Thursday, April 18, 2013

Homemade Twix

Caramel, cookies, chocolate.  What's not to love?

The homemade version tastes slightly different and is pretty damned good.  Give it a try and find out for yourself.

Yield: 18 cookies
Sous-chef Jonathan strikes back!

Monday, April 15, 2013

Roast Venison Steak & Mushroom Sauce

Vension, mushrooms, a thick flavorful sauce. And with only one dish to wash, it's easy to enjoy knowing that the cleanup will be quick.

Yield: 2 servings

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Crackly Banana Bread

This bread smells like normal banana bread but tastes so much different.  The spices combine for a unusual flavor, and the millet gives a truly unique texture that will no one will be expecting

Yield: 2 loaves
The return of Sous-Chef Gwen.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Taco Tater Tot Bake

I was a little skeptical of this recipe when I first read it, but it turns out to be pretty damned good.  It takes a few minutes, but not too long.

Yield: 8 servings

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Heath Bar Brownies

Easy to make and very tasty: proof that even a boxed dessert can taste great when done right.

Yield: 9 servings
Today's recipe brought to you by sous-chef Jonathan. Good riddance to your diet.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Guiness Cupcakes

The full flavor of irish cream combines with chocolate ganache and cream cheese to make a rich dessert.

Yield: 24 cupcakes
This recipe brought to you by sous-chef Gwen.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Skillet Pork Chops & Sauce

These pork chops turn out moist and juicy because they spend so much time simmering in the sauce.  You can easily tinker with the spices in the sauce to give it a little more kick if you prefer spicy food.

Yield: 4 servings

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Cajun Garlic Bread

Everyone loves garlic bread.  This cajun style recipe packs in some extra flavor from cheese and spices, making a perfect match with any meal of comfort food.

Yield: 30 pieces

Monday, March 18, 2013

Carribean Peas & Rice

This makes a whole ton of food -- great if you're serving an army.  It isn't very spicy, so feel free to kick it up a notch if you like some punch to your food.

Yield: 12 servings

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

There's nothing like walking into a kitchen and smelling the aroma that comes off a slow cooker that's been running all day.  The smells of this Louisiana-inspired dish will have you drooling in anticpation of dinner.

Yield: 8 servings

Monday, March 11, 2013

Rainbow Cake

I got this idea watching a guest chef on a news show a week ago and knew immediately then I'd have to give it a try.  It turns out to be a lot of fun to make (and to slice into).

Yield: 16 servings

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Oreo Trifle Dessert

This single-serving variation of the traditional trifle is light & fluffy.  If you like cookies & cream then you'll enjoy this easy recipe.

Yield: 6 servings

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake

Who woulda thought that you could make a dessert this tasty with such little effort.  This is the super simple to make and tastes fantastic.  Next time I'm going to try using white chocolate chips to see how that works out.

Yield: 8 servings

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sun-Dried Tomato & Cheddar Muffins

These savory muffins are pretty easy to throw together and pack a good combination of flavors.  You can safely experiment with the herbs if you'd like to make your own variation.

Yield: 2 dozen muffins