Dutch Oven Spaghetti Sauce

This is probably the easiest, and dare I say tastiest, spaghetti sauce you’ll have ever made. And the best part is, no mess to clean up! Try it, you’ll love it!

This is probably the easiest, and dare I say tastiest, spaghetti sauce you'll have ever made. And the best part is, no mess to clean up! Try it, you'll love it!

I must admit… this would be my dad’s spaghetti sauce recipe. Well, I say my dad, but in fact, I think it was more my mom’s… cuz back when I was a kid, she’d be the one making it all the time! As in really: all the time! She would make a fresh batch of this deliciousness Every.Single.Week. Yeah; my dad really loved his pasta! As for me, I remember being a tiny little toddler standing on a chair and helping my mom stir the sauce.

Needless to say I started making it on my own at a very young age and today, I could totally whip it up it with my eyes closed, even though nowadays I only will make a batch every now and then, since I don’t do pasta quite as much, anymore…

The only thing that I have changed from the original recipe would be the preparation method. Indeed, my mom used to do this on the stove top, and she’d let it simmer for hours in a large stock pot which she would partly cover, but even at that, the sauce would splatter all over the place and make a huge mess in the kitchen. By the time the sauce was done, the range was usually covered in all kinds of totally cooked to semi-cooked drops of tomato sauce. And that, would be a witch to clean!


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Classic Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo is a crazy tasty yet super simple Mexican salsa made from chopped tomatoes, onion, cilantro, fresh jalapeños, salt, and lime juice. Serve it with tortillas or sprinkle liberally on all your favorite foods!

Pico de Gallo is a crazy tasty yet super simple Mexican salsa made from chopped tomatoes, onion, cilantro, fresh jalapenos, salt, and lime juice. Serve it with tortillas or sprinkle liberally on all your favorite foods!

Tomatoes are in season and can be had for a handful of change… or maybe they’ve even totally invaded your kitchen if you happen to be growing your own! 

If that’s your case, then you’re probably looking for ways to use them up! Personally, I can’t think of a better way than by making Pico de Gallo… 

Indeed, not only is Pico de Gallo extremely easy to make, it’s also super delicious, crazy healthy and can be used in countless different ways. 

This tasty Mexican salsa makes for an excellent dipping sauce and is of course at its best served with tortilla chips, but it also goes fantastic with practically everything and anything Mexican, i.e. tacos, burritos, enchiladas, tostadas, beans and rice casseroles, and even eggs! 

Hey, it even makes for a great little side dish with a kick, me says…


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Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

So easy to make, so silky smooth and creamy, this Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup is guaranteed to warm your body and soul with every bite!

So easy to make, so silky smooth and creamy, this Curry Coconut Butternut Squash is guaranteed to warm your body and soul with every bite!

This soup, you guys. This smooth and silky Butternut Squash soup, it tastes just like a vacation under the sun in the dead of winter…  

Seriously! It’ll take you right there! In just about 30 minutes flat, that is! Cuz yeah, it’s crazy easy and fairly quick to make, too! 

I say the trickiest part in making this soup probably resides in peeling and dicing the butternut squash. Trust me, though, once you’ve gotten the hang of it, there’s nothing to it! If you need help with that, check out this helpful little video that I put together a few years back; it might come in real handy!


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