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Step-by-Step Tutorial // This homemade cornbread stuffing is a much beloved and anticipated dish for the holiday season!

Day 7 ❄︎ Homemade Cornbread Stuffing

One of the many reasons I like the holiday season so much is because that’s when people pull out all the stops: the once-a-year turkey, the special holiday ham, Aunt So-and-So’s famous pumpkin pie… In my family, the much beloved and anticipated dish is this homemade cornbread stuffing. Yesterday I showed you how to make […]

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Growing up, we had a side of homemade cornbread with just about every meal. It was fluffy and sweet and reminded me of cake. Here's the remastered recipe of my youth.

Day 6 ❄︎ Homemade Cornbread

Growing up, we had a side of homemade cornbread with just about every meal. It was fluffy and sweet and reminded me of cake. Topped with a slice of butter, it brought out the flavor of meat, perfectly complemented baked beans and made any vegetable tolerable. It remains one of my family’s favorites even now. […]

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Great for lunch boxes or picnics at the park, chicken katsu onigirazu is portable, healthy and delicious. Follow this step-by-step picture tutorial and try it today!

Chicken Katsu Onigirazu • チキンカツおにぎらず

My family really likes the Japanese dish, chicken katsu. Its golden-fried goodness is on regular rotation at our house, and I often make a little extra to have as lunch the next day. Since deep-fried foods lose their crispness in the refrigerator overnight, I like to make these chicken katsu onigirazu or katsudon with the leftovers instead. What is an […]

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A traditional Japanese dish that is sure to please! Chicken Katsu is panko-encrusted chicken breast fried to a golden perfection — crisp on the outside and juicy on the inside!

Chicken Katsu • チキンカツ

Chicken katsu is a traditional Japanese dish that is sure to please. It’s on regular rotation at my house, and my kids ask for it by the sauce that accompanies it. As in, “Mom, can we have bull-dog sauce tonight?” The chicken equivalent to the popular Japanese pork cutlet, tonkatsu, chicken katsu is a thinly sliced chicken breast […]

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One of my family's favorite meals is Japanese curry rice with chicken, onions, carrots and potatoes. Check out this simple step-by-step tutorial to prepare this popular and delicious dish at home.

Japanese Curry Rice • カレーライス

One of my family’s favorite meals is Japanese-style curry rice with chicken, onions, carrots and potatoes. It’s incredibly comforting on chilly days, but it’s also quite tasty any other day of the week. It’s a dish on regular rotation in my house — even during the summer months — and a no-fail meal when my kids […]

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Serve up a tasty lineup alongside V's Super Bowl Chili with homemade cornbread and a plethora of delicious toppings!

V’s Super Bowl Chili

My Denver Broncos are playing in the Super Bowl! Have I mentioned that I love football, and more specifically, the Denver Broncos? Maybe just a line or two in a previous post? Well, friends, I am beyond excited to root for my team on its quest for another Super Bowl championship! #gobroncos If you’re still working […]

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Perfect for chilly days! This Olive Garden-inspired soup is wonderfully hearty and delicious. Plus, it's incredibly easy to make.

Homemade Pasta e Fagioli

Now that the temperature is dropping and there’s a chill in the air… soup’s on! One of my all-time favorites is Olive Garden’s pasta e fagioli, and this recipe is a delicious replica. It’s a wonderfully hearty soup that’s sure to warm your heart and belly. And it’s incredibly easy to make; the most laborious task is […]

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unstuffed cabbage rolls //

One-Pan Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage is an underrated vegetable. It’s not sexy like Romaine or Spinach. It’s inexpensive and common. But, boy, does it pack a nutritional punch! Cabbage is low in calories and high in Vitamin C, dietary fiber and folate. And it certainly does not have to be boring! I have only a few dishes in my […]

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Chicken Noodle Casserole

I’ve been in a cooking stink these last few weeks. I don’t have much of an excuse… Sure, it’s been hot outside and I’ve been busy with projects. But quite frankly, I just don’t wanna. Yes, every now and again even this Domestic Goddess gets into a funk where cooking becomes a chore — rather […]

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