Skinny? Not so much. Delicious? Of Course!

No I will admit it, I am no size 2, or 4, or 6. But if i can eat something that looks good, taste good, and is easy as heck to cook, I am going to do just that, when is healthy is a great bonus. There are many meals that I have made that … Continue reading Skinny? Not so much. Delicious? Of Course!

When In France.

I couldn't put down this cookbook. "To build the living room before the kitchen of the house would be ruin." - Count of Neufchateau French Country Cooking by Mimi Thorisoon is fantastic. Its a thick, and by thick I mean I almost lost a limb when I picked it up. It's 336 pages of photos, … Continue reading When In France.

Lassen Sie uns backen!

What does an American living in Germany do? Learn to bake like a true German. This baking book is incredible. Really. Not only is there a pronunciation guide in the back of book, so you know what the heck it is your reading, but a guide for the measurements.  I have googled, mL to oz … Continue reading Lassen Sie uns backen!

One Pot Meal: Tomato Pasta

This is one of those one pot meals that really hit home. Its filling, and the cream cheese adds just the perfect amount of creaminess. The recipie says to serve immediately and there is no joke about it, the pasta soaks up all the water and broth and it becomes a sticky mess. Still delicious, … Continue reading One Pot Meal: Tomato Pasta

What Is That? HPBBQ Chicken

Lets just say the photos do not do the chicken justice. It was moist, delicious, and so tasty.  My family likes to BBQ ribs, chicken, beef, you name it. But while sitting around the house trying to figure out what the heck to do with this chicken breast I realized I could just make a … Continue reading What Is That? HPBBQ Chicken

Eating: Poppyseed Chicken Casserole.

Here is another recipe I found on Oh Sweet Basil, for some poppyseed chicken. I didnt put too much poppyseed onto the casserole, not many people like it, and those little balls get stuck in your teeth......It is also my no means a health option. You can always half the recipe so it's not so … Continue reading Eating: Poppyseed Chicken Casserole.

Feeling Veggie?

Vegetable soup is one of those soups that are versatile. Chicken soup must have chicken, tomato soup has tomatoes, the list can go on. BUT, vegetable soup can have meats in it, different broths, different vegetables, added tomatoes, spices, and herbs. Its a never ending list. This soup was fun to create, and easy to … Continue reading Feeling Veggie?

Busy Day? Tell me about it.

It seems that the moment Autumn hits, so do invitations, appointments, and birthdays.  My calendar is the most filled during the months of September and October. It seems that dinners are either on the go, or something simple at home. I found a way to cook something delicious, and do it on a busy day. … Continue reading Busy Day? Tell me about it.

Cherry Cheesecake Bars & Young Frankenstein.

After watching all these movies cooking food I did realize that none of them are themed or matched up well. I have found some Christmas movies that are easy to pair food, snacks, and drinks with.   I think it should be a theme week!!   I'll get on that the day after Halloween.   … Continue reading Cherry Cheesecake Bars & Young Frankenstein.

Upside Down & Dracula

This recipe is easy to make, bake, and take. Haha. I crack myself up. But really this is so simple to make and kids love it. I saw this recipe on A Treats Affair and put it into my Cook This folder. Normally Ricky is much harder to please when trying new things, but he loves … Continue reading Upside Down & Dracula