Pantry Staples You Can Make Yourself

Run out of a regular ingredient? Try one of these pantry staples you can make yourself. Once in awhile you may find yourself running out of ingredients that you normally keep on hand. You could run to the store, but what if you really want to stick to your grocery budget this month or just […]

Easy Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

pouring raspberry vinaigrette onto salad

This simple Raspberry Vinaigrette recipe is perfect on your salad or even as a chicken marinade. Plus, try the delightful variations! It’s happened before. You go to a restaurant and order a beautiful, fancy salad. It’s got all this flavor! So many colors! Such great tastes combined together! You know what’s in that salad. You’ve […]

Easy Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup for Cooking

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup is a wonderful, flavorful, healthy alternative to commercial canned cream soups. It’s easy to make and freezes beautifully. Ditch the can, man! What’s a staple canned good that most of our grandmothers and mothers regularly kept on hand? What’s the base of many a casserole, soup, and sauce recipe? What’s […]

Greek Tzatziki Recipe

bowl of tzatziki dip with bowls of vegetables

Have a hankering for that delicious yogurt sauce that comes with gyros? You can make your own easily at home with this simple Greek Tzatziki Recipe. Take-out is tempting. That’s all there is to it. Someone else makes dinner for you — and even does the dishes! It’s quick, or at least feels immediate even […]

Small Batch English Pickle Recipe for American Kitchens

Jams, jellies, and other spreads offer great flavor to sandwiches, toast, and appetizers. This Small Batch English Pickle recipe is tangy and sweet, a welcome change to the preserves you usually serve. And it’s made with pantry staples, common to American kitchens, making it easy to whip up a batch anytime. Do you ever go […]

5-Minute Easy Gravy Recipe

Want to learn how to make homemade gravy? This easy gravy recipe is delicious. This is a basic gravy recipe that is necessary  for (almost) all your holiday meals. You can totally do this! Gravy is one of those things that I consider LIFE’S NECESSITIES. Mashed potatoes just aren’t the same. That dry Thanksgiving turkey […]

Carrot Ginger Dressing

This Carrot Ginger Dressing is a healthy and delicious way to top cooked meats, salads or rice bowls. It’s full of great Asian-inspired flavors and tastes pretty amazing. My friend Jessika and her friends stayed with us for almost a week this summer. We had a blast hanging out, watching movies, playing at the beach, […]

Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

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Homemade Pizza Sauce is super simple to make and can transform an okay homemade pizza into a great one. Make a batch of this pizza sauce for your pizza night this week! Pizza night has been a regular part of my week for almost 20 years. My early attempts at homemade pizza were doughy and […]