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

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Banana Pudding Pie

This pie is easy to make and combines three great flavors into one dessert.  It's so good that I found myself eating pie the next morning for breakfast.

Yield: 8 servings

Monday, January 28, 2013

Shredded Pork & Bean Burritos

Every now and then you get a hankerin' for some Mexican food.  Shredded pork takes a little bit of work, but it's totally worth it.  And homemade taco seasoning makes it that much better.

Yield: 8 burritos

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

This is simpler than most chinese food recipes because you can toss the meat into the slow cooker and ignore it.  It also results is really juicy chicken -- always a plus.

Yield: 6 servings.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Orange Brownies

Nothing satisfies like homemade brownies.  This from-scratch recipe is sure to put a smile on your face as you sink into a calorie-filled stupid.

Yield: 16 servings

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Potato & Eggs Breakfast

This is a super easy breakfast that'll fill you up and get you ready for a busy day.  Or, if you're like me, you can make breakfast for dinner, too.

Yield: 2 servings

Monday, January 7, 2013

Pear-Cranberry Pie

I made an apple-cranberry pie a while back, and decided that I wanted to try it with pears.  The recipe is similar but slightly different.  I think that it turned out with a unique flavor that you don't find often in a pie.  (When was the last time you had a pear pie?)

Yield: 8 servings

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Coconut Rum Rice Pudding

I think rice pudding is officially a dessert, but in my family growing up this was classed as a breakfast. It's super easy to make and is very satisfying. See this recipe for plain rice pudding.

Yield: 10 servings