How to Make Parmesan Meatballs

How to Make Parmesan Meatballs

Parmesan in meatballs? One word: brilliant. You know when you’ve been eating this particular food for quite some time now since you were a kid, you believed that nothing else would make it better? That’s how I felt with this recipe. Spaghetti in marinara sauce is one of the most common dishes served to kids. Parents would either make it with ground beef, nothing special, or with meatballs going as big as monster’s eyeballs like those in the story books. So when I came upon this recipe and tried it, it just blew my mind away. I know what you’re thinking: how big of a

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Chicken Bordeaux

Chicken Bordeaux

Ok. I admit. there is nothing in the world quite like making the perfect meal. I mean nothing. Not even making the perfect meal. Is there such a thing? I admit. I am such a home cook. And as a home cook who just happens to be taking photos of the meals that I prepare and serve, I want everything to be perfect. From the prep, to the actual cooking, to the layout of the food for a photo or two, and then finally on the table for my family. The reward? This is THE BEST!!!! The best what? Do I ever hear those words? My five year old often says something like: Yuck. I am not eating that! I want

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Mexican Rice & Black Bean Casserole (With Chicken)

Mexican Rice & Black Bean Casserole (With Chicken)

Can I share a secret? It is a bit embarrassing, but with every good embarrassing secret, it makes for good reading. I suppose. Ok, here goes. A bit personal here. Being a part of running RecipeZazz.com is lots of fun. And I get to dive into something else that I love. Being a food blogger on the blogging side of a recipe sharing site. But I must say, there is one really awful and hard thing about being a food blogger. Ok, here goes. Don't laugh. Serious stuff here. It's 3:00 in the afternoon. I am rummaging through, literally now, tens of thousands of recipes, trying to decide what recipe I

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Garlic Ham Pizza Sliders

Garlic Ham Pizza Sliders

Well, as they say... good intentions are absolutely every...thing! Right? Well, honestly, I did have good intentions. I truly had a great idea. A series of posts bringing you along a journey of healthy eating and sure enough. Hey, look. There's a squirrel! Or something. Some kind of distraction. Forget the squirrel. Did you just taste these garlic and ham pizza sliders in your head? It's okay. I tell myself that it is okay. But them sliders though! I love, love kneading fresh dough. The feeling of splashing just the right amount of flour over the rawness of a mound of dough. Reminds me of

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Ground Turkey & Cabbage Stir-Fry

Ground Turkey & Cabbage Stir-Fry

There is something about this time of year that gets my head swimming. The official season of Spring that brings forth warmer and longer days, fresh flowers and the smell of things new. Then the proverbial dump of unexpected snow that reminds me that old man winter does not want to let go. If you live in such climates, that is. The wonder and beauty of recipes is that people can mix and match ingredients to their heart's content and that's how great food dishes are created. Take this turkey stir fry for example. Throw in some vermicelli noodles, other ingredients like snap peas,

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Pizza Hotdish Casserole

Pizza Hotdish Casserole

Hotdish or casserole? Is there really a difference... it's like saying slow cooker or crockpot. There may be some who would make a really big deal out of these two. But me? I just love this recipe cause it is crazy good, easy to make and my fussy eater daughter LOVES it! So, when RZ member Dissie cooked up this recipe on our site, she chose to use the term "hotdish" instead of crockpot or slow cooker. And I love it!!! Just the name: pizza hotdish. When I took my first bite after mixing everything up, scooping the ingredients into a pan and finally pulling it out of the oven... I got to

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