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Simply Recipes
A family cooking and food blog with hundreds of healthy, whole-food recipes for the home cook. Photographs, easy-to-follow instructions, and reader comments.


by Emma Christensen
13 Dec 2018 at 10:00am
Everything you love about Shepherd's Pie, but this quick and easy version is made in the pressure cooker! Pressure cook the potatoes on top of the filling, then mash, assemble the casserole and serve. So easy!

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by Nick Evans
12 Dec 2018 at 10:00am
Taquitos! They're fun to say and fun to eat, they freeze well and please kids. These are filled with chicken, cheese, and seasonings, and then baked to crispy perfection.

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by Elise Bauer
12 Dec 2018 at 9:00am
This over-the-top rich chocolate ganache torte is made with two pounds of chocolate, a stick of butter, and a cup of cream. It earns being called Death-By-Chocolate!

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by Elise Bauer
12 Dec 2018 at 9:00am
The BEST Swedish meatballs recipe! Made from a mixture of beef and pork, flavored with nutmeg and cardamom and served with a tasty Swedish Meatball sauce.

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by Emma Christensen
11 Dec 2018 at 10:00am
Can't get enough salty-sweet Christmas Crack (a.k.a. Saltine Toffee or Cracker Toffee)? With its layers of chocolate, caramel, and saltines, it's a must for your holiday cookie tray! Here are five fun ways to top your next batch, from pretzels to pecans.

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by Steve-Anna Stephens
11 Dec 2018 at 9:00am
Biscuits and Gravy! Make this classic Southern recipe with homemade buttermilk biscuits and a rich, creamy sausage gravy. This is comfort food at its very best!

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by Carrie Havranek
10 Dec 2018 at 10:00am
Oat flour and rolled oats add a nutty flavor to these gluten-free chocolate chip cookies! Bittersweet chocolate adds some chocolatey depth. Keep these around for your friends and family who can't have gluten.

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by Sally Vargas
9 Dec 2018 at 10:00am
Everyone needs a recipe for classic beef chili. Make this one your go-to! It's made with corn, peppers, tomatoes, and beans, and makes enough to freeze for later!

Continue reading "Ground Beef Chili"




by Elise Bauer
9 Dec 2018 at 9:00am
Homemade Caramel Sauce is EASY to make! Takes only 10 minutes, and all you need is sugar, butter, and cream. Spoon it over ice cream, swirl it into brownies, or add it to your morning coffee!

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by Marta Rivera
8 Dec 2018 at 10:00am
Not sure you have time for homemade meals during this busy holiday season? Let us help! This week we've got an easy coconut shrimp curry, garlic chicken, a kale and sausage soup, and more!

Continue reading "Simply Recipes 2018 Meal Plan: December Week 2"




by Cindy Rahe
8 Dec 2018 at 10:00am
These jammy raspberry-filled rolls are worth waking up for! Luckily, you don't have to wake up TOO early because you can make the dough the night before. Best enjoyed with a strong cup of coffee.

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by Irvin Lin
8 Dec 2018 at 3:00am
Homemade English toffee! Top this crunchy, caramel toffee with dark chocolate and toasted nuts. It's so easy to make and keeps for weeks. Ships well, too!

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