Home-style Baked Ziti-It freezes so well, I will often double the recipe and make a pan for the freezer, for busy nights. Baked Ziti always seems to be a crowd pleaser at events and parties too. It is my ultimate comfort food, pasta, sausage and cheese, what is not to love?
Summer Veggie Sausage Pasta- a summer staple for a quick and delicious dinner
Stove Top Stuffing Coated Chicken- Crunchy like fried chicken with out all the mess!
Boiled whole chicken for meat and stock- I will almost always stock up on whole chickens when they go on sale, To get the most from my chicken purchase, I like to boil a whole chicken, I use the meat and stock in recipes.
Broccoli Cheese Soup- This rich restaurant quality broccoli soup is easily made at home, it is great with a crusty bread and salad.
DIY Seasoning Mixes
Chicken Fajita Seasoning- Make your own fajita seasoning mix using this easy recipe. No more weird ingredients you can not pronounce!
Homemade Vanilla Sugar- a wonderful vanilla scented sugar, add to desserts and baked goods. It is also amazing in coffee.
Homemade Vanilla Extract- So much better than what you can buy in the store and so easy!
Homemade Pizza Seasoning- Similair to italian seasoning, but much more flavorful!
Piña Colada Cupcakes- perfect for a quick summer treat.
Pink Lemonade Cupcakes- bright and refreshing on a hot day, with a good balance of sweet and tart.
Pumpkin Cupcakes with Browned Butter-Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting- All the flavors of Autumn in a cupcake; cinnamon, ginger and spices with a rich Cream Cheese Frosting
Caramel Apple-Nut Bars- A perfect cross between a bar and a cookie for fall. A pan of these will disappear in no time, but they are super easy to make, so you will not mind making more.
Bakery Style Soft Pumpkin Cookies- My personal weakness, soft and flavorful. These are simple enough to make on a weeknight, but so good you will want to serve them to holiday guests.
Chocolate Cherry Cordial Cookies These cookies are reminiscent of the candies, but are not so sweet they will make your teeth ache, and are perfect for cookie trays at Christmas or Valentines Day.
Thumbprint Cookies- I usually end up making about 4 batches of these cookies around the holidays, all with different flavors of jam and preserves, my favorite flavors are apricot, cherry, and raspberry.
Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies deliciously moist & chewy, and surprisingly hearty!
Soft Rolled Sugar cookies- Best cut out cookies EVER, end of story.
Cherry Almond Cookies- Not only are they pretty, the combination of cherry and almond flavors is amazing, and worth every single calorie.
Lemon Ginger Honey- These 3 ingredients provide powerful health benefits. Together they make a immunity boosting, body soothing tea.