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Fajita Burgers to Liven Up Your Burger Bar

Fajita Burgers from Good Cheap Eats

Grilling season approaches. Switch your burger bar up a bit this year with salsa, chipotle mayo, and fajita vegetables. Viva the Fajita Burger! Burgers are a huge hit at our house. I know that I can get instant approval from everyone at the table when I make hamburgers. They’re good with eating them at restaurants, […]

Italian Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

Italian Salad with Crispy Prosciutto Good Cheap Eats

Freshen up this season with dinner salads. Try this Italian Salad loaded with vegetables and topped with crispy prosciutto. Vegetables are the name of the game, people. Nutritionists can argue all the live long day about paleo v. vegan v. whole grains, but one thing everyone agrees on is vegetables. We should all eat more […]

Nicoise Salad Wraps

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Take an old French classic and tweak it with these Nicoise Salad Wraps. Filled with tuna, egg, and vegetables but serve in a wrap, the traditional salad feels new again. I love Salade Nicoise. I remember eating it at an outdoor cafe in Bordeaux with my friend Lucile many, many moons ago. It’s a French classic that […]

Quiche Recipe Basics

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The basic quiche recipe is not complicated. Eggs and cream form a luscious custard that you pour into a pie crust and customize with your favorite fillings. Learn the basics to your classic quiche recipe. As you may know, I was a fan of France long before I ever set foot in Charles de Gaulle airport. Ever […]

Shepherd’s Pie with Cheddar Mash

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Shepherd’s Pie is a hearty, filling dish featuring meat, vegetables, and gravy under a fluffy bed of mashed potatoes. Bake this up for some ultimate comfort food. I’ve been dreaming about this Shepherd’s Pie all week — especially since I didn’t get to eat any of it when I made one last Sunday. I went […]

Burning Love Mashed Potatoes

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Burning Love Mashed Potatoes is an old Danish dish that uses simple ingredients: potatoes, milk, bacon, and onions, and transforms them into something amazing. These loaded mashed potatoes are a perfect main dish or decadent side. This recipe is thanks to Kathy from Denmark. If she hadn’t told us about Burning Love, aka Brændende Kærlighed […]

Ragu with Sausage and Onions (a Non-Recipe Recipe)

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Check out this easy method for cooking up a pot of Ragu with Sausage and Onions to top pasta, polenta, squash or potatoes. It’s super versatile and comes together very easily. On Periscope the other day we were talking about cooking without recipes. Several people mentioned that doing so would be intimidating to them since […]

Calzone with Sausage and Peppers

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Give pizza night a little twist by baking up these meaty Calzone with Sausage and Pepper. These perfect Italian hand pies are delicious dipped in homemade red sauce. I grew up in a large family, lived in the same house for all my childhood, and ate at the same hometown restaurants whenever we dined out. It […]

Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Mushrooms and Olives

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Want a dinner you can set and forget? Stir up a batch of this Slow Cooker Beef Stew for a hearty, flavorful supper any night of the week.  We all have busy days, don’t we? Or days when we just don’t want to do anything. Lazy days, jam-packed days, it doesn’t really matter. It’s always […]

Sausage Potato Soup

Sausage and Potato Soup | Good Cheap Eats

Cozy up with a bowl of this Sausage Potato Soup. Chock full of potatoes and other vegetables and a spicy Italian Sausage, this soup is delicious comfort food. Last week we had a rainy day — and it was so exciting. That’s what years of drought will do for you. You go outside in your pajamas […]