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Creamy Cajun Pasta with Peppers and Smoked Sausage

I know Mardi Gras is barely a blip on everyone else’s radar, but it’s kind of consumed our lives here in Louisiana. If you’re wanting to celebrate, this Creamy Cajun Pasta with Peppers and Smoked Sausage is one of my favorite Louisiana recipes–it has become a dinnertime staple at our house! Yo...

The Best Sugar Cookies

This Sugar Cookie Recipe has been a crowd favorite for YEARS because it produces a consistent cookie with the perfect buttery flavor and soft centers.  It holds its shape beautifully when cut with cookie cutters and one of the best things is that you can choose to bake these sugar cookies soft and thic...

The Best Buttercream Frosting

Classic buttercream frosting is soft, fluffy, and silky smooth.  It’s the perfect topping for desserts like sugar cookies, cakes, cupcakes and more.  Make sure to scroll past the below recipe card for lots of tips and tricks to produce the perfect frosting.  The method is just as important as the ing...

Kate’s Favorite Things Winter 2020

So you know how when you send your oldest kid to kindergarten, they come home with every disease known to mankind for about a year? Yeah, that’s been me the last couple of weeks, only I’m not in kindergarten. I’ll be honest, I haven’t cooked anything in about two weeks (I have an entire wee...

Pressure Cooker Bean and Bacon Soup

White beans lend a creamy texture to this hearty, flavorful soup.  Smoky bacon and a classic vegetable trio round out the flavors.  It’s filling and nourishing, and perfect for dunking a chunk of crusty bread or a toasty sandwich.  Cooking it in an electric pressure cooker (Instant Pot) makes it quic...

Sourdough Garlic-Herb Croutons

If you’ve never made your own croutons, they’re the perfect way to use up slightly stale bread, plus they’re so much better than anything you can make at the store. After you make these Sourdough Garlic-Herb Croutons, you’ll never go back!Keep reading after the recipe… Print<![CDA...

Split Pea Soup with Ham

Split Pea Soup with Ham is one of my ultimate comfort foods! Even my pickiest eaters have loved this recipe from the time they were small, and we still call it “Swamp Soup” around our house. Keep reading after the recipe for more information! Print<![CDATA[.tasty-recipes-image...

Air Fryer Chicken Breasts (Great for Meal Prepping!)

Meal Prepping is THE BEST way for me to stay on track when I’m trying to eat healthy! Store-bought chicken breast is expensive and usually full of preservatives, but I’m showing you how to make your own air fryer chicken breasts for a fraction of the cost (and is so much better for you!) ...

Creamy Green Chili Chicken Bake

This Creamy Green Chili Chicken Bake requires just 3 main ingredients, plus a few spices, and results in shredded chicken with a velvety smooth sauce. Serve this family friendly dish over rice or other side of your choice, or even spoon it into tortillas.  Makes a 9×13 pan and serves 6. Scroll past ...

12 Healthy Family-Friendly Recipes

So New Year’s Resolutions are in full swing, which means it’s a busy time of year in our healthy recipes section! Some of my favorite Our Best Bites recipes can be found over there (as well as our 400 Calories or Less Cookbook), but as you’re meal planning for the next few weeks, I wanted t...

Free Holiday Gift Tags!

Sometimes all you need is the a cute gift tag to take even a simple gift and turn it into something extra special.  These free, printable gift tags are our very favorite.  One of our favorite people, Susie from Charmed, Inc. is the genius here.  Susie has been a part of Our Best Bites for a long time. ...

Peppermint Candy Cane Chocolate Chip Cookies

Candy Cane Chocolate Chip Cookies are an easy holiday hack to transform your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe into a holiday version!  A hit of peppermint extract adds a cool festive touch, while crushed peppermint candies add a crackling sugar top and throughout.Scroll past recipe card for a ...
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