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Teriyaki Chicken en Papillote

You may be wondering what exactly “en papillote” means? Well, it’s a French term, meaning “in parchment”. It’s sometimes used in delicate cooking, like with a light fish, and you …

Spicy Sofritas Buddha Bowl

Hey there! I hope that you’ve had a wonderful start to your week? Is it just me or does time feel like it’s just FLYING by lately? I can’t believe …

Sausage, Chicken, & Shrimp Gumbo

Hey there! Ok, so I know I’ve made jambalaya before (find the recipe on instagram @thesamanthaelaine), but I’m here to say I think I love gumbo more. Trust me, ask …

Chicken Coconut Curry

Um, anybody else excited that it’s Friday? I know it can’t just be me! It’s the end of the week; time to relax, rest, and recuperate. And by this time …