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Ginger Salad Dressing | Cook & Hook

Ginger Salad Dressing | Cook & Hook

Ginger lovers, this salad dressing is for you! It’s warming and bright, but not too fiery. I’m trying to eat more greens between the holidays, so it seemed like the perfect time to share. This salad dressing recipe is easy to whip up and keeps …

Easy One Pan Fajita Salmon & Peppers Recipe

Easy One Pan Fajita Salmon & Peppers Recipe

Janette and I have been on a no carb/ no sugar diet for about a month now. Some people think no carbs = no fun when it comes to recipes, but I don’t think it has to be that way. Even when we eat healthy, …

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup | Cook & Hook

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup | Cook & Hook

Let’s cozy up with a bowl of warm, creamy butternut squash soup. Butternut squash and cool weather go together like they were made for each other—which, really, they were. I was so happy to find butternut in stock again, and knew exactly what I’d make …

Sweet Potato Chili | Cook & Hook

Sweet Potato Chili | Cook & Hook

A hearty bowl of chili is a heartwarming meal during the colder months and this Sweet Potato Chili is packed with delicious and healthy ingredients. With options below for making it meatless or changing up the flavor, you’ll want to keep this recipe on repeat. …

How To Make Homemade Donuts

How To Make Homemade Donuts

Homemade Donuts are easier to make than you might think! And yes, I’m talking about soft and fluffy fried yeasted donuts, dressed in your choice of vanilla or chocolate glaze. Have a hankering for more comforting fried dough? Try this Easy Beignets Recipe, or these …

10 Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti

10 Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti

For those nights when you need something fast and easy turn to this 10 minute Instant Pot Spaghetti. Superbly seasoned beef and tender noodles all cook together in a delectable sauce and is ready in no time. I love Italian food, it’s comfort food. Make …

Lime Drop Shots | Cook & Hook

Lime Drop Shots | Cook & Hook

Lime drops are a simple shot with fresh lime juice, vodka, and simple syrup. A great mix of sweet and sour flavors. Very refreshing! We’ve been doing a lot of virtual happy hours with our friends and I’ve been trying to switch up whatever we’re …

Kale Smoothie Recipe | Cook And Hook

Kale Smoothie Recipe | Cook And Hook

This Kale Smoothie is bright and refreshing, a perfect way to start your morning or to give yourself an invigorating afternoon pick me up. And I promise you it tastes amazing! If you are looking for more nutritious and delicious smoothies, try this Creamy Avocolada …

Favorite Green Salad With Apples, Cranberries And Pepitas

Favorite Green Salad With Apples, Cranberries And Pepitas

Healthy, attainable, feel-good recipes—those are my favorite. Take this simple green salad, which has been my go-to holiday salad for five years now. I’ve brought it to too many Friendsgivings to count, and my family has enjoyed it at Thanksgiving as well. It’s beautiful, easy …

Corn & Crab Chowder With Mini Old Bay Chips Recipe

Corn & Crab Chowder With Mini Old Bay Chips Recipe

I just came back from a trip in Seattle where I spent the entire time stuffing my face with seafood. Sweet, delicious seafood. I was truly in heaven. Now that I’m back in sunny LA, I’m really wishing I was sitting on a restaurant porch, on …

Ratatouille | Cook & Hook

Ratatouille | Cook & Hook

It’s ratatouille season! Ratatouille is a classic end-of-summer French stew that’s fun to say (rat-tuh-TOO-ee) and fun to make. It’s packed with fresh produce: tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini and yellow squash, and bell pepper. This summer, we sampled authentic French ratatouille in Provence. I liked some …

Jalapeño Bacon Cheese Ball Recipe

Jalapeño Bacon Cheese Ball Recipe

Jalapeno Bacon Cheese Ball is a creamy, soft cream cheese ball mixed with a little spice from jalapeños and added spices rolled in crunchy bacon, chopped green onions and salty pecans. This is the perfect holiday appetizer! The perfect combination of spice and creaminess from this cheeseball. …