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Monthly Archive:: September 2017

Loaded Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Sour Cream

Instructions Preheat oven to 400ºF and prick potatoes with a fork. Cover the potatoes tightly with foil and bake until soft, about 1 hour. Remove from oven and cut the top off the potato and scoop potato flesh out. Place in a bowl and mix with the butter, sour cream, bacon, and salt and pepper.

Pomegranate Sangria

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 bottle red wine 1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice 1/3 cup Grand Marnier 1/4 cup brandy 3 Tbsp sugar 2 lemons, chopped 3/4 cup pomegranate seeds Instructions In a large pitcher stir together the red wine, pomegranate juice, Grand Marnier, brandy, sugar, lemons, and pomegranate

5 Ina Garten Recipes You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

When it comes to entertaining, the Barefoot Contessa is a bonafide queen. Between wowing a crowd and making lovey-dovey meals for her man, Jeffrey, Ina Garten runs the world of classic cooking. When you want to take a page from her book but have less than half the time, you need to get creative. That’s

Slow Cooker Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Instructions In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat together the butter and sugars until fluffy. Add in the egg and vanilla and stir. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cornstarch. Stir into the wet ingredients and fold in the chocolate chips. Place a piece of parchment paper

The Best Fish to Buy at Your Supermarket

The fish sold in your local market can be broken down into two basic categories: Flat fish, like flounder, sole, and halibut, which have lean, white flesh and a delicate flavor, and are ideal for fish novices; and round fish, which are broken down by their relative richness. There’s oily fish—dinner-party staples like salmon, trout,

10 Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table

“How was your day?” Every couple sharing an evening meal together has asked this question. It’s a fine question; you care about each other, after all, and are genuinely interested in what happened that day! But sometimes, especially for couples who’ve been together a long time, dinner conversations can settle into the same grooves night

Mexican Lime Martini

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes INGREDIENTS 3 oz tequila 1 1/2 oz Cointreau 1 lime, squeezed 1/2 oz olive brine lime wedges and olives Instructions In a shaker filled with ice add the tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and olive brine. Shake 15 seconds then drain into a martini glass. Garnish with

The Man’s Guide to Cooking and Eating Fish

Let’s get right to the point: You already know that fish is good for you, so we won’t waste any time going into how research shows it can improve body composition, suppress appetite, or make you smarter than you already are. If you like fish, you’re probably already eating it. If you don’t, we get