What are your “must have” spices? Every home cook has certain spices, or seasonings, that they always reach for. These are the dried spices, or spice blends, that absolutely have to be in their pantry in order for them to create meals. I was recently cleaning out my cabinets and discovered that I had many dried spices that I’ve only used once or twice. They aren’t spices that I routinely reach for, and many were purchased simply because I wanted to try a recipe that called for them. As I separated these spices, hoping to find them new homes where […]
Italian Egg Rolls were something that I created one evening when we were trying to decide what to eat. I don’t really like to turn on the oven during the summer months, and I’m not a big fan of deep frying foods. It’s not for health reasons. It’s because it seems so time consuming, and I didn’t feel like standing over the stove while the egg rolls fried. I really wanted to make egg rolls, so I decided to try making these Italian egg rolls with the air fryer. The result was delicious, though the recipe did require some experimentation […]
Vegan Steak and Potato Foil Pouches is not a typo, though it is a strange name for a recipe post. This all began when Bus Boy asked me if I could make garlic steak and potato foil packs for dinner. I told him they weren’t vegan, and he politely asked me if I could please, Please, PLEASE, make them vegan. How could I refuse my firstborn? I had to make them vegan for him. How hard could it be? Aside from the steak, this recipe was already vegan. I just had to find a steak substitute. It took a couple of […]
Baked Pizza Sliders are easy to make and delicious. Rolls, spread with my Quick and Easy Pizza Sauce, are topped with meat and cheese before being brushed with garlic and herb butter and baked in the oven. The result is a delicious, crispy bread loaded with melted cheese and meat. Baked Pizza Sliders are sure to become a favorite with your family like they have with mine.
Pasta loaded with the flavor of garlic, bacon, and Parmesan cheese is sure to be appreciated by even the pickiest of eaters. The most time consuming part of preparing this meal is cooking the bacon and boiling the linguine, so that makes Linguine Carbonara the perfect dish for a busy weeknight.