Strawberry Soup

The most amazing summer soup recipe idea! Try this chilled strawberry soup to serve as an appetizer with your next home-cooked, gourmet meal. It is definitely strawberry, yet delicately savory and complex… your dinner guests will never know it only takes 15 minutes to make. Get the recipe! Continue reading

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Bangers and Cauliflower Mash

Bangers and Cauliflower Mash

The ultimate comfort food recipe for keto dieters! This bangers and cauliflower mash recipe uses a technique that gives the cauliflower a real mashed potato feel so you won’t miss the starch. Continue reading

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Tangy Katsu Sauce

Easy Homemade Tangy Katsu Sauce

Can’t find katsu sauce at your local store? No oyster sauce for making it, either? This recipe includes easy-to-find ingredients and tastes just as great! Continue reading

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Keto Cabbage Pancake Recipe

Keto Cabbage Rosti

If you love potato pancakes but are looking for a keto option, this cabbage pancake recipe is the perfect recipe for you! Serve them with homemade katsu sauce for a healthier condiment choice. Continue reading

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How To Make Spiced Yellow Pound Cake From Scratch

Almond and Spice Pound Cake with Honey Cream Cheese Icing

There are many yellow pound cake recipes to make from scratch out there, but this one is truly one of a kind! The bright color comes naturally from saffron, which pairs well with the creamy, honey cardamom icing. Continue reading

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Asian Orange Meatballs With A Teriyaki Glaze

Asian Orange Meatballs with a Sweet and Sour Teriyaki Glaze

A make-ahead freezer meal that is better for you than Chinese takeout! These Asian-inspired teriyaki glazed meatballs are easy to make for those busy weeknights when you don’t have time to cook. Continue reading

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Deep Fried Beef Burritos

Deep Fried Beef Burritos

The colorful spices of Mexico get deep fried the American way to bring you this Tex-Mex inspired dish. There are no borders with this dinner! Try something different tonight and bring traditional ground beef burritos to a whole new level. Continue reading

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Homemade Rosemary Parmesan Chips

Rosemary Parmesan Chips

This easy low carb snack recipe uses only three ingredients. Rosemary parmesan crisps are the ultimate healthy snack with no preservatives or chemicals if you make them at home. Only three ingredients! Continue reading

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Homemade Low Carb Marinara Sauce

Homemade Chunky Marinara Sauce

This recipe for homemade marinara sauce is easier than you think! Chunky, a hint of spice, low in sugar with lots of tomato goodness. Continue reading

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Low Carb Mozzarella Sticks With Almond Flour And Homemade Marinara Sauce

Keto Mozzarella Sticks with Almond Flour

This is the best of keto bar food recipes. These keto mozzarella sticks with almond flour are tasty, easy to make, and freezable. Wow your keto friends at your next party! Continue reading

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Easy Crab Salad

Easy Crab Salad

One of the best easy crab salad recipes – takes 10 minutes to make, uses only 7 ingredients. If you don’t have a lot of time or spices on hand but want something easy to prepare that is packed with flavor, this crab salad recipe is perfect for you! Continue reading

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The Creamiest Mashed Potatoes

The Creamiest Mashed Potatoes

To get the creamiest mashed potatoes with the most flavor, cook them in their own water. Making mashed potatoes this way is easy, and it is healthy, too. Continue reading

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