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a puff pastry pizza with slices removed. The pizza is topped with pepperoni and shredded basil.

Puff Pastry Pizza

This puff pastry pizza is a quick and easy twist on traditional pizza. Use your favorite pizza toppings to create this tasty homemade pizza recipe.

orzo salad in a blue bowl.

Pesto Orzo

This Pesto Orzo is a simple and easy dinner that you can throw together in 15 minutes or less. You’ll want to make this delicious homemade comfort food part of your permanent meal plan.

A baking tray with frozen asparagus

How to Freeze Asparagus

Learning how to freeze asparagus is a great way to preserve this short season vegetable. A freezer stash of frozen asparagus opens the door to amazing and speedy meals. As an Amazon Associate, I earn...

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If you’re new around here, confessions are a time for us to all unburden ourselves of the silliness we’re feeling at the moment. I share dumb things, then you share dumb things, and we...

a scoopful of chicken fajita casserole hovering over a cast iron skillet.

Chicken Fajita Casserole

This Chicken Fajita Casserole is a simple one-pan dinner of delicious homemade comfort food. Even better, this chicken and rice bake is incredible as leftovers.

Air fryer roasted beets on a tan plate with a fork

Air Fryer Beets

These Air Fryer Beets are an easy and delicious side dish that is ready in a flash! Perfectly caramelized in the air fryer, these simple roasted beets will become a go-to recipe. As an...

a glass bottle of green mint syrup with fresh mint and limes on a white board.

Mint Syrup

Learn how easy it is to make your own Mint Syrup for desserts, cocktails, tea, and other recipes. You’ll love the amazing flavor of mint simple syrup for drinks and more.

a dark blue bowl filled with cloves of garlic and 2 heads of garlic.

Freezing Garlic

Learn all the tips and tricks for Freezing Garlic to save yourself time and money. A stash of frozen garlic in your freezer can easily be added to main dishes, soups, and sauces for...

a beige bowl with ham fried rice topped with sliced green onions.

Ham Fried Rice

Make this easy Ham Fried Rice for a meal that the whole family will love! This takeout-style fried rice pairs well with so many dishes and is ready in a flash.