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Treat Yo Self (Kate’s Favorite Things)

Treat Yo Self (Kate’s Favorite Things)

We’re at that time in winter where things feel like they’re dragging on (and on and onnnnn) and it feels like spring might never come (even though realistically, it’s only a couple of weeks away). If
Greek Pressure Cooker Chicken

Greek Pressure Cooker Chicken

We have a section in our recipe index for Pressure Cooking, and some of our most popular are the quick shredded chicken recipes because they work well for easy dinners and also meal prep, if you’re
Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

I’ve mentioned my dad before when talking about foods that I grew up loving. He actually didn’t cook all that often, but when he did it was always a deliciously big deal, usually involving the Dutch
Butter-Basted Garlic Herb Skillet Steak

Butter-Basted Garlic Herb Skillet Steak

There are a lot of fundamental cooking skills that I believe everyone needs to master. And unless you’re a vegan, vegetarian, or in any other way opposed to beef, cooking a great steak is one of those
The Ultimate Guide to Creating Epic Party Snack Boards

The Ultimate Guide to Creating Epic Party Snack Boards

Valentine’s Day is this week–you know, the mushy holiday where you celebrate your relationship with your significant other. But if you’re a fan of Parks and Recreation (and if you’ve been reading our
Mini Pastry-Wrapped Brie Bites

Mini Pastry-Wrapped Brie Bites

Everyone needs a go-to appetizer. That something you can throw together at a moment’s notice when you get invited to a gathering and have everyone rave about it. This is one of mine. Puff pastry is
Mardi Gras King Cake

Mardi Gras King Cake

I originally shared this recipe for Mardi Gras King Cake 8 years ago, when Our Best Bites was an itty bitty baby and my relationship with Louisiana was in its early stages. Things have changed a lot
Hand-Painted Sugar Cookies

Hand-Painted Sugar Cookies

I love beautifully decorated sugar cookies, but I’m always on the lookout for easy, short-cut options for making them because I feel like they’re So. Much. Work. And they require more skill and
Cinnamon Sugar French Toast Sticks

Cinnamon Sugar French Toast Sticks

So these Cinnamon Sugar French Toast sticks definitely fall into the category of special occasion food. I usually make it about once a year, if that. That being said, you really do need this French
Easy Pressure-Cooker Tortilla Soup

Easy Pressure-Cooker Tortilla Soup

I’m not going to beat around the bush here. This is a recipe that I make probably about once a week and let me tell you why it’s amazing. It revolves around 2 main ingredients and aside from those
Homemade Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese

Homemade Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese

Like I said last week, Sara and I have almost been doing this for 10 years. In those 10 years, there have been countless times when we’ve nearly posted the same recipe the same week or when we’ve
Kid Friendly Dinner Recipes

Kid Friendly Dinner Recipes

When I posted my Crispy Baked Chicken Thigh recipe earlier this week, I mentioned it was one of my kids’ all-time favorite meals. Someone mentioned they’d love hear more kid-favorites so I thought a
Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs

Do you remember being a kid and wondering in the kitchen around dinner time to check out what your Mom was making and the sheer jubilation you’d feel when you unexpectedly found out it was something
French Dip Sandwiches

French Dip Sandwiches

This recipe for French Dip Sandwiches is the best. It just is. I don’t often say that…like I’m a fairly open-mined person who believes there’s room for a lot of good things at the top. But when it
Italian Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner

Italian Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner

Getting back into the swing of things after Christmas vacation has been a harsh reality (especially since after a 4 days of school last week, bad weather cancelled three days this week, which my kids
Quick Pickled Onions

Quick Pickled Onions

Don’t turn away yet! I know what some of you are thinking. “Pickle onions? Sara who eats pickled onions?” Answer: you do. Or you will. Or you have and you didn’t realize it. These little tart and
The Perfect Cheeseball

The Perfect Cheeseball

January is kind of a weird time because on one hand, so many people are trying to make healthy eating choices, but on the other hand, it’s January and the weather is cold and blah, fresh fruits and
Remodeling a Covered Patio into Living Space

Remodeling a Covered Patio into Living Space

I’ve shared bits and pieces of our remodel project on Instagram Stories and have collected lots and lots of questions. I was surprised by the number of people who said they have always wondered if
Creamy Corn Chowder

Creamy Corn Chowder

I had big plans to post a really awesome, kick-off-the-brand-new-year-with-brand-new-healthy-recipes healthy recipe. Then…life kind of happened. I paid off my car. Then I proceeded to total said car
Chocolate Shortcakes with Bananas and Caramel

Chocolate Shortcakes with Bananas and Caramel

One of our missions here at Our Best Bites has always been to show that you can feed your family great tasting food and still lead a healthy lifestyle. Being “healthy” to us, doesn’t mean cancelling