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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Let’s learn how to turn a bitter vegetable into a beautiful caramelized Brussel sprout exploding with so much flavor! If you don’t like Brussel sprouts, you’re just not making them right and after this recipe, it’s guaranteed you’ll be hooked to their flavor. Fun fact #1 about Brussels sprouts! They are not native to the […]


The PERFECT Mashed Potatoes

Thanksgiving is coming up and if you’re in charge of mashed potatoes, this recipe has you covered! Super creamy, really fluffy, and perfectly seasoned. They’re super easy to make but a few tips and secrets will take a favorite side dish to the next level. Fun fact, mashed potatoes are one of the first dishes […]


Chimichurri Garlic Bread

Guess what’s better than garlic bread? CHEESY ChimiCHURRI Garlic Bread! It’s the perfect fusion of the famous Argentinean dip and everyone’s favorite garlicky appetizer. What Is Chimichurri? Chimichurri is a delicious and bright Argentinian herb sauce that is typically served with barbecued meats. If you have ever been to an Argentinian steakhouse, you’re probably super […]


Crispy Rice and Spicy Tuna Bites – Nobu Copycat

Let’s learn how to make spicy tuna crispy rice at home and even better! Imagine crispy rice cakes topped with creamy avocado, perfectly seasoned sashimi grade tuna, spicy mayo, and sesame seeds. It’s a delicious appetizer or if you want, it can also be a main dish if you eat a few which I did […]


Million Layer Potatoes

Let’s learn how to make Million Layer Potatoes with garlic, parmesan, and herb! They’re super crispy on the outside and extremely fluffy on the inside. They look super fancy but trust me, they’re so easy to make! Lately, I’ve been a bit obsessed with potatoes and the hundreds and thousands of ways you can prepare […]

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Crab Rangoons

Let’s learn how to make Panda Express Cream Cheese Rangoons at home and even better with the addition of crab! Super crunchy on the outside, soft and creamy on the inside. These crab and cream cheese rangoons are addicting! What Are Crab Rangoons? Crab rangoons are wonton wrappers stuffed with a filling of crab, cream […]


Extra Crispy Halloumi Nuggets

OOEY GOOEY CRISPY halloumi nuggets! Nothing is better than fried cheese.   Halloumi Nuggets are cheesy bites of heaven! They ooze out with cheese in the center but the outside is super crispy. Perfect for dipping in some marinara or even honey. Try it next time you need an appetizer that will wow.


PF Chang’s Copycat Lettuce Wraps

  Super refreshing and light lettuce wraps inspired by PF Chang's! It's so savory and a bit sweet and even though they're lettuce wraps, it's also delicious over rice. Serve with a squeeze of lime juice and even some sweet chili sauce to dip in and it's the perfect side dish or main.


Ful Medames – Vegetarian Fava Bean Stew

Ful Medames is one of my favorite vegetarian dishes to make! My mom taught me how to make her recipe when I first moved out for college. It's a very affordable dish to make and packed with flavor!


The Best Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is one of my favorite sides! This recipe has one secret that makes it super fluffy AND crispy. Just serve it with some pasta and a side salad and you have a whole dinner spread that will impress.

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