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April 9, 2014
The very BEST chopped chicken for casseroles, soups, salads and more. So easy and delicious!

How to Make the Best Chopped Chicken

On busy weeknights, chopped, cooked chicken can be a secret weapon for getting a meal to the table in no time flat. In casseroles, soups or salads, it is amazing how versatile chopped chicken really can be! I love to have a few bags in the freezer to pull out and use at a moment’s […]

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October 25, 2013
These miniature frittatas at Positively Splendid are so easy to make, and they would be perfect for weekend brunch or even a quick weeknight supper!

Miniature Frittatas

Weekend brunch is a regular favorite in our household, and I am always on the lookout for recipes that are easy to make, yet unique enough to make even a typical weekend feel special. Our family loves egg dishes, and these miniature frittatas are a breeze to make, making them perfect not only for lazy […]

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October 14, 2013
Easy Southwestern Steak Salad at Positively Splendid can be made from start to finish in less than 30 minutes! This looks so yummy!

Easy Southwestern Steak Salad

My best busy weeknight dinner tip? Use pre-prepped ingredients to make supper preparation a snap! My Easy Southwestern Steak Salad uses steak you can reserve from weekend grilling and just a few other simple ingredients. This entire recipe can be made from start to finish in less than half an hour!

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September 27, 2013
This looks absolutely delicious! Chicken Pot Pie with Rosemary-Cream Cheese Crust at Positively Splendid

Chicken Pot Pie with Rosemary-Cream Cheese Pastry

Treat your family to a delicious supper this weekend by making a batch of delicious chicken pot pie from scratch. My chicken pot pie is studded with fall root vegetables and topped with a lighter-than-air rosemary-cream cheese crust. Move over, Marie Callender! This chicken pot pie recipe is one you’ll want to add to your […]

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August 29, 2013
Baked Lasagna Rolls at Positively Splendid

Baked Lasagna Rolls

Make-ahead dinners are a back-to-school staple in our household, with ball practice, piano practice, ballet and other activities adding hustle and bustle to our weeknight routine. The recipe I am sharing today, lasagna rolls, is one that is perfect to prepare in the morning or on the weekend when you have more time at your […]

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January 30, 2013

Classic Bolognese Meat Sauce

Although a traditional marinara sauce is delicious in its own right, it is sometimes nice to add a new pasta sauce recipe to your repertoire. Today’s recipe for Classic Bolognese Meat Sauce is a rich, decadent option, and one that is perfect for a cold winter night. Served over penne rigate and topped with a […]

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January 9, 2013

Pork Taco Bowls (Crock Pot Recipe)

Kids are back in school, which means it never hurts to have a good crock pot recipe to rely on when things get hectic. This Crock Pot Pork Taco Bowl recipe has been a huge hit with my entire family for many years, and it is a weeknight staple in our home for evenings when […]

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June 26, 2012

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto with Farfalle

With the advent of summer, I invariably crave one ingredient in particular: basil. The bright, slightly spicy flavor of this summery herb lends such delicious depth to so many dishes. Last week, I shared some of my basil-growing tips, and today I’m sharing my all-time favorite way to showcase my summer basil crop: pesto! This is my tried-and-true […]

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May 9, 2012

Caramelized Onion and Broccoli Tart

This is actually a recipe from deep within the PS archives that I pulled out to make for dinner last night. Our entire family loves this Caramelized Onion and Broccoli Tart, a recipe I wrote based on a number of different quiche recipes I’ve tried over the years. The filling for this is unexpectedly light, […]

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January 18, 2010

Carne Adobada with Avocado Salad and Spicy Vinaigrette

It has been cold here. Seriously. (Stop snickering, you Yankees, you. And when it’s cold out, the first things I crave are #1) soup and #2) good New Mexican food. When you’re a mom of three small children, you learn to streamline, and I was as pleased as could be that it dawned on me […]

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