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crispy brussels sprouts on sheet pan Recipes
November 21, 2017

Crispy Brussels Sprouts

Three ingredient crispy roasted brussels sprouts will be on the table in just 15 minutes and are so delicious.

Thanksgiving Guide Recipes
November 20, 2017

A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Menu

A menu for cooking a stress-free Thanksgiving meal in under three hours.

shake shack san diego shake burger Stories
November 17, 2017

Shake Shack Brings Burgers and Smiles to San Diego

Shake Shack opens first location in San Diego with delicious burgers, shakes and lots of smiles.

sourdough stuffing with sausage and apples Recipes
November 15, 2017

Sausage and Sourdough Thanksgiving Stuffing

A stuffing that’s good enough to be the main dish. Sourdough bread and sausage are backed up with apples, raisins and fresh herbs to make flavors and textures so good, you will keep going back for more.

creamy mashed potatoes Recipes
November 13, 2017

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

There’s no food that’s quite as comforting as creamy mashed potatoes. While they are usually served on the side, they…

perfect green beans horizontal Recipes
November 12, 2017

Perfect Green Beans

The key to cooking perfect green beans is to actually cook them twice. French green beans, also called Haricot Verts are blanched then sautéed with butter and shallots. This is the method used in fine restaurants and comes out perfect every time.

herb brined and roasted turkey breast Recipes
November 8, 2017

Brined and Herb Roasted Turkey Breast

Roasting just the turkey breast is a delicious and pain free alternative to cooking a whole turkey.

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potatoes overhead vertical Recipes
November 3, 2017

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potatoes

A raw kale salad with roasted sweet potatoes, pecans, cranberries and an apple cider vinaigrette is nutritions, delicious and both vegetarian and gluten free.

Mint Chimichurri in jar Recipes
October 31, 2017

Mint Chimichurri Sauce

A bright and fresh herb sauce that pairs wonderfully with meat roasts, steaks and grilled rack of lamb.

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October 29, 2017

A Weekend in Napa

A Kid and Dog Friendly Guide to Eating and Wine Tasting in Napa for a Weekend

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October 25, 2017

Butternut Squash and Sausage Pasta

Butternut Squash, Sausage and Sage are a match made for pasta

crispy air fryer chicken wings with honey-sriracha sauce Recipes
October 20, 2017

Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Crispy wings are just the best. These are made the healthy way in an air fryer to get them super crispy and the honey-sriracha sauce makes them sticky, sweet, spicy and delicious.