Old Fashioned Swiss Steak

Old Fashioned Swiss Steak | Culinary Craftiness

Hello CC Readers! It may seem as though I’ve fallen off the planet, but I’m still cooking/baking! I’m struggling to accomplish everything I set my mind to every day. Taking Continue Reading →

Rustic Ratatouille Made Easy

Rustic Ratatouille Made Easy | Culinary Craftiness

I’ve fallen way off the healthy eating wagon over the past several months. Junk food tastes good. Gaining weight sucks. Trying to lose weight sucks. It takes a crazy amount Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Autumn Harvest Stew

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It’s the first day of Autumn! 🍁 Time to pull out the thick sweaters, jeans, and boots! There are so many fun things to do in the fall – football Continue Reading →

What is Quinoa? And a Shortcut Tabbouleh

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“Quinoa is a species of the goosefoot genus, a grain crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal, as it is not Continue Reading →

Portobello Mushroom “Burger” with Sun-dried Tomato & Pine Nut Aioli

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A recipe challenge from Vegas.com – #MyVegasRecipe – made for the perfect opportunity to come up with something delicious and vegan/vegetarian. I hopped on Pinterest and explored many recipes and Continue Reading →

Pesto & Mozzarella Smothered Chicken

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This is another ridiculously easy way to turn boneless, skinless chicken breast into a delicious dish perfect for wowing dinner guests, yet quick and cheap enough for any weeknight supper.

Mushroom & Sun-dried Tomato Linguine

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It seems I’ve got this thing for mushrooms. And sun-dried tomatoes. They’re two of my favorite additions to just about anything. Anything savory, that is. Another of my favorite ingredients, Continue Reading →

Israeli Shakshouka – History & Recipe

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I’m not sure where I stumbled upon a picture of it, but I knew we had to try Shakshouka. The ingredient list sounded like an amalgamation of flavors that reminded Continue Reading →

Melly’s Easy Chili Mac

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Anytime’s a good time for chili. I don’t know who came up with the notion that certain foods are “cold weather” foods, but it doesn’t really make sense to me. Continue Reading →

Super Easy, Super Yummy Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Bacon

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This simple dish is loaded with flavor and is one of my favorite go-to meals when I’m in a hurry to put supper on the table. And it’s one of Continue Reading →