One-Skillet Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Broccoli

This one-skillet recipe Lemon-Rosemary Chicken is packed with flavor and is oh-so-easy to prepare. The classic pairing of fresh rosemary and lemon is the centerpiece of this dish, while the addition of sautéed shallots adds a subtle depth to the flavors. When paired...
Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

The enduring appeal of classic Alfredo sauce lies in its simplicity. Featuring a luxurious blend of heavy cream, real butter, and freshly grated Parmesan cheese, traditional Alfredo sauce delivers incredibly rich flavor without a lot of fuss.  This version builds...

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One-Pot Beer Cheese Soup

One-Pot Beer Cheese Soup

Beer cheese soup makes for a warm and satisfying meal on cold, blustery days. Unfortunately, it has a reputation for being a bit tricky to make because it can turn into a gloppy mess if you aren’t careful. However, you can achieve picture-perfect (and palate-worthy)...

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Slow Cooker Apple-Cinnamon Oats

Slow Cooker Apple-Cinnamon Oats

Mornings can be hectic, so this slow cooker apple-cinnamon oats recipe means one less thing you need to do before you start your day. As an added bonus, this healthy and delicious overnight breakfast recipe will have your house smelling like freshly baked apple pie...

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Pumpkin Pie Spice Irish Coffee

Pumpkin Pie Spice Irish Coffee

Pumpkin pie spice is one of the quintessential flavors of fall. Although you can buy containers of this popular spice, it only takes a couple of minutes to whip up your own using ingredients you probably already have on hand. Use what you need and store the rest in an...

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Carrot Cake Smoothie with Coconut Whipped Cream

Carrot Cake Smoothie with Coconut Whipped Cream

This healthy and delicious smoothie tastes more like a decadent dessert than a nutritious way to start the day. The natural sweetness of the orange and carrots are balanced by a trio of complementary spices, while a spoonful of homemade coconut whipped cream serves as...

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Herb-Rubbed, Bone-In Pork Chops

Herb-Rubbed, Bone-In Pork Chops

Grilling pork chops is an entirely different experience than grilling red meat but the deliciousness of these herb-rubbed, bone-in pork chops are something else. While steaks can be charred on the outside and a delicious shade of pink or red inside, pork needs to be...

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