40 Meals Made Easy From Your Pantry

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All of us – and our grocery bills – could greatly benefit from using what we’ve got on hand. However, this is especially true for the Hurricane Sandy sufferers who are left without everyday conveniences like a stocked supermarket. For some, I understand, a...

Perfect Caramel Apples

Easy Caramel Apples

Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of these easy, addicting caramel apples! Just like store bought, but so much more scrumptious. Check out lots of topping ideas below, too! Happy Halloween, my little goblins and ghouls! I wish I had a crazy costume photo...

Baked Penne with Italian Sausage

Baked Penne Recipe

Scoop yourself a plate of this scrumptious, cheesy baked penne with Italian sausage. It’s full of flavor, so comforting and super hearty! Mangia, mangia! Pull a chair on up and scoop yourself a big spoonful of baked penne… it’s saucy and scrumptious, and it’s...

Pumpkin Honey Cornbread

Pumpkin Honey Cornbread

This twist on the classic cornbread is fluffy, slightly sweet and perfect alongside your next soup, stew or chili! There’s just about nothing I love more on a brisk evening than a big bowl of spicy chili, and nothing better alongside it than this...

Spicy Chicken Kebabs with Lemon Potatoes

Spicy Chicken Kebabs with Lemon Potatoes

Spice things up with these tangy chicken and veggie kebabs, along with an easy side of lemon roasted potatoes! Here in Texas, the warm weather is just starting to give way to cooler temps, so we’re finding ourselves being able to enjoy the outdoors...

Easy Chocolate Chunk Caramel Brownies

Easy Chocolate Chunk Caramel Brownies

Try these sinfully good, super simple chocolate chunk brownies stuffed with homemade caramel sauce made from candies and cream! I probably have a few more guilty pleasures than most! Among my many are wearing pj’s all day, piling heaps of fluffy freshly grated Parmesan...

Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

Try these fun, delicious Asian beef lettuce wraps for a fresh and healthy twist on your usual menu! Apart from being a shrill, shouting TV chef, Gordon Ramsay has long been a big influence in my cooking. The softer side of him is evident...

Spooky Spiderweb Cookies + A McCormick Halloween Giveaway!

Spooky Spiderweb Sugar Cookies

Sinfully good spiderweb sugar cookies for a delicious (and adorable) Halloween treat. Easier to make than they look, I promise! …Not that I’m big on spiders or anything, but aren’t these the cutest? These tasty Halloween inspired treats are really pretty simple – just a...

Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken Tortellini Soup

Warm up this quick and easy all-in-one weeknight meal – a soup with tender tortellini, chicken and veggies. So delicious and comforting! I love warming up with a hot bowl of soup, but since the toasty temps in Austin are just starting to drop,...

Butternut Squash Mac ‘n Cheese

Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Try this cheesy macaroni with chunks of butternut squash, gooey sharp cheddar and spicy seasonings for a scrumptious, light side! Keep your meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and bread puddings. In my mind, comfort food begins and ends at mac and cheese. There is just nothin’...