The blueberry cobbler is in it's pan. The golden crust covers the top, but in the bottom left corner, a square of the cobbler has been cut away revealing a beautiful dark filling with visibl blueberries in it. A drop of the sweet filling has fallen onto the golden crust to the right of the hole leaving a purple dot of the sweeet filling on top of the crust.

Easy and Delicious Blueberry Cobbler

This blueberry cobbler recipe is both easy and delicious. It’s a variation on my nectarine cobbler and blackberry cobbler recipes as well as the canned fruit cobbler recipe. I love simple cobbler recipes, and since it’s berry season, I decided that it was time to make a blueberry cobbler. This easy and delicious blueberry cobbler recipe definitely lives up to it’s name. You won’t be […]

Crispy Rice Treats

Crispy Rice Treats are one of those desserts, or treats, that are so simple to make, that whenever I make them, I often wonder why I don’t make them more often. They’re also an incredibly versatile treat, too. It’s a simple matter to transform them into Christmas trees, Halloween pumpkins or other scary shapes, hearts for Valentine’s day , or as in some of the […]

Tuna Mac and Cheese

Tuna Mac and Cheese Skillet

Tuna Mac and Cheese Skillet has only six ingredients. It’s simple to prepare, and makes a delicious, and simple, dinner from the pantry. This is a great recipe for a beginner cook because it starts with boxed macaroni and cheese. That means that you can make Tuna Mac and Cheese Skillet in record time, and have dinner on the table in under 30 minutes. I […]

Creamy Tomato Soup

Creamy Tomato Soup

Creamy Tomato Soup is a very easy recipe. There’s nothing complicated about it. The tomatoes used in this recipe are canned tomatoes. These can be homemade canned (jarred) tomatoes or store bought. Canned tomatoes are an extremely versatile pantry staple. They can be used in a variety of dishes from spaghetti sauces to chili as well as soups such as the Tomato Soup with Lentils […]

Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms

Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are a favorite appetizer here at Patty Cake’s Pantry. We have two other recipes for stuffed mushrooms on our site. There’s the recipe for stuffed mushrooms that are made in the oven, and there’s the recipe for slow cooker stuffed mushrooms. These seafood stuffed mushrooms are inspired by a comment from my friend, Brenda. She mentioned in a comment on one of my […]

A white casserole dish filled with make ahead mashed potatoes.

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make ahead mashed potatoes have been a lifesaver for me on more than one occasion. I first learned about this recipe for make-ahead mashed potatoes from a friend at church one spring. I had invited several people to come to the church on Easter Sunday to watch the children’s program that my children were participating in, and invited them to joint us for dinner at […]

Individual Pear Crisp in a jar

Individual Pear Crisp In a Jar

This recipe for Individual Pear Crisp in a Jar is a variation on my Easy Apple Crisp recipe. I love to use mason jars in food preparation and presentation, so it was just a matter of time until I decided to bake dessert in a jar, and making a Pear Crisp seemed like a good choice. This recipe could be prepared with any type of […]

vegan butter

Vegan Butter

It’s day three of my 30 days of vegan, and I’m reporting my third food related crisis.   I really hope this becomes easier as the month progresses.  My problem was that I needed butter.   I had planned to make a simple and delicious tomato sauce to serve over pasta, but my family expects garlic bread with all pasta dishes.  To make garlic bread, I […]

Baked Cinnamon Apple Pork Chops

Baked Cinnamon Apple Pork Chops.

Baked Cinnamon Apple Pork Chops are a sheet pan dinner style version of an American classic.  Both Baker’s Man and I grew up eating pork chops with apple sauce, so this combination wasn’t unusual at all.  The final result was tender, delicious, and very easy to prepare.  In fact, after some initial resistance to the recipe, Baker’s Man has approved this recipe for regular rotation […]

Country Zucchini Casserole

Country Zucchini Casserole

Country Zucchini Casserole is a great way to use up that abundance of zucchini that is almost always prevalent, at some point, during every home gardeners summer.  I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for new ways to use up the zucchini harvest from my summer garden.  Most years, I have a bumper crop of zucchini. The best crop I ever had was […]