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Most grocers now devote an entire aisle to prepared pasta sauce.  Jarred sauces are great in a pinch (this is my go-to), but there’s something fresh and special about a simple sauce you make at home.  With a handful of ingredients, you can very easily pull together this vodka sauce … Read More

Because we all need some magic when energy is low and demands are high.  Roast salmon with a simple, yet impressive honey-mustardy-thymey glaze, can whip together for a weeknight meal or for a special dinner party or even a weeknight meal that feels like a special dinner party.

Sheeta Fajitas just in time for Cinco de Mayo.  We love our sheet-pan meals at crunchtime, but seasoning and (crunch)timing is everything.  Check out the steps to our chicken fajitas that are so simple and ingredients so few that you’ll have enough time on your hands to make homemade tortillas. … Read More

What is it about mom’s cooking that makes it undeniably better?  For starters, it means that someone else is doing the cooking.  At the heart of it, the best mom food comes from perfected recipes that they’ve served over and again, conjuring memories and nurtured comfort. But mom cooking more … Read More

We love a theme. Today’s theme, of course, is the Iowa caucus.  While other sites are Bob Dole-ing out football themed recipes, were going straight to the heartland for Iowa’s absolute best food – bar none – the Breaded Pork Tenderloin sandwich.  You heard me right, we bread them, then … Read More

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