Transform Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Bella Breakdown The Thanksgiving feast is over, you’ve eaten all the turkey you can handle, and you’re still left with a pile of leftovers big enough to feed a small family. Sure, you could recreate your Thanksgiving plate every night for the next week, but turning those dishes into some inventive new meals will make you forget you’re eating leftovers entirely. Try one of these simple, delicious twists on your favorite holiday flavors. Mashed Potato Waffles These savory waffles make for a great treat at any time of day. Top with a fried egg and avocado, or pile on...

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Quick And Easy Recipes That Are Guaranteed To Impress Even The Toughest Critics

At every social gathering, there’s almost guaranteed to be at least one person who fancies themselves a foodie. You could be at a hot dog stand in New York and they’d find something to get snooty about. One of my favorite cooking-centric stories imparted this philosophy onto me: “taste trumps presentation.” There’s a handful of foods that, no matter how much they show up, are always greeted warmly. Now, which foods in particular changes depending on who you ask. If you want a good framework to work off of, pasta is almost always a crowd pleaser. Who, aside perhaps...

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Perfect Peach Desserts

Bella Breakdown Hurry, run to the store, shake down the trees, peaches are going out of season! Peaches are one of the best dessert fruits around. As Summer nears its end, so will the reign of the peach, and you will definitely not want to miss out on these delicious peach based desserts. 1. Peach Gingersnap Crisp Create a rich peach filling and top with a delicious gingersnap crumble crust and bake in the over for a perfect intro to fall dessert. 2. White Peach Tart Create a large flakey crust and lay the peaches into your tart and...

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This Cheesy Bacon & Brussels Sprouts Bake Is Drool-Worthy

Bella Breakdown Food cravings are real, especially when you’re trying to be healthy. When those cravings come a’calling, we head over to Tastemade and check out recipes. This recipe roundup is so drool-worthy it’s not even fair. There’s salted caramel billionaire bars that prove you don’t have to be filthy rich to be filthy satisfied. Then, they really hit us in the heart with fried cheesecake bites, because the only thing better than cheesecake is fried cheesecake. For your tastebuds, enjoy the most delectable recipe for cheesy bacon and brussels sprouts bake, brought to you by Tastemade of course:...

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Mac N Cheese Empanadas And Apple Streusel Bread…OMG

Bella Breakdown Okay, are you salivating yet? We sure are! These two recipes are decadent, delicious and filling. You get your shot of saltiness with these cheesy and gooey mac n’ cheese empanadas, and then you can polish it off with a savory sweet treat like apple streusel pull-apart bread. Need we say more? Mac N’ Cheese Empanadas by Tastemade INGREDIENTS For the dough: 1 1/2 cups flour 3 tablespoons ice-cold water 1/2 cup cold butter, grated and chilled 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Egg wash (1 egg + 1 tablespoon water) For the filling: 6 ounces...

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