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  • a bowl of dan dan noodles on a white table

    Dan Dan Noodles ~ Easy Weeknight Recipe

    This is the easy 30 minute edition of Dan Dan Noodles ~ spicy Asian noodles in a rich creamy sauce, topped with crispy pork and barely wilted greens ~ your regular…

  • taking a slice of lemon olive oil cake, topped with sugar

    Lemon Olive Oil Cake

    Lemon olive oil cake is a deliciously moist and tender Mediterranean style lemon cake perfect with a cup of coffee or tea!…

  • Truffle mac and cheese just out of the oven

    Truffle Mac and Cheese

    Truffle Mac and Cheese ~ a luxurious baked pasta with plenty of rich creamy sauce and an earthy flavor and aroma thanks to truffled cheese, truffle oil, and a dash of…

  • stuffed cabbage casserole with plate and fork

    Easy Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

    My easy stuffed cabbage casserole has everything you love about classic stuffed cabbage rolls, reworked into a weeknight friendly meal the whole family will love.…

  • Mediterranean Orzo Salad with Tuna

    Mediterranean Orzo Salad with Tuna

    My Mediterranean orzo salad with tuna gives you all those famously healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, no matter where you live! With all the food groups represented in every bite,…

  • Butterscotch Steamer

    My butterscotch steamer recipe is ready in 10 minutes ~ this coffee shop style drink is the perfect caffeine free winter warm up!…

  • orange cardamom crumb cake with orange juice

    Orange Cardamom Crumb Cake

    My orange cardamom crumb cake is a New York style coffee cake bursting with fresh orange flavor and piled high with lightly spiced crumbs. Breakfast really doesn’t get much better.…

  • toasted muesli in a glass

    Toasted Muesli

    I eat toasted muesli (Swiss oat cereal) every day! Muesli is a yummy breakfast that’s faster than overnight oats, and healthier than granola. I love the fresh texture and beautiful flavors…

  • crispy crab balls with lemon and dip

    Crispy Crab Balls

    My crispy crab balls are crunchy on the outside, velvety smooth and packed with crab inside. A classic cocktail party appetizer that’s great for date nights in, and game day nibbling,…

  • a stack of strawberry lemon blondies 2

    Strawberry Recipes!

    Dreaming of strawberry fields in the depths of winter? Just preheat your oven! These strawberry recipes are yummy even with out-of-season supermarket berries.…

  • Homemade English muffin split with butter

    How to Make Easy English Muffins

    Today we’re making easy English muffins ~ this simple recipe yields tall, fluffy, toast-able English muffins, nooks, crannies, and all. You’ll cook them right on the stove top!…

  • peanut butter sandwich cookies on a white ground

    Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

    These soft sandwich cookies are a peanut butter lover’s dream! A creamy peanut butter filling is sandwiched between plush sugar coated peanut butter cookies ~ how could they be anything but…

  • The Proof’s in the Pudding! (9 fabulous recipes)

    Pudding might just be the perfect dessert – easy to make, comforting, and nostalgic. Here are pudding recipes for the classics (chocolate, vanilla, butterscotch) and flavors you’ve probably never tried before…

  • Lemony Chicken Soup with Orzo

    My lemon chicken soup made with lots of garlic and ginger has all the comforting feels, plus it’s a darned easy weeknight meal ~ chicken noodle soup never tasted this good!…

  • Fresh lemon pudding with whipped cream and a spoon

    Meyer Lemon Pudding (super easy recipe!)

    My Meyer lemon pudding is the perfect recipe for winter lemon season ~ the flavor is tart, the texture is silky, and it’s simple to make, with no fussy steps at…

  • Homemade Pineapple Cough Syrup

    All Natural Pineapple Cough Syrup

    All natural pineapple cough syrup is easy to make and is a time honored home remedy to fight mild symptoms of colds and flu, but does it work? Let’s find out!…

  • Elegant and delicious Swedish Cocktail Meatballs is the ultimate holiday appetizer! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Posh (but easy!) Winter Appetizers

    Keep the festive holiday vibes going strong with these luxe appetizers for New Year’s Eve and beyond! Smoked salmon, rose wine, and bubbly baked cheese are guaranteed to get any party…

  • Cooled peppermint bark pretzels on a piece of parchment paper.

    Peppermint Bark Pretzels

    Peppermint Bark Pretzels are that perfect no bake last minute holiday treat or gift – they’re sweet, salty, crunchy, and so easy to make!…

  • Coconut snowball cookies on a white wooden surface.

    Coconut Snowball Cookies

    When you make coconut snowball cookies, it’s guaranteed to be a white Christmas! These powdered sugar coated cookies have the best texture thanks to chewy coconut folded right into the buttery…

  • Slow Cooker Mulled Wine

    Slow Cooker Mulled Wine is a warming winter cocktail that scents the whole house, and, best of all, guests can help themselves! This cozy spiced wine is perfect for tailgating, evenings…

  • slicing beef tenderloin on a cutting board

    Holiday Dinner Ideas that aren’t Ham

    Does your winter holiday menu need a little…sprucing? I’ve got delicious-yet-do-able holiday dinner recipes right here that are festive and fresh!…

  • Two boulevardier cocktails with a plate of cookies and oranges in the background.

    The Boulevardier Cocktail

    The Boulevardier is a classic whiskey cocktail that we love year round, but happens to be particularly appropriate for the colder winter months. With just 3 ingredients, this cousin of the…

  • soft molasses sandwich cookies on a rack

    Soft Molasses Sandwich Cookies

    Soft molasses sandwich cookies filled with a thick vanilla buttercream are delightfully satisfying! These plush cookies are a treat for the holidays, and beyond.…

  • lemon snowball cookies on a plate

    Lemon Snowball Cookies

    Lemon snowball cookies are like little bursts of sunshine on your holiday cookie platter. This tender snowball cookie recipe is made without nuts, and they literally melt in your mouth!…

  • holding a cup of drinking chocolate

    The Ultimate Drinking Chocolate

    A perfect cup of drinking chocolate makes frigid weather (almost) bearable. This hot chocolate recipe is thick, rich, and indulgent, made without cream or thickeners ~ bring it on, winter, we’re…

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