Meatball Shakshuka
December 12, 2017

Meatball Shakshuka

That’s right...shakshuka meatballs. The meat is mixed together with the same herbs and flavors used in the classic North African sauce and then simmered in the sauce itself until cooked through.

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Holly Erickson & Natalie Mortimer

Holly Erickson & Natalie Mortimer

Welcome to The Modern Proper. We're glad you're here! We believe in sharing life through great food at our own tables. Let's change the way people think about hospitality—one delicious meal at a time.

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Holiday Sangria
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Holiday Sangria

Bubbly and spirited, this holiday sangria incorporates your favorite flavors of the season and is the perfect make-ahead drink for all your festive gatherings.

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Pot Roast with Tart Cherry-Black Pepper Sauce
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Pot Roast with Tart Cherry-Black Pepper Sauce

The big flavors of bright Oregon cherries and gorgonzola take this simple roast to the next level making it the perfect meal for weeknight dinners and holiday dinner parties alike.

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Chai Tea Fudge
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Chai Tea Fudge

The warm spices of chai tea in this fudge make for the perfect holiday gift! Not only is this treat delicious, it's so simple.

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Shirred Eggs with Leeks
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Shirred Eggs with Leeks

Christmas breakfast is done right with these rich shirred eggs that make the perfect partner to sweet holiday baked goods.

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Osso Buco
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Osso Buco

With the most melt-in-your-mouth-flavor, osso buco is the perfect meal to serve when you want something extra special to make for your friends and family.

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Turkey Soup
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Turkey Soup

This Asian-inspired turkey soup is rich and flavor packed and will keep things interesting at the dinner table until every last bit of turkey is gone.

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Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole
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Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole

Skip on the marshmallows this year and opt for this equally delicious take on sweet potatoes. Perfect for your Holiday table!

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Sweet Potato Tacos
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Sweet Potato Tacos

Roasted sweet potatoes and black beans star in these veggie tacos that will have you going back for seconds and thirds and forgetting that going “meatless” is supposed to be difficult.

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Coconut French Toast with Apples and Pecans
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Coconut French Toast with Apples and Pecans

Nothing says good morning quite like a plate of warm soft French toast. This particular dish is piled high with poached apples and pecans. Perfect for fall weekends.

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One Pot Chicken and Stuffing
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One Pot Chicken and Stuffing

Take a break from holiday menu planning and enjoy a home-cooked meal with family. This one pot chicken and stuffing dish is simple and cozy and requires little of your precious time.

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Potatoes au Gratin
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Potatoes au Gratin

Every holiday table deserves a side of cheese potatoes au gratin (scalloped potatoes). There is nothing extraordinary about this recipe except that it's perfect, easy and near impossible to mess up.

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Beer Cheese Soup
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Beer Cheese Soup

Beer and cheese are a match made in heaven in this rich and creamy soup that’s perfect for game day.

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Celery Pear and Hazelnut Salad
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Celery Pear and Hazelnut Salad

Crispy celery, hazelnuts, and pear vinaigrette star in this salad that make for the ideal holiday side dish that is packed with seasonal flavors.

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Vegetable Curry Soup
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Vegetable Curry Soup

Think rich and creamy coconut broth, loaded with hearty vegetables like carrots, broccoli, mushrooms and eggplant, and fragrant, exotic spices, all being soaked up with a warm piece of naan.

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Bourride (Fish Stew with Aioli)
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Bourride (Fish Stew with Aioli)

Every once in a while it's good to spend a rainy afternoon in your kitchen, trying something new only to enjoy your masterpiece in the company of others. This French fish stew with aioli is just that.

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Three Ingredient Tomato Sauce
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Three Ingredient Tomato Sauce

This incredibly simple pomodoro sauce yields perfect results every single time. It's perfect for pizzas, soups and our favorite...pasta.

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Coconut Caramel Pecan Bars
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Coconut Caramel Pecan Bars

We're kicking off the baking season early with these bars. We encourage you to share these with a friend, but doubt they'll ever make it out of your kitchen...they're just that good!

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