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My Favorite Way to Do Salmon

You know those select few recipes you make time and time again? These Blackened Salmon Burgers with Herbed Cream Cheese are going to become one of THOSE recipes. I’m talking week after week, month after month, you will continually find yourselves making these burgers. I have made them twice in the last week alone, but as the weather continues to warm and the days continue to get longer, I can only see my infatuation escalating.

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The 6 Cauliflower Recipes I Can’t Live Without

You might’ve noticed that cauliflower is having a moment right now—and am I the only one who wants that moment to go on forever? I can’t be. Not when there are SO many uses for this cruciferous little marvel. When it comes to throwing meals together, cauliflower is a perfect blank slate: It absorbs flavors, stands in for starches and mashes like an absolute dream. In the world of easy dinner recipes, cauliflower is king.

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How to Cook for a Week without Even Thinking About It

Here are a few things that give me a serious case of the sads: daily grocery store trips, half-empty boxes of pasta in my freezer, beautiful veggies aging before my eyes. I’m always trying to cut back on waste, especially as the holiday season picks up and time and funds become more limited. That’s why it’s so important to me to take a little bit of time on Sundays to plan meals for the week ahead. Luckily for you, dear reader, I’m a generous person. So today, I’m sharing our plan for a week of easy dinner ideas. Think: a chicken casserole, a lasagna recipe, a slow-cooker recipe, a Mexican casserole and cheesy broccoli soup. As a bonus, I’ve also created a super-handy printable shopping list (find it at the very bottom of this post) that covers everything you need.

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Hack Mac & Cheese: From Boxed to Breathtaking

My kitchen is my retreat. I love getting creative with recipes, substituting ingredients and adding new, unexpected flavors. Plus, tweaking our favorites to create something original helps me avoid a repetitive dinnertime routine. My kids, however, would love nothing more than to have the same dish every day—especially if it’s mac and cheese. That’s why I’m hacking this dinnertime staple. With just some boxed mac and a few extra ingredients, these dishes come out impressive enough to serve company without anyone wondering if you’re still in college. And they’ve all received the coveted award of family silence: when all conversations come to a halt because everyone is busy enjoying each bite.

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Pot Pie the Easy Way: Chicken Casseroles for the Whole Family

Now that the kids have headed back to school, nights and weekends around here are extremely busy. Between homework and after-school obligations, I’m constantly looking for easy and quick dinner ideas that the entire family will love. If you are a parent, then you know this is not always an easy task. Continue reading