Month: September 2017

This pressure cooker Chicken Adobo and Rice has everything going for it: it’s fast, it’s tasty, and everything cooks together in the same pot! Make a salad to serve alongside while the pressure cooker does its magic, and you’ll have a complete dinner in less than an hour. Continue reading “Pressure Cooker Chicken Adobo and
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Confession: I am a late bloomer when it comes to my love for pumpkin. My mom doesn’t really like pumpkin, so the only encounters that I had with it before adulthood were in the form of store-bought pumpkin pies in those crinkly aluminum tins topped with a dollop of partially frozen cool whip. Not exactly
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This apple cake is ready to celebrate! With its festive topping of toasted almonds and a honey glaze, this grain-free cake is pretty enough to serve at any gathering, but easy enough to whip together at a moment’s notice. Continue reading “Grain-Free Apple Honey Cake” » Simply Recipes
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In New England, where I live, there are so many grand maple trees that the syrup goes into everything. You often find it in pots of baked beans instead of molasses, as well as in all kinds of cakes, pies, and other sweet desserts. Maple syrup also makes its way into simple weeknight dishes like this skillet chicken
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When was the last time you threw a cake together in 15 minutes? Well, this one delivers and it will make you so happy! Juicy plums are excellent for eating out of hand, but baking with them is one of the finest pleasures of summer. Their flesh is sweet and their skins are tart, so
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I had a single unopened sleeve of graham crackers, several assorted packages of chocolate, and half a bag of somewhat stale mini marshmallows, all unearthed from the pantry on a rainy late-summer/early-fall afternoon. What’s a gal to do but make chocolate and marshmallow S’mores Cookies? Continue reading “S’mores Cookies” » Simply Recipes
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I was first introduced to the concept of a dump cake when I was in high school. It quickly became a favorite of my mom’s because it was so easy and convenient – and, of course, everyone loved eating it! Classic dump cakes, my mom’s included, were made with canned pie filling, a box of
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Pickle chips are essential for hamburgers and sandwiches. Did you know that you can easily make them yourself at home? With this method for refrigerator pickles, you don’t need to get out the canning equipment or have any special pickling know-how. They’re made with a simple brine and pickle in just 24 hours right in
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These absolutely gorgeous Chocolate Cranberry Zucchini Muffins are from a new cookbook that I’m really enjoying right now. It’s called The Cranberry Cookbook, and it’s by none other than Sally Vargas, one of our Simply Recipes contributors! The pages of this cookbook are full of ideas for incorporating cranberries into every meal of the day. Didn’t think you needed that many
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Let’s clarify one thing I wish I had known when I was younger: there is no iced tea anywhere in the Long Island Iced Tea. It is simply the color of iced tea. This is critical knowledge to have if you plan to drink one. Or three. Because not knowing this will get you in
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