Smoked Porchetta Pork Loin

Smoked Porchetta Pork Loin

Smoked Porchetta Pork Loin is an easy smoked version of the classic Italian rolled roast.  Made with an inexpensive pork loin and filled with all the traditional flavors of fresh herbs, fennel, and lemon.  And while you’re here, check out 50 summer cookout recipes from the Great Blogger BBQ! Summer is right around the corner…

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Speck Ham Cheesy Cauliflower

Speck Ham Cheesy Cauliflower

Smokey speck and sharp cheddar cheese give this Speck Ham Cheesy Cauliflower dish a wonderfully complex flavor.  Serve as a side dish or as an entrée with a green vegetable or a salad.  Can also leave out the speck for a delicious vegetarian option. Guess what I started on Monday?  A 10 day whole food…

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Beef and Chorizo Chili

Beef and Chorizo Chili

This easy and healthy one-pot Beef and Chorizo Chili is a great dish to enjoy this Cinco de Mayo…or anytime!  Recipe for homemade fresh chorizo is included too. This is one kick-ass week for Mexican food lovers like me.  Today is, of course, Taco Tuesday but this Thursday is Cinco de Mayo, so there’s even…

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Speck Ham Tater Tots

Speck Ham Tater Tots

Speck Ham Tater Tots are a delicious, all natural, homemade alternative to store bought frozen boring tater tots.  Made with Speck Alto Adige PGI, Parmesan cheese, and Italian herbs, these easy tots can be on the table in less than 20 minutes! These Speck Ham Tater Tots are homemade through and through and are a…

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Homemade Fresh Chorizo

Homemade Fresh Chorizo

Homemade Fresh Chorizo is so delicious and easy to make, you’ll never buy the pre-made grocery store version again!  For added convenience, make up a big batch, separate into smaller portions, and store in the freezer for up to 4 months. Homemade Fresh Chorizo is a raw Mexican style pork sausage that can be used…

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Easy Indian Creamed Spinach

Easy Indian Creamed Spinach

Easy Indian Creamed Spinach is a deliciously simple variation of the traditional Indian Saag.  Made with fresh tender baby spinach, this dish can be on the table in 20 minutes. I briefly confessed my love of and addiction to Indian food in last week’s post so it’s not all that surprising that my next post…

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Chocolate Hazelnut Rice Dream

Chocolate Hazelnut Rice Dream

Chocolate Hazelnut Rice Dream is a version of Disney Epcot’s Norway popular dessert.  This variation of a classic rice pudding meets whipped cream is combined with a chocolate-hazelnut spread and topped with a raspberry and strawberry sauce. This Chocolate Hazelnut Rice Dream recipe is a play on the beloved Rice Dream with Strawberry Sauce from…

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Goat Cheese Brie Soufflé

Goat Cheese Brie Soufflé

Serve this easy, yet impressively sophisticated, light and airy Goat Cheese Brie Soufflé as part of an Easter celebration brunch or dinner.  Ideal as a vegetarian main entrée too!    I’m a big fan of soufflés.  Normally I’m all over the dark chocolately kind, but every now and then I get a wild urge to…

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Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Apricots, and Pistachios

This easy and healthy Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Apricots, and Pistachios is perfect for Easter brunch or dinner and as a salad course or as a vegetarian side dish.  Leftovers are wonderful for lunch too! I love beets.  I love them any way I can get them.  Raw, cooked, roasted, grilled, fried, poached, steamed,…

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Preserved Lemon Martini with Spicy Olives

Preserved Lemon Martini with Spicy Olives

This Preserved Lemon Martini with Spicy Olives ain’t yo’ Mama’s martini!  This is a lemony, salty, slightly tart and hella spicy version all wrapped up in one snappy cocktail.  Plus enter to win $500 giveaway of HelloFresh meal kits!! I believe in starting the week off right, so I made y’all a Preserved Lemon Martini…

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