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Homestyle Mac and Cheese

Homestyle Mac and Cheese with Parmesan Garlic Bread Crumbs

This post is sponsored by FreshDirect. We are participating in FreshDirect’s Fourth Annual #FDFriendsgiving! In exchange for this blog post and photos of our Homestyle Mac and Cheese for Instagram, we were given a FreshDirect $100 gift card. It’s hard to think about…

Cauliflower Mash

Cauliflower Mash: Cooking Through Cravings

Our next trip through Cravings is this Cauliflower Mash with Roasted Garlic and Ricotta. Some of the links in our Cravings posts are affiliate links. If you’re interested in making this dish or any of our others, you need to buy Chrissy Teigen’s…

Yellow Rice and Mediterranean Shrimp

Yellow Rice and Mediterranean Shrimp

It’s almost that time of the year when it starts to get cold out. Not lately! I’m antsy waiting for the fall weather to arrive, but I should know better. Today is our three-year wedding anniversary, and every year…

Black Bean Burger with Chipotle Mayo

I just celebrated a birthday and as I get older I realize how the food I eat affects how I feel. As much as I love cheeseburgers and fries, I know I cannot have them everyday. I have two…

Huli Huli Chicken

Huli Huli Chicken Two Ways

This summer was amazing and I owe a huge thank you to Hawaii. As you already know, Brian and I went to Hawaii because our cousin was getting married. So of course we decided to make a vacation out…

King's Hawaiian BLPTs

King’s Hawaiian BLPTs: Cooking Through Cravings

Our next stop through Cravings brings us to these King’s Hawaiian BLPTs. Some links below are affiliate links. Check out our other Cravings posts and be sure to get yourself a copy of the cookbook! I think Fatima and…

John's Marinated Steak: Cooking Through Cravings - LiliesandLoafers

John’s Marinated Steak: Cooking Through Cravings

It’s summer. You know what that means? Beach, frozen margaritas (well, that’s all year round) and dining el fresco. However, we are unable to enjoy cooking food on the grill. Unless you have a terrace, city living is not…

Ms. Jackson's Potato Salad - LiliesandLoafers

Ms. Jackson’s Southern Potato Salad

I’ve shared with you before that my love for cooking comes from my mother. My mother cooked almost every night. She would only take a break from cooking if we ordered pizza. Eating out was just something we never…

Spicy Shrimp

Pepper’s Spicy Shrimp and Pasta: Cooking Through Cravings

Here’s our experience making a dish from Chrissy’s mom, Pepper, in our ongoing journey through Cravings. We made this dish with spicy shrimp, the original recipe calls for clams. This post contains affiliate links. Five years, that’s how long I’ve been at…

Everything Chicken Sandwich Melts

Everything Chicken Sandwich Melts: Cooking Through Cravings

Whoa. These chicken sandwich melts were delicious. We also made these at a perfect time of the year. Definitely a cold weather option. It’s Comfort food 💯! At this point in our Cooking Through Cravings journey, you know we love Chrissy’s Cravings…

Tammy's Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage Red Sauce

Tammy’s Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage Red Sauce

Growing up, I looked forward to my mom’s homemade sweet Italian sausage red sauce on pasta night. Sunday afternoon, my mom would start the sauce, it would cook for the rest of day and be ready just in time…