Savory “Garbage” Stuffed Apples

Savory "Garbage" Stuffed Apples | StrictlyDelicious.com

The day after Thanksgiving is soon coming where you wake up in the morning, still full from the night before, with a refrigerator full of all kinds of Thanksgiving food leftovers that you have no idea what to do with. You’ll open the door and stare, wondering how you’re going to eat all that food… 

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How to Cook Perfect Pork Chops

How to Cook Perfect Pork Chops | StrictlyDelicious.com

For a loooong time, I avoided buying and cooking pork chops. That’s because I had been turned off so many times by tough, stringy, dry pork chops that were just about as tender as a shoe sole! I knew the meat was inexpensive, and it was the perfect dinner solution when you couldn’t decide between poultry or… 

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How to Become a Better Cook: My Pantry Staples

How to Become a Better Cook: My Pantry Staples | StrictlyDelicious.com

Happy Friday, everybody! This has been a wild and crazy week, and it’s not over yet. But it’s Friday!!! In case you haven’t seen, yesterday we celebrated the first year (plus a month, cause I’m silly) of StrictlyDelicious and everything that’s happened on this blog in the past year. If you haven’t already, PLEASE take… 

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How to Become a Better Cook: A Guide to Basic Herbs

How to Become a Better Cook: A guide to Fresh Herbs | Rosemary

We’re rolling now! Welcome to the third post in our series on how to become a better cook. In this series we’re learning new skills, as well as ways to improve old skills to help beginner and experienced chefs alike make more magic in the kitchen. Today we’re going to talk about fresh herbs. Fresh… 

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How to Pickle Garlic in Olive Oil (Easy Pickled Garlic & Herbs)

How to Pickle Garlic in Olive Oil | StrictlyDelicious.com

I loooved my refrigerator pickles this summer. They were so fresh and tasty and crunchy and flavorful, and more times than I could count I found myself snacking on them straight out of the fridge. I didn’t know that pickling could be so easy, and I loved the simplicity and immediacy of those delicious pickles. Well,… 

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Slow Cooker Chai Tea Brisket

Slow Cooker Chai Tea Brisket | StrictlyDelicious.com

This melt-in-your-mouth brisket might be the best thing I’ve ever made in my slow cooker. It’s CRAZY flavorful and oh-so tender and I could eat it for dayzzz. Plus it’s super cheap to make, doesn’t require any seasonal ingredients, and is allergy free. Yep, that’s right. Dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, all paleo, etcetera etcetera. And it… 

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Pumpkin Soup with Thyme, Browned Butter, and Parmesan

Pumpkin Soup with Thyme, Browned Butter, and Parmesan | StrictlyDelicious.com

Lately I’ve realized that, no matter how many pumpkin recipes are out there this time of year, if you love pumpkin it doesn’t faze you! I think some people think there is a “pumpkin overwhelm” September through November and I often see bloggers apologizing for posting “yet another pumpkin recipe.” But the truth is, people who love… 

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How to Make Rosemary Salt

How to Make Rosemary Salt | StrictlyDelicious.com

Now I know that rosemary salt is nothing new or original. But it’s something I use regularly, like eeryday, ON THE REGGGGG-U-LAR, so I just had to make a post about it. Rosemary salt might actually be my very favorite seasoning. Okay, confession time. I’m totally into television for kids. I watch kids shows and kids movies all the… 

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