Steamed Clams with Creamy Bacon & Fennel Broth

Steamed Clams with Creamy Bacon & Fennel Broth | StrictlyDelicious.com

The fact that I can eat clams will never cease to amaze me. My entire life, I thought I was allergic to all seafood and I would never dare to touch it even with a ten foot pole. Growing up in Maryland, the heart of the East Coast seafood world, my seafood allergy felt like torture. It was… 

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Super Savory Sautéed Spinach

Super Savory Sautéed Spinach | StrictlyDelicious.com

I need to tell you something. (Something else…) For me, 2016 has been the year of leafy green obsession. Every single night I’m sautéing or steaming or chopping up some Brussels sprouts, kale, swiss chard, or spinach. If I don’t get my leafy green fix, I get grumpy and bored until I can stuff some… 

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Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce

Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce | StrictlyDelicious.com

Okay so… Skillet chicken. It’s nothing new, and the “recipe” for it has been making its way around the internet for years now. And for good reason. With just three ingredients and a cast-iron skillet, you can make the most decadent, crispy, crunchy, golden-skinned chicken you could ever desire. The method is simple. Heat about… 

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Easy Smothered Chicken

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Say goodbye to dry, bland chicken breasts and hello to moist, cheesy chicken bliss. There is something about cheese that makes everything it touches automatically feel like comfort food. Even these healthy, simple chicken breasts feel sexy and indulgent when they’re smothered with layers of melty mozzarella! This cheese and herb smothered chicken is another… 

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20 Minute Meal: Warm Chicken, Citrus, & Cabbage Salad

20 Minute Meal: Warm Chicken, Citrus, & Cabbage Salad | StrictlyDelicious.com

I love to cook. But sometimes… I don’t love to cook and I just love to eat. Sometimes I want delicious, home-cooked tasting food in my mouth without having to go through the effort of making it. (I know. Poor me. So lazy.) That’s when quick meals like this come to the rescue. And let me… 

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The Best Lemon & Olive Oil Dressing (or Marinade)

The Best Lemon-Olive Oil Dressing (or Marinade) | StrictlyDelicious.com

I know you’re looking at me sideways after that title. I mean, who can really say what is the “best” of anything? And I know I sure haven’t tasted every single lemon-olive oil dressing in the world, so I haven’t done quite enough research to say with ultimate authority that this is “the best!” Howeeevvver, this… 

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15 Minute Meal: Pesto Zoodles with Scallops

Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Scallops | StrictlyDelicious.com

Cause Mondays are for quick dinners and Netflix binge watching. For the first time ever, I watched the Oscars this weekend! I’ve actually never watched an awards show before… But it was fun to get together with family, friends, and good food and see movie stars in their red carpet best, to laugh at people… 

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Easy Zucchini Noodle Beef Pho (gluten-free)

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I love talking about pho. For those of you who don’t know, it’s pronounced “fuh,” and whenever I say it, people’s heads whip around real fast. “WHAT did you just say?!” It’s hilarious, especially since I’ve never said a curse word in my life! Oh wait… No… I used to be able to say that. Then,… 

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Better-Than-Grilled Filet with Rosemary Red Wine Jus & Bleu Cheese Butter

Better-Than-Grilled Filet with Rosemary Red Wine Jus & Bleu Cheese Butter

That’s a long title, I know. But each and every one of those words is important! They all tell you the story of this aaaaaaaaaamazing filet. Really, it’s a super long title for a super simple, super tasty dish. But if you only pay attention to part of the title, make it those first four… 

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Pasta Cacio e Pepe with Bay Scallops

Pasta Cacio e Pepe with Bay Scallops via StrictlyDelicious

For all its ease and versatility, I don’t really make pasta much. I know it’s a quick weeknight dinner; I know it’s a crowd favorite, etc. etc. But, especially since learning of my tomato allergy (no more tomato sauce!), pasta has been a severely neglected dish in my kitchen. Well, trying this week to make a… 

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