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Slow Cooker Leek and Potato Soup

This slow cooker leek and potato soup recipe couldn’t be easier! Made with leeks, Yukon gold potatoes and heavy cream. Simply toss your ingredients into the slow cooker in the morning, and when you’re home, puree them for a delicious and creamy soup. Leek and potato soup is my all-time favorite soup so it’s one that I make pretty regularly. Recently, I’ve been on the hunt for more slow cooker recipes that don’t require any hands-on cooking time, and I thought this soup was the perfect dish to re-invent for the slow cooker. Why this recipe works Simply toss all of the ingredients (except the cream) into the slow cooker and let it cook on low for eight hours. Because...

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Pistachio Cream Pasta

Pistachio Cream Pasta – a super simple Sicilian pasta dish that you can make in minutes. So comforting, lots of great flavor, rich, creamy, and delicious. I first discovered this recipe almost 12 years ago when I started blogging. My family is a huge fan of pistachios, but I usually only think to use them in desserts like this Pistachio Ice Cream. After quite a few years I am giving this recipe a little boost and am bringing it back. The original recipe wasn’t nearly as good, so I tweaked it quite a bit to make it absolutely delicious. Plus it is so darn easy, you can make it on repeat! Why You’ll Love This Recipe Naturally Meat Free. Whether...

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Crispy Pan Seared Salmon

I have been preparing Pan Seared Salmon this way– crispy on the outside and buttery soft and flaky on the inside– since I was a culinary student more than twenty years ago. It was a top request with my personal chef clients. It is also a simple cooking technique I go to again and again for entertaining or just for a quick dinner in under 20 minutes. And I am sharing just how simple it is to prepare at home today. Table of contents Perfect Restaurant-Style Salmon Ingredient Notes Step-By-Step Instructions FAQs and Expert Tips Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Perfect Restaurant-Style Salmon Whether it’s when I want a restaurant-quality main course to really wow guests or when I only have...

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Crab Cakes (without Mayo)

These healthy crab cakes without mayo are perfect for a weeknight dinner, a succulent crab cake sandwich, or to fulfill that Maryland crab cake craving! In just under 30 minutes, you’ll have a dense and flavorful crab cake patty ready for a special occasion or a simple last-minute feast! Table of contents Why We Love This Recipe For Crab Cakes without Mayo Key Ingredients for This Recipe How to Make Crab Cakes Without Mayonaisse FAQs and Expert Tips Additional Healthy Seafood Recipes to Try Why We Love This Recipe For Crab Cakes without Mayo There’s a reason Maryland Crab Cakes have such an iconic reputation, but I wanted to play around with a recipe that didn’t require mayo so they’d...

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Sous Vide Chicken Breasts

Get PERFECT Sous Vide Chicken Breast every time with this simple method. You’ll get chicken that is tender enough to cut with a butter knife, super juicy and with texture and flavor that you can’t get with other cooking methods. Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Oven Roasted Asparagus would be great side options to your Sous Vide Chicken. Follow these simple instructions and you’re on your way to juicy, tender – never dry – boneless skinless chicken breasts. What is Sous Vide Chicken? Have you ever heard the term Sous Vide and not fully understood what the heck that meant? Sous Vide is a French term that means “under water”. So when I say we will cook this chicken “sous vide”...

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