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Cornbread Muffins

Let’s continue our week of Sunday night dinner recipes with… *drumroll* corn bread muffins! I’m so glad I decided to make these muffins instead of some sort of skillet creation, because I would have eaten the whole thing. This Martha Stewart recipe suggested the muffin trick, but doesn’t include a different baking time if you choose to switch it up. I learned that the hard way when my first batch of muffins burned up a bit.

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Classic Coleslaw

This week on Pop & Sizzle we’ll be making a decadent, summery Sunday night dinner, in four parts. Each dish ranges from the super easy — coleslaw — to the time-consuming-but-still-pretty-easy –baby back ribs, y’all!

Alexei and I are also going pescetarian for the entire month of May (more on that next week), so what better way to kick that off than with some finger-lickin’ good ribs?

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Spicy Deviled Eggs, 2 Ways

Spicy Deviled Eggs

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend, and though I still don’t understand or care about football, I do enjoy snacks. And amped up commercials. And movie trailer premieres. (But mostly snacks.)

This year we’re going to be having a low-key Super Bowl, with plenty of appropriate sports snacks. (And, fingers crossed, a little Puppy Bowl action.) With any luck, we’ll be eating classic Buffalo wings, caramelized onion dip, mozzarella sticks, carne asada nachos (coming to the blog next week), and blooming onion bread. Oh, and beer. Lots of beer.

Spicy Deviled Eggs

In honor of delicious, veg-out finger food, I decided to share two types of spicy deviled eggs with you: Sriracha Deviled Eggs and JalapeƱo Bacon Deviled Eggs. Oh yeah. If that doesn’t scream Super Bowl, I don’t know what does. I also, finally, did some deviled egg research so I wouldn’t end up with a kitchen full of deformed eggs and heavy yolks. Here’s a little bit of what I learned.

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Spicy Edamame

Spicy Edamame

Hold on a sec. I’m too busy LICKING THAI CHILI SAUCE OFF MY FINGERS BECAUSE THIS EDAMAME WAS SO GOOD. It’s also terribly easy. It’s not even a recipe, really. It’s a recommendation. Thai chili sauce + extra garlic + edamame = gooood.

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Butternut Squash Bites

Butternut Squash Bites

Last weekend, my lovely friend Jamie hosted a Friendsgiving feast, and encouraged us all to bring bite-sized treats. As someone who will be going to FOUR Thanksgiving events this November, I considered the mini suggestion a welcome break from the inevitable food coma of Friendsgivings. (Plus, I have to save my appetite for the big day!)

These might take you one or two bites, but they’re still tiny and adorable. And hey, also delicious as it turns out! I’ve been meaning to make Smitten Kitchen’s Butternut Squash Galette forever, so I figured this was the perfect time to tinker.

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