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Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Brownies

Rich, fudge-like chocolate brownies are an indulgent treat for yourself and the people you love! This is my best chocolate brownie recipe. I like brownies that are fudge-like, moist, and soft. This recipe includes intense chocolate baked to perfection with the shiny crackled top that . . . read more.

Garlic Pasta

Garlic Pasta

Garlic pasta combines roasted garlic, al dente pasta, and freshly grated cheese to create a robust and flavorful meal everyone will love! Mix in sun-dried tomatoes and herbs and you have my ideal pasta. Want to go bold? This recipe can be customized with additional . . . read more.

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese

Let’s talk about grilled cheese sandwiches. Sandwiches are a big deal in our house, and I love a great sandwich! I always take care in creating sandwiches because I believe every bite of a sandwich should be delicious, comforting, and satisfying from the first bite . . . read more.

Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is an excellent side, and it’s easy to make! We ate all of this garlic bread in one day because it’s so good. Perfectly crusty french bread baked with a roasted garlic compound butter is our idea of perfection. Pair this bread with . . . read more.

Roasted Garlic

Roasted Garlic

Roasted garlic is wonderful to have on hand for recipes because it adds a depth of flavor. I made the most delicious and buttery roasted garlic this week, and we’ve already enjoyed it on bread and pasta. You’ll love this roasted garlic recipe because it . . . read more.

Orange Honey Rosemary Butter

Orange Honey Rosemary Butter

I’ve been eating clementines and oranges, which are such a treat when it’s cold outside and I need the strong sweet fragrance of an orange or a clementine to boost my mood when I’m feeling a little run down. All of this is what ultimately . . . read more.

Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn

Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn

Everyone is warm and cozy and getting ready to watch a family-favorite movie. Someone asks for snacks. Ok, maybe I’m the one who wants the snacks. It’s the holidays, so why not make it extra special? Something like chocolate peppermint popcorn! The remaining chocolate and . . . read more.

Sheet Pan Salmon

Sheet Pan Salmon

Sheet Pan Salmon is an easy and healthy meal that can be made quickly with one pan! We like to pair the salmon with green beans and garlic, but you can also do other vegetables like potatoes, asparagus, and more. We find that we crave . . . read more.

Peppermint Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Peppermint Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Listen. Do you hear that? It’s the sound of me eating the last of the peppermint chocolate covered pretzels in our house. We were home this past weekend and wanted to infuse our day with some chocolatey treats. And yes, chocolatey is a word. I . . . read more.

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark combines two things often beloved about the holidays, chocolate and candy canes. It’s beautiful to look at, festive, and decadent. This effortless Peppermint Bark is great if you need thoughtful gifts or if you are feeling festive and want a holiday-inspired snack! Recipe . . . read more.