How to Cook Great Rice in Your Instant Pot

bowl of rice next to instant pot

Make rice quickly and easily in your electric pressure cooker. Instant Pot Rice is a great budget-friendly side dish to include in your weekly meal rotation. So, you got an electric pressure cooker, eh? Birthday/Christmas present? Or was it something that your friend raved about and you knew you just had to have one? It’s […]

Homemade Chicken Curry Casserole Even Better than Your Mom’s

This freezer-friendly, curried chicken and broccoli casserole is fully homemade. No canned soups or packaged mixes in this Chicken Curry Casserole. Just good, real food.  So, casseroles get a bad rap. They’re considered dated, unhealthy, unhip. The reality, though, is that casseroles can be delicious. Many casseroles will pluck at the chords of nostalgia in your […]

How to Make Homemade Breadcrumbs in the Food Processor

breadcrumbs in food processor

Learn how to make homemade breadcrumbs in this easy tutorial! Never buy breadcrumbs again at the grocery store. Use your food processor to make them yourself. Ever find yourself in the kitchen making a meal and you realize that you’re out of a key ingredient? Yikes! Do you really have to go to the store? […]

Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Spiced Pepitas

two plates of pear and blue cheese salad

Enjoy a simple but elegant starter with this Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Spiced Toppings. All of it is make ahead so you can enjoy your dinner to the fullest! Ever been to a restaurant that served an out of this world salad? Maybe it had tangy knobs of blue cheese scattered across […]

Seasoned Rice Pilaf (like Rice-a-Roni but better & cheaper!)

dinner plate with homemade rice a roni

Boxed rice mixes are a thing of the past, especially when you know how to make a healthier, cheaper, and tastier seasoned rice pilaf yourself. Try this homemade rice-a-roni recipe today. Did you grow up enjoying “the San Francisco Treat”? Ever wonder if you could make it yourself? At home? Without a box? Today is […]

The Easiest Grilled Pizza You Can Make

carrying pizza to the grill

Can’t stand the heat? Get out of the kitchen! Cooking out doesn’t have to be limited to meats and burgers. Try grilled pizza — the easy way! You’ve heard that it’s easy to make pizza at home. You’re wanting to try it. But…it’s so dang hot. You sure don’t want to heat up the kitchen […]

Easy Appetizers that Won’t Break the Bank

Appetizers are a fantastic way to start a meal whether it’s a regular night at home or if you’re entertaining friends. Try one of these easy appetizers that are perfect for all occasions and easy on the wallet. Summer vacations are rolling to a close. While some of us have been back to school for […]

Homemade Onion Dip with Just 4 Ingredients (no mix!)

hand dipping potato chip in onion dip

Onion Dip is a great feature on your appetizer table at the holidays, parties, and other get-togethers. This recipe will help you make Sour Cream Onion Dip easily and without any packaged soup mix. Everyone loves a good dip. Am I right? Dips make football games more exiting. Dips make backyard BBQs more fun. Dips […]