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Chicken Teriyaki and Vegetable Bowtie Pasta

Teriyaki sauce reminds me of my childhood. I slathered it on just about everything. Either that or sweet-and-sour sauce or ketchup. The only version of chicken teriyaki my daughter had ever...

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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate crinkle cookies are usually associated with Christmas and Christmas cookies. But my chocolate cravings don’t pay attention seasons. The cookies are perfect anytime of year and they’re so easy to...

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Coconut Shrimp with Orange-Chili Dipping Sauce

We recently were on a little road trip and the nearest restaurant to our hotel was an Outback Steakhouse. My daughter fell in love with their coconut shrimp and I could...

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Berry Crumble Bars

I love crumble or streusel toppings and the bigger the crumbles, the happier I am. It’s even better when the crust and crumble topping are one in the same. One less step, and one less bowl to wash, and a big...

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M&M’S Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

The only thing I may possibly like better than soft and chewy M&M’S® cookies are cookie bars. Bars are my favorite kitchen shortcut because they’re so fast and easy to make. No dough...

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Sweet-and-Sour Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry

I love sweet-and-sour sauce and when it’s served in a restaurant I always need extra. And then extra of the extra. It just makes everything better. The stir fry reminds me of so...

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Zucchini Banana Bread

I love banana bread and I have over 30 different recipes for banana bread and dozens more for banana muffins and banana cakes. And I have lots of zucchini-banana recipes. Here, here, and here. But you can never...

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Tropical Strawberry Lemonade Party Punch

With warmer around the corner, nothing beats a glass of cool and refreshing punch. This goes down so easily. It’s sweet, citrusy, and has a tropical vibe. You can make the punch as...

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Sweet and Tangy Jerk Chicken with Caramelized Pineapple and Mango

The flavors in this dish just scream warm and sunny tropical island. So much so that it makes me wish I was on a tropical island right about now. It’s a...

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Fudgy Nutella Triple Chocolate Brownies

Calling all chocolaholics, meet your new best friend. Rich fudgy brownies layered with Nutella, chocolate chips, chocolate chunks, and hot fudge. The one-bowl, no-mixer brownies are ridiculously fast and easy to make. The best kind...