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Beef and Mushroom Meatballs

Beef and Mushroom Meatballs

Mushrooms?! If I went back in time and told my younger self that I would be eating onions and mushrooms later in life, my younger self would laugh in my face. These beef and mushroom meatballs were a happy…

John's Chili Recipe

John Legend’s Chili Recipe: Cooking Through Cravings

The next stop in our journey through Cravings, is John Legend’s chili recipe. His recipe is used with the Frito Pie Bar. We didn’t go all out with the Frito Bar, but we used a few of the toppings (cheesy guacamole,…

Vegetable Dumplings

Homemade Vegetable Dumplings

The first time Brian and I made dumplings was with my friend, Christine. She came over to our apartment and made these delicious shrimp and ground meat dumplings for us. We reimagined this recipe and made vegetable dumplings! When Brian and I are…

Steak Bites

Steak Bites: Cooking Through Cravings

I cannot believe it’s already December! Where did this year go? Now that the holidays are here, we all need to find some amazing recipes for our guests. I highly recommend these delicious steak bites! A little something you may not…

Pumpkin Bisque

Pumpkin Bisque

If you could whip up fall over the stove, it would be called Pumpkin Bisque. This is one of my favorite recipes to make in the fall. I recently made this for our Harry Potter Halloween Party last month and…

mac and cheese recipe

Chrissy’s Mac and Cheese Recipe: Cooking Through Cravings

After that election, I think most of us (and yes, most, since Hillary won the popular vote) are in the need of a drink and some comfort food. Chrissy Teigen’s mac and cheese recipe was the first recipe we tried.…

Fried Fish Sandwiches

Fried Fish Sandwiches: Cooking Through Cravings

I just celebrated my 27th birthday, I know I’m getting old. To celebrate we made some delicious fried fish sandwiches. Usually around my birthday I start dropping hints to my friends and family on what gift I would like.…

Mediterranean Meatball Gyros

Mediterranean Meatball Gyros

These Mediterranean meatball gyros were our first gyros, ever! Yes, you read that correctly. The very first gyro I had was one I made myself. However, these are meatball gyros made with beef. As my coworker pointed out, a gyro…

Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

Our Six Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

Fall has arrived! Well, this warm weather doesn’t feel like it’s arrived, BUT today is the first FULL DAY of Fall! So we put together our favorite slow cooker recipes. Did anyone feel a slight chill yesterday around 10:21am?…

Sloppy Joes

Ms. Jackson’s Sloppy Joes

I love going home to visit my mother. Although I do feel like I gain 5 pounds every time I visit, especially when eating her sloppy joes. I’m consistently being feed and asked, “Are you hungry?” even after I…

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

We’ve tried to make sweet potato fries for what seems like forever. Whether we fried or baked sweet potato fries, we couldn’t find the right seasoning, temperature, or recipe that worked in our flavor! They were either undercooked, burnt,…

Southern Fried Fish Tacos

Southern Fried Fish Tacos

We’ve been on a taco spree lately! We’re not sure if we’re just craving Mexican dishes or if we’re making all of these tacos to pair with the different margaritas we’ve mixed up lately. Anywho, we loved these Southern fried fish…

Hawaiian BBQ Fried Chicken

Hawaiian BBQ Fried Chicken Tacos

A few weeks ago, my cousin Lisa and her Grammy Award-winning fiancé, Peter, flew into Connecticut from Hawaii to do some wedding planning before the big day! We’re so excited to head out to Hawaii next year! Part of their trip included…