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Mojito Grilled Shrimp

Mojito Grilled Shrimp

Mojito Grilled Shrimp – yummy flavors of mojito with mint and lime make this grilled shrimp so delicious and perfect for grilling season!

German-Style Graze Board with Gouda Fondue

German-Style Graze Board with Gouda Fondue

Okay – let’s talk grazing. This is my favorite way to eat – a little of this and a smear of that. Trying new combinations and flavors — and eating way, way, way too much.

Spicy Blue Cheese Shortbread Crackers

Spicy Blue Cheese Shortbread Crackers

It’s time to add a little baked cracker to our portfolio of ‘easy extra‘ recipes I’ve been compiling for the last several months! These crackers are a savory shortbread cracker packed full of flavor thanks to the addition of blue cheese, sage and spicy red pepper.

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The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip! Who doesn’t need an easy and awesome dip recipe for your snack and graze boards? This recipe is hands down my favorite cheesy dip – and at first bite, you’ll fall in love with it too!

Mid-Summer Garden Roasted Salsa

Mid-Summer Garden Roasted Salsa

This is the salsa that satisfies my gardening spirit and my tastebuds! The subtle flavors of mint and parsley add an unexpected but strangely logical flavor to this salsa – kindly identifying themselves as mid-summer garden troopers. All the while, the roasted, caramelized veggies and the heat from those few hot peppers bring comfort to my deep cravings for salsa.

Salmon Tomato Chowder

Salmon Tomato Chowder

I have been thinking about fish chowder for quite a while and this Salmon Tomato Chowder recipe was so satisfying. The actual inspiration for this recipe came all the way back in 2020 while visiting the British Virgin Islands. One of my favorite stops while touring the islands on a catamaran was Virgin Gorda island, Oil Nut Bay.

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Quick Ham & Cheese Rolls

Quick Ham & Cheese Rolls

I particularly love the combination of ham & Swiss, so classic and well-loved. But what really puts this recipe OVER-THE-TOP is that little drizzle of melted butter and a dash of BBQ rub (so don’t skip those steps!). The sure sign of a recipe’s greatness??? These Ham & Cheese Rolls took 20 minutes to make and were gone in 5 minutes. Maybe I should’ve doubled the recipe!

Miso Soy Glazed Cod Fish Tacos

Miso Soy Glazed Cod Fish Tacos

A quick, home-cooked meal is a must for most evenings with my family and this week quick – delicious – AND fancy were all wrapped into one thanks to this EASY Miso Soy Glazed Cod recipe.

Peach Cobbler Cinnamon Roll Bake

Peach Cobbler Cinnamon Roll Bake

This cinnamon roll hack is the very reason I always have canned cinnies in my fridge. A tube of cinnamon rolls and a few basic pantry staples is SO easily turned into the most delicious Peach Cobbler Cinnie Bake! And the mash up of cinnies and peach cobbler?? HEAVEN.

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15 minute Taco Soup

15 minute Taco Soup

Taco Soup is one of my family’s favorite meals – and justifiably so. It’s so delicious and easy and comforting! It’s adaptable to what’s in your pantry and your taste preferences. I suppose you could say it’s the Switzerland of food. With the promise of 

Cheesy Butternut Squash Bake

Cheesy Butternut Squash Bake

Butternut Squash was made for the cheesy bake recipe that I’m sharing with you today. The saucy, slightly acidic marinara combined with the buttery, melty cheese and the sweet, nutty, earthy butternut squash is truly a heavenly combination.

One Pan Salmon Bowl with Plums and Peppers

One Pan Salmon Bowl with Plums and Peppers

If you have been paying attention a little, I’m currently on a salmon dinner kick. And really — why not salmon?! It’s so easy to prepare, very versatile and ALWAYS delicious. This salmon bowl recipe came together in under 25 minutes, used only one pan and made use of my summer garden shishito peppers, a couple of over-ripe plums and a neglected apple.

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Lacquered Sheet Pan Salmon

Lacquered Sheet Pan Salmon

Even after all these years of getting family dinners on the table for my herd of 6, Sheet Pan Salmon is still consistently everyone’s favorite meal. Never any complaints, never any huffy moans and never any pseudo-polite “can I have something else” –es.

Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken Fajitas

Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken Fajitas

This fajita chicken and veggies sheet pan recipe is delicious over a salad or rice – even wrapped in lettuce leaves. Leftovers are even better the next day because the lemony, balsamic flavors have additional time to blend with the bold taco spices. So be sure to make extra! And a little note to my veggie lovers – be sure and try the roasted celery and radishes. They are especially delicious when roasted in this taco seasoning, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar marinade.

Smoked Chicken Enchiladas

Smoked Chicken Enchiladas

One of my recipes, featured on the cover of the magazine Edible OKC (Lemonade Brined Smoked Chicken), is the inspiration for this VERY simple + VERY delicious 30-minute Smoked Chicken Enchiladas recipe! It helps that I tested the Edible OKC recipe 10 times resulting in so much leftover chicken that I was forced to find new ways to use it all!

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Green Goddess Dip (garden veggie style)

Green Goddess Dip (garden veggie style)

What exactly is Green Goddess Dip? It’s MEGA ranch! Everything you love about Ranch PLUS a little cucumber, carrot, fennel and parsley.

Green Fluff Salad

Green Fluff Salad

Green Fluff Salad – The mild pistachio + pineapple flavor and the sweetened Cool Whip with those fluffed marshmallows?? Truly delightful.