Our Favorite Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is one of those things everyone has an opinion on. Some like it sweeter with the addition of fresh or dried fruit, while others prefer just nuts. Some are purists and only take their chicken salad with mayonnaise, celery, and seasoning. One of our favorite versions here at MyRecipes is this classic recipe from Southern Living, featuring a […]

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How to Make a Pisco Sour

  I had my first pisco sour a few nights ago at a tapas-style restaurant in Atlanta and boy am I crazy about this drink now. I tend to chose simple cocktails on the less sweet side, and this one fit the bill just right. The drink originated in Peru around 1900, and uses a Peruvian grape brandy, or pisco, […]

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Cook with Confidence: Peppery Shrimp with Grits and Greens

    What Southerner doesn’t love shrimp and grits? This comforting meal is a Low Country classic, and we know creamy grits and shrimp to be a perfect pair. Leafing through the February issue of Cooking Light, I was immediately drawn to the Peppery Shrimp with Grits and Greens recipe because, at 550 calories a person, it boasts less fat and […]

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Broccoli, Grape, and Pasta Salad

Calling all broccoli salad fans! Calling all pasta salad fans! This colorful mixture of broccoli, grapes, pecans, bacon, and bow-tie pasta might just be your new best friend. Make it ahead for potlucks and picnics, or simply prepare a big batch for a week’s worth of lunches. Just be sure to allow a few hours for the mix to mingle […]

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Blackened Tilapia Baja Tacos

  If I had to choose one food to eat for the rest of my life, it would most definitely be tacos. Soft flour or corn tortillas are the perfect vessel for transporting almost any kind of meat, veggies, beans, or cheese into your mouth. While we may think of tacos as being limited to ground beef, fried fish, or […]

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Turkey Panini with Watercress and Citrus Aioli

  Enjoy your panini press even more than you already do (we know, a hard feat to achieve) by whipping up this scrumptious sandwich. Fresh and light, it also packs a hearty punch that’s perfect for lunchtime when the hunger pangs start to kick in. The citrus aioli comes from bits of lemon and lime, and definitely transforms what could be just […]

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year!

  It’s officially the Year of the Goat. The Chinese New Year continuously circulates every twelve years with twelve different animals before restarting. If you’re like me, you may already know which animal year you were born in. If not, a quick search online is a lot of fun and enlightening to see how the Chinese culture honors a new […]

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Cook With Confidence: Honey Peanut Brittle

  Making candy at home is sometimes a nerve wracking endeavor. The sugar and oils amplify the cooking process and it’s easy to go from a melted pot of deliciousness to a burnt mess.  Thankfully, in the process of whipping up this batch of honey peanut brittle, I rolled up my sleeves, put my game face on,  and everything turned out just […]

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Turkey Jambalaya

  We know, we know… Mardi Gras week is officially over, but indulging in a little cajun flair is hard to resist. If you want to keep that jazz and spice going a little longer look no further than classic jambalaya. This dish is considered a classic for a reason. It’s perfect no matter the time of year (though it’s certainly very much appreciated […]

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Beignets for Mardi Gras

  It’s Fat Tuesday! And in celebrating Mardi Gras, look no further than New Orleans, known to some as NOLA or The Big Easy. Locals and tourists alike know that this town is home to a very special delicacy. In fact, you really can’t get far in the French Quarter without the enticing pull of one of the city’s favorite items –  beignets, which […]

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