• Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce with Ground Beef

    A richly flavourful spaghetti sauce in the crockpot, plus science-based cooking secrets to making the best sauce ever in your slow cooker.

    Hi, I'm Jenn! I have a science background in food. I was once a technical baking specialist and test kitchen professional. Now I work in the Foodess kitchen sharing tested-till-perfect recipes for comfort baking and really good food. So happy that you've joined me!

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    Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce with Ground Beef

    Dinner

    A richly flavourful spaghetti sauce in the crockpot, plus science-based cooking secrets to making the best sauce ever in your slow cooker.

    The Ultimate From-Scratch Ground Beef Tacos

    Dinner

    These tested-till-perfect, crazy-delicious beef tacos take advantage of fresh ingredients (vs. a spice mix) to make the ultimate beef taco filling recipe. Forget a powdered taco seasoning mix. Forget even a HOMEMADE powdered seasoning mix.  Do you think any taco in Mexico uses powdered garlic? Powdered onion? No, mi amigo. I don't think so. Even though [...]

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    Beverages & Cocktails

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    Lunch

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    Dinner

    The ultimate meatloaf recipe, with a sticky, caramelized topping. Total comfort food. My secret trick keeps it moist and tender without falling apart!

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    Dinner

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    Appetizers & Snacks

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    Dessert & Baking

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    Beverages & Cocktails

    A ruby-hued powerhouse beet smoothie packed full of nutrients and antioxidants. Bonus? It’s deliciously sweet and tasty. Refrigerate leftovers up to 3 days.

    Loaded Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

    Dessert & Baking

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