Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Sauce

Want to learn how to make bbq sauce? You won’t believe how easy it is! Simply whisk a few ingredients together in a saucepan, and then it’s ready after just 15 minutes of simmering. The flavors of this barbecue sauce recipe are sweet, tangy, and the slightest bit spicy. It’s amazing with chicken!

Easy homemade barbecue sauce in a jar that is prepared in 15 minutes.

Barbecue sauce is one of those things that people have very strong opinions about (right up there with pizza, chili, and how to properly load a dishwasher). It’s serious business.

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Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Garlic

These Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Garlic are juicy and tender on the inside and crisp on the outside. They’re easy to prepare with only a few simple ingredients, making this baked chicken thigh recipe a fabulous dinner for any night! 

A photo of baked chicken thighs

When it comes to chicken, I have two favorite varieties: roasted whole chickens and bone-in skin-on thighs. I also like boneless skinless thighs (my mother’s barbecue chicken is broiled, and in some ways it actually works better with them).

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Salmon Chowder

Love fish chowder? Then you’re going to love this salmon chowder recipe! It’s a hearty, one-pot dinner that’s perfect all year long. The recipe is easy to prepare and bursting with flavor. It highlights fresh salmon, bacon, and yukon gold potatoes. 

A photo of salmon chowder in a dutch oven, garnished with a sprig of fresh thyme

If you’ve spent any time in New England, you know how seriously the locals take their fish chowder. Everyone has a secret recipe. To make things even more interesting, these recipes are rarely written down, and they often don’t rely on amounts. It’s “a handful of this” and “a little bit of that.”

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White Hot Chocolate

Sweet, decadent and creamy, this white hot chocolate is a cozy treat all year long. For a special adult touch, try adding a splash of liqueur like Baileys, Kahlua or Rumchata. For this hot chocolate recipe, you’ll only need three ingredients: good quality white chocolate, milk, and vanilla. The rest is optional! 

This white hot chocolate comes together in minutes and is absolutely decadent! For an extra treat, try adding a splash of liqueur such as Kahlua, Rumchata, or Baileys!

I often hear people say that they don’t care for white chocolate. Trust me, I understand. It wasn’t long ago that I also considered myself to be kind of a hater. The truth is that, just like with many other foods, not all white chocolate is created equal.

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