Baked Bang Bang Cauliflower

This bang bang cauliflower recipe features crispy baked cauliflower bites with the most delicious sweet chili mayo. ‘Tis bangin good!!! How good do these look?? And, it’s not fried. Crispy exterior with soft cooked cauliflower on the inside!! Best baked cauliflower recipe.  Do not skip the sauce. It is the sauce that takes humble cauliflower […]

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Spicy, cheesy garlic bread dogs

spicy, cheesy garlic bread filled with hot dogs

Spicy, cheesy, garlicky, crusty, meaty goodness! This spicy, cheesy garlic bread may be the best bite-size party food you will ever have. You can’t stop with one bite. Is there anything better than hot, cheesy garlic bread? I don’t think so. But, what if we made it SPICY? Aaaand then, stuff them with hot dogs? […]

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“In-N-Out Animal Style Fries” inspired Baked Potato Halves

in-n-out animal style fries baked potato skins

The addictive In-n-Out animal style fries made into a convenient and easy side dish, snack, appetizer or your next game day crowd-pleaser!! Baked potato halves are topped with melted cheese, drizzled with a version of In-N-Out sauce and then sprinkled with caramelized onions.  Raise your hand if you like In-N-Out? Who am I kidding? LOVE is […]

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Favorite Garlic Knots

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These classic tasty garlic knots are a thing of perfection. An absolute crowd pleaser! You wouldn’t believe how good this is!!! A family favorite. Kids favorite. Neighborhood favorite. Guests favorite. Potluck favorite.  Has been for at least 10 years. No kidding.   You could use store bought pizza dough instead but the result might not be […]

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Baked Beet Chips

baked beet chips

These baked beet chips are an amazingly healthy snack that is incredibly crunchy, crispy and it’s good for you!!!  Still going strong with resolutions, but at times I crave for some sugary or salty or crispy snack. Beet chips to my rescue. Guilt free, nutritious, delicious, easy…heck YES!!! Slice, bake, eat <—  as easy as […]

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Tuscan Shrimp and Spinach Soup

best shrimp soup

The best shrimp soup to cozy up this winter! It is amazingly comforting, quick and everyone will beg for seconds. This easy shrimp soup is the YUMMIEST! How do I know? I made a sauce version to be served on pasta which is probably the best sauce ever. I have been soaking chunks of crusty bread […]

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Tandoori Roasted Chickpeas

spicy roasted chickpeas

Spicy roasted chickpeas that is tangy, crunchy and highly addictive. Chickpeas that tastes like tandoori chicken!!!!! Happy 2018! The first week of New year…reality. Healthy yet satisfying snacks but without compromising on flavor.  I LOVE this chickpeas. We have been eating batches of these all through December, just to make sure they are perfect for […]

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5 Minute Caramel Walnuts

easy candied walnuts

Easy candied walnuts that takes 5 minutes and has 5 ingredients. They are chewy, crisp, salty and not-too-sweet and tastes divine!!! The simplest of recipes. It’s so easy, its ridiculous.  These are perfect for your cheese board or over ice cream / pancakes / waffles or with popcorn or over crostini or just a snack […]

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Toasted Tortellini Bites

Crispy exterior and a soft cheesy interior, these bites will make a great appetizer for all your Holiday parties. It is December. The season for get-togethers, pot lucks and parties. Bite sized food are always fun. Perfect when you are holding that glass of wine in one hand. Store-bought refrigerated tortellini, crusted and deep fried.  The […]

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Persimmon, Goat Cheese and Walnut Crostini

Honey butter toasted baguette topped with tangy goat cheese, sweet persimmons and candied sticky walnuts. An absolute crowd-pleaser!!!! If you’re in need of an easy appetizer for all your holiday parties, look no further. It is just the ULTIMATE crostini. Toasted baguette slices with salted honey butter (YES!!!!) and has crispy edges with a chewy […]

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