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Recipes, Tips, Meal Plans & More!

Sonja & Alex

Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes for memorable kitchen moments! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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Summer Cookout Recipes

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Dinner Ideas

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Homemade Chicken Nuggets

This homemade chicken nuggets recipe is your new weeknight dinner hero! Here’s how to make healthy, tasty nuggets that adults…

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Garlic Shrimp Pasta

This lemon garlic shrimp pasta is a crave-able easy dinner! Made with just a few simple ingredients, it’s ready in…

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Parmesan Crusted Chicken

This Parmesan crusted chicken recipe is our family favorite weeknight dinner! It’s easy, crispy, and guaranteed to satisfy everyone, made…

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Asparagus Pasta with Lemon

Craving a seasonal pasta dish? This asparagus pasta recipe pairs lemony roasted asparagus with a light sauce, fresh basil, and…

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Easy Rice Bowl

This easy rice bowl comes together in a flash! This fast dinner stars black beans and veggies with zingy cilantro…

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Cauliflower Stir Fry

This easy cauliflower stir fry is an ideal healthy and easy dinner idea! It’s full of nutrients and covered in…

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Easy Baked Salmon

This oven baked salmon recipe perfectly seasoned, bursting with flavor, and ready in just 20 minutes! It’s ideal for busy…

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Easy Baked Tofu

This easy baked tofu comes out crispy and seasoned to perfection! There’s no draining or pressing required, making it quick…

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Easy Chickpea Curry

This chickpea curry is the ultimate healthy and easy weeknight dinner! It’s done in 20 minutes, totally plant based, and…

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Creamy Tuscan Salmon

Impress everyone with this creamy Tuscan Salmon! It might just be the best salmon recipe ever, made in just 30…

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Baked Chicken Thighs

This oven baked chicken thighs recipe is truly the best! Here’s how to bake them so they’re succulent and juicy,…

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Chicken Enchiladas

This chicken enchiladas recipe is packed with flavor, with shredded meat, cheese, and a zingy red enchilada sauce. The perfect…

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Creamy Tuscan Chicken

This creamy Tuscan chicken recipe is the chicken dinner of your dreams! Juicy breasts are bathed in a dreamy sauce…

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Chicken Piccata

This chicken piccata recipe is a classic dish that’s simple and bursting with flavor! Tender chicken cutlets are pan-fried to…

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Easy Baked Salmon

This oven baked salmon recipe perfectly seasoned, bursting with flavor, and ready in just 20 minutes! It’s ideal for busy…

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Stuffed Salmon

Impress everyone with this stuffed salmon recipe! The creamy spinach artichoke filling perfectly compliments the flaky fish. Looking for a…

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Salmon Rice Crunch Bowl

This salmon rice bowl recipe stars marinated salmon, fresh veggies, spicy mayo and crunchy bits of fried onion! It’s irresistible.…

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35 Easy Salmon Recipes

Want dinner ideas? These easy salmon recipes are some of the best ways to include this tender fish on your…

Mediterranean Diet

Fresh Salads

Fan Favorites

Healthy Meal Ideas

Drink Recipes

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Whiskey Sour

Master the classic whiskey sour! This cocktail is easy to make at home with a few simple ingredients for a…

02

Classic Moscow Mule

This Moscow mule recipe pairs simple ingredients for big impact! Vodka, ginger beer and lime make one classic drink. It’s…

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Classic Mojito

Here’s how to make a classic Mojito recipe! Mix up the original with just a few ingredients: lime juice, sugar,…

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Classic Margarita Recipe

Our best margarita recipe is simple and classic, bursting with fresh lime balanced by crisp tequila and citrusy orange liqueur.…

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Perfect Strawberry Smoothie

This recipe unlocks the secret to the perfect strawberry smoothie! It’s deliciously thick, perfectly sweet, and bursting with fresh flavor.…

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Perfect Banana Smoothie

Here’s the perfect banana smoothie recipe: frothy, creamy, and just the right sweet flavor! It’s made with unfrozen bananas so…

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Best Spinach Smoothie

Here’s how to make the best spinach smoothie! The sweet tart flavor is so irresistible, you’ll forget you’re eating your…

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Oatmeal Smoothie

This oatmeal smoothie recipe is a creamy and delicious way to get your whole grains! Blend it up with peanut…

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How to Make a Latte

Here’s how to make a latte at home! This cafe latte has the best creamy body and frothy milk, and…

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Pour Over Coffee

Make the best pour over coffee of your life in a Chemex coffee maker! Here’s how to make pour over…

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Chai Latte

Here’s how to make a chai latte at home…the easy way! This drink is creamy and cozy spiced with the…

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Iced Tea Recipe

Here’s how to make iced tea at home! This easy method takes only a few minutes of hands on time…

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15 Great Mocktail Recipes

Here are all the best mocktail recipes to try! These non alcoholic cocktails make virgin drinks just as delicious as…

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Arnold Palmer

The Arnold Palmer drink combines iced tea and lemonade combine into an iconic refreshing beverage! Here’s how to make one…or…

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15 Best Lemonade Recipes

Here’s how to make lemonade…at home! Start with our basic homemade lemonade recipe, try all the variations (pink, sparkling, and…

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Green Juice

This green juice recipe is easy to make in a blender and packs in the nutrients! The simple mix blends…

Smoothies

Seafood Dinner Ideas

Learn Knife Skills!

Top Dessert Recipes

Meal planning ideas

Pizza Recipes

Baked From Scratch

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Best Sourdough Bread Recipe

Our best sourdough bread recipe is the ultimate guide! Easy to follow instructions, a printable checklist, and a step-by-step video…

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Easy No Knead Bread

This homemade no knead bread will wow everyone! It’s so easy to make and has the best flavor, crispy crust,…

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Artisan Bread

Here’s a recipe for how to make authentic artisan bread! This loaf has just the right crispy crust, soft interior,…

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Baguette Recipe

This crusty French baguette recipe is easier to make than you think! Here’s a video tutorial showing how to make…

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Healthy Banana Muffins

This healthy banana muffins recipe with oatmeal is incredibly easy to make in a blender with oats, bananas, and a…

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Spiced Applesauce Bread

This applesauce bread recipe is the best quick bread! It’s unbelievably tasty and cozy spiced. Step it up with an…

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Gluten Free Banana Bread

This epic gluten free banana bread recipe will make its way into your heart on first bite! It’s deliciously moist…

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Classic Cornbread Muffins

Cornbread muffins are easy, moist and fluffy! This corn muffins recipe is the best side dish and tastes like muffin…

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Flaky Homemade Biscuits

These easy homemade biscuits are flaky, tender, buttery, and everything a biscuit should be. In a word: WOW. Bookmark this…

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Best Homemade Cornbread

Meet your new go-to recipe. This tender, moist homemade cornbread is easy to make and tastes like box mix, but…

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Popovers Recipe

This popovers recipe is fast and easy: bake them up in a muffin pan! They’re an easy side dish you…

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