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This Pork Roast recipe takes some advance planning to ensure you have the necessary ingredients and tools. Once you have what you need, it makes an excellent holiday meal, special occasion dinner, or a Sunday roast for the whole family.
Ina Garten's Shrimp & Grits recipe delivers big on flavor and sends my food soul right back to South Carolina! Perfectly seasoned shrimp simmered in a flavorful stock based sauce are served over slow cooker creamy cheddar grits for the ultimate comfort food.
With flavors built around tuna season, this dish is deceivingly simple to make yet, produces an extremely sophisticated meal. A fresh, bright mixture of tomatoes & basil are mixed with briny capers that bring just enough salinity to bring to life the tuna's natural ocean flavor.
The best grilled chicken recipe is simple and foolproof! Combine boneless chicken breasts with herbs, lemon zest and garlic to perfect results every time.
These lamb chops are seasoned simply with fresh garlic, salt and classic herbs then grilled to perfection.
The best Fish & Chip recipe is a batter that is thin and crunchy encapsulating a moist, flavorful piece of cod. Serve it with a tangy, homemade tartar sauce that is very easy to make.
The combination of sausage, peppers and onions is a winning flavor explosion. These independently simple ingredients blend together and the results are simply delicious. Perfect for feeding a crowd too!
This is the best recipe for Penne alla Vodka you will find. It is creamy, luscious, bursting with flavor and just a pinch spicy. It's extremely crave-able, it's addicting, and you will eat too much.
I tried Bon Appétit's Best Chicken Parm recipe and here's what happened> "Holy F#@*!! THIS IS AMAZING!" And then I couldn't stop eating.
This is an all-star of a recipe and one of my absolute favorites, especially in the summer months. It highlights the best of the summer garden- fresh cherry tomatoes & fragrant basil.
This dish brings me the greatest joy to make, and to eat! It's decedent, delightful & delicious. Indulge just once and you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. By far, one of my all-time favorite recipes.
One of my favorite things to grill is shrimp and every single time I make these simple, grilled shrimp I get the same reaction- "WOW! Why are these so good?!"
These crab cakes are loaded with fresh, delicious, crab meat and seasoned to perfection. The are baked, not fried, and can be made several hours in advance.
Roasted Red Pepper pasta has a beautiful aroma and a subtle smoky sweetness. I think I may be obsessed!
This Basil Parmesan Sauce recipe is a favorite of mine because it is packed with fresh flavor, can be made in advance, and it's extremely versatile. I use it on everything from classic turkey sandwiches to elegant beef tenderloin. It's a perfect condiment to keep around and I am always finding new ways to use it.
Slow cooker chicken is shredded and stuffed into tortillas, smothered with homemade enchilada sauce and cheese and baked until melted and delicious.
There is no argument that beef pairs very well with onions and red wine, which is exactly what this recipe uses to take this burger to a whole new level!
Pan-seared chicken is quick, satisfying, versatile, KETO, Gluten free, and perfect for make ahead dinners or meal prep. The options for how to use this style of chicken are limited only by your culinary creativity.
Making homemade pasta is equal parts science and soul. I can't teach the soul part, but I can teach you a thing or two!
I love making raviolis and I love eating Ruben sandwiches. So this Italian girl thought why not bring these two cultures together through food? Well that may have been the best idea I've ever had!
A delicious recipe that checks all the boxes for a busy cook- low carb, low fat, family friendly, versatile, uses 3 affordable ingredients and is super EASY!
The evil Coronavirus is challenging us in ways we never imagined and our focus is on staying healthy. I am sharing my favorite immune boosting soup to hopefully help bring comfort to even one just person.
Cider Roasted Pork Tenderloin is packed with flavor and goes effortlessly from oven to table, which is simply a treat for any cook.
This chicken chili recipe simply blew. my. mind! It changed everything I thought I knew about making chili. Roasted chicken and fresh peppers simmer with traditional chili flavors and the results are award winning!
A full bottle of red wine and a good pour of Cognac are what separates good beef stew from exceptional Beef Bourguignon. This recipe is nothing other than braised perfection.
Once in a while a recipe comes along that literally quiets a crowd. This recipe does that. I honestly don't know how it can be that good, but it just is. Rigatoni with Sausage & Fennel is a real deal, show stopper.
Elegant, delicious, festive & unique. This turkey stuffed with classic stuffing & cranberry sauce and smothered in gravy is the best of a classic Thanksgiving dinner rolled into the very best bite. What's better? It can be made in advance.
Frontier Tortilla soup mix is by far, my favorite pre-packaged food. The quality of the dried vegetables is so impressive that they actually taste farm fresh. And yet, it's no work at all Serve with melted cheddar and tortilla chips for an impressively tasty meal!
This version of the well known, UK classic, Shepherd's pie is layered with rich, savory flavors. Using diced lamb refines this dish and elevates it well above the minced meat version. It's a true representation of rustically refined cooking, which is what Feast & Merriment is all about!
The combinations of herbs in this recipe create a really wonderful savory crust that is simply delicious! The best part is that anyone can make this turkey- it's that easy!
Ina Garten's filet of beef tenderloin is cooked at a low temperature which ensures an even medium-rare cook from edge to edge. The perfect recipe for a special occasion meal!
Ina Garten's Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin recipe with Apple Chutney is one of my all time fall favorites. Salty, sweet, spicy and the entire meal can be made in advance!
This recipe for Apple Chutney is full of sweet and spice and everything nice! Perfect to serve with a sharp cheddar cheese or a fall pork roast.
Homemade raviolis stuffed with fresh crab, ricotta cheese and lemon zest surrounded by fresh pea puree is the the perfect savory, spring dish.
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken is the best game day recipe you'll ever need! It is really simple to make and it only requires two ingredients. And it's low calorie! What more could you want?
There are a few simple things that you can do to ensure you get a fantastic chicken cutlet every time!
Ina's Chicken with Forty Cloves is full of flavor fit for Feast & Merriment.
This spicy, sweet, savory chicken dish can be found on many menus at classic Italian restaurants, but this recipe is so much better than what you would get out.
This recipe is loaded with delicious ricotta cheese and as satisfying as lasagna without all the carbs. It's easy and can be made in advance.
This slow cooker Buffalo Chicken guarantees a WIN on game day! it's easy, cheap to make, low calorie and loaded with buffalo flavor. Everyone wins! It does not get any easier than this and you won't believe the outcome. Seriously.
Chicken Rosemary Burgers may be my favorite of all Giada De Laurentiis recipes. After many years of making these delicious chicken burgers, I discovered a few tricks and tips that make these recipe easy to make, and perfect for a weeknight meal.
A little bit of planning and some effort can pay off big when it comes to making gravy in advance.
Season, Cover & Bake for about 3 hours. Smoother with barbecue sauce, pile high and serve. You w will love these fall off the bone oven baked ribs!
Life is better when Mac & Cheese is in it so stop the search - this is the best baked Mac & Cheese recipe you'll ever need.
Using cannelloni beans in place of pasta is a great way to satisfy your pasta fix without all the gluten. The opportunities are endless, and delicious.
You only need three basic ingredients for the most delicious pulled pork you'll ever have!
With a little advance planning, Lobster night can be a whole lot more enjoyable. Learn the tricks of the trade and leave the bibs behind.
This savory pie is filled with creamy chicken & vegetable goodness that warms your bones and your soul on a blustery winter day. It's the ultimate comfort food.