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15 of My Favorite Recipes

15 of My Favorite Recipes

Today I am taking a look back and sharing some of my favorite recipes from the 8+ years of thekittchen.com!

15 of my Favorite Recipes after 8 years as a food blogger

The funny thing about having a blog is that sometime that recipes that I am the most proud of don’t become the most read posts. Instead they are hidden gems that people might overlook. Here are some of those recipes.

My Favorite Recipes

Lemon Ricotta Raspberry Muffins | These easy to make muffins have a bold fresh flavor and taste like spring.

Lemon Ricotta Raspberry Muffins

The raspberry and lemon give these muffins a fresh taste while the ricotta makes them lighter.

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Cheddar Cheese and Green Onion Breakfast Sandwich

This recipe combines a few of my favorite things: fresh homemade biscuits, ranch dressing, and breakfast. The breakfast sandwich gets topped with bacon, a sunny side up egg, avocado, and some ranch dressing.

Easy Pesto Hummus Recipe

Pesto Hummus

The favor pairing might sound unusual; give it a try pesto hummus is delicious. I know hummus is so easy to find at the grocery store, but hummus is very easy to make at home and it does taste best when it is freshly made.

A Buffalo Chicken Grits Bowl is made with creamy cheesy grits, crispy bacon, sauteed spinach, fresh corn, and spicy shredded buffalo chicken. It's a comfort food meal that you can make in just 30 minutes.

Buffalo Chicken Grits Bowl

This is a meal that works really well for meal prep, which makes my week a bit easier. I separately prepare and store cheesy grits and buffalo chicken, then I assemble grits bowls by layering buffalo chicken, sautéed spinach (or broccoli), crisp bacon, and corn on top.

The Best Wedge Salad | A wedge salad is topped with maple toasted walnuts, thick cut bacon, grape tomatoes, caramelized shallots, and homemade chunky blue cheese dressing.

Steakhouse Style Wedge Salad

I could eat this everyday. My version of a wedge salad is made with butter lettuce, sautéed shallots, maple toasted walnuts, crispy bacon, grape tomatoes, and a homemade chunky blue cheese dressing.

Negroni Slushy

Inspired by the famed Negroni Slushy at Parson’s this frosty cocktail is a great way to cool down on a summer day. It has a balance of sweet and bitter flavors, and a kick of booze.

Easy Beef Pasta Skillet - a delicious one pot meal that will feed your whole family.

Beefy Pasta Skillet

I love the combination of beef, tomato, and cheesy flavors in this pasta dish. It’s made with roasted tomatoes, beef, and mascarpone and it’s so good you might go for a third helping.

Sherry Mushroom Chicken

A quick and easy dinner recipe that is loaded with flavor, this is a weeknight meal that is something special.

Bacon Cheeseburger Macaroni and Cheese is an easy to prepare meal that takes just 30 minutes to make - and it tastes just like a bacon cheeseburger - but in mac and cheese form!

Bacon Cheeseburger Macaroni and Cheese

This recipe is basically like gourmet hamburger helper, and it’s wonderful. It’s a meal that both kids and adults will love.

Chicken Chimichanga with Poblano Cream Sauce

The poblano cream sauce has a cult following, and this was the recipe that inspired it.

Butternut Squash Lasagna Recipe | A delicious lasagna with fall flavors

Butternut Squash Lasagna

A lasagna made with layers of spinach, ricotta, butternut squash, pasta, and a homemade butternut squash alfredo sauce.

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Brisket Enchiladas

These enchiladas are made with spicy shredded slow-cooked brisket that is rolled up in tortillas with pinto beans and onions and then topped with chile sauce and cheese.

Shallot and Mushroom Pork Tenderloin

Not only is this a one pot recipe that can be prepared in 30 minutes, it’s delicious. The pork is seasoned with mustard, shallots, garlic, thyme, and tarragon and it is served with a mushroom and white wine sauce.

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Caramel Cheesecake Brownies

This recipe starts with a box of brownie mix and I swirl in a simple cheesecake batter and caramel. My friends go crazy for these brownies, and they are easy to prepare.

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie combines creamy peanut butter, rich chocolate, and light fluffy whipped cream in a salty pretzel crust. The best thing is that this pie comes together in just minutes.

Peanut Butter Pie

A crunchy pretzel crust, a smooth peanut butter filling, rich chocolate ganache, and fresh whipped cream come together to make this incredible pie.

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