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Lazy Like Me? Frito Corn Salad For The Win

Yes, I said it.  I’m a lazy cook.  I wish I didn’t have to cook, but my family likes to eat.  So I try to make things as easy as possible for myself in the kitchen.  I paired this salad with hot dogs for a meal and it was well worth the 5 minutes it took me to make!

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Martha Washington’s Jumbles … Sort of

I have always been interested in history.  I’m especially curious to learn how people in different times and places lived.  What they wore, how they talked, what they ate.  I recently listened to a podcast episode called Colonial Baking from The Baking Podcast.  One of the recipes they discussed was the Jumble recipe from Martha Washington’s cookbook. 

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Can’t Beat this Broccoli Alfredo Tortellini

My vegetarian daughter just came home from college.  I made this meal and she just raved about it.  Which is saying something because she is quite picky.  It is super easy to make and ready to eat in under 30 minutes.  Plus it satisfies the broccoli obsession that I have had lately.

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Comfort Food Bliss – Baked Corn Casserole

With all the dreary weather we have been having in Pennsylvania this week, I was feeling hungry for some comfort food.  I had leftover corn on the cob and turned it into Corn Casserole.  One of my favorite ways to cook is to find leftovers I may have in the refrigerator and repurpose them into something else.

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Easy Peasy! Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Yesterday, I was feeling like I needed to bake something seasonal.  Since it is almost Valentine’s Day, I hopped on Pinterest and did a search for Valentine’s Day desserts.  I found two recipes I wanted to try.

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Short on Time? Try These Shortcuts!

I don’t love to cook. In fact, I am sort of ambivalent about it.  I cook six dinners a week because my family needs to eat.  The meals aren’t gourmet, but they are still healthy.  My time is precious and if you feel the same way as I do, don’t fret!  I will share a few shortcuts to help you make healthy meals quickly.

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This is not your typical banana bread!

Do you have overripe bananas?

IMG_2483Every time I turn around there are overripe bananas on my counter! What is a person to do with all these bananas without throwing them away? I hate to waste food. Are you looking for something to do with YOUR overripe bananas? You could peel those bananas and freeze them for use later in recipes or use them right now! Turn your overripe bananas into smoothies, pancakes, milkshakes, muffins and more! Let Kelli Foster from The Kitchn show you how.

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