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Cuban Style Ropa Vieja

Cuban Style Ropa Vieja

Cuban ropa vieja (which translates to old clothes in Spanish) is a delicious dish of shredded meat that is tender and full of flavor. The meat is cooked on the stovetop for hours to get the meat really tender and easy to shred. Peppers, onions 

Best Ever Italian Pasta Salad

Best Ever Italian Pasta Salad

This best ever Italian pasta salad is really going to change the way you think about pasta salad because it is so good. Though the ingredients are simple and similar to other pasta salad recipes, the techniques when making this dish is what really makes 

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai chicken lettuce wraps is one of my all time favorite dishes that I have been eating since my college days!  I don’t know how traditionally Thai it actually is and maybe it isn’t but it sure is tasty!  What I do know is these 

Grilled Citrus Chicken Skewers

Grilled Citrus Chicken Skewers

Some time ago I came across this recipe for grilled citrus chicken skewers and I have never stopped making them because they are so delicious!  These skewers are so moist because I marinate the chicken in the citrus and garlic marinade then keep brushing them with 

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup is the epitome of soul warming food. Although it is made up of all vegetables, (excluding the chicken stock) all of the flavors from the warm spices and coconut milk make it taste so amazing and not boring at all. This 

10 Side Dishes To Serve With Salmon

10 Side Dishes To Serve With Salmon

Spending time making a beautiful salmon dinner is a great way to eat healthy and get your vitamins. When thinking about what to serve with salmon, we carefully selected our best side dishes that compliment the salmon beautifully. There are so many great options to 

Cannellini Beans with Pancetta and Crostini

Cannellini Beans with Pancetta and Crostini

Cannellini beans with pancetta and crostini is my new favorite obsession and so incredibly full of flavor! It may sound simple but do not let that fool you in how big it is on flavor. Around our house, we are trying to eat a little 

Cauliflower Carbonara

Cauliflower Carbonara

Cauliflower carbonara is such a tasty dish that requires very few ingredients. It is a quick and easy dish that impresses all the people who eat it.  It’s sauce is made up of egg yolks, garlic and pasta water and it’s flavor comes from the 

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and sausage gumbo is a Cajun style dish that is full of bold flavors and textures. This really easy gumbo recipe takes no time to make and it is so good. Normally when I think of gumbo, I think of of shrimp gumbo which 

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta has to be hands down one of my favorite ways to eat pasta! The flavors are bold, spicy and creamy and everyone always loves it. My family and I call this sauce liquid gold because it is that good and the cream