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Weeknight Dinner Ideas:

Blackened Shrimp

Ready in less than 30 minutes, this blackened shrimp recipe is perfect for salads, tacos or even your favorite pasta dish.

Bibimbap Bowls

Bibimbap bowls are the perfect solution for meal-prep, eating on the go, or even a quick work from home lunch. Ready in less than an hour, these delicious Korean rice bowls are full of your favorite veggies and fresh flavors.

Hey There! I’m Elizabeth

Recipe developer, photographer and creator of The College Housewife. I believe in elevating your everyday!

Here you will find easy to make, flavorful recipes with wholesome ingredients. You’ll also find approachable and funky entertaining ideas for any space. Have a marg and stay a while!

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Everyday Entertaining

IN HER INSPIRING DEBUT COOKBOOK, Elizabeth Van Lierde shares her knockout recipes for easy everyday eating—from colorful salads and comforting pastas to shareable party boards and refreshing cocktails. With her signature laid‐back California style, Elizabeth shares clever and simple advice anyone can follow, from first‐timers to seasoned hosts—whether for a brunch with friends, alfresco fete, holiday gathering, date night, or other occasion— making any mealtime at home special.


Moroccan Dinner Party

This Moroccan Dinner Party idea is the perfect way to switch up your weekend routine! Step into your own mini Morocco with family and close friends — from the decor, to the food, to the refreshing atmosphere, you’ll become a dinner party pro in no time.

Bloody Marys with Seafood

Happy New Year! If you rang in the new year with a bit too much to drink, have no fear, I’ve got your bloody mary hangover…

Cozy Friendsgiving Tablescape

We are officially in entertaining season people! Friendsgiving is the perfect chance to try your hand at a fun tablescape! No matter if you have…

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