Here are a few recent winners that have earned spots in my permanent recipe collection (all photos from Pinterest):
Slow Cooker Honey Sesame ChickenI've already made this simple, delicious dish twice. Twin B loved it so much, she requested it for her birthday dinner. The recipe from Tracey's Culinary Adventures is perfect - I can't remember the last time I haven't tweaked just a little. Plus, it uses ingredients I always have on hand. My pin is here.
Pistachio Lime Baked SalmonThis recipe, adapted from Taste of Home 5 Ingredient Recipes, came from Reluctant Entertainer. It was very easy to prepare, but a little too sweet for my taste. I'll definitely reduce the amount of brown sugar next time. Pistachios are a favorite, but this may be the first time I've used them in a main dish. Sandy warns against overcooking the salmon... be sure to heed her advice! My pin is here.
New Orleans Barbeque ShrimpPreparing shrimp is quick and easy, and I could eat it every night of the week. You will always find a bag of shrimp in my freezer, at least one beer in the refrigerator, and the rest of the ingredients are pantry staples. A perfect last-minute dinner solution, this recipe from Allrecipes.com is a keeper. Here is my pin.
Grandma's Chicken ChardonHere's another recipe from Allrecipes.com. Boneless chicken breasts are coated with a parmesan/bread crumb mixture and baked over mushrooms. I used half panko breadcrumbs (would have used panko exclusively, but I ran out) and baby bella mushrooms. My daughters and I loved it, but my husband thought it was a little bland... maybe a little pepper would have helped. My pin is here.
Do you regularly try new recipes? What has been your most memorable recent success... or failure?
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