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Course: Dinner

QUICK CHICKEN SATAY

QUICK CHICKEN SATAY

Savory, sweet, and tangy chicken satay, tender, skewered chicken grilled to perfection and served with a rich and flavorful easy homemade peanut sauce. Peanut sauce recipe also available in this post.

SLOW COOKER PORK CARNITAS

SLOW COOKER PORK CARNITAS

Discover how to make mouthwatering and budget-friendly Pork Carnitas infused with zesty citrus and classic Mexican spices in this easy-to-follow recipe perfect for Cinco de Mayo celebrations! Instant Pot directions are below.

SPIRAL VEGETABLE TART

SPIRAL VEGETABLE TART

Delight your taste buds with our vibrant Spiral Veggie Tart, a colorful and savory masterpiece perfect for spring gatherings and Easter celebrations.

PERSONAL THANKSGIVING POT PIES

PERSONAL THANKSGIVING POT PIES

Transform your Thanksgiving remnants into savory pot pies. These 6 individual pies feature tender turkey, veggies, and golden puff pastry crusts. A delightful way to enjoy your holiday leftovers.

THANKSGIVING HAND PIES

THANKSGIVING HAND PIES

Savor the flavors of Thanksgiving in 12 mini pies, filled with turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. Serve with optional gravy for a delightful twist on leftovers.

ROASTED ACORN SQUASH

ROASTED ACORN SQUASH

Indulge in the flavors of fall with our simple roasted acorn squash recipe. Enjoy tender, buttery squash with a crispy edge, perfectly seasoned for an autumn delight.

MIX AND MATCH STUFFING FOR ACORN SQUASH

MIX AND MATCH STUFFING FOR ACORN SQUASH

Elevate your acorn squash with our versatile mix and match stuffing. Combine vegetables, rice, protein, and delightful add-ins to create a customized filling that transforms squash into a hearty, satisfying meal.

PUMPKIN APPLE CIDER SOUP

PUMPKIN APPLE CIDER SOUP

Discover the taste of autumn with our PumpkinApple Cider Soup – a perfect blend of savory and sweet. Paired with Grilled Cheese Croutons, it's comfort food at its finest.

CLASSIC SALISBURY STEAK WITH MUSHROOM GRAVY

CLASSIC SALISBURY STEAK WITH MUSHROOM GRAVY

Salisbury steak is a savory and hearty dish featuring well-seasoned ground beef patties smothered in a velvety mushroom gravy, delivering a comforting and homestyle flavor with a hint of nostalgia.

DIVAS EASY BBQ RIBS

DIVAS EASY BBQ RIBS

Guaranteed delectable, fall-off-the-bone pork ribs that you easily simmer, then sizzle on the grill.

ALABAMA WHITE BBQ SAUCE ALA DIVA

ALABAMA WHITE BBQ SAUCE ALA DIVA

Used as both a baste and a sauce, it's creamy and cooling but also tangy with a just a hint of heat. It’s one of those addictive flavor combinations that keeps you coming back for more.

ALABAMA WHITE BBQ CHICKEN

ALABAMA WHITE BBQ CHICKEN

When you prepare chicken using the Alabama White Sauce ala Diva (recipe above) as a baste, the chicken takes on a deep mahogany glaze. Then when you dip the cooked chicken in the sauce it’s absolute perfection.