How to Make Spicy Mayo Coleslaw

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Spicy mayo coleslaw is so easy to make. And it’s delicious. Elevate the traditional coleslaw recipe by adding a little kick to it thanks to spicy mayo. You can also skip the coleslaw dressing and use the spicy mayo directly on your homemade poke bowls and hamburgers. Why it works Coleslaw is always delicious, especially … Read more

Spicy Jambalaya with Chicken, Shrimp, and Sausage

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Our take on jambalaya combines my favorite parts of the Cajun dish – soulful spices and aromatic holy trinity – with an extra punch using spicy Italian sausage instead of andouille. Why it works We separately brown the meat and vegetables for extra flavor. Alex learned this technique from his parents who learned it from … Read more

Spaghetti Squash with Garlic Pesto, Mozzarella, & Cherry Tomatoes

Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Mozzarella & Cherry Tomatoes

A low-carb alternative to pasta, spaghetti squash does a great job satisfying my cravings for noodles. The spaghetti squash takes a tad longer to make than pasta from a box. But it’s a wonderful variation on the traditional pasta salad.  That’s a strong endorsement from him considering how much he loves pasta, as do I.   And, … Read more

Garlic Butternut Squash & Zucchini Gratin

Butternut Zucchini Bacon Brie Gratin

With winter around the corner, this Garlic Butternut Squash & Zucchini Gratin recipe is the ultimate comfort food. It showcases roasted butternut squash and zucchini with creamy brie on top. Why it works Cooking garlic in bacon grease adds a hearty aroma to the gratin. I LOVE the color combination of the bright orange butternut squash and … Read more

Chas’ French Onion Soup

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Fight the cold weather with this hearty soup! While French Onion Soup might not be the fastest recipe to make, this is an easy, foolproof recipe that you will LOVE. We made it from scratch, including the beef broth, using our Extra Umami Beef Broth recipe. But you could easily buy some cartons of pre-made beef broth … Read more

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