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Brined Pork Chops with Gremolata
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Brined Pork Chops with Gremolata

Pork chops, brined overnight in a salt sugar solution, seared and served with parsley lemon garlic gremolataPhotography Credit:Elise BauerIf you’re like me, it’s easy to get frazzled in the day to day hustle and bustle of every day life.Planning? Who has time to plan?Yet we know deep inside that the best things in life require at least a little bit of planning.

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Meal Plan for April Week 3

This month, Summer Miller is back, sharing her meal plans for April. Summer is a mom, a full-time food writer, and also helps test the fabulous recipes we bring you every week at Our Site.Here we are squarely in the latter half of April and ready to celebrate the best of spring.We don’t think much about it anymore, but eggs are actually seasonal.
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How to Stock Your Pantry for Social Distancing (+ Recipes!)

With health officials advising social distancing to help slow the spread of Covid-19 and schools and offices closing for the next few weeks, having a well-stocked pantry and a plan for how to use it is a must. Here are our suggestions for what to stock and what to cook for the next few weeks.The list below covers a lot of ground, but isn’t exhaustive.
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Meal Plan for February Week 4

I often try to keep Monday dinners super simple, but lately I’ve found that it’s Wednesday nights that have been the troublemaker. By this time in the week, everyone’s starting to get tired from the pace of the work (and daycare) week, and yet it’s just not quite close enough to Friday to let our guard down and get excited about the weekend.
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Meal Plan for August Week 2

Please welcome Katie Workman for this month’s meal plans! Katie is a mother of two hungry boys and a meal planning wizard, so much so that it led to the creation of her blog The Mom 100 and a cookbook by the same name.There are few things more appealing to me than daylight that stretches long into the evening, well past our usual dinner hour.
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Meal Plan for May Week 2

This month, Megan Gordon is back with us sharing her weekly meal plans! Megan is a writer and recipe developer living in Seattle, WA, the author of Whole Grain Mornings, and mom to a 2-year-old. Please welcome Megan!I spent some time last week stocking up on spring produce — nothing gets me feeling more inspired to step into the kitchen than new, seasonal veggies!
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Meal Plan for June Week 4

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and Army wife – and she is also one of our Our Site recipe testers!Being a military family, we don’t always have the luxury of all of us being in the same house, let alone the same country.
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Meal Plan for May Week 1

This month, Megan Gordon is back with us sharing her weekly meal plans! Megan is a writer and recipe developer living in Seattle, WA, the author of Whole Grain Mornings, and mom to a 2-year-old. Please welcome Megan!May, I thought you’d never come! While I’m not naive enough to think that we’ll magically start seeing warmer temperatures in Seattle anytime soon, it’s nice to see the flowers in bloom and the longer days always inspire slightly more leisurely cooking in the evenings.
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Meal Plan for July Week 1

This month, Summer Miller is back, sharing her meal plans for April. Summer is a mom, a full-time food writer, and also helps test the fabulous recipes we bring you every week at Our Site.This is about the time of year when home gardens and farm stands start bursting with produce. The best of which is not only visually stunning on the plate, but also often refreshing made into a beverage and served in highball glass.
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Meal Plan for September Week 3

This month, please welcome Aaron Hutcherson and his September meal plans! Aaron is a regular contributor here on Our Site and the blogger behind The Hungry Hutch.I went to a college friend’s engagement party over the weekend, so there’s a little extra dose of love coursing through my veins this week.
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Our 5 Top Toasty Sandwiches to Warm up Your Week

This post is brought to you in partnership with Cuisinart.If you’re like many of us, a quick sandwich in the middle of the day is par for the course when the lunch hour strikes. But this fall, we’re excited to have WARM sandwiches for lunch, starting with a few of our favorites below!From Salmon and Gruyere Grilled Cheese to a classic Reuben, there’s a winner here for every sandwich lover.
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Our All-Time Best Thanksgiving Pies from Our Site

Let’s be real. We might make a big deal about the amazing golden hue of this year’s roast turkey and go back for seconds of Grandma Dola’s famous green bean casserole, but most of us are really just waiting a polite and acceptable period of time until we can hit the dessert table.We’re just here for the pie, thanks.
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Our Top Comforting Dinner Recipes with Bell Peppers

Bell peppers may not be spicy, like others in the pepper family, but they nonetheless bring a whole lot of bright flavor (and color!) to many of our favorite dinner recipes.Whether they’re grilled, sauteed, or hollowed out to serve as edible bowls, bell peppers are incredibly versatile in cooking. We’ve rounded up five of our favorite ways to incorporate bell peppers into comforting dinner recipes.
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Our 25 Best Holiday Cookies for Your Dessert Table

Cookie season is here! Are you ready to roll, drop, shape and cut out to your heart’s—and belly’s—content? Here are some of our favorites for the holiday cookie tray.Best Cookies to Make with KidsOk, so you can make men, women, and really, any other shape out of this dough! Whatever shape your cookies take, this recipe is a snappy, gingery classic for the holidays.
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Our Site 2018 Gift Guide: For the New Cook

Shopping for the new home cook can be a daunting task, so we’ve put our heads together to come up with ten stellar gifts that get the most play in our kitchens.From the best food processor to a workhorse waffle maker (oh, and did we mention the Instant Pot?), outfitting the new home kitchen (or just upgrading the existing one) just got a whole lot easier!
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Our Most Popular Recipes from 2018

Happy (almost!) New Year, everybody! As always when we find ourselves the end of December, it feels a little hard to believe that we’re actually here. Where, oh, where did 2018 go?Well, I’ll tell you: It went to Tater Tot Casseroles and Instant Pot recipes. It went to our popular Weekly Meal Plans, which we started just over a year ago.
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Our Site 2018 Meal Plan: December Week 2

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and Army wife!At this point in the year, I feel like I’m living in limbo. The New Year isn’t officially here, but it is in my crosshairs. I’m trying to recover from weeks of hosting holiday parties, decorating, and shopping for gifts; yet still trying to figure out what white elephant gift I’m bringing to the next party.
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Our Site 2019 Meal Plan: August Week 1

This week, please welcome Rachel Knecht and her meal plans! Rachel is a recipe tester here on Our Site and the blogger behind Baking with Rachel.Before diving in, we wanted to highlight the ultimate way to save time in your week: having your groceries delivered right to your door. Click on the red “Add to Shopping List” button at the bottom of any recipe (or meal plan) and check it out!
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Our Site 2018 Meal Plan: November Week 2

This month, please welcome Aaron Hutcherson and his November meal plans! Aaron is a regular contributor here on Our Site and the blogger behind The Hungry Hutch.Not to frighten you, but Thanksgiving is next week. No, I don’t know where the time went either!That means it’s time to start confirming the guest list, rounding up the recipes you want to make, and dusting off all the servingware you reserve for special occasions such as this.
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Our Site 2019 Meal Plan: February Week 3

This meal plan is brought to you in partnership with Milk Life. This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and an Army wife!Do you ever look at recipes and think they’re too far out of your comfort zone to attempt? Well, this week’s meal plan is going to expose you to flavors and ingredients you may not naturally gravitate to you.
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Our Site 2019 Meal Plan: August Week 3

This week, please welcome Rachel Knecht and her meal plans! Rachel is a recipe tester here on Our Site and the blogger behind Baking with Rachel.Before diving in, we wanted to highlight the ultimate way to save time in your week: having your groceries delivered right to your door. Click on the red “Add to Shopping List” button at the bottom of any recipe (or meal plan) and check it out!
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