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 […]

An overhead view of slices of pickeld red onions which are magenta in color. Visible black pepper corns are scattered among the onions.

Easy Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions are a simple and delicious recipe that are great any time of the year as a topping or add in to a variety of dishes. They are something friends kept asking me to make, but I kept procrastinating. I already make a pickled vegetable relish that contains onions, so I couldn’t understand what was the big deal about pickled onions. I thought […]

Blackberry Cobbler

Simple Blackberry Cobbler

It’s berry season, and around my house, that means cobbler. This blackberry cobbler recipe is simple to prepare, but don’t let that fool you. It’s both easy and delicious. It’s a variation on my nectarine cobbler recipe as well as the canned fruit cobbler recipe. I love simple cobbler recipes, and I decided that it was time to make a blackberry cobbler. This simple and […]

A glass bowl filled with finished cranberry orange relish. Bits of red, orange, and white are visible in the mixture.

Cranberry Orange Relish

Cranberry orange relish is different than your usual cranberry dish for a couple of reasons. First, it’s a raw dish. You don’t need to turn on the stove. It’s also a very forgiving recipe. If I’m making this for people who don’t use sugar, it’s a simple matter to swap the sugar for the non caloric sweetener of their choice without any negative effect on […]

Baked Oatmeal is an extremely frugal breakfast. Feed 8 for under two dollars.

Baked Oatmeal

I have been making Baked Oatmeal since the beginning of our Pantry Cooking Challenge. It’s my new favorite, pantry friendly, breakfast recipe. I love it fresh from the oven, but I also love that I can make a big pan of this and store it in the fridge. That way, everyone can serve themselves a chunk and reheat it in the microwave. It’s a truly […]

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 […]

Cinnamon Toast with swirled carmelized sugar and cinnamon on top

Cinnamon Toast

Cinnamon Toast is one of my family’s favorite breakfasts. After macaroni and cheese, Cinnamon Toast is probably the food most requested by Food Critic. It’s not surprising. Who doesn’t like the combination of cinnamon , sugar, and butter? Cinnamon Toast is also one of the simplest breakfasts you can make in the morning, so it’s definitely a great option for busy weekday mornings. I broil […]

Beef-less Broccoli is plated with white rice.

Beef-less Broccoli (Instant Pot)

Beef-less Broccoli is a great recipe for Meatless Monday.  It’s simple to prepare, and the use of soy curls marinated in a teriyaki style marinade is a great meat substitute, even Baker’s Man had no complaints about the Beef-less Broccoli when I served it for dinner.  This recipe is basically a vegan version of broccoli beef, and it’s delicious. I know that someone is going […]

Vegan Banana Nut Muffins

Vegan Banana Nut Muffins

This recipe for vegan banana nut muffins happened by accident.  Everyone knows that I love making my easy 1-2-3 banana bread, and I’ve even come up with a vegan version for my 30 Days of Vegan Challenge.  Since it’s time to start heading back to school, I thought that making some banana muffins for lunches might be a good idea, but I didn’t have any […]

Simple Pea Salad

Simple Pea Salad

Pea salad is my favorite way to eat peas.   The first time I tried pea salad was at a buffet.  My companion told me it was “delicious,” so I reluctantly tried it.  I’m not a big fan of peas.  We ate them often when I was a child, so they aren’t my favorite vegetable unless raw.  My opinion changed when I tried pea salad, and […]