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How to Prep Slow Cooker Freezer Meals
When you prep your own slow cooker freezer meals, you’re freeing yourself from the nightly stress of fixing dinner and doing dishes. A little pre-planning and one marathon day of cooking can give you weeks of delicious, home cooked meals with barely any weeknight preparation at all; just throw the ingredients in a slow cooker! … Continue reading How to Prep Slow Cooker Freezer Meals
What Are the Differences Between a Blender and a Food Processor?
Ever wondered about the real differences between a blender and a food processor? We know that we have; we usually tend to file that question under “things we probably should know about our kitchen appliances but now feel like it’s too late to ask.” But now summer is here, with its endless possibilities for fresh … Continue reading What Are the Differences Between a Blender and a Food Processor?
Caramel Apples at Home
Caramel apples are a classic fall staple; try caramel apples with toppings for a twist on a classic. There are a dozen different delicious toppings you can try to make your caramel apples a real treat. Some of our favorites? Chopped nuts, crushed pretzels, candy corn, chocolate chips, sea salt, mini marshmallows, crushed graham crackers, or … Continue reading Caramel Apples at Home
Pico De Gallo
Also called “Salsa Fresca,” Pico De Gallo is easy to make and easy to remember! Here’s the trick: the Mexican flag is red, white, and green, just like this recipe made of equal parts tomato, onion, and cilantro (with a little jalapeño for heat)! We absolutely love the freshness of the tomatoes mixed with the … Continue reading Pico De Gallo
So What Vegetables Can You Freeze?
When it comes to freezing food, we’re as guilty as anyone of not taking advantage of the time-stopping powers of vacuum sealing and icy air. Sure, we’ll cut a big piece of ground beef into more manageable pieces and freeze it for a few months, but we often fail to get creative with fruits and … Continue reading So What Vegetables Can You Freeze?
Summertime means crisp, fresh vegetables, and there’s no better way to enjoy fresh produce than a veggie frittata! While this recipe can definitely be made with supermarket vegetables, try waking up early on the weekend and heading to a local farmer’s market for the crispest, most delicious vegetables. Sun-ripened tomatoes are especially yummy additions. Then, … Continue reading Veggie Frittata
Beer-Battered Onion Rings
Welcome in the summer and delight your guests at barbecues and parties with homemade beer-battered onion rings! Serve them as an appetizer before a barbecue, as a side to delicious burgers, or even on top of a juicy steak. It’s important for your onions to be sweet, since the right onion will really improve the … Continue reading Beer-Battered Onion Rings
Take brunch back to the basics with classic waffles. With the right waffle iron, you can make delicious, fluffy waffles in minutes. And for this recipe, you only need the most basic of pantry ingredients. Pull out flour, baking powder, eggs, sugar, and a few other kitchen staples, mix them together, and let breakfast begin! … Continue reading Classic Waffles
An enchilada casserole combines the best of two food worlds: spicy Mexican dinners and classic comfort food! It’s the perfect weeknight meal to serve to family, and can be made a few nights ahead of time if you’re having an especially busy week. Just cover it tightly in a casserole dish and throw it in … Continue reading Enchilada Casserole
Easy Italian Chicken and Veggies
Easy Italian chicken and veggies is a tasty, one-dish recipe that comes together quickly in a large casserole dish or Dutch oven. The spices of the Italian salad dressing mix make this simple weeknight dish a real home run, and the addition of carrots, potatoes, and green beans mean that it’s healthy and delicious at … Continue reading Easy Italian Chicken and Veggies