Remember on The Office when Jim found a movie script that Michael Scott had written called Threat Level Midnight? Yeah, when everything in my life maxes out and I start losing my keys and driving the wrong way down one-way streets (in all fairness, they just changed the directions of the one-ways, but still) and forgetting the…

chrissy teigen's chinese chicken salad
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Once upon a time, I fell in love with Johnny’s Garlic Bread Seasoning. And then I moved to Louisiana and could not find it anywhere, so I tinkered around until I made a suitable substitution (if you’re a Johnny’s purist and are desperate, you can get it here). This homemade garlic bread seasoning has gone on…

garlic bread seasoning from our best bites
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If you’ve never grilled pizza before, now is the perfect time to try it! And if you have grilled pizza before, now is definitely time to do it again. This is my FAVORITE way to make homemade pizza because no matter how hard I try, most homemade pizza tastes, well, slightly homemade, even in the…

how to grill pizza
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So apparently we are a little breakfast crazy over here at Our Best Bites lately! To be completely honest, I don’t know what’s going on at Sara’s house, but at mine, things have been C-R-A-Z-Y for the last couple of weeks–2 kids, 2 different schools, one all-day, one half-day, church, work, house, blog, friends, soccer…

English Muffin Breakfast Pizzas
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If you’ve never made your own Fried Rice at home, this recipe will show you how easy, and versatile it is! This fried rice is inspired from the same restaurant as our Sweet and Spicy Honey-Grilled Shrimp. It’s not your typical Chinese restaurant-type fried rice; it’s a bit milder and has a little more Polynesian…

Fried Rice in Bowl
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I recently shared a recipe for Roasted Rosemary Pineapple, and while the first time I had it, it was served as a solo salad, I really felt like it would be delicious over some sort of grilled protein.  I created this complimentary grilled flank steak marinade to highlight the sweet and savory flavors of the…

grilled steak
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I think I’ve mentioned before that although I’ve always loved to play around in the kitchen, I didn’t really start exploring my inner foodie until I moved to an apartment my sophomore year of college and had my own (well, shared with 3 other girls, but not my parents) kitchen for the first time. This…

Grilled Chicken and Veggie Skewers
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Independence Day is this week! At our house, it’s time for lots of Hamilton, fireworks, popsicles, and grilling! As we head into this week, I thought I’d share some of our favorite 4th of July recipes! Speaking of grilling, if you haven’t bought our Summer, Simplified meal plan (7 weeks of dinners that can all be made…

Our Favorite 4th of July Recipes!
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These Orange Thai Beef Skewers are infused with sweet and savory Asian flavors for a grilled dinner that’s sure to be a huge hit! the marinade The marinade is centered around fresh orange zest and juice and then flavored with some every day pantry ingredients.  To start, Zest your orange and add all of the zest…

Orange Thai Beef Skewers
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I know. Some of you are saying, “Hey, Kate, it’s not 1989! Fruit pizza hasn’t been cool for, like, 20 years now.” Well, I’m here to tell you that I’m bringing it back, baby. I don’t care if it was served at the baby shower held for your mother when she was pregnant with you–it…

Fruit Pizza
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Last month I ate at a hotel with a crazy good restaurant buffet.  One of the dishes in the salad bar, roasted pineapple chunks, caught my attention because it combined two flavors I had never thought to pair together: Pineapple and Rosemary (insert puzzled face emoji, here.) Much to my surprise, the flavor of this…

Roasted Rosemary Pineapple
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“WTH is Blueberry Grunt,” I can hear collectively from across the blogosphere. That’s a great question. A grunt is a fruit-and-biscuit dessert, much like cobbler, but also different because it’s called a grunt and WHO thought that was a good name for a dessert? Unlike a cobbler, which is baked in the oven (resulting in…

Blueberry Grunt from Our Best Bites
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