Category | “Dinner”

Delicious dinner dishes!

Low-Carb Shakshuka

Today we’re making shakshuka - a mediterranean dish that consists of roasted tomatoes, sweet onions and aromatic...
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Cabbage Egg Roll Bowls | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

Long ago the four main cooking elements seasoned together in harmony. Then everything changed when the oven...
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Chicken Waffle with Maple Sriracha Aïoli

Here’s a recipe I only decided to document about half way through the process. I realized I was making something...
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Kreacher's French Onion Soup | Harry Potter Recipes

If you don’t know who Kreacher is and why he is so important to the Harry Potter universe, you probably need to go...
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Twisted Tzatziki Gyro Pizza

Yamas! I think I've discovered the Zeus of pizzas with this incredible gyro mash-up. I've been craving tzatziki...
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Chipotle Ranch Mamma | Big Mama's Burritos | Copy Cat Recipe

You'd be hard pressed to find a Bobcat that hasn't eaten a Big Mamma burrito at least once during their stay at the...
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Homestyle Tomato Soup | 30 Minute Meals | Week 01

It's soup season, despite what El Niño might have to say about this crazy warm weather. Even though it...
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Sous Vide BBQ Chicken Legs

Step aside crock pots, there's a new player in the cooking game: sous vide. While the method has been around...
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Spaghetti Carbonara | Fifteen Minute Meals

Everyone knows what it feels like to come back to work after an extended break, long weekend or vacation. Usually, that...
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Maple Bacon Chicken Waffles with Hollandaise Sauce | 15 Minute Meals

I could make chicken and waffles every night of the week. It's such a simple (and amazingly delicious) dish that's...
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Easy Slow Cooker French Dip | ONLY SIX INGREDIENTS

I've been on a search to find a perfect french dip. Whenever I see it is an option on a menu at any restaurant, you can...
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Simple Shrimp Scampi | 15 Minute Meals

Ever have one of those nights where you just dig whatever you can find out of your refrigerator and hope for the best?...
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Tandoori Chicken Naanwich | नान सैंडविच

I'm always looking for new ways to revamp the burger. Whether it's made with thai turkey or flying...
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Cheese Stuffed Pizza Pretzel | 15 Minute Meals

Pizza pretzels have become one of my favorite go-to meals during the week because it is so incredibly delicious and...
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Shrimp Po'Boy with Rémoulade Sauce | Mardi Gras Recipes

I sure do love me some Southern cooking - and with Mardi Gras right around the corner, I've been practicing the...
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Crazy Easy Gumbo | Mardi Gras Recipes

My boyfriend and I are pretty much obsessed with gumbo. Anytime we see it on a menu, we get it. With Mardi Gras coming...
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Squid Tempura with Cocktail Sauce & Ponzu Mayo

Calamari is one of my favorite dishes. My boyfriend and I get it as an appetizer whenever it is available on a menu at...
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Salmon Cakes | Paleo Recipes

If you've been following along, you'll know that I'm on a quest to find the perfect poach. Last week I tried it...
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Sous Vide Apple Pork Chops

Whenever the topic of cooking pork comes up, for whatever reason, the first ingredient my mind jumps to is Angry...
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Braised Lamb in Figgy Red Wine Sauce | Easter Recipes

I don't often have an excuse to cook lamb. Other than some fictional feasts it's been awhile since I've...
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Malay Kari Udang | Coconut Prawn Curry

I love it when the weekly challenge is influenced by Indian and Thai flavors, so I was especially pumped when...
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Shrimp Burgers with Horseradish Tartar Sauce

While fish fries are all the rage during Lent, eating the same fishy dishes might get a little monotonous after several...
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Breakfast Mac & Cheese | Week 11

Back at it again with the 52 weeks of Cooking Challenge. This past week the challenge was macaroni and cheese,...
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Cheeseburger Rolls with Mayo 'Glaze' | Food in Disguise

This week's challenge was "food in disguise." Don't let these rolls fool you, they taste just like...
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Curried Carrot Soup | From Root to Stem Recipes

This recipe uses everything - from root to stem and everything in between! Using carrots, parsley root, and knob...
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Pigeon Pie from King's Landing | Game of Thrones Recipes

Pigeon Pie is a staple of many of the kingdoms mentioned in Game of Thrones. It was even served at King Joffery’s...
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Sandor Clegane's Roasted Hen | Game of Thrones Recipes

"Bugger that. Bugger him. Bugger you." Of all the brothers of House Clegane, the Hound is the one I'd most like to...
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Classic Soubise on Crispy Chicken | Mother Sauces

Soubise becomes a derivative from the mother béchamel sauce, simply by adding white onion and pulsing until creamy...
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Chicken Foil Packets | Campfire Recipes

Life has been super hectic in the Starving Chef's household over the last several weeks - we were house hunting,...
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Campfire Cooking

It's summer, so that means cookouts and camping! Over the weekend I visited my parents in my hometown and made use of...
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Mini Corn Dogs

We love corn dogs in our household, no matter what size! Corn dogs are easy to make; you just need some Jiffy...
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Black Garlic Hoisin Chicken | East Asian

Last week while I was in the grocery store, I spotted something unusual that I had never seen before: black garlic. I...
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Pork Chops & Waffles with Maple Yogurt Sauce

Some nights, you just have to eat off a waffle. If you've been following along, you know I LOVE chicken and...
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Butter Ghee Crusted Steak

I'm of the belief that steak is best served golden brown and rare. And the secret to a perfect steak isn't some fancy...
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Brioche Grilled Cheese | Think Local

We're finally moved into our new home in Medina and have started to explore our town. Every Saturday on the...
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Orange Miso Pork Chops

Miso is delicious. It adds depth to almost any dish - in fact, I recommend substituting miso paste for soy sauce in...
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Ginger & Garlic BBQ Shrimp Kabobs

Summer might be winding down, but that doesn't mean you can't still fire up the grill! I love anything sweet and spicy,...
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Cayenne Rubbed Steaks | Backyard Grill Recipes

I have a thing for dry-rubs, especially when they use simple seasonings like salt, pepper, garlic and cayenne. Letting...
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Easy Bison Burgers

You don't have to know me well to know that I LOVE bison. I would say it's an unhealthy love - except that bison is...
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Cajun Zoodles

We've been trying to eat healthier in our household lately, so I've been on the hunt for delicious alternatives to our...
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Pizza Date Night

I'm always looking for fun new date ideas - whether we stay in or go out! Tonight Nick and I had our own DIY pizza...
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Surf 'n' Turf Pinwheels

If there's one thing I love more than shrimp, it's steak. I'm also a sucker for surf 'n' turf recipes. Recently there...
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Thai Peanut Chicken Satay

I'm always trying to approve upon my past recipes. And I've definitely made peanut chicken before. This time, I decided...
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One Pot New England Clam Chowder

What's better than hunkering down on a cold night with a big bowl of creamy, hardy, delicious chowder? Especially one...
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Shrimp & Lobster Remoulade Flatbread

Few crustaceans are more coveted than the almighty lobster and their shrimpy counterparts. With this flatbread,...
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Low Country Boil

Tis the season for country boils. Country boils are essentially giant pots of water seasoned...
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Eggplant Parmigiana

Summer has drawn to an end, which means it's harvest time! Last weekend, I decided to take down my garden, and got a...
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Pizza Twists

When we first moved to our new home, I was constantly seeking out quick, twenty-minutes-or-less recipes that I could...
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Lunch Meat Stromboli

Every so often, I'll over-buy the amount of lunch meat I think Nick and I will eat in a week, only to have it...
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Simple Mushroom Miso Soup

Some nights, when I'm in the mood for something simple and delicious, I'll reach for my Minute Miso. It's customizable...
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Chana Masala | Slow Cooker Recipes

Chana masala is a chickpea dish popular in Pakistani and Indian cultures. Packed with Indian spices such as tumeric,...
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Pretzel Crusted Chicken Breasts | Chopped at Home Challenge

"It's time for round TWO of the Chopped at Home Challenge. Chefs - you may open your baskets. Your main course must...
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One Pot Cheeseburger Soup

I live for cold weather. I'm meant to dress in sweatshirts and jeans, and expect to be in a semi-hibernation-state from...
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Ghana Red-Red & Plantains

This week's challenge was West African - and fortunately for me, Nick spent time in Ghana several years ago and was...
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Zombie Meatloaf & Intestine Noodles | Halloween Recipes

As soon as October hits, my kitchen goes into Halloween mode. The spookier I can make my food, the better. With the...
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Margarita Pizza with Homemade Pizza Sauce

So I've been catching up on posting my weekly challenge recipes - don't get me wrong, I've completed every week on...
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Healthy Turkey Chili

This might be my new favorite chili! Packed with super foods like butternut squash, quinoa, black beans and tomatoes,...
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Sous Vide Pork Chops & Butter Spinach

I'm a sucker for all things sous vide, but if there's one thing I never want to cook the traditional way again in...
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Ratatouille | Disney Recipes

"Why do they call it that?" "What?" " - Ratatouille. It's like a stew, right? Why do they call it that?...
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How to Make a Test Run Turkey

Under pressure to prepare the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving? I’ve been thinking about Thanksgiving for months now,...
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Easy Chicken Salad

The days (and sometimes weeks) following a major holiday, the last thing I want to do is continue to cook...
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Maui Wowie Pork Loin

I've never been to Hawaii so I decided to bring Hawaii to me! Slow roasted pork loin, simmered for six hours in a...
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Waffle Batter Coconut Shrimp | 15 Minute Meals

Every so often I stumble across a combination that my boyfriend can't stop talking about (and therefore requesting...
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Česnečka | Czech Garlic Soup

As I watch the snow and sleet through my window, all I want to do is curl up next to the fireplace with a nice steaming...
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French Onion Soup | One Hour or Less Recipes

Everyone knows I've been in a soupy mood the last week or so. Whether it's been soup for a hangover cure or...
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How to Brine and Cook a Turkey (with Golden Crispy Skin!)

With the holidays in full swing, it's difficult to really blog and cook for company - Thanksgiving was a good example...
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Chicago Style Cast Iron Pizza

Looking for an easy pizza recipe for true Chicago style pan pizza? If you have a cast iron skillet, look no...
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Shashuka & Lamb Meatballs

Shashuka is an Israeli breakfast dish that involves poaching eggs in a spicy tomato sauce mixed with veggies and...
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Calamari Pasta | What's in My Fridge Door?

Every so often I like to play a game called "What's in my fridge door?" that involves me digging around in my...
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Brown Butter Lobster Risotto

Risotto is a dish that sounds fancy, but is actually pretty simple when it comes down to technique. As someone who...
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Lobster Tail with Scallops & Lemon Orzo

Every so often, even I will splurge a little bit on some really, really good food. As 2016 came to an end, I spotted a...
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Pasta Puttanesca | A Series of Unfortunate Recipes

Anyone else binge through A Series of Unfortunate Events this past weekend? I know I've been looking forward to it ever...
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Turkey & Veggie Meatloaf

I'm all aboard the "new year, new you" train. At sixteen days into 2017, I haven't had a single soda and I've...
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French Bread Pizza | Jimmy John's Day Old Bread

Did you know that (most) Jimmy John's will give out any bread they didn't use the day before for a discounted price?...
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Pizza Fondue

This pizza's fondue pot is built right in. Filled with pizza sauce and topped with molten mozzarella, it's a dip-able...
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Crock Pot Crab & Corn Chowder

It's January, which means I've hit my peak point of laziness when it comes to cooking in the winter. The next several...
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Heart Shaped Shrimp Ravioli | Valentine's Day

If you're looking to up the ante this Valentine's day by treating your significant other to a homemade meal, then look...
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Maid Rite Sandwiches | Copy Cat Recipes

Maid Rite sandwiches, also known as 'tavern sandwiches,' consist of loose ground beef, similar to a sloppy joe (minus...
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Tex-Mex Chili

Welcome friends, to the best of Tex-Mex fusion. It's a hearty mix of Mexican spice along with some strong...
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Beginner's Guide to Spices

Tonight I am going to teach you all about the importance of using spices in your cooking! Many people are...
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Chicken Tikka Masala

I'm always in the mood for Indian food. If it were up to me, I'd probably only eat Indian food. I mean, who...
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American Tries Poutine for First Time

Listen up Americans. Put down your ketchup and listen to what I have to say: Poutine. Why isn't this on more menus?...
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Jungle Jim's Adventure!

Watch the video from my latest trip above! Nestled just outside of Cincinnati lies a foodie haven. Arguably the...
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Baratheon Boar Ribs | Game of Thrones Recipes

"I want the funeral feast to be the biggest the kingdom ever saw, and I want everyone to taste the boar that got me," a...
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Bacon & Scallop Chowder

So winter decided to show up. After extended mild weather in Northen Ohio, old man winter has finally reared his ugly...
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Duck à l'Orange | Valentine's Day Recipes

If you're trying to be extra romantic for Valentine's day this year, there's still time! Especially if you are like...
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Ahi Tuna Steaks with Pineapple Mango Salsa

I've been looking forward to this week's challenge for some time: steakhouse! I purchased some frozen ahi tuna...
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Dragon Fruit Shrimp & Forbidden Rice

A few weeks ago, the challenge was "black and white" - and because of all of the Valentine's recipes I had on deck...
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Whiskey Pork & Colcannon | Irish Recipes

I've always wanted to explore the rolling hills of Ireland. Unfortunately, as I'm stuck here in Ohio, Saint Patrick's...
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One Pan Sriracha Honey Shrimp & Asparagus | 20 Minute Meals

I'm always searching for easy meals that take minimal effort on my part - and well this dish checks all the marks:...
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Louisiana Crawfish Bread | Mardi Gras Recipes

This Fat Tuesday, let the good times roll with these amazing crawfish stuffed bread rolls! Made with an array of...
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Rattlesnake Pizza

Yes, you read that title correctly. Rattlesnake. Pizza. Hssssssssssss. I'm still looking for ways to use up all the...
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Mini Beef Pot Pies | What's In My Fridge Door?

I like to play a game while I clean out my fridge and freezer. In my never ending quest for an organized...
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Pizza Waffles | 5 Minute College Meals

When I'm having a lazy Sunday, I'm certainly in no mood to cook. But because we've been so busy these past two weeks,...
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Pizza Pot Pie

Back in March, most of the world celebrated "Pi Day" - named for being 3/14, which of course is the start of the...
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Kobe Beef Hot Dogs

Every so often you come across a super fancy version of a usually-pretty-cheap product. And sometimes, you are so...
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Black Truffle Butter Filet Mignon

Weird recipe week continues here in the Starving Chef's kitchen as I continue to cook my way through all the delicious,...
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Mini Poke Bowls

I’m obsessed with sushi, so when I learned about poke (pronounced “poh-kay”), I was instantly hooked. While...
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Chicken Parmesan STUFFED Meatballs

Chicken parm is one of my favorite, easy-weeknight meals. Lately, my local grocery has been running lots of deals on...
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One Hour Mozzarella Cheese

Yes, you read that title correctly. You can make mozzarella cheese in ONE HOUR. This is not a drill! A...
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