orzo

Spinach Tomato Orzo Soup

I made this vegetarian soup a few nights ago. I had been so busy all day, and forgot to take anything out to thaw. I made this soup by...

hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I love to make hummus, just as a snack, and even as a quick and easy vegetarian snack-able dinner. We enjoyed this hummus with lots of fresh cut vegetables...

corn-dogs

Homemade Corn Dogs

Who doesn’t love a good corn dog? I’d been meaning to make them at home for such a long time, and finally got  around to it. I used Boar’s...

carbonara

Bacon and Beer Carbonara

This is our favorite pasta dish. It’s so simple, delicious and comforting. I use to make carbonara the more traditional way, but since it’s suppose to be a frugal...

coffee

Caramel Macchiato (Starbuck’s Copycat)

Besides the seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte, this is the only other reason I ever venture through the Starbuck’s drive-thru. But since I got my husband an espresso machine for...

eggrolls

The Ultimate Egg Roll Recipe

My family adores homemade egg rolls. I learned to make them from our neighbor when I was a kid, and later learned a better recipe from my mother-in-law. Over...

cookie-brownies

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

After combining chicken teriyaki and pizza into one fantastic dish, I couldn’t help but try another combination of two favorites. I decided to do two of the most popular...

pizza

Chicken Teriyaki Pizza

We do pizza night about every 2 weeks. I love to try new combinations, although I must admit I often fall back on my favorite, peperoni and good olives...

Jambalaya

Jambalaya

My husband had another pot luck at his office this week, and since the whole staff recently turned over, I can cook for him again. Since this crowd isn’t...

lobster

Lobster “BLT” Melts

I got the idea for these little slider sized melts at one of the nice restaurants when we were on vacation in West Virginia. I’m also starting to do...

oriental-salad

Oriental Chicken Salad

This is one of our family’s’ favorite salads. It’s full of lots of crunchy cabbage, and topped with grilled chicken. I seasoned the dressing with sesame oil, ginger and...

soup

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Here’s a quick and easy recipe for a delicious Tex-Mex inspired soup. This is one of my husband’s favorite. It’s full of flavor, and is rich and creamy from...

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