50 Must-Have Thanksgiving Desserts

Can you believe November is here already?! It’s almost Thanksgiving, and I am getting so excited for all of my favorite foods – turkey, mashed potatoes, squash, stuffing, green bean…

I’m Spring Cleaning with OxiClean’s NEW Products!

I hope it doesn’t jinx us to say this, but I think John and I have FINALLY found THE HOUSE!  This is the FOURTH house we have put an offer…

ORANGE CHOCOLATE BROWNIE CAKE

Is it a brownie, or is it cake? Should you have it for breakfast or dessert? Does it taste like chocolate orange or the most decadent truffle? Not that you…

Chicken Sausage with Sundried Tomatoes And Grits

These Chicken Sausage with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Cheesy Grits are the kind of meal you crave, the fact that they’re ready in about 30 minutes makes it that much more…

Baked Chicken Recipe

The preparation that we bring you this time in RecetasGratis is a delicious but straightforward Peruvian baked chicken recipe. Baked chicken is a prevalent dish, so in every country, it…

Chicken Piccata

There seems to be two exceptions to the “no chicken” rule at our house–rotisserie chicken from the market (which means I don’t have to cook!) and Chicken Piccata. Or as…

Carnitas-Stuffed Baked Chicken

I’m about as predatory as they come, but I have a confession…as I was prepping the dish; I couldn’t help but feel a little guilty. I was washing and patting…

Paleo Shepherd’s Pie

Happy St. Patrick’s day everyone! St. Patrick’s Day for me is usually uneventful. It’s the day after my daughter’s birthday (and two days before my other daughter’s birthday) so I…

FRIED CATFISH AND HUSHPUPPIES

Back home in Tennessee my grandparents would have a big fish fry every summer and all of our family and friends would come. My grandfather and all his friends would…

Sweet Grill Smoked Baby Back Ribs

I almost always cook my ribs on the smoker, but this time, I wanted to cook them on the grill using indirect heat. I also have added some chunks of…

SPICY CUCUMBER SALAD

I love pickles. Crunchy, cold, dill kosher spears are my favorite although I usually try to refrain from buying them as I can go through a jar in no time…

FIVE CHEESES BROWN BUTTER CHILI MAC AND CHEESE

forget about all those cookies you’re baking these days and join me as I enjoy another bowl of warm, creamy mac & cheese. Five Cheeses Brown Butter Chili Mac &…

KETO / LOW CARB COLESLAW

My favorite, KFC coleslaw, has 19 GRAMS PER SERVING!!! That is a whole day of carbs, in one serving! This recipe may not be quite up to KFC coleslaw standards,…

Korean Pork Ribs

Breakfast for the girls today was hard boiled eggs, bacon, and an apple. Lunch was leftover Carne Asada London Broil for all of us. For dinner I had a few pounds of…

GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE

 I wasn’t quite expecting to be baking a decadent chocolate cake in the middle of August, but life and family like to change plans. Anyway, I’m glad they do because…

Homemade Sloppy Joes

They are called Sloppy Joes for a reason and this recipe for Sloppy Joes doesn’t disappoint. Sloppy as ever, but without added fat or added sugar or ketchup, this homemade…

How to Make Sauerkraut

Do you remember the dad in My Big Fat Greek Wedding and his obsession with Windex?  …Have a zit? Put some Windex on it. Unwanted mole? Put some Windex on it.  Any weird physical ailment? Put…

Homemade Caramel Sauce

Caramel Sauce that can be used on just about anything. It’s easy but decadent, perfect for any dessert that you want to make special. Rich with butter and cream, pure…

Paleo Cornbread Dressing

Are you absolutely sick of Thanksgiving food yet? I understand if you’re just over it. Most people are. Me, however? I’m still in love with holiday grub. Especially with this dressing. Every…

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Thanksgiving is almost here, folks! This is my favorite time of the year. Everyone’s in the holiday spirit, and I get to spend time with my loved ones that I…

Blueberry Lemon Buttermilk Waffles

Bright, citrusy, lemon gluten-free waffles stuffed with fresh blueberries. Slightly crisp on the outside; soft and pillowy on the inside. So good you'll want to eat them for breakfast, lunch,…

Chocolate Banana Cream Pie

Last year I was driving alone to visit a friend at school a few hours away. It was a gorgeous spring day; my windows were down and the music was…

APPLE SLAB PIE

INGREDIENTS Dough:3½ cups (500 grams) all purpose flour3 tablespoons sugar½ teaspoon salt2½ sticks (284 grams) unsalted butter, chilled, cut into ¼-inch piecesIce waterFilling:3 cups (about 3 large apples) Cortland apples,…

The Perfect Pie Crust in Eight Steps

I was going to call this “Pastry Dough for Dummies.” And then it occurred to me — you guys are all outrageously intelligent! I know there are a bajillion pie…

Sopapilla Cheesecake Dessert

Christmas is approaching and the vast majority of us are already thinking about gifts, menus and all the paraphernalia that surrounds it, each one of course adapting it to your…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

So, I have been on this kick of trying to create my recipe for things lately, from scratch. I soon severely want to be a food blogger someday. Like, a…

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Last weekend a cold front from Canada had approached and lived up to its promise for snow in the Appalachian Mountains and yet unusual cold weather for us in Atlanta.…

Skillet Lasagna

This lasagna can be made without ever having to turn on your oven or even boil noodles. You can have it ready in less than 30 minutes, making it a perfect weeknight…

OLD FASHIONED RICE PUDDING

Tell me, have you ever had rice pudding? I swear, I grew up on this stuff. We have a family friend who always made rice pudding for get-togethers, and I…

Apple Butter

Apple butter is one of the most delicious spreads that I have ever tasted. It's smooth, rich, sweet, tart, and so very versatile. Add it to some toast, swirl it…

Ham and White Bean Soup

This is the season to pull out the slow cooker and take advantage of the leftovers from all the parties held during this season. Aside from sandwiches, one of the…

Beef and Cheese Chimichanga

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of butter1 sliced onion1 teaspoon of chopped garlic2 chopped serrano peppers600 grams of ground beef2 tablespoons MAGGI® Juice2 Tablespoons CROSSE & BLACKWELL® Salsa Inglesa® (English-style sauce)16 warm…

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe

My men will eat this delicious breaded chicken marinated in buttermilk and breaded with spiced flour; the truth is that it smells Ummm, in any case, better than mine haha…

FRESH PICO DE GALLO

This fresh and easy-to-make Pico de Gallo will soon be your go-to appetizer for any gathering! Using all fresh ingredients, this Pico de Gallo is bursting with flavor and can…

SUMMER RHUBARB CHICKEN SALAD

If you want to try out something completely different, you should try out this summer rhubarb chicken salad. Tangy, sweet, and savory at the same time, this salad is sure…

Cheese Steak Quesadillas

Do you like steak quesadillas? I love the ease of making quesadillas at home. A little meat and cheese on a tortilla, maybe a little salsa for good measure, heat…

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Did you know all-purpose white flour is… 1. Stripped. The bran and germ are mechanically removed, which also removes necessary vitamins and minerals and most of the nutritional content.2. Then it’s “enriched” to replace…

A Healthier Seasoned Fried Potatoes

Ingredients 4 medium sized potatoeschives (to taste)basil (to taste)oregano (to taste)Seasoned Salt (to taste) Preparation In a 350° F oven, bake the 4 potatoes until soft. About 1 1/2 hours.…

Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

I’ll try to healthily all of my favorite unhealthy dishes, while keeping them delicious, of course! I think we all going to need lighter dishes after our crazy cookie and…

Blackberry Cobbler

My mother has a cupboard full of cookbooks but the one we most frequently pulled from her shelf when we were cooking or baking was her worn red Betty Crocker…

Fresh Broccoli Salad

Have you ever tried broccoli salad? I had not heard of it before I went to a restaurant that happens to have it on the salad bar. I gave it…

Mangonada Margaritas

If you love frozen margaritas, you'll love this tropical frozen mango margarita, called Mangonada Margarita. Mangonadas (also called mangoneada, chamangos or chamoyadas) are similar to mango sorbet and a popular…

Poor Man’s Jalapeno Poppers

These delicious Poor Man’s Jalapeno poppers will be a huge hit! Incredibly simple to make, and they go a long way! We made these after the first time we made…

How to Use Essential Oils – An Easy Guide

I confess. I’m sort of an essential oil junkie. In fact, my husband thinks I’m a little bit of an oil hoarder. Doesn’t everyone have a container that looks like…

LOADED BAKED POTATO SOUP

This soup is so filling and delicious it can easily be the star on your dinner table. Loaded baked potato soup has been a crowd winner time and time again…

Easy Peasy Macaroni Salad

Game day, BBQ, spontaneous party - either way this Easy Peasy Macaroni Salad is the perfect side dish for it! Creamy, low in fat and super delicious. A touch of…

Country Style Macaroni Salad Recipe

We’ve had a few warm and sunny days here in Maine over the last couple of weeks, and I’ve been on a summer salad kick. First I made my Macaroni…

SOUTHERN BEEF STEW

When I was still living at home, my mammaw would make a big pot of beef stew with a pan of cornbread. As the day went on, family members would…

10 Incredibly Moist and Easy Carrot Cakes

1. Carrot Cake For the cakes: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting pans1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. cinnamon3/4 tsp. coarse salt1/2 tsp. ground ginger1/4…

Beef Liver and Onions

Before you flee in terror from the mere suggestion of eating liver, wait! There are so many great things to say about this dish. To put it simply, the liver…
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