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polenta with ragu
Dinner, World Food

Creamy Polenta Recipe Served up Three Ways

This classic polenta recipe can be served straight out of the pot as a creamy polenta recipe, or used to make fried or grilled polenta. It would be excellent served with this hueveos rancheros recipe! What is polenta? Now, don’t be worried if you don’t know! I had never heard of polenta until I married […]

huevos rancheros
Breakfast, World Food

Try this Easy Huevos Rancheros Recipe for Breakfast

A favorite dish in Mexico, this huevos rancheros recipe– or rancher’s eggs — is common fare in many Mexican food restaurants. At its most basic, it’s a fried egg served in a tortilla, but the toppings make each plate unique! Check out these other breakfast recipes, too! Making this easy huevos rancheros recipe This traditional […]

gnocchi in a bowl
Dinner, World Food

42+ Delicious Italian Recipes to Savor at Home

When you can’t get to Italy, bring the flavor of your favorite destination home with these tasty Italian recipes! From savory meals to indulgent desserts, you’ll find something here to make your taste buds swoon. Vino rosa optional. Heading to Italy? Check out 30 things to know before you go. Italian recipes for your table […]

slice of southern cornbread
Breakfast, Dinner

Delicious Southern-Style Cornbread Recipe

This rustic southern cornbread is cooked in a cast-iron skillet for a crispy crumb. It’s going to make your mouth so happy! You might want to serve it with this sweet potato black bean chili. What is a true southern cornbread? Ask a hundred people and you’ll get a hundred different answers as to what […]

pizza in italy is topped with fresh ingredients
Travel

30+ Things to Know When Visiting Italy

When visiting a new country for the first time, it’s understandable to find yourself uncertain about local customs. While we found the Italian people to be very accommodating when visiting Italy, I’m sure there were at least a couple times that they shook their head in consternation over our cluelessness! Here are some quick tips […]

easy adobo chicken on a rectangular white plate
Dinner, World Food

How to Make Adobo Chicken at Home in the Instant Pot

The unofficial “official” dish of the Philippines, meat stewed in an adobo sauce is tender and flavorful. This easy adobo chicken recipe uses chicken thighs and comes together quickly in an Instant Pot. Love your Instant Pot? Be sure to try these easy Thai peanut noodles! The lemon juice and vinegar give this dish a […]

waffles with a scoop of applesauce on a white plate
Breakfast

Applesauce Waffles

These fluffy applesauce waffles are moist and lightly sweet. With no added sugar, they’re a healthy breakfast option the whole family will love. Be sure to give these pumpkin spice waffles a try, too! Making these applesauce waffles The addition of applesauce means you’re getting a serving of fruit in your breakfast meal, right? Trust […]

Travel

Hawaii’s Best Eats: What to Try When You Stay

Hawaii has a multitude of delicious high-end dining options, but some of the best food in Hawaii is casual fare. Be sure to check out this Quick Food Guide to Italy, too! Sample the best food in Hawaii We’re not talking five-star, Michelin rated restaurants, here. Sure, those fancy meals are delicious and you’ll probably […]

sardines on crusty bread with a cherry tomato
Travel

7 Popular Foods We Tried in Portugal (And One We Didn’t)

My mom learned to cook at the hand of her Portuguese mom, a second-generation American. She’s a great cook but when we had the opportunity to visit Portugal — Lisbon and Porto — one of our goals was to experience traditional Portuguese food as it’s cooked in our ancestral lands. Love traveling and tasting the […]