Easy Cuban Rice Bowls

Easy Cuban Rice Bowls | Read Cook Devour

Somehow serving food in bowls automatically makes the meal feel more comforting and the food feel more abundant. I also love that bowls are customizable and each person can craft theirs just the way that suits them. The flavors of this cuban rice bowl with creamy black beans, fluffy coconut rice and fresh mango salsa […]

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Pasta e Fagioli Italian Soup

Pasta e Fagioli Italian Soup

Pasta e Fagioli Doesn’t the Italian language make “Pasta and Beans” sound like a ballet? What began as a humble peasant dish has made it’s way around the world and onto many restaurant menus. After tasting a few, I decided some time ago to create my own. Seeing as it’s fall now, I thought you […]

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Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I love a meal that can stretch your dollar and no one’s the wiser. You know that look on your husband’s face when he can tell the dinner you made was a last ditch effort to scrounge something from the cupboards without having to go grocery shopping? I hate that look. This meal is so bright […]

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Harissa Macaroni & Cheese

Harissa Macaroni & Cheese

Homemade macaroni and cheese is one of the staples of my childhood. With four kids, things were hectic for my mother, and on nights when cooking fell to the bottom of the priority list (which to her credit was rare), we ate homemade macaroni and cheese alongside hot dogs. I don’t think me or my […]

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Baked Beef Chimichangas

Technically, to be a chimichanga, the tortilla needs to be deep fried in oil. These crispy beef and cheese stuffed tortillas get their crunch in the oven with a light mist of cooking spray. You get a satisfyingly crunchy exterior with way less fat, and they are so much easier to make at home. I’m […]

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Retro Revisited: Tuna Noodle Casserole

Retro Revisited: Tuna Noodle Casserole from Scratch | Read Cook Devour

I think most people’s eyes fill with dread at the very words tuna noodle casserole, and I can understand why. Tuna is not exactly popular among the proteins, and the word “casserole” usually conjures up suppressed memories of bad cooks who served mystery ingredients in a CorningWare dish, covered in some kind of thick glop. Hunger […]

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3 Amazing Meals Guaranteed to Distinguish Your Dinner Repertoire

3 Amazing Meals Guaranteed to Distinguish Your Dinner Repertoire

I try so many new recipes each month. I love learning through new flavors and methods, although sometimes the end result isn’t what I would call a “keeper”. Over the last couple months though, I’ve hit a few goldmines of flavor—like, mind-blowing, can’t-put-your-fork-down flavor. They happen to fall nicely into three different categories, the first […]

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