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Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Mushrooms

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
My son absolutely loves a big bowl of fettucine alfredo. I wanted to make a dinner that mimics his favorite creamy sauce and add tender chicken thighs, earthy cremini mushrooms and tons of garlic in a creamy Parmesan sauce.  This recipe for Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Mushrooms is great...

A Fish Pie To Die For

Seafood, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
Credit   People don’t tend to eat enough fish these days, and so I wanted to release a recipe that everyone could enjoy. With a bit of luck, the info on this page will encourage more of you to cook something fishy in the coming weeks. I realize that lots...

Salmon & Garbanzo Saute

Seafood, Salads, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes
Episode 8: Savoring Family Life Vlog In a busy house with kids and their friends playing, a fridge I haven't had time to clean and organize, I was trying to figure out what to make for dinner with whatever was in the fridge. Tell me that you haven't been in...

Crunchy Summer Peach Salad

Pork, Salads, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
You'll rarely see me crave for a salad. I'm a meat and potatoes kind of gal.  But I have figured out my style and flavor combinations that get me to eat salad. For the perfect salad, I always like a perfect mix of crunchy, salty, smooth and sweet to make...

Weeknight Slow Cooker Pho with Kenmore

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Slow cooker
One of the best grocery store items to help you make great everyday meals is the rotisserie chicken. Almost always cooked to perfection, it is a go-to item that I rely on for meals, especially during the week when life is busy. See the Slow Cooker Pho recipe in Kenmore's...

No Flour "Almond Joy" Mounds

Desserts, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
I love coconut! Whether it's savory or sweet, coconut is something I will always choose to eat. Now, add some other faves like sweet morsels of semisweet chocolate and chopped almonds and you've got a sweet treat that is elegant and simple to make.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Take...

Slow Cooker Whiskey Brown Sugar Short Ribs with Kenmore

Beef, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
Slow cooker meals aren't just for soups and casseroles. My recipe for Slow Cooker Whiskey Brown Sugar Short Ribs is perfect for getting short ribs that are fall-off-the-bone good! With just a few simple pantry staple of ingredients, I promise that this recipe will be a winner and something you will make...

It's All Rainbows and Unicorns

Kid-friendly, Desserts, 30 minutes or less, Entertaining/Holidays
Unicorn food is trending and I can see why. It's so fun!! I have exclusive unicorn recipes for you to try at home with the kids in this season's issue of GEM Food Mag.  Read and subscribe for free.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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Ground Chicken Picadillo

Poultry, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Like many Filipino dishes, Picadillo is a dish that originated in Spain that has many Latin variations. Picadillo has versions in Cuba, Mexico and yes, the Philippines!  Picadillo is similar to hash and most widely prepared with diced potatoes. Some also make picadillo with sauce or broth that is like...

Rotisserie Chicken Lemon Orzo Soup

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
There are many variations of chicken noodle soup and this one for Rotisserie Chicken Lemon Orzo Soup is one that I made that my kids love.  Rotisserie chicken saves the day again on this recipe and tell me, when has rotisserie chicken ever let you down?? Not me!  (adsbygoogle =...

Spicy Miso Pork Belly Udon Soup

Pork, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
These days, it's all about the ramen. But don't forget about udon that is thick, chewy and hearty noodle that also lends itself to delicious broth and toppings.  I had udon noodles and pork belly in the fridge from the local Japanese market but I didn't really have a set...

Pickled Beet Martini

Drinks & cocktails, Entertaining/Holidays, Video recipes, 30 minutes or less
Sponsored by Aunt Nellie's (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The holidays and celebrations are meant to have fun and unique dishes and cocktails. I made this recipe for Pickled Beet Martini with Aunt Nellie's and it turned out so good. This pickled beet martini recipe only has a couple of...

Orange Galette with Beet Gorgonzola Salad

Salads, Video recipes, Vegetarian, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
Sponsored by Aunt Nellie's 4 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For an elegant dish to serve for parties, my recipe for Orange Galette with Beet Gorgonzola Salad is just what you need.  Party food is all about wow appeal, fun but easy to eat and something that your guests will...

Holland Onion and Leek Soup

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Video recipes
Sponsored by Aunt Nellie's My recipe for Aunt Nellie's Holland Onion and Leek Soup is the perfect elegant recipe for your holiday party. This recipe is much easier to make than it seems and you've gotta try to make it for your next gathering!  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Holland...

Edamame Corn Salsa

Salads, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes, Entertaining/Holidays
Sponsored by Illinois Farm Families www.watchusgrow.org What better accompaniment to your pork belly tacos that fresh, bright edamame corn salsa, A fun twist on the classic this salsa can be used the perfect topping for tacos and side for any grilled or roasted meats. It can be eaten on it's...

Pork Belly Tacos

Pork, Kid-friendly, Slow cooker, Entertaining/Holidays, Video recipes
Sponsored by Illinois Farm Families www.watchusgrow.org What better food to feed your family and friends than delicious pork belly tacos! Made in a slow-cooker this is such a low-fuss meal that is easy to prepare and share for large gatherings.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); What are your favorite taco...

5 Delicious Game Day Recipe Ideas

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta, 30 minutes or less
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. For football fans, game day is a big deal. It’s a time to gather with family and friends to watch their favorite football team, cheer them on, and don’t forget,...

Slow Cooker Beef Chili

Beef, Slow cooker, Kid-friendly, Video recipes
This recipe is sponsored by Illinois Farm Families (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A perfect cozy meal for cold winter nights, make my recipe for Slow Cooker Chili. Put everything in the slow cooker, go to work and come home to a delicious meal for the whole family. Slow Cooker...

Cavatappi Pumpkin Alfredo

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta, 30 minutes or less, Vegetarian
Alfredo Sauce - creamy, rich, garlicky and an Italian restaurant standard in most every Italian chain restaurants  in America.This recipe for Cavatappi Pumpkin Alfredo takes the base, the traditional white creamy and garlicky sauce and adding a Fall twist, by the addition of pureed pumpkin. Pumpkin puree, most associated with...

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Desserts, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays
My favorite cookie is an delicious oatmeal cookie. During the fall and holiday seasons, I love switching it up with sweet dried cranberries for a festive twist to an classic.  Check out this basic recipe and let me know how you make your cranberry oatmeal cookies! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...