Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta with Bacon and Sage

This is my favorite fall pasta recipe, with roasted butternut squash, smoky bacon, and sage. With garlic, shallots and parmesan cheese for extra flavor, this dish isn’t your typical fall pasta dish! There’s a lot of recipes out there for butternut squash pasta but none are quite like this one! I love roasting butternut squash until it caramelizes, and then tossing it with sage that’s been “fried” in butter, smoky…
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How to Cook Acorn Squash (With Maple Sage Butter)

Cooking acorn squash isn’t difficult! Roast it in the oven until it’s caramelized and soft. Then fill your acorn squash halves with maple sage butter and toasted walnuts. Once you know how to cook acorn squash, I bet it will be your new favorite fall appetizer or side dish! Cooking (AKA roasting) acorn squash in the oven is the best method. Your squash will come out soft and caramelized. While…
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Whipped Ricotta With Brown Butter Fried Sage and Honey

Whipped ricotta is quite possibly the easiest appetizer! Place whipped ricotta in a mixer and whip it until light and fluffy. Sage that’s been fried in brown butter, a drizzle of honey and coarse sea salt adds a fall touch that’s irresistibly delicious and equally gorgeous to serve as part of a holiday appetizer spread. A staple appetizer at one of my favorite restaurants in my hometown is Ricotta with…
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Best New England Corn Chowder Recipe

Soup season is here! My favorite soup to start the season is corn chowder. It’s comforting and hearty, yet packed with veggies and sweet corn that keep the taste of summer alive a little longer. Better yet, this chowder is easy to make! CHOWDAH, as they say here in New England, is a creamy soup, sometimes loaded with seafood and sometimes loaded with veggies. This corn chowder is packed with…you…
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Dad’s Famous Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe

Dad’s Thai peanut sauce is “family famous,” renowned by everyone who tries it! As a dipping sauce for veggies or spring rolls, mixed into noodles or stir fries, or just with a spoon (it’s that good!), this peanut sauce is famous for a reason. Dad knows how to make a mean Thai peanut sauce. I often wonder how in the world Dad came up with this sauce, because it’s a…
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Easiest Juicy Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin, grilled until crispy and charred on the outside yet still juicy and tender on the inside, is the ultimate grilled meat. It’s flavorful, inexpensive, and customizable (you can marinate it however you’d like!). Pork tenderloin is one of those cuts of meat that’s really misunderstood! When you think of pork, you probably think of bacon or Pulled Pork or pork chops or ham, but probably not pork tenderloin.…
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Easy Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Whether you’re a baking expert or a baking novice, this blackberry cobbler is SO easy to make. With only 10 minutes of prep time, a warm homemade dessert is only a few steps away. How easy is this cobbler? My husband who doesn’t bake (only eats!) made this cobbler for us on a whim with no assistance. This is significant if you know him and his baking skills. HA! A…
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Sicilian Eggplant Caponata Recipe

This caponata recipe is made Sicilian-style, with eggplant and agrodolce “sour and sweet” flavors from red wine vinegar and golden raisins. It’s easy to make with so many uses, from an appetizer served with toasted bread, to a main dish tossed into pasta! What is Caponata? Caponata is a Sicilian dish typically served as an appetizer, made from eggplant, tomato, other veggies, and olives and capers, with an agrodolce (sour…
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Southwest Salad with Chili Lime Dressing

This southwest salad is loaded with chopped veggies and creamy feta, all tossed in a simple chili lime dressing that is out-of-this-world delicious. Serve it as-is or with homemade Baked Tortilla Chips, Juicy Baked Chicken Breast or avocado! A southwest salad doesn’t have to be heavy and indulgent. This southwest salad is light and bright and refreshing while still being oh so satisfying! This post contains sponsored links. Why You’ll…
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How to Make Tzatziki Sauce (Easy & Authentic)

Tzatziki is a refreshing (and healthy!) chilled sauce, spread or dip that takes only a few minutes to make. This authentic Greek yogurt and cucumber sauce is so versatile to serve with anything from pita or Naan, fresh or grilled veggies, gyros, or spread on fresh Salmon Burgers. There’s a few Greek staple recipes that are in my summer tool belt. The first is Greek Salad, the second is Beet…
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