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Creamy Bell Pepper and Turkey Rice Casserole recipe - www.platingpixels.com

Creamy Bell Pepper and Turkey Rice Casserole

Casserole and baked entrees are a new-found joy of mine. I’ve always loved grilling or stir-frying, but there’s something about making a rich, hearty dish that lasts many meals. Sure it may take a bit more time to make a casserole, but the payoff of of a warm meal with guaranteed left-overs is oh-so worth it. Olia and I are...

Mango and Blueberry Skillet Cobbler - www.platingpixels.com

Mango and Blueberry Skillet Cobbler

If you’ve been following along with my recipes, you’ll know I’m a huge fan of skillet cooked dishes and desserts. I swear food literally tastes better if you use one. Plus it brings you back to a time when food was an event, and not an afterthought of simply putting nutrients on a table. I bet you remember you family’s...

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Microwave Hacks for Daily Life

To become a great cook, sometimes you need to use a little creative thinking to get the job done more efficiently. We’re bringing you this Microwave Hacks for Daily Life infographic. We’ll be posting plenty more cooking tips along with the recipes we post each week. In this microwave hacks infographic you’ll learn cooking tips that will help with quick...

Peanut Butter + White Chocolate + Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cookies - www.platingpixels.com

Peanut Butter + White Chocolate + Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

We’re releasing our 30 Minutes to Healthy Eating guide/eCookbook soon, hopefully less than a month! What’s that got to do with this Peanut Butter + White Chocolate + Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies recipe you might ask? Well, absolutely nothing, except I figured we should get this less-then-healthy but oh-so-amazing cookie recipe to you before then. Olia and I just...

Rustic Herbed Skillet Chicken and Vegetables

Rustic Herbed Skillet Chicken and Vegetables

There’s something genuinely rustic about cooking in a cast-iron skillet. Whether it’s sweet or savory, fried or baked, it morphs into a dish that harkens back to the tradition of classic cooking. With the spatter of sizzling oil singing to your ears, a wave of childhood wonder often washes over you. Try it yourself; make something in a skillet and I guarantee...

Monthly Inspirations and Recommendations - www.platingpixels.com

Monthly Inspirations and Recommendations – January 2015

As a way to provide more value to my beloved readers, as well as give insight into what we are currently enjoying, I’m starting a new monthly series called Monthly Inspirations and Recommendations. It will cover anything that I find interesting or useful. Cookbook and kitchen equipment recommendations, bloggers or recipes I like, interesting posts or articles, helpful tips, and...

Sunny-Side Up Egg and Pizza Breakfast Muffins - www.platingpixels.com

Sunny-Side Up Egg and Pizza Breakfast Muffins

How about we blur the lines between breakfast and dinner? It’s pretty common to have a burger with an egg on it (anything is better with an egg on it). On the other hand, breakfast for dinner is a rare treat that should be enjoyed more often as well. This Sunny-Side Up Egg and Pizza Breakfast Muffins recipe will help...

How to Zest Citrus - www.platingpixels.com

How to Zest Citrus

Citrus zest is a food ingredient that is used most commonly in baking and cooking. It is made by thinly slicing or scraping the outer edge of citrus; including lemons, limes and oranges. Be sure not to slice or scrape too deep, or you will get the bitter white pith. Zest is a common food ingredient because of its strong...

Toasted Walnut and Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto - www.platingpixels.com

Toasted Walnut and Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

It’s surprisingly easy to make a pesto. Like, if you got a food processor and 10 minutes you’ll have glorious homemade pesto. Bam! Did I just blow your mind? Mine was when I made this. I based this traditional pesto, but modified it into this Toasted Walnut and Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto recipe. No more boring, run-of-the-mill pesto. Now you get...

How to Stock Your Kitchen - pantry essentials list - www.platingpixels.com

How to Stock Your Kitchen (A complete pantry essentials list)

Plating Pixels’ Recommended Kitchen Pantry Essentials list for keeping your kitchen well stocked. Pantry Essentials refers to ingredients and foods that should be stored on a regular basis, and are common in most recipes. These include dry goods, refrigerated and frozen items. Print, bookmark or share this list so you can keep track your kitchen inventory. The goal is to...

Thai Coconut Curry Chicken - www.platingpixels.com

Thai Coconut Curry Chicken

With the end of the holiday season and the beginning of the New Year, comes the usual New Year’s resolutions. Honestly, I’m a bit happy to focus less on creating and posting holiday recipes; and getting back to adding a wider variety of recipes. This Thai Coconut Curry Chicken recipe starts the year off. Since I found my dream job...

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