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3 Reasons to Buy Chicken Thighs

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Peruvian Roasted Chicken

Almost every recipe these days calls for chicken breasts. And that’s all well and good but I’d argue that buying chicken thighs makes more sense. Especially, if you are extremely distracted while cooking or trying to save money (that’s me all day). Using chicken things could be the difference between pass the ketchup and yum […]

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Beef Barbacoa (copycat recipe)

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I stumbled upon beef barbacoa (copycat recipe) through my students obsession with a Mexican grill that I shall not name. They were constantly rushing out of class to try to make it there and back before lunch was over. Of course, the bright side of them catching my attention was that it encouraged me to […]

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General Tso’s Tofu

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General Tso Tofu

General Tso’s is a mouth watering dish with a kick of heat. After several conversations I’ve decided to add more meatless (or at least those that have fish) dishes. It’s important to me that everyone who follows the blog is happy and feels included. Though, I used to incorporate vegetarian dishes via Meatless Mondays I seem […]

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Moroccan Lamb Stew

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Inhaling the aroma of this Moroccan Lamb Stew will make you drool. The mediterranean flavors developed in this dish made me wish I had bought the whole leg of lamb. It’s aromatic, delicious and savory with a hint of sweet from the apricots (if you choose to add it).

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White Chocolate Cranberry Hearts

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Valentine’s day is coming and we’re making white chocolate cranberry hearts. Yay, chocolate. We try to teach our littles that gifts should come from the heart. It should show people you are thinking about them. So, for valentine’s day (and other holidays) we make our gifts with our hands and from our hearts.

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French Roasted Chicken

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French Roasted Chicken

Family dinner was perfect partially thanks to this French roasted chicken. It was just as savory and delicious as I could have hoped. The skin was crispy and the chicken was moist. Though it wasn’t made in a sheet pan, this would be a perfect sheet pan dinner. Sheet pan dinners are all the rave and […]

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Baked Parmesan Zucchini Chips

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I’m not a football fan but this weekend is the Super Bowl and it’s always nice to have a snack. So for game day I’m making baked parmesan zucchini chips. Potato chips are a must have at any party. But since hubby and I have been working on getting this baby weight off, I thought zucchini chips […]