The month of February brought out your romantic sides. You were feeling the love with comfort food like Curtis Stone's Southern Fried Chicken. You flirted with date-night desserts (oh hey, Sticky Date and Pecan Pudding). You rekindled your relationship with ragu — Rachael's Bacon, Fennel & Chicken Ragu, that is.
Watch Rach make it in the video above.
These tender and flavorful meatballs are simmered in the sauce, never fried or roasted — and they're a favorite of John's (Rachael's husband)!
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A crunchy and refreshing slaw accompanies this easy pan-fried chicken coated with a tangy balsamic sauce.
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Ricotta-and-seafood stuffed pasta shells get baked to perfection in a creamy vodka sauce, complete with a golden brown parm-crusted top.
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Bacon serves as the base for this quick-cooking ragu that calls for a rotisserie chicken and fragrant fennel and thyme.
GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Bacon, Fennel & Chicken Ragu
Serve with Rach's Cheddar Waffle Fries and Sour Cream with Chives (recipe on the same page!), and you're GOLDEN.
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A simple cookie recipe gets served up super-sized, making it ideal for sharing with someone special.
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Sweet sticky dates serve as the base for this caramelized dessert that's best served straight out of the oven topped with a scoop of ice cream.
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Crisp on the outside and tender on the inside, this buttermilk-coated fried chicken from celebrity chef Curtis Stone is finger-licking good.
GET THE RECIPE: Curtis Stone's Southern Fried Chicken
Three salads get made over with spices, crunchy pickles and fragrant herbs for a hearty, snack-worthy platter.
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Rach makes this Spaghetti Carbonara for her hubby John every year on Valentine's Day — and most other special occasions, too!
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