Created by: Leigh Ann Hieronymus
I love these two words together, and this salad!
You love to save money on groceries…who doesn’t? More and more people are turning to plant-based and non-meat foods not only as side dishes, but also as ingredients that make it easy to stretch one protein into several tasty and nutritious meals.
If you’re a fan of meal prep—getting ingredients for several meals ready in advance—you already know what a time saver it can be. There’s some effort up front, for sure. But once completed, you’ve got easy meals for days.
Satisfy your pizza craving sans gluten! Slice up a zucchini or summer squash, add your favorite pizza toppings and enjoy a better-for-you snack that’s filled with nutrients. Customize your creation with different sauces such as basil pesto, caponata or bruschetta topping instead of pizza sauce or sub vegetarian sausage alternative.
Turmeric is widely celebrated for its anti-inflammatory properties, and it’s becoming very popular as a nutritional supplement. This health-boosting spice is much more effective to consume as food rather than in capsule form. Combining turmeric with black pepper makes the healing properties more bio-accessible…even more reason to make this warm, spicy and tasty drink!
Boost your breakfast with a bowl so delicious, you’ll never believe it’s packed with veggies! Sweet potatoes are loaded with nutrients, including Vitamins A, C, and B6 as well as manganese, potassium and dietary fiber. Grab a spoon, and eat your way to good health!
Bison is a great lean protein source and is loaded with iron, antioxidants and zinc. Freeze a big batch of this hearty chili in containers to have on hand for a healthful belly-warming meal in a snap!
Clementines add a sophisticated twist to classic Mimosa cocktails, making them special for a New Year's Eve celebration.
Beef tenderloin is the star of this elegant appetizer. Zesty horseradish sauce and nutty slivers of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese help create a superstar nibble.
A dab of raspberry jam adds a little sweetness to the mild heat of red pepper flakes in these creamy, crispy tartlets.
Rich whipped mascarpone filling flavored with cherries and almonds is a perfect partner for the light chocolatey sponge cake. Glossy ganache is the crowning glory.
Pears are at their peak of quality and flavor in the winter, so they’re ideal for beautiful and fresh fruity salads. We combined ours with a sweet and zesty fresh lemon vinaigrette.
Orange and maple flavors work well in a glaze and sauce for tender, moist and smoky ham. Pairs well with Belgian tripel ale and Gewürztraminer white wine.
This quick and easy casserole has all the family favorite flavors of chicken parmigiana without the work of breading and frying chicken. Pairs well with pilsner and Chianti red wine.
December 31: an evening for celebration, festivity and perhaps a touch of elegance. Whether you’re throwing a formal gala or a casual fete, these decorating ideas are black-tie-only special.
Up the ante on the appetizer course by serving these slow-cooked cranberry sauce meatballs on cocktail picks along with nutty Parmesan and fragrant fresh basil. Skip the canned cranberry sauce and make your own by simmering sugar, water and cranberries. Add a small amount of hoisin sauce and voila – deliciousness!
Miniature phyllo cups make it easy to create a delicious appetizer without a ton of work! Fill them with traditional Italian salad ingredients to make savory bite size snacks you can serve before dinner or as part of an appetizer-only spread.
Layering thin slices of sweet potatoes with melted butter and fragrant fresh herbs makes for an appetizer that tastes and smells amazing. Maple syrup finishes these little stacks off with just a hint of sweetness.
Breakfast is sweet when you layer up this fragrant and flavorful dish that’s both rustic and elegant. Using cinnamon bread is a bit of a cheat, as you get the flavor of cinnamon without having to add another ingredient to the mix. The warm maple-sage syrup brings it all to a whole new level.
The perfect breakfast entrée for houseguests: Set out a basket of split sweet potato biscuits along with a selection of breakfast sandwich ingredients and invite guests to have at it. Everyone can assemble his or her own favorite combo of ham, cheese, eggs and jam!
Beef stroganoff has long been a favorite entrée when the weather starts to turn chilly. This version takes things up a notch by adding ultra-rich cream and a garnish of fresh parsley. Cooking the beef and sauce in a slow cooker makes it ultra-easy to prepare. Pairs well with syrah and hefeweizen.
Turkey breast becomes an incredible sandwich filling when it’s slow cooked with barbecue sauce, raspberry jam, onion, chipotle and Dijon mustard. Served up on slider buns and topped with cheese and veggies, these mini sandwiches will satisfy!
Look for shaved Brussels sprouts packaged in plastic bags in the Produce section. Not having to trim and slice the Brussels sprouts yourself will save tons of time. Use this time to toss together the rest of the ingredients and enjoy the flavors and colors of this bright and beautiful veggie salad!
If you’re serving a crowd, this warm and toasty spin on apple cider is the way to do it. If you want to make your guests feel really special, take the extra few seconds to rim the glass with cinnamon-sugar and garnish with an apple wheel.
The next time you’re considering a trip to the coffee shop, try making your latte at home with this simple and spectacular peppermint latte recipe! Using just a few ingredients, you can satisfy your coffee cravings in minutes.
Rubbing this turkey breast with pesto is a great cheat: so many flavors in one ingredient! The bell peppers add color, while cooking in wine or broth keeps the meat moist. You’ll have a hit on your hands with this recipe! Pairs well with sauvignon blanc and Belgian ales.
If you’re looking for an indulgent main dish, you’ve found it! By layering beef tenderloin with garlic, herbs and pancetta, then rubbing it with olive oil, it bastes itself as it roasts. The result is a tender and flavorful cut of meat. The crispy pancetta on top is a delicious bonus! Pairs well with cabernet and porter.
Created by: Heidi, Foodie Crush
The key to getting these sprouts crispy is to let them cook undisturbed in the heavy-bottomed cast iron skillet cut side down so the caramelization process can begin. All vegetables become sweeter with that continued exposure to higher heat, releasing the sugars within.
Eggnog boosts the time-honored Bundt cake to new heights by lending it the subtle, sweet-and-spicy flavors of a traditional creamy holiday beverage. The nutmeg icing sweetens the deal!
Winter nights may be long, but you can cap your holiday meal with a sweet hint of sunshine! Your family and guests will love these no-slice, individual citrus cheesecakes, featuring tangy hints of lemon, lime and orange.
Instead of using classic ribbon and bows, make yarn pom-poms for a modern and cheerful gift-topper. You likely have everything you need already at home and it’s a great way to use up leftover yarn!
What’s more comforting than a mug of hot cocoa in cold weather? Often, choosing gifts for grownups is a challenge. What do they really want? More stuff is likely not the answer. Gift them something personalized, unique and consumable. Make a hot cocoa kit—with a twist.
Hot cocoa brings us joy and comfort, and antioxidant-rich dark cocoa may yield health benefits, too. When guests come to your home, treat them to a grand make-your-own hot cocoa bar! Don’t worry: it’ll look fancy, but it’s simple to set up.
Hot cocoa brings us joy and comfort, and antioxidant-rich dark cocoa may yield health benefits, too. When guests come to your home, treat them to a grand make-your-own hot cocoa bar! Don’t worry: it’ll look fancy, but it’s simple to set up.
Many people enjoy lush, green holiday wreaths. The fragrance and familiarity are classic comforts of the season. This year, update the tradition. Instead of hanging a wreath on a door or wall, use it to make a botanical chandelier! Use different-sized wreaths to make tiers. Hang them over a dining table or over your front stoop.
These simple, do-half-of-it-yourself projects require minimal supplies and steps but take your home décor up a festive notch.
This super-easy holiday art project is great for kids of all ages and can be done with supplies you might already have at home.
Decorating always puts us in the holiday spirit, and adding a festive flair with something homemade makes the season feel even more personal.
In the name of keeping the kids entertained during the holidays, Reindeer Bowling is the gift that keeps on giving: it keeps them busy while constructing the game itself, and once the glue has dried they’ll enjoy bowling for hours!
These minimalist paper ornaments are playful enough to hang in your children’s bedrooms and pretty enough to hang in your front window.
Store-bought Hanukkah gelt is fine, but wouldn’t it be fun to make your own this year? It's really quite simple!
Balsamic vinegar adds a sweet and tangy flavor to slow-braised brisket. Pairs well with Merlot and Bock.
This is a relatively easy version of gumbo, but it certainly won’t disappoint. Serve it with warm, crusty French bread and plenty of butter.
Okra, fried with a crispy cornmeal coating, is a Southern favorite. If you’ve never tried okra, this is the recipe to try.
Greens have long been a favorite in Southern kitchens, and collard greens are wonderful. Serve this dish with plenty of Tabasco sauce at the table.
Injera is not only used as a utensil. Savory, spicy Ethiopian stews are served on top of the bread too. It catches the juices and gravies, producing a fantastic end-of-the-meal treat.
Moussaka is a classic Greek dish usually made with layers of eggplant, potatoes and meat. Here we are skipping the meat and adding nutrient-dense autumn vegetables.
This creamy gratin has the vibe of an upscale macaroni and cheese but with nutrient packed cauliflower instead of macaroni.
This old fashioned dessert is mixed as one batter but separates into a sponge cake on top with a luscious pudding on the bottom, filled with blackberries, raspberries and blueberries.
Essential autumn ingredients bake beautifully together, topped with pecans and a drizzle of maple syrup.
The beautiful bowl will make you thankful for leftovers. Be creative with the selection you have left in your refrigerator and give them a new flavor twist!
This fizzy cocktail is kid-friendly yet sparkly enough to raise a glass to toast all you are thankful for.
There is more than one way to eat your veggies! Try these little tots for a fun twist on vegetables.
As the leaves and temperatures drop, bring the beauty of the vibrant fall landscape into your home. This craft repurposes your stash of brown paper grocery bags to make a grand tribute to gratefulness.
Those mini pumpkins and gourds are oh so cute. In addition to putting them on display, put them to work—as stamps!
Put a little extra fun and sweetness into Thanksgiving for the kids by helping them craft a cute take-home turkey (or make them ahead of time to pass out as party favors).
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of a very busy time of year. When it’s finally time to sit down to a meal many hands have prepped for hours, grown-ups want to do just that: sit.
Host a scavenger hunt for the kids to gather supplies for decorating candles. Plain pillars will be transformed into celebrations of the season!
There’s no need to break the bank for one day of celebrating. Your family and friends will be glad to see you and that’s what matters most. Before you make your shopping list, consider these tricks that will save you a few bucks here and there.
Serve these pre-portioned traditional stuffing muffins that everyone will enjoy for your Thanksgiving dinner.
Everyone will be wanting seconds this Thanksgiving, when you bring this orange-infused sweet potato casserole with a gooey maple-pecan layer!
This orange glaze tastes great with either your Thanksgiving turkey or your Christmas Ham. All of your guests will enjoy the citrus flavor.
These warm and tasty spinach dippers will have all your guests wanting more. The flavorful spinach dip goes perfectly with the flaky crust.
If you’re in need of a super quick and super tasty appetizer, then these pesto pinwheels are what you need. They’ll be a hit at any gathering.
These meatballs are quick to put together, and the sweet taste of cranberry sauce mixed with barbecue sauce will have you wanting more.
This pie can feed a crowd! The sweet smell of apples and cinnamon will fill your home as it bakes, creating the perfect Thanksgiving aroma.
If you’re still craving Thanksgiving dinner and have tons of leftover stuffing, combine it with an egg and you have the perfect breakfast to satisfy your cravings.
Good things come in small packages. Give a mini twist to some of your favorite holiday appetizers, sides and desserts to surprise and delight friends and family. These recipe ideas will add a little fun to your festive Thanksgiving menu!
We all like to express appreciation for an invite, but sometimes there’s that awkward little shuffle at the door. Your host greets you with a hectic hello and a quick thanks, while thinking about their simmering pots on the stove or the appetizers that need to go on a tray.
Thanksgiving revolves around food (see Tip #1) and these simple suggestions will help you pull together your holiday feast faster and easier than ever. Increase your storage space and speed up the chores with these handy tips!
It’s easy to turn into a fab pumpkin stylist and elevate a humble squash right to the top of the A-list for your glam Halloween party. If everyone is dressing up for an elegant evening, make sure your pumpkins are dressed in formal wear, too.
Win the winter storage game with these recycling/upcycling tips for keeping cold weather gear ready to go outside. And for dealing with it when it arrives, wet and dripping, back inside.
One big holiday table, ten hungry people and a dozen dishes being passed around create an ideal combination for food stains. But there are plenty of household staple “magic ingredients” that will help make stain removal easy.
Marshmallows and sweet potatoes are a classic Thanksgiving side dish pairing; now try them in a bite size!
Starting with raw shrimp only takes a little extra time, but allows you to add lots of extra flavor!
Precooked chicken and frozen veggies are easy shortcuts that let you make a tasty homemade crust without too much time in the kitchen.
When planning your first Friendsgiving you want everything to be just perfect. Right? Well, the first rule is don’t worry so much!
We all know the convenience of using a slow cooker any old day of the week, but on a holiday like Thanksgiving, when you can plan on being in the kitchen for the bulk of the day, invoking the slow cooker allows you more free time to spend with friends and family.
Add some drama to your autumnal tablescape with these glittered-stem mini pumpkin (or gourd) place cards! Pick pumpkins or gourds in colors that coordinate with the rest of your day’s decorations.
The same mini pumpkins and gourds we use in our Glittered Mini Pumpkin Place Card designs can also be used to create a festive Thanksgiving centerpiece.
Resembling harvest-hued maize ears, these candy-filled party favors are the perfect takeaway for your Thanksgiving guests.
Whether you’re waiting for dinner to finish cooking or trying to get moving after eating, having an activity like the Cranberry Relay at the ready will ensure your guests are entertained.
These stacked walnut place cards make for an easy but updated table setting that works with both traditional and contemporary décor. Partially dipping the walnuts in white paint adds a modern, minimalist edge.
For a rustic, elegant tablescape, use baker’s twine to tie a simple cardstock tag to tiny bundles of 3”-4” twigs.
A welcoming Thanksgiving table sets the tone for the evening. Your guests will appreciate the thoughtful way you’ve presented everything to them—right down to the silverware.
A moist and delicious harvest time quick bread, enhanced with the addition of a flavorful, seasonal cream cheese spread.
Kids of all ages will have a blast making and eating these jumbo franks wrapped in refrigerated bread stick dough then baked to mummified perfection.
Cored apples filled and baked until soft, then stuffed with a gummy worm half sticking out! Serve it slightly warm and the gummy worm just might move on you!
A spicy blend of apple cider and red grape juice, served hot with a stir of cinnamon stick, will bring magic to any wizard’s Halloween night.
Adorably spooky, these little ghost cakes made from white cake mix and topped with a marshmallow frosting and mini chocolate chip eyes are a fun Halloween activity for kids of all ages!
Stovetop, one skillet chili – perfect for an after-trick-or-treat meal or before the candy extravaganza begins!
Try this mulled version of cranberry juice and cider, with the addition of cranberries and a splash of rum. Warming and welcome!
Why have an ordinary chocolate milkshake when you can add an assortment of your leftover fun size candies for an added flavor adventure?
This quick and easy dinner option for Trick or Treat night satisfies – kids love the familiar flavors, and the tangy, spicy sauces capture any adult’s attention.
Step back, Jack, and enjoy this eerie green Halloween celebratory martini featuring Apple Pucker and Jim Beam with a splash of cranberry juice, eerily shaken or stirred!
The kids have been looking forward to Halloween for months and their night is finally here. Make the most of the evening by planning a play-by-play.
Christmas cookies may get all the attention, but you can up the cookie ante for Halloween with these creative store-bought cookie dough hacks.
Make your snack-size candy more than Halloween trick-or-treats by trying any of the following with Kit Kat’s new limited-edition pumpkin pie flavor.
A make-ahead freezer-friendly recipe delivers delicious pasta and meatballs to your table in no time.
By: Lauren Brennan, Lauren's Latest
The only thing better than nachos are Loaded Carnitas Nachos! With a few helpful tricks, you can have this amazing, homemade appetizer on your table in minutes!
Shopping for school supplies is easier when you know what you’re looking for. Let our lists below—broken down by school year—give you an edge.
Homework is part of daily life during the school year. If you make it as pleasant as possible, you can help improve your child’s attitude about schoolwork. This is where the homework caddy comes in.
Once school starts, those lazy summer mornings are history. To ensure that weekday mornings run smoothly, it’s best to have a plan. Here’s a list to get your kids out the door with everything they need for a great school day. Once they’re on board, you’ll be rewarded with a moment to catch your breath as well.
Kids are often hungry when they walk through the door after a long day at school. With varied lunchtimes, children are usually ready to fuel up once they get home. Lets’ make it easy for them to enjoy good-for-you snacks by creating an After-School Snack Station.
By: Margaret Chapman, The Plant Philosophy
Back-to-school lunches are here! I’m so excited to be sharing content geared towards vegan kiddos, however adults can have a little fun and make these for themselves too. Really this is perfect for all ages because you can modify each as needed. A little meal prep never hurt anyone.
Pineapple, mandarin oranges and avocado will make this the best sweet and sour slaw you’ve ever tasted!
These grilled stuffed peppers are hearty enough for a vegetarian dish, or served as a side. Easy and delicious!
Maple syrup and Sriracha sauce...a brilliant combination of flavors that gets better when it’s grilled!
Staying hydrated is always key, especially when summertime heats up. If you’re physically active, you have even more reason to drink lots and lots of water. But let’s be honest: Water, though refreshing, can also be boring. Yet the more appealing juices, sodas, energy drinks and teas can be frighteningly high in sugar. A better bet is to infuse your own fruit-flavored water.
Summer’s here, which means barbecue season is in full swing! Whether you’re grilling for immediate family or inviting a crowd, these simple steps will make your event—and the clean-up that comes afterward—simple and fun.
Should you be looking for a little “wow” to brighten your summertime table, this pineapple vase is it! Not only is it fun and seasonal, it’s also waste-free as you’ll be using the edible fruit, too. To create this one-of-a-kind centerpiece, you need only an attractive, healthy pineapple, sharp knife and large spoon.
Juicy pulled pork serves a crowd for a backyard get-together. The vinegar-based coleslaw is perfect for a warm summer picnic.
Moist delicious red velvet cake is a classic. We've taken it to the next level by topping the cake with beautiful fresh fruit.
There's no substitute for fresh lemon juice in real lemonade. A shot of ice cold vodka adds a little extra pop to the flavor.
Lemonade concentrate and carbonated lemon-lime soda combine for a sparkling, refreshing summer beverage. Red frozen pops and blue candy sippers add a fun twist.
Sweet-tart juicy Mango Salsa is a hit at any summer picnic. Serve it with chips, or spoon it over grilled chicken or on grilled burgers.
Adding carbonation to pureed frozen fruit provides you with a smoothie with attitude! The bubbles add a refreshing fizz to the beverage.
Limeade adds an extra sweet-tart flavor to the fresh fruits of summer and gives the fruits a glossy shine.
Loaded baked potatoes and potato salad are family picnic favorites. We've combined both in these fun little 2-bite appetizers.
Created by: Margaret Chapman, The Plant Philosophy
Celebrate with this festive Vegan treat!
Summer isn’t summer without s’mores. Whether you’re looking for specific instructions on how to build your favorite campfire treat or a more relaxed mix-and-match approach, your s’more options are many!
Want to send guests home with a snapshot of their time at your July 4th gathering? This lovely DIY backdrop is all you’ll need to furnish a patriotic photo booth.
Bring red, white and blue outdoors with patriotic and festive centerpieces. These DIY projects are as easy as gathering a stack of inexpensive red, white and blue bandanas (dollar and discount stores are great places to look) and assembling as desired. Wrinkle-free bandanas look best on the table, so you’ll want to iron any that look less than perfect.
Use this sugar and spice rub that caramelizes on the grill and creates a crackling, burnt sugar char and juicy, rare center.
These burgers will change your mind about ground turkey! A deliciously satisfying stuffed burger made with change of pace ground turkey, loaded with flavor.
Spicy and full of flavor, these burgers are sure to please everyone with their varied toppings. Pass additional hot pepper sauce for those who want an extra kick!
This scratch-made lemonade is perfect to quench those summer thirsts with its tart, sweet and cold refreshment. Try our three variations below!
Try this modern take on a classic Bloody Mary, using your favorite craft beer and spicing things up!
Enjoy this quick, incredibly easy and delicious dessert…perfect served over ice cream, frozen yogurt, toasted angel food or pound cake slices.
Warm cornbread shot through with blueberries create a contemporary sidekick for grilled foods and picnic entrees.
A delicious and fun-filled way to end a summer meal, or treat everyone to a sweet snack from the grill, this fruit pizza will have everyone wanting another piece.
Don’t panic! Making your own pizza dough and sauce is easy…and both can be made ahead of time! so that when it’s grill time, you are cool, calm and collected and ready for all the compliments!
Bulgur (or cracked wheat) makes for a satisfying, sensational filling for these grilled red pepper halves. Any leftover filling can be enjoyed as a lunch the next day.
Breakfast on the grill? Why not! Easily enjoy frozen waffles grilled and topped with fruit and maple syrup…what a way to start the day!
Granola bars can be simple to make—and you can make them your signature bars by changing the nuts, dried fruits and other add-ins.
Created by: Liz DellaCroce, The Lemon Bowl
A fresh and tasty grilled fruit recipe, the pineapple caramelizes as it cooks to create the ultimate fruity salsa recipe for summer.
Backyard grilling is more fun with friends, so call everyone over for the day or just for dinner. There are ways to simplify in order to spend less time working and more time mingling.
Treat your guests to a fun sangria bar. We typically think of sangria as being red or pink, but this bar will celebrate summer with cheerful orange and yellow accents. We’ll use white wine as a base and offer many different choices so guests can mix up their own unique concoctions—from strong to sweet and everything in between.
Hitting the beach, pool or waterpark is a refreshing way to spend a hot summer day. In all the hustle and bustle, don’t forget to pack the items you’ll want for a more fulfilling trip.
Our skin has been craving the bright, warm comfort of sunshine and the gentle breezes of summer. We may be anxious to wear our tanks, shorts, dresses and swim suits, but it’s important to take good care of that exposed skin throughout the season. Sunscreen, bug repellant and aloe vera are three summertime essentials you should never leave the house without.
Build a delicious burger with eggs, lean beef, cheese and mayonnaise on a bun and there you have it: Brunch!
Shredded apple adds a touch of sweetness and makes these turkey burgers extra juicy. Sharp Cheddar and burger toppings keep them classic.
Dark beer brings a bold taste to grilled steak. Make homemade steak sauce from the reserved marinade!
Steakhouse-style potato wedges are easy to fix on the grill, and the flavors of Parmesan and ranch are crowd-pleasing favorites.
Dad will love a relaxing day punctuated by a Craft Beer Tasting. Spend a lazy morning together, maybe go out and do something in the afternoon, and then come dinner time, present your surprise—his favorite meal with something new and special.
Sunday, June 18 is Father’s Day! The kids are out of school, summer has begun and it’s the season for fun. What’s your dad’s or husband’s favorite warm-weather activity? This year consider planning a gift package around something you already know he enjoys. It will give the season a fresh spin and let him know you’re interested in spending time together.
Here’s a simple and beautiful DIY gift idea for you that is great for spring occasions such as Teacher Appreciation Day or Admin Appreciation Day, as well as Mother’s Day. Or just to brighten the day of a sick friend or someone going through a hard time.
This easy breakfast skillet comes together in no time. Swap out the sausage links with cooked chorizo and add a few more nacho toppings, like pinto beans, green onion and jalapeño, for a loaded breakfast skillet.
Start the day with a bit of bubbly and color. This take on a mimosa gets all dressed up with a splash of grenadine. For a non-alcoholic version, substitute sparkling water or ginger ale for the champagne.
All the great flavors of a banana split are featured in this stunning cake. Starting with a cake mix and instant pudding mix make this recipe simple!
Created by: Six Sisters' Stuff
Mother's day is just around the corner - and it's never too early to start thinking of what you want to do for your mom! I decided to have my own brunch with just my little family - and whipped up these super easy croissant breakfast sandwiches.
Try this delicious treat with the sweetness and tart of cherry for breakfast, dessert or anytime you’d like!
Chopped salads make an easy do-ahead recipe that can be tossed together just before serving. This one gets its personality from fruits and nuts.
Dig out that picnic basket and your big outdoor blanket; Mom will love a field trip with her favorite people. It’s early spring and we’re all excited to get outside and visit our favorite parks, lakes and trails.
Flowers for mom are a classic “I Love You” statement on Mother’s Day. While dandelions and daisies from the yard are sweet day-to-day tokens of affection, for mom’s special day create something a little more elaborate. It can be a fun activity for kids and co-parents to do together.
These family-favorite grill packets are a great make-ahead meal. They can be assembled the night before and refrigerated. Just add a couple minutes of grill time.
Serve crusty Italian or French bread with these fresh tasting packets to soak up all of the yummy juices.
Serve these Middle Eastern inspired kabobs with Jasmine rice, mango and/or cilantro chutney, and warm naan or pita bread.
Pork tenderloin is perfect for grilling because it stays tender and juicy. The sweet and slightly spicy rub blends nicely with the sweet pineapple.
A brown sugar rub/marinade adds a beautiful glaze to this moist lightly smoked salmon. Fruit wood chips provide a delicate smoke flavor that is perfect for the delicate flavor of salmon.
Brining keeps these thick pork chops juicy during the long smoking process. The dry rub adds great color and flavor.
You can customize this recipe for delicious grilled vegetables. Add or substitute some of your favorite vegetables, such as fresh mushrooms, bell pepper strips or pea pods.
These delicious mini skewers are great for a light dessert after a big meal. Omit the caramel sauce and they would also be a delicious appetizer or side dish.
Grilling season is upon is! Wouldn’t it be great to prep a few things in order to save time on busy summer nights, or when you feel like throwing an impromptu get-together? These spice mixes will pair well with meats and fish you love, and if you’ve never grilled fresh vegetables and fruit—here’s your chance.
Everyone is anxious to get outside in spring, and this project is easy enough for one afternoon and will make your backyard space more inviting. Recycle a wooden pallet to create a lush fern wall.
These little sandwiches are still hugely satisfying with melty cheese, fresh tomato and toasty bread.
Melted cheese, tangy vegetables and savory Italian meats will make these easy to make little sandwiches the hit of the party.
That comforting aroma of hot baked potatoes right out of the oven will call anyone into the kitchen. Whether they’re doodling in yearbooks, staring at their phones separately-together, or playing a game of bean bag toss in the yard, grads will come running.
Create a festive celebration that highlights the best flavors of the holiday, with delightful drinks, delicious dishes and decadent desserts!
It only takes a few minutes to create classic restaurant-style guacamole that’s bursting with flavor.
One tiny can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce goes a long way. Use a lot or a little to flavor these smoky quesadillas, then freeze leftovers in an ice cube tray for next time.
Pre-cook your Mexican chorizo at the beginning of the week and you’ll be ready to pull together breakfast tacos that are fast and filling.
Decedent devil’s food meets dulce de leche when you opt to cover this Mexican chocolate cake with the suggested caramelized sugar frosting.
The crunchy cinnamon cereal base of these brownies makes them completely irresistible. Luckily, those with a gluten intolerance won’t have to!
Think of these pillowy, cheesy squares as a Tex-Mex take on a traditional pizza – with refried beans, sour cream, and green bell pepper topped with a pile of shredded Cheddar.
The cool tang of blue cheese gets a south of the border kick in this dip made with refried beans and taco seasoning. Try serving with a sprinkle of blue cheese crumbles or a little cayenne pepper.
You don’t need tequila to throw a fun fiesta. Just blend up a pitcher of this tart and tangy frozen treat. Don’t forget to salt the rim! (
The simple goodness of these slivers of dough tossed in cinnamon and sugar gets even simpler when you use a Bisquick mix to make the dough.
This slow-cooked soup delivers rich flavor without a lot of hands-on time. The only hard part is resisting the urge to taste it as it cooks.
Made with the corn masa that’s essential to Mexican cuisine, Sopes are small, thicker tortillas with rim to contain the toppings. Try beans, Mexican cream, avocado slices, and sprinkle of Queso Fresco or farmer’s cheese.
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