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Recipes without fluff but with plenty of cheese.

Easter Recipes

3 Minute Corn on the Cob

Three minute corn on the cob is cooked in the microwave with the husk on. This is method allows you to effortlessly cook corn on the cob and easily remove the husk. Perfect summer side dish for one or two people families.

One Pot Garlic and Parmesan Shrimp

Once the shrimp are defrosted, this recipe comes together in less than 10 minutes. One pot garlic and parmesan shrimp is an easy and quick weeknight main course that can be served over pasta, with rice pilaf, a simple salad or roasted vegetables.

Easy Carrot Cake Cupcakes

These easy carrot cake cupcakes with cream cheese frosting are made completely from scratch. This is a super moist carrot cake cupcake recipe with raisins and pineapple that is topped with homemade cream cheese frosting. The recipe contains no walnuts, making it perfect to bring to parties and events.

5 Items Always in My Pantry

It should come as no surprise that I have a pretty extensive pantry. It can change like the wind but I always make sure I have these 5 ingredients in there.

Homemade Taco Seasoning

This easy DIY seasoning recipe is perfect for taco night. Great on ground beef, turkey or chicken and stays fresh for 6 months.

Cast Iron Three Berry Crisp

Blueberries, raspberries and blackberries are the epitome of summer berries. They are the most flavorful (and nutritious!) during the summer when you can get them from local farmers markets. This three berry filling is baked in a cast iron skillet and topped with an oatmeal crisp. It pairs well with some vanilla ice cream for a great summer dessert.

Brown Butter Lobster Rolls

Lobster rolls are a staple in New England during the summer. Brown Butter Lobster Rolls are my take on the traditional lobster roll using brown butter, top split buns and just a hint of mayo. These are best served warm with a drizzle of fresh lemon juice.

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Savory Galette

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Savory Galette is an easy vegetarian appetizer for almost any occasion; a fancy brunch, party or even just for dinner. Caramelized asparagus pairs well with the creamy goat cheese and flaky pie crust.