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Closeup View of Buttercream Frosted GF Shortbread Cookie Bar

Buttercream Frosted GF Shortbread Cookie Bars

Stop the presses: BRING THESE COOKIES TO EVERY EVENT SAID EVERYONE! Seriously, these Buttercream Frosted GF Shortbread Cookie Bars are one for the books. Perfect for any event, the cookie base is dense, soft, and just slightly crumbly. The buttercream frosting has the perfectly added sweetness and richness. These bars […]

Plate with Chocolate Mole Enchilada and Toppings

Oaxacan Chocolate Mole Carnitas Enchiladas

These Oaxacan Chocolate Mole Carnitas Enchiladas absolutely WOW everyone who tastes them. They have a deep rich flavor from the mole that is balanced out by the delicious cheese topping. The fresh cilantro, green onion and lime give it freshness and zest. If these enchiladas were a vacation, picture yourself on a beach in Puerto Escondido, Mexico, looking at the ocean, smiling and drinking a margarita.

Overhead of Authentic Mexican Pork Carnitas Bowl with rice beans cilantro prepared mango

Authentic Mexican Pork Carnitas Bowl

Pull out the braising pan and get ready for a fiesta! This Authentic Mexican Pork Carnitas Bowl is tender and sweet; delightful for both the eye and the mouth. And, in case you were wondering, yes, you can make it in your Dutch Oven or InstaPot! What is Carnitas? Carnitas […]

Italian-Style Summer Pasta With Yellow Squash, Olives and Tomatoes

This Italian-Style Summer Pasta with Yellow Squash, Olives and Tomatoes is a quintessential addition to your warm weather line up.  Best served at room temperature or just slightly warmed makes it a low maintenance, refreshing delight. The inspiration for this pasta is from my first cookbook, Rachael Ray’s 365, published […]

Herby Garden Salad With Homemade Lemon Vinaigrette

Herby Garden Salad with Homemade Lemon Vinaigrette

This Herby Garden Salad with Homemade Lemon Vinaigrette is the quintessential summer salad. Once fresh herbs start wafting their aromas, they’re begging to be picked for this burst of liveliness. This simple, impressive, yet inexpensive meal is packed with flavor from bunches of herbs, fresh fruit, and a vibrant vinaigrette. […]

Full View of World's Best Cheesecake with World's Best GF Crust

World’s Best Cheesecake on World’s Best GF Crust

If you know good cheesecake, you know. And if you know, you will absolutely LOVE this World’s Best Cheesecake on World’s Best GF Crust. This cheesecake has it all: fudgy, rich and indulgent filling on top of the perfect crispy, buttery crust. Once you get your first bite, you will […]

Tarragon Thyme Chicken

Lemon Tarragon Thyme Chicken

We all need a chicken recipe to have in our back pocket that wows us time and again. This Lemon Tarragon Thyme Chicken is always juicy and loaded with flavor. Use it to top salads, pastas, or just eat it on its own – it won’t disappoint! When we first […]

Fully Loaded Cheesy Poblano Chorizo Fundido

Our Fully Loaded Cheesy Poblano Chorizo Fundido is rich, creamy and utterly delicious! It is the type of dish that you need to keep in your back pocket for a party because everyone will RAVE about how wonderful it is and then come back to ask for the recipe! Although […]

Closeup Sliced Buttery Herb Skirt Steak

Buttery Herbed Garlic Skirt Steak

This Buttery Herbed Garlic Skirt Steak is as much about how to cook a skirt steak as it is about the butter slather. It will delight your taste buds and make skirt steak fans of even the biggest skeptics. If you are privileged enough to be invited over for a […]