Panko Breaded Panfried Chicken

What is your take on air fryers? Do you own one? Does it work well? We most likely won’t invest in one unless we move, since our kitchen is at full appliance capacity. So for now, we rely on pan frying when we have a hankering for fried food. Because cleanup is typically a hassle,…

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Turkey Bacon Egg Cups

What is your kitchen best friend? Is it your stand mixer? Air Fryer? Your chef’s knife? One of my dear friends is the muffin tin. You can make so many mini dishes with it, and most of them are easy because you basically assemble and bake – like my lasagna cupcakes. Another go-to favorite is…

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Cacio e Pepe (inspired) Gnocchi

We bought a fresh pack of potato gnocchi that sat in the pantry for a week or so. Then one night the husband said he’d like to make cacio e pepe again but wanted to add bacon to it. I know that’s not cacio e pepe. But we do what we want. And if we…

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An Appreciation for the Taco Salad

Guys, I know taco salad gets a bad rap. Even Jim Gaffigan makes fun of taco salad. But you know it’s good and you’re just pretending you’re too good for it. Or maybe you are, but I’m not. I’m open about my guilty pleasures. A salad that is mainly beans, cheese, and rice in an…

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Strawberry Spring Spritzer

We had a lot of leftover White Zinfandel from our wedding. Since it’s on the sweeter side, the best use we’ve found for the extra wine is to make it our spring cocktail staple. Here’s how to make my Strawberry Spring Spritzer, which has become my best poolside friend. Ingredients 1 box strawberries 1 large…

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