Category Cook

Recipes I find and try or (occasionally) ones I made up.

Lentil Curry Soup

We make this A LOT. It’s a hit with both kids and the adults. I usually serve it with naan. It did make M smell extra yummy for a few hours.

Pasta Carbonara

I love this dish. I thought it was going to be a lot harder than it is too. I mean… it’s pasta, bacon, cheese, cream… I had to try it. And let me tell you, it’s so good SO good.…

Black Bean Brownies

Made these. I did not add coffee. Ate them straight out of the pan. Didn’t want to share but I was nice and totally did. Don’t I deserve a crown or something for that??? Even G approved. I might add…

Chicken Pot Pie Muffins

I love these chicken pot pie muffins. Easy, delicious, and freeze well. I usually use Pacific Food‘s Cream of Chicken soup. I have, also, made my own biscuits using the dumplings in this recipe. If you make your own, make…

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Go make this! Right now. It’s that good. This is a big win over here every time we make it. The kids love it. The adults love it. The leftovers are delicious. I have made it in the slow cooker…

Pasta with Peas and Sausage

This was a success with both kids! Modifications: I used tricolor spirals I subbed 1 cup of milk and a few tablespoons of butter for the cream because we were out. I added some spinach because I had some to…

Food Dehydrator

We go through a lot of fruit around here. I have found it’s hard to get fruit to travel well (unless you get the plastic snack packs or freeze dried fruit). So I started dehydrating snacks to save money and…

Burger and Fries

Is there much better than a good burger and fries? When we moved. Hubs installed a patio and grill. And we LOVE it! Tonight, he made burgers and I made fries. We usually get frozen patties from Aldi’s for ease.…

Chicken and Dumpling Soup

I LOVE soup. Like… it might be my favorite thing to eat when it starts to get chilly. There are so may types. Soup, stew, chili, etc. the list goes on and on. It’s so comforting when it’s cold out.…