Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya

Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya just may be one of my favorite low-carb recipes. Hot and spicy with a touch of sweetness from the squash, it’s the perfect healthy supper that feels like so much more. Craving something hot and spicy for supper tonight? Don’t want a lot of fuss to make it? Looking for something healthy […]

Shepherd’s Pie with Cheddar Mash

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Shepherd’s Pie is a hearty, filling dish featuring meat, vegetables, and gravy under a fluffy bed of mashed potatoes. Bake this up for some ultimate comfort food. You ready for some good old fashioned, comfort food? Well then, Shepherd’s Pie is where it’s at. Tender veggies, hearty meat, luscious gravy, all topped with creamy mashed […]

Homemade Pies: Tips, Tools, & Recipes

Want to learn to make stellar pies? I gotcha covered. Check out these tips, tools, and homemade pies you can dig into today. Pictured: Toffee Dream Pie If you’re a fan of pie, then you’re going to want to learn how to make homemade pie. You just can’t have one without the other. Not really.  […]

Easy Blueberry Pie from Scratch

Take advantage of a free hour and bake up a delicious blueberry pie. It’s surprisingly easy and amazingly tasty to bake one from scratch. If you’ve got a hankering for pie, then it’s time to get baking. Seriously, unless you have an exquisite (and possibly expensive) bakery or pastry shop in your neighborhood, you can […]

How to Bake Bacon in the Oven

cooked bacon on paper toweling

Quit standing by the stove getting splattered by bacon grease. Learn to bake bacon in the oven to make it easier — so you can eat more bacon, more often! Bacon just may be a magical meat. First off, it tastes amazing. I’ve known many a person to give up their vegetarian ways in the […]

What to Do with Brown Bananas

Yes, we have brown bananas! What do we do with them today? Why, freeze them, of course, to use in baking, smoothies, and other banana desserts. You can certainly bake and blend today, but if you don’t have time, follow these easy steps for freezing brown bananas to use later. You had high hopes when you […]

Chimichangas

Chimichangas are crispy burritos that are easy to make at home! While frying is traditional, you can also crisp them on the griddle or bake them in the oven. Have you ever had a chimichanga? Basically it’s a crispy burrito, usually deep fried. It’s considered Tex-Mex, Southwestern fare, but it may just be Cal-Mex as […]

Quick Freezer Cooking Tips for When You Don’t Have Time to Do It

quarts of soup ready for the freezer

Want to do freezer cooking but find yourself short on time? Fill the freezer with these quick freezer cooking tips for when you don’t have time to do it up big. Pictured: Aunt Sandy’s Broccoli Cauliflower Soup You want to do freezer cooking, but you don’t have time. It’s been on your list and nagging […]