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Alaska Cod With Lemon Butter

Mar 05, 18 Alaska Cod With Lemon Butter

Alaska Cod with Lemon Butter. It’s an easy and delicious 30 minutes or less weeknight meal that the whole family can enjoy.

pieces of cod in a black cast iron skillet with potatoes and lemon wedges

This post was sponsored by Alaska Seafood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

I happen to love seafood. Did you know that wild-caught Alaska whitefish varieties, such as halibut, sablefish (black cod), sole, Alaska pollock and cod, are a delicious and easy way for the whole family to eat more seafood.

Are you familiar with Alaska seafood? Sometimes cold is really good thing. Alaska’s cold pristine waters produce the purest, high-quality seafood. Its wild fisheries contribute nearly 60% of all seafood harvested in the United States. Impressive isn’t it?

 

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Zucchini Noodles and Meatballs

Zucchini Noodles and Meatballs. A fresher alternative to traditional spaghetti and meatballs.

zucchini noodles and meatballs on a brown plate with fork

This post was sponsored by Green Giant as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

I do love pasta, but, sometimes maybe because of dietary restrictions or maybe you just want something lighter you’re looking for a fresh alternative to pasta. We’ve got an alternative for you. Green Giant® Veggie Spirals are a new take on noodles.  They’re 100% vegetables so they’re gluten free! Veggie Spirals have up to 90% fewer calories than pasta*, making them the perfect swap-in.

The veggie spirals come without any added sauce or seasoning so you can serve them exactly how you would like them. They’re perfect as an entrée, a side dish, or in soup. 

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Tuna Puttanesca

Feb 26, 18 Tuna Puttanesca

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Momma’s Old Fashioned Whoopie Pies

Feb 05, 18 Momma’s Old Fashioned Whoopie Pies

momma's old fashioned whoopies pies on a silver cake plate topped with a birthday candle bottle of vanilla extract and flour sifterMomma’s Old Fashioned Whoopie Pies.

Who remembers Whoopie Pies? These are my Momma’s Old Fashioned Whoopie Pies and I could never resist these soft chocolate sandwich cookies filled with a layer of fluffy white frosting.

My Mom would make these for my sister and I for special occasions like our birthdays, sports events celebrations or because I would beg her to make them until she finally caved. Probably just to get me to zip it. Regardless, my eyes would always get as big as the whoopie pie when I saw them.

I came across her recipe while going through my treasured recipe box. All the memories flooded back. The smell, the way they tasted, her raised eyebrow when I would inevitably try to sneak one. It’s so incredible how food is intertwined with memories. I made a new memory when I made these to celebrate her birthday this year. I piled them up and topped the whole thing off with a candle a la a very nontraditional birthday cake. I cried the whole time, not gonna lie, but I’m glad I made them. They were just as delicious as I remembered.

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How To Make Bourbon Chicken

Have you ever wondered How To Make Bourbon Chicken? It’s easier than you might think. A quick marinade and then into the skillet it goes. You’ll have plenty of time to whip up a batch of sticky rice to serve it over for a complete meal.

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No need to order take out. We’re going to show you How to Make a tangy sticky bourbon chicken meal at home.

I get obsessed with ordering certain foods when I go out. I’ll keep ordering them each time until I’ve eaten it so much I just can’t do it anymore. I know, quirky, but that’s me. When I like something I REALLY like something. In comes bourbon chicken. A few months ago I ordered bourbon chicken at one of my local pick up places. It was absolutely AMAZING the first time I ordered it.

Went back a second time, and eh not as good as I remembered. Was it them or did I build it up in my head? Who knows.  I ordered a third time and though it was pretty good it still wasn’t as I remembered. I decided I could make it as good as my taste buds remembered. After a half dozen goes around the skillet, I’m pretty tickled with my fake out take out bourbon chicken and I think you’ll be too.

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Instant Pot Turtle Cheesecake

Jan 22, 18 Instant Pot Turtle Cheesecake

Instant Pot Turtle Cheesecake #cheesecake #instantpot #instantpotrecipes #desserts #turtlecheesecake

Instant Pot Turtle Cheesecake. You need this in your life. If you don’t already have one, you’ll need a 7″ spring form pan to make this recipe. I tried 4 stores and couldn’t find that size locally so save yourself some time unless you live in a metropolis of bake ware stores and order it online. Gas is expensive. You’re welcome.

I have to admit, I have had my Instant Pot for over a year. I bought it on Black Friday because it was on a super sale and ERRYONE in the blogosphere was talking it up. I’ll admit, I was hesitant. Did I really NEED another gadget that would take up precious counter space. Would I even use it? Not to mention, the whole idea that pressure cooking kinda scared me.

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