Gramma John’s Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate chip cookies on tray with milk carafe and glasses

Do you love crispy chocolate chip cookies? Then you’ll love Gramma John’s recipe for chocolate chip cookies that are crispy and crunchy and tender inside. Learning to bake chocolate chip cookies is kind of a rite of passage in my book. And finding your pet, favorite, go-to, ultimo chocolate chip recipe is part of that […]

Peppermint Brownie Bites

Enjoy a super easy dessert with these Peppermint Brownie Bites. Lots of crunchy edges and a gooey center with just the right amount of mint! One of the attractions of baking a variety of different Christmas Cookies is that you don’t have to lock yourself into one particular flavor. You can vary the tastes and […]

How to Make Chicken Stock in the Slow Cooker

jar of chicken stock with slow cooker

Make something delicious from almost nothing! Learn how to make Chicken Stock in the Slow Cooker for the best tasting soups, gravies, and sauces. Making homemade chicken stock is one of the easiest ways to make something from nothing. Okay, almost nothing. If you’ve roasted a whole chicken or baked chicken pieces, save the bones, […]

Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes

Good morning, Sunshine! Start the day right with a short stack of delicious, whole wheat blueberry pancakes. They’ll come together quickly and easily with a homemade mix. Pancakes can be ultimate comfort food. I mean, entire restaurants are dedicated to pancakes, and believe it or not, civilizations through the ages have enjoyed these delicious flat […]

Homemade Chili with Jalapeños

Fresh jalapenos give heat and flavor to this simple homemade chili that comes together in 30 minutes or less. Enjoy it for an easy weeknight dinner. You work hard all day. Your family is hungry. You want a quick and easy meal that doesn’t take all day or cost a fortune. It’s not too much […]

Sloppy Joes from Scratch

Sloppy Joes from scratch are a quick and easy dinner that won’t break the budget. In fact, you can very easily — and economically — make this savory meat mixture to serve a crowd. No cans or mixes required. Sloppy Joes are ultimate comfort food. They are hearty so they fill you up after a […]

Easy Turkey Burger Recipe

Turkey burgers are moving up in the world. This easy turkey burger recipe flavored with green onion and tarragon are further enhanced with creamy bleu cheese and a spicy chipotle mayonnaise. Make a batch tonight! Don’t you love a big juicy burger loaded with toppings? Chances are you’ve had one that goes down in memory. […]

Healthy Snickerdoodles

A healthier twist on an old classic, these Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles are delicious! A little whole grains and flax seed meal takes the classic cookie up a notch. These healthy snickerdoodles freeze beautifully so you can have a sweet treat any time the urge strikes. Snickerdoodles have always been a favorite cookie of mine to bake. Probably because […]