Curried Chicken Noodle Soup

I have had a bag of egg noodles sitting in my kitchen, probably since we moved in, over a year ago…This started to irk me, so I decided to finally use them by making a chicken noodle soup. I also happen to have a lot of yellow curry powder, so I re-routed my decision to…

Easy Pad Thai

I realized the other day that I have never made Pad Thai before, at least not the sauce. I have cheated and bought the pre-made stuff, which is so-so, but never actually made the whole meal from scratch. I started to look for a recipe and then remembered, my mom made the best Pad Thai…

Chicken Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

I am attending a wedding this Thursday, and the dress that I rented for the event is very fitted. I was nervous about that fact, so I decided to give up gluten for two weeks, and all I can say is, thank goodness I am not gluten intolerant. It is so hard to not eat…

Roasted Pepper & Honey Hot Sauce

I got a cupful of purple super hot peppers recently, and decided to make my own hot sauce. Made with some honey to tame it down, the sauce turned out perfect. A good flavor, with a spice that lingers. Ingredients 8 ounces hot peppers chopped 5 cloves garlic chopped 2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil 2 tablespoons brown sugar ¼ cup honey 3 tablespoons dark rum 1 cup apple cider vinegar Salt…

Growing Mushrooms

Not magic mushrooms you hippie, these are for cooking. I got this cool grow-your-own pearl oyster mushroom kit from Back to the Roots, as a gift last year, and decided the other day to bust it out. It was super simple to set up, and has been a lot of fun watching them grow. Soon I…

Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus

Did you know hummus is super easy to make? You only need a few basic ingredients, and then you can get fun with the flavors with any added ingredients. This was the first time i’ve ever made it and I was very impressed. I happened to have jalapeños and cilantro at home so it was…

Pearled Farrow w. Grilled pork and Brussel sprouts

I bought Pearled Farrow for the first time and started looking on pinterest for a recipe with farrow and pork. I was so unimpressed with all the options that I decided I just needed to invent my own recipe, adhering to all my needs. I’m so glad I did, because this lightly creamy, flavorful dish…

Valentine’s Caprese Salad

What says Valentines day better than heart shaped food? This Valentines day Caprese salad is a simple Italian dish, made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and sweet basil, all with a romantic twist.   All you need is: Fresh Mozzarella Fresh Basil Fresh Heartbreaker tomatoes (or another variety but these have the natural heart shape.)…

Curry Butternut Squash Soup

I have had this yellow Indian curry powder seasoning in my pantry for way too long, and decided to finally use it, by creating this curried butternut squash soup. An invention of a recipe, the soup turned out light & creamy, spicy, and packed full of flavor. A super easy crock-pot recipe good for about…

Rosemary Infused Olive Oil

As I said in an earlier post, I am trying to make all my Christmas gifts this year. I have already made bath bombs, but those work more for the ladies, so I needed something that the couple could enjoy. I instantly thought of food, and, you guessed it, am going to make Rosemary Infused…

French Dip Sandwiches

Amazingly tasty, easy, and affordable french dip sandwiches made in the crockpot to have an meal everyone will enjoy.

Pork Eggrolls

A cheap and quick easy meal for those of us on a budget and looking to meal plan.