Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks

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How are you all doing? Ready for a simple recipe that's gluten free, low carb and really easy to make? I hope you are because this recipe is a winner and a keeper. I'm really excited to tell you about this recipe. I have made cauliflower pizza crust before but at that time I felt that there were maybe just too many ingredients in the crust. I wanted a different easier version. And I was craving cheesy breadsticks so this is how I ended up making this. I don't think this recipe could get any … [Read more...]

Sesame Garlic Chicken

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Enough with the scones, enough with the magic cakes, it's time for a nice and good for you chicken recipe. We're adults after all, so let's eat like adults. At least on Mondays. Don't be sad though because one piece of this sesame garlic chicken will make you forget all about desserts and all about your troubles and will keep you wanting for more. I don't even know if I can describe how good this chicken is. I'll try though, because I really really want you to make this. You know I love my … [Read more...]

Lemon Garlic Roasted Pork Loin

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I want to wish everyone a very Happy Valentine's day and I hope you all spend it with your loved ones, eat good food and have fun. Personally, it's Friday, it's Valentine's day, and I have a super long 4 day weekend. Life is great. The month of February is all about love, and I love and appreciate all my readers and to show you my love I have one of my favorite Sunday dinner recipes here for you. Growing up every Sunday we used to have a big meal, nothing fancy, usually roasted potatoes … [Read more...]

Crockpot Sweet and Tangy Asian Meatballs

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These crockpot sweet and tangy Asian meatballs are all about pork. I don't know about you but I love pork meatballs. I love beef meatballs too, heck who am I kidding, I love all meatballs, but pork meatballs hold a special place in my heart. It's probably because of the fat. They are juicier than any other meatballs and pack a lot more flavor. But these meatballs here are super special. I loaded them up with lots of garlic, lots of green onions and ginger. A bit different from my usual … [Read more...]

Perfect Pulled Pork

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Pulled Pork! Yep, I can honestly say we've never had it before until a couple years ago, when my husband and I were watching Diners, Drive-inns, and Dives on the food network channel and we saw a show where they showed these juicy and sinful pulled pork sandwiches. We knew we had to try it, we love pork, so pulled pork has got to be amazing.  So we did and, yes it was amazing. Pulled pork must be an American thing because I can't say I've ever seen it at a restaurant either or anywhere else. … [Read more...]

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Soup

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I have been sick now for a few days with the flu. Pretty depressing. But it's times like this when I remember soups. There's nothing better to have than a warm soup with some cheesy bread when you have the flu. OK, so maybe the cheesy bread doesn't really help with the flu, but it goes great with this roasted garlic and tomato soup. And I love cheesy bread, dipped in this soup it's to die for. But enough about the bread, the star of this show here is the soup, after all. It's probably one … [Read more...]

Parmesan Garlic Roasted Potatoes

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I can't deny that one of my favorite sides are roasted potatoes. I've made roasted potatoes so many different ways,  I just like different spices and flavors, so I'll try and put just about everything on potatoes. To me, roasted potatoes are such a comfort food. So I've made roasted potatoes with garlic sauce before or I've made Parmesan roasted potatoes but I've never combined the two flavors together. Until now! And I need to tell you these potatoes are to die for. They are so goooooood! … [Read more...]

Lamb Souvlaki

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This recipe is for the true meat lover. Or not! Let me start by saying that I don't really like lamb. Seriously! Until I made this lamb souvlaki! I. Love. This. Lamb. What's so special about this lamb, you ask? It's simple. I marinated this lamb in this totally greek marinade for 24 hours. I love greek flavors, so my marinade was simple, olive oil, lots of fresh lemon juice, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic, onion and a little bit of Emeril's Essence. Well after 24 hours, the meat was infused … [Read more...]

Lahmacun or Turkish Meat Pies

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As I'm sitting here writing this post I salivate just looking at these pictures and wish there were a couple more of these pies left. I had these for the first time years ago in Michigan from an Arabic bakery and ever since then I was hooked. I love these types of pies. Lahmacun simply means meat with dough and it's a round, very thin piece of dough, much thinner than pizza, topped with minced meat, usually beef or lamb, and vegetables and herbs. They are then baked and usually served … [Read more...]

Honey Garlic Chicken Wings

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I don't know about you but I love my chicken wings and you'll find quite a few chicken wing recipes here on this blog of mine and I still have ideas for different flavors, so I'm pretty sure you'll see more coming your way. I never used to make chicken wings at home but this is why I love blogging. It opened up my world of cooking and I've learned and created so many great recipes. I've been wanting to try this flavor combination for a while now and finally did it. I can't begin to tell you … [Read more...]

Cheesy Chicken Pasta Bake

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It's been such a stressful week for us as we've been searching for houses and coming up empty. It seems to be a seller's market and if anything good comes on it's gone in a couple days. So how do I deal with stress, well probably like a lot of people, with food, and what's more comforting than a delicious plate of pasta. But wait! Not just any plate of pasta, but a cheesy chicken pasta. And you know what's so great about these dishes, you don't really need a recipe. Like any good chef will … [Read more...]

Chicken in 40 Cloves of Garlic

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Before you run off because the thought of 40 cloves or garlic scares you, hold on a second. Give me a chance to explain because I thought the same as you. I thought this was going to be very garlicky. I was very wrong. The garlic turns into this delicious soft, spreadable and flavorful garlic that tastes just like roasted garlic. I've heard of chicken in 40 cloves of garlic and I wanted to try my own version of it, I wanted a simple version that was quick and still end up with a delicious … [Read more...]