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sauteed kale in white serving dish

Spicy Sautéed Kale

Spicy sautéed kale is a delicious way to eat more of this leafy green vegetable. Chili paste adds a nice little kick and can be added as liberally as you desire. It’s a great side dish, but also makes a…

Whole Wheat Cheddar Biscuits

Whole Wheat Cheddar Biscuits

While these are a rolled biscuit, they taste very similar to Cheddar Bay Drop Biscuits from Red Lobster. They’re flaky and soft on the inside with a crispy exterior. If you don’t have (or care for) whole wheat, I also…

irish potato candy in container

Irish Potatoes, A Candy Recipe

Irish Potatoes is a traditional candy recipe from Philadelphia. This no-bake candy recipe has just 6 ingredients and is a super simple St. Patrick’s Day dessert. It makes significantly more than what you can order from specialty stores and tastes…

Ice Castles North Woodstock, NH

Ice Castles North Woodstock, NH

Ice Castles in North Woodstock, NH is a great winter attraction for kids and adults. Make it a day trip or plan a vacation to North Woodstock, NH this winter so you can enjoy a bit of winter beauty in New Hampshire.

Pigs in a Blanket Breakfast Casserole

Pigs in a Blanket Breakfast Casserole

Pigs in a blanket breakfast casserole is an all-in-one kind of comfort food breakfast packed with protein, carbs, and cheese. It’s the kind of breakfast to make for a weekend, holiday brunch, or even an easy make-ahead weekday breakfast. If…

Winter Spice Cranberry Sauce

Winter Spice Cranberry Sauce

Winter Spice Cranberry Sauce has warm and cozy spices like cardamom, cinnamon, and clove that are perfect for “cold weather holidays.” One bite and it just might replace your traditional cranberry sauce recipe. Why do we only eat cranberry sauce…

iced turkish espresso caffe killim

Best Coffee Shops in New Hampshire

If you know me, key to any day is a good cup of coffee (or espresso). Since a study I recently read estimated that Americans drink 491 million cups of coffee in a day, and you’re here, I’m guessing you…

homemade mac and cheese with italian sausage and pesto

Italian Sausage and Pesto Mac and Cheese

It’s a given that mac and cheese is a classic American dish that is well-loved (and people have strong opinions about). The addition of sausage and pesto adds just a little time to preparation but the results are so delicious….

Broccoli Brie Soup Recipe

Broccoli Brie Soup

Broccoli is one of those vegetables that can be so brassy. It’s bold and in your face flavor needs some cheesy love when you make broccoli soup. Brie makes this such a comforting bowl of deliciousness. Additionally, I’ve made it…

Behind the Curtain of Cirque du Soleil

Behind the Curtain of Cirque du Soleil

Think of the last concert or show you went to. Imagine the setting. The stage. The “players.” Remember the ambiance? The sounds? The lighting? The experience? It’s all just there, like magic, right? But what’s behind the magic of Cirque…

jumping on bed corteo

Cirque du Soleil Comes to Manchester

I’ve wanted to see a Cirque du Soleil show ever since the late 90s when I saw a clip of one of their Vegas shows. For one reason or another, I never made it to one. Enter 2022. Cirque du…

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Is there anything that tastes better than grilled cheese and tomato soup for lunch on a chilly day? As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Sometimes if I am in a hurry I will pull out a can…

grilled chicken with strawberry and shallot jam, grilled sweet corn, grilled grapefruit

Strawberry Shallot Chicken

Strawberry Shallot Chicken is everything you want in the promise of early summer – fresh strawberries, grilling, and bright flavor. Some of my favorite things about spring creeping into summer are early strawberries and the scent of grilled food wafting…

whole chicken stuffed with herbs with white overlay and text: chicken recipes for every day

30+ Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes

Chicken is such a versatile protein that can be used in recipes that vary so widely – from gourmet meals to quick easy “dinner in 20”.  Types of Chicken There is no end to what you can do with chicken…

rice and beans in black bowl with cilantro garnish; orange and red plaid cloth

Easy Rice and Red Beans

Rice and beans are an essential dish when you are looking for something budget-friendly or simple yet packed full of nutrients with fiber and protein.

brown crock with olive dip on plate with pieces of pita

Dirty Martini Olive Spread

My Dirty Martini Olive Spread is a copycat recipe of a popular dip recipe. It’s super cheap (in a good way) and quick to whip up. It makes the perfect sandwich spread or party appetizer for the holidays or football parties.