Thursday, November 1, 2012

Chocolate Cake

This cake is pretty damn amazing.  It's got a soft texture and thick creamy frosting.  Truly a memorable cake.

Yield: 12 servings

Monday, October 29, 2012

Balsamic Pot Roast

I've always been a meat and potatoes kinda guy, and it's especially nice when it's this easy.  15 minutes of chopping vegetables and you're done.  Just sit back, relax, and let the slow cooker work it's magic.

Yield: 7 Servings

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Potato Kielbasa Skillet

Sausage, potato, mustard, and onion.  If this doesn't make you happy then you just aren't human.

Yield: 8 servings

Monday, October 22, 2012

Chicken with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

This sauce is absolutely fantastic and packs so much flavor.  You'll love the smells in your kitchen as you're making it and will enjoy every bite.

Yield: 6 servings

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Five Cheese Baked Macaroni

Where I come from in Canada, all macaroni & cheese is referred to as Kraft Dinner (no matter the brand). Well, here's a homemade version that blends five cheeses for a great taste. Perfect on a cold fall evening.

Yield: 10 servings

Monday, October 15, 2012

Nutella Meringue Cookies

I'm a big fan of meringue, even though I don't get around to making it too often.  This ingenious cookie combines meringue with a simple Nutella spread to make a great flavor & texture combination.

Yield: 32 Sandwich Cookies

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Chocolate Drizzled Gingerbread Cake

This cake has very strong flavor of gingerbread, made extra potent by the use of blackstrap molasses. The topping counters that just perfectly, though, so you'll have a good balance of sweet and bitter.

Yield: 16 servings

Monday, October 8, 2012

Quick and Hearty Tomato Soup

I've always been partial to tomato soup, but sometimes I just don't have time to make it from scratch. Here's a way that you can turn a couple cans into a home-cooked soup.

Yield: 5 servings

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Monday, October 1, 2012

Black Pepper Chocolate Cookies

Want to try an unusual cookie?  Something with a little more punch than the normal?  Bake up some of these cookies with a combination of several spices -- they smell great and are a fun deviation from the normal.

Yield: 60 cookies

Monday, September 24, 2012

Crunchy Italian Chicken Breasts

Simple, easy, and tasty.  You can make these chicken breasts pretty easily and they pair up with just about any side dish to make a great meal.

Yield: 6 servings

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Peach & Blueberry Cobbler

I wanted to mix it up a bit with this cobbler, so I tossed in some berries and extra spices.  It's easy to experiment to get the flavor you like, so get adventurous.

Yield: 8 servings

Monday, September 17, 2012

Gnocchi, Corn, and Mushrooms in Cream Sauce

This rich dish has great flavor and texture.  I'm not certain if it's a soup or a side-dish, but I am certain that it's tasty.

Yield: 4 servings

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Blue Ombre Cake

It's like blue art, but much tastier.   And it's easy enough that if you can frost a cake then you can make it.  If blue isn't your color then you can swap the food coloring for your favorite.

Yield: 16 servings

Monday, September 3, 2012

Caramel Sticky Rolls

What better way to wake up then to some freshly baked caramel rolls?  Cinnamon rolls, maybe?  But this is still pretty damned good.

Yield: 15 rolls