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National Cooking Day: Fun Recipes to Try

In Food & Drink by Adam's Crossing Apartments

September 25th is National Cooking Day! Whether you’re a pro in the kitchen or looking to try something new, there’s no better time to whip up a fun meal. Learn a new culinary skill or try a new recipe! Who knows, perhaps you will have a new family favorite. If you aren’t sure where to start, check out some of these fun, tasty recipes to try.

Pumpkin Gnocchi

Just in time for fall, you’ll enjoy making this tasty, homemade Pumpkin Gnocchi by Sweet Simple Vegan. Have you ever made gnocchi before? Now is the perfect time to try! With only 4 ingredients, you’ll have delicious, fresh gnocchi. Topped with a delectable garlic sage butter sauce, you won’t be able to get enough of this dish.

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Spicy Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken Tenders

Spicy or sweet? Get the best of both worlds with this recipe for Spicy Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken Tenders by Half Baked Harvest. Not only are these chicken tenders absolutely delicious, but they are baked so they are a bit healthier than your traditional chicken tenders. Breaded in salty, crunch pretzel crumbs and dipped in a hot honey sauce, this recipe is absolutely mouthwatering.

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Zucchini Pizza Boats

Looking for a delectable, yet healthy, meal? Try these Zucchini Pizza Boats by The Girl on the Bloor! Not only are they full of flavor, but they also are simple to make. Additionally, you can personalize the toppings to whatever you want! Whether you want to go for a Meat Lovers vibe or a Hawaiian Pizza with ham and pineapple, there is plenty of room to get creative. In just 30 minutes, you’ll have a tasty, healthy twist on traditional pizza!

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Mexican Street Corn Black Bean Chicken Bake

For a delicious, simple dinner, try this recipe for Mexican Street Corn Black Bean Chicken Bake by Julia’s Album! It’s inspired by Mexican Street food and is rich in flavor, featuring chicken topped with corn, black beans, Cotija cheese, and chili powder. Easy to make and absolutely delicious, you’ll want to save this recipe for the years to come.

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Get creative in the kitchen this National Cooking Day! In addition to being a fun activity, you’ll have a delicious end result when you try one of these flavorful recipes. Happy cooking!


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