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Apple Recipes

Apple Recipes

Apples are the quintessential fall fruit. Check out some of my sweet and savory apple recipes for breakfast, dinner, and everything in between. Here’s a brief overview of some key things to know about apples, the best apple varietals for different uses, and some helpful tools for all your apple-centric cooking and baking.

Caramelized Onion and Apple Waffles
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Caramelized Onion and Apple Waffles

Apple waffles with caramelized onions are a scrumptious fusion of sweet and savory flavors. Imagine waffles packed with apples, soft and fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Whipping up these apple and onion waffles is a breeze, especially if you have some leftover caramelized onions on hand. If not, don’t worry! Just…

Lemon Apple Curd

Lemon Apple Curd

This lemon apple curd recipe makes a silky smooth apple curd that’s not too sweet and not too tart. Whether enjoyed straight from the fridge or freezer or used to fill a pastry shell, every bite is a mouthful of memories of rain boots and red-orange maples. This apple curd follows in the footsteps of…

Baked Chicken and Apple Meatballs
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Baked Chicken and Apple Meatballs

This recipe for Baked Chicken and Apple Meatballs brings together two favorite dinner ideas: meatballs and fruit for dinner. Meatballs are great for weeknights, because, aside from a little chopping, they are simple to make and come together in about 30 minutes. Once you learn there’s a pretty standard meatball formula, you’ll realize they have…

Unsweetened Strawberry Applesauce

Unsweetened Strawberry Applesauce

This Unsweetened Strawberry Applesauce recipe is made in less than hour with only three ingredients: strawberries, apples, and a bit of vanilla. You may think that no added sugar means that it’s going to be tasteless and hard to swallow.. You’d be wrong. This homemade strawberry applesauce is unsweetened because strawberries provide that gorgeous color…

Campfire Sauce

Campfire Sauce

This easy 3 Ingredient Campfire Sauce is inspired by the Red Robin Campfire Sauce. It’s a smoky burger sauce that you’ll dream about slathering on your favorite cheeseburger or using as a French fry dipping sauce. Read on to learn all the tips and tricks for how to make this campfire sauce recipe. Or just…

French 95

French 95

The French 95 is a variation of the classic French 75 that uses bourbon in place of gin. Add lemon juice, simple syrup, and top with sparkling wine, and you have a sparkling bourbon cocktail that’s perfect for celebrations or to accompany spicy meals. So read on to learn all about bourbon and the detailed…

Cranberry Sauce from Dried Cranberries

Cranberry Sauce from Dried Cranberries

This recipe makes a delicious and easy Cranberry Sauce from Dried Cranberries when you are craving cranberry sauce but can’t find fresh cranberries anywhere. Made in just 30 minutes, it’s the perfect accompaniment to turkey dinner or cast iron pan-roasted chicken breasts. Read on to learn all about cranberries and the key recipe tips and…

What Is Prosecco

What Is Prosecco

What is Prosecco? Prosecco is, quite simply, the sparkling wine of Italy. Made in a specific region of northeastern Italy with a specific grape, there is nothing else quite like it. Read on to learn all about Prosecco, Italian wine regions, and Prosecco classifications. Or just jump on down to find my favorite Prosecco cocktails.

Dutch Oven Pulled Chicken

Dutch Oven Pulled Chicken

Introducing the best Dutch Oven Pulled Chicken, a simple and versatile recipe that hinges on slowly poached boneless chicken breasts. This cooking strategy, similar to the sous vide cooking method, creates the most succulent shredded chicken for all your favorite dishes. Combine your Dutch oven pulled chicken with a homemade barbecue sauce for mouthwatering barbecue…

Meatballs and Meatloaf Magic: Recipes and Tips
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Meatballs and Meatloaf Magic: Recipes and Tips

Mastering the art and science of making meatballs and meatloaf is a trick every busy cook should have up their sleeve. That’s because meatballs and meatloaf are fuss-free and guaranteed to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. Plus they work wonders for finicky eaters who cringe at the sight of traditional cuts of meat. So prepare to…

Classic Cocktails and Bartending Basics
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Classic Cocktails and Bartending Basics

Are you looking to learn to make classic cocktails and frustrated by promises of Top 10 Cocktails that fail to deliver? Tired of mixologists who boast about easy to make cocktail recipes and in the next breath use obscure ingredients you don’t have at home? Read on for a simple schematic that shows cocktail families…

Baking Ratios: From Cakes to Cookies
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Baking Ratios: From Cakes to Cookies

Once you’ve mastered the basics of baking, you’re probably looking to try new things in new ways. Learning a few baking ratios is all you need to free yourself from recipes and bake like a pro. There’s no magic here. Using these baking ratios to create your own cakes and cookies is about knowing what…

Roasted Broccoli Almond Soup
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Roasted Broccoli Almond Soup

This thick and hearty roasted broccoli almond soup uses roasted broccoli to up the broccoli flavor and subs toasted almonds in place of the cream you often find in broccoli soups. While a cheesy broccoli and cheddar soup is delicious, sometimes we all want something healthier. Honestly, I find that cream to be unnecessary anyway….

Southwestern Black Bean Burgers
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Southwestern Black Bean Burgers

These Southwestern black bean burgers are seriously delicious and easy to make! With just a few simple ingredients like black beans, corn, and spices, you can create a burger patty that’s bursting with flavor. Die-hard carnivores won’t ask, “Where’s the beef?” when they try these veggie bean burgers. There’s no mushy bean burger here, and…

Spicy Pickled Onions

Spicy Pickled Onions

These Spicy Pickled Onions provide the perfect bit of tangy sweetness, heat, and crunch to serve with a taco meatloaf or your favorite pita pocket sandwiches. And the beauty of refrigerator pickled onions is that they need only five ingredients and 10 minutes of your time. Read on to learn all about refrigerator pickles and…

37 Ideas for What To Serve With Meatballs for Dinner
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37 Ideas for What To Serve With Meatballs for Dinner

If you’re like me, you love making (and eating) meatballs because you know that homemade meatballs are super easy to make with infinite variety. But some times you need ideas for what to serve with meatballs instead of pasta. So read on for tons of suggestions for side dishes for meatballs! Or use the table…

Pornstar Martini Mocktail

Pornstar Martini Mocktail

This Pornstar Martini Mocktail is a non-alcoholic version of the Pornstar Martini made with passion fruit puree, lime juice, simple syrup, vanilla extract, and a dash of bitters. It’s a lovely drink, whether you’re doing Dry January, trying to cut calories, or drinking for two, This Pornstar mocktail keeps all of the flavor, the balance…

52 Weeks of Cocktails Challenge: 2024
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52 Weeks of Cocktails Challenge: 2024

The 52 weeks of cocktails challenge continues for its third year! This cocktail challenge was suggested as I wrapped up the 2021 reddit 52 weeks of baking challenge with my chocolate peppermint spritz cookies. I dabbled in cocktails in 2021. However, it wasn’t until I started making cocktails at home every week that I Iearned…