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Easy dinners, seasonal recipes and more to make this week.

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Hi there! I’m Marissa.

The best food happens at home. I love delicious food prepared simply with fresh ingredients and that’s just what you’ll find here! You can count on me for well tested, mouth-watering recipes designed for home cooks.

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Homemade Gyro Meat

Join me in my kitchen as I show you how to make make gyro meat from scratch with just a few simple ingredients.(More than 200k views on YouTube – a reader favorite!)

Pork Belly Recipes

Carne Asada

Easy Dinner Recipes

Quick Meals (30 Minutes or Less)


Lamb Recipes

Mmm, Bacon Wrapped

Grill Recipes

Must-Try Salad Recipes

Easy French Recipes

Easy Italian Recipes

Favorite Mexican Recipes

Family Favorite Southern Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Main Course Recipes

Side Dish Recipes

Comforting Soups

Bread Recipes

Easy Desserts

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