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Polvorones

Polvorones

To balance all of the spicy Mexican food I made this week (Fire Roasted Salsa & Chicken and Lime Soup), I needed something sweet....

Grits n Greens

Grits ‘n Greens

If you’ve made a batch of Collard Greens and you just can’t get enough, here’s just one more way you can eat them. Plus,...

Glazed Pork Chops are the easiest, juiciest, and most flavorful chops you'll ever make! BudgetBytes.com

Glazed Pork Chops

Pork chops get a bad rap because most pork chop recipes result in dry, tough, hockey-puck-like pieces of meat that no one gets excited about....

Collard Greens

Collard Greens

Today I learned to love the ham hock. They used to scare me. Well, scare me and fascinate me all at the same time....

Coconut Rice Pilaf

Coconut Rice Pilaf

Why serve plain white rice with your meal when you can sneak in some veggies and a ton of flavor? I was originally going...

Teriyaki Pork Sandwiches

Teriyaki Pork Sandwiches

Hindsight is 20/20. One of the main ingredients in this mouth-watering teriyaki pulled pork is the teriyaki sauce. The entire ten minutes that I...

Chipotle Peach Salsa

Chipotle Peach Salsa

Peach season is finally here! If you follow Budget Bytes on facebook then you know that I’ve been looking for a new, spectacular peach...

English Muffins Above

Homemade English Muffins

I’m an English Muffin fanatic. They’re complete breakfast heaven to me, especially when turned into a breakfast egg sandwich. I vaguely remember baking my...

Spicy Hawaiian Pizza

Spicy Hawaiian Pizza

After making a refrigerator full of pizzas last week, I almost forgot to post this one. It’s funny how your taste buds change as...

Garden Tomato Soup

Garden Tomato Soup

One of my goals this summer was to make tomato soup from scratch… and by scratch I mean whole tomatoes, not canned. Tomato soup...

Peach Almond Crisp

Peach Almond Crisp

This time of year it’s hard not to take advantage of all of the fresh produce available at such low prices. One item that...

Breakfast Pizza

Breakfast Pizza

I’ve been experimenting with sauce and dough this past week which means that I eventually had to make some actual pizzas. I decided on...

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

So, I’m about to pack up all of my things and move to a new apartment in a new city. I thought I’d just...

Cranberry Almond Biscotti

Cranberry Almond Biscotti

Why haven’t I made these before? I have seriously been missing out on some extra enjoyable morning coffee time! I will, without a doubt,...

Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach

I had been looking for a reason to make creamed spinach again and this week’s Rosemary Garlic Beef Stew gave me the opportunity. Creamed...

Dolmas

Dolmas (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

One of my favorite things to order when I go to Mediterranean restaurants is Stuffed Grape Leaves or Dolmas. I’ve always shied away from...

Sriracha Chicken Strips

Sriracha Chicken Strips

I saw this recipe for Sriracha Chicken Strips one day while stumbling around on the internet and, being the Sriracha lover that I am,...

Tuna Pasta Salad with Peas

Tuna Pasta Salad with Peas

The weather has been getting warmer and the days have been absolutely gorgeous. We’ve been doing a lot of grilling and cooking out lately...