These gluten free peanut butter blossom cookies are the perfect combination of peanut butter and chocolate.

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

These cookies are a delicious combination of peanut butter and chocolate.  What makes them even better?  This version is gluten free, and they contain only 5 ingredient’s including the kisses that go on top.  You’re going to love these cookies, so you have to make them.    Really, you absolutely must make these cookies. 

cookies made with only peanut butter, sugar, vanilla, and egg

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are crisp, delicious, and loaded with peanut butter flavor.  Because they contain no flour, they are gluten free, so they’re a great cookie to have in your arsenal of cookie recipes for gifting during the holidays.  

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Peas and Pearl Onions

The delicious combination of peas and pearl onions is fancy enough for any special occasion, but the recipe is simple enough to be part of any weeknight dinner.  From start to finish, this dish is ready in about 30 minutes. 

pie made from irish potatoes

Ice Potato Pie

What can you do when you need to make a holiday pie, but don’t have any sweet potatoes, pecans, or pumpkin in the house?  The answer is simple.  Take some of those russet potatoes that are almost always hanging around the house, cook them, mash them, and turn them into a delicious Ice Potato Pie.  This pie is every bit as delicious as a sweet potato pie.  The only difference is that it’s a little lighter in color. 

Fruit Juice Tapioca

Fruit Juice Tapioca, A Free Food

This is a simple and delicious tapioca recipe that is made from the juice from canned fruit.  Since people often throw away the juice that their fruit is packed in, I consider this a free food that you can transform into something delicious.    This Tapioca, which contains no milk, is easy to make and will please even the pickiest eater in your house.  Food Critic enjoys this, and he’s known to be very critical.   (There’s a reason we call him Food Critic.) Everyone I know is always complaining about how expensive it is to buy groceries.  I know that […]

Easy Nectarine Cobbler-a warm slice, fresh from the oven

Easy Nectarine Cobbler

Dessert is always a good thing.  This dessert is make from a simple combination of ingredients that go together quickly to create a sweet and delicious cobbler with minimum stress for the cook.  I used fresh fruit, but this recipe works just as well with either frozen or canned fruit.   It’s our go to cobbler recipe when we want something sweet. 

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Coconut Water and Berry Popsicles

These Healthy and delicious popsicles are simple to eat and loaded with nutrition.  These were another creation that was made with input from Sue Chef.  Cool and refreshing, these frozen treats are perfect for a hot summer day, and there’s no guilt involved because they are made with fresh fruit, lemon juice, and coconut water.  If you want, you can add a little sugar, but if your berries are sweet enough, it’s completely unnecessary.  You begin by slicing your strawberries and mixing them, along with the blueberries with lemon juice and sugar or honey.  The addition of sugar or honey […]

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Teriyaki Burgers

At the beginning of the summer grilling season, I posted my recipe for teriyaki sauce, but if you’re looking for a way to whip up some teriyaki flavored burgers without having to first whip up a batch of teriyaki sauce, this recipe is for you.  All you need is a mug, a bowl, 5 items you probably already have in your kitchen, and  1 1/2 pounds of ground beef to grill up some of the most delicious teriyaki burgers you will ever taste.  Children always love these.All you do is mix soy sauce, sugar, wine vinegar, garlic powder, and sesame […]

chicken boiled in teriyaki sauce

Freezer Teriyaki Chicken

Last week, I published my recipe for Teriyaki sauce.  This week, I want to share some of the ways I use that recipe to make Teriyaki Chicken.   It’s not uncommon for me to put all of the teriyaki sauce ingredients into a zip top bag before adding chicken.  I put this bag into the freezer so that I have ready made teriyaki marinated chicken which can be cooked in a variety of different ways. One of the easiest ways to prepare this chicken is on the stove top. Put the chicken along with the marinade into a large diameter pan […]

barbecued chicken on a plate

Freezer Marinated Barbecued Chicken

This is a simple and delicious chicken recipe that I make frequently.  The process is very simple, and the final product is very tasty.  I prefer using boneless chicken breasts when I cook it on the stove and bone in pieces when I make it in the crockpot. This recipe is versatile because it can be cooked immediately, but if you want to do this ahead, all of the ingredients can be placed into a zip top bag and stored in the freezer then thawed in the refrigerator for 24 hours before beginning with the cooking process.  (Sauteing the onions […]