Dinner

Fried Rice Technique

I filmed this video ages ago and the file got buried. I don’t know if I meant to delete it and refilm it or...
Food Science

What is a “Serving Size?”

I’ve seen a lot of food reviews on YouTube, and one thing that reviewers typically get feisty about is the serving size. Either they...
Condiments Dinner Lunch

Burger Salad and Burger Salad Dressing

Never let go of summer! The secret sauce that clown uses? Pretty close, actually  ...
Dinner

Half-Pound Tacos

A taco that weighs half a pound? Nope! But a way to feed tacos to a family of four with only half a pound...
Half-Pound Sloppy Joes
Dinner Lunch

Half-Pound Sloppy Joes

Can you make sloppy joes with just half a pound of ground beef? Of course you can! Here’s how. Make that half pound of...
Hamburger gravy on buttered toast
Breakfast Dinner

Hamburger Gravy on Toast

Here’s a little dish I like to make whenever I need comfort food quickly and on a budget. Best of all, you can easily...
Side Dishes

Dolly Parton Cole Slaw Dressing

I found this scribbled on a piece of paper in a folder full of recipes, so I don’t even know if it’s authentic. But...
Dessert

Apple Cheesecake Pudding

I’m not a big fan of desserts, so I never feel like making them, especially if they are complicated and get every bowl in...
Ingredients

All About Potatoes

Okay, it’s time to talk about one of my favorite foods ever—potatoes!  ...
Dinner

(Sort of) Hungarian Goulash

For years my mother has made what she calls “goulash”—ground beef, green pepper, a can of diced tomatoes, and lots of elbow macaroni. I...
Mexican Cornbread Dressing
Dinner Side Dishes

Mexican Cornbread Dressing

Looking for a dish to spice up your holidays? Try this savory Mexican cornbread dressing (or stuffing as some people call it). You won’t...
Dinner

Split Pea Soup

Ages ago, I had lunch at a restaurant that is no longer in business. I ordered the split pea soup as an appetizer, and...
Appetizers Slow Cooker

Easy Party Meatballs

Looking for an easy appetizer? Look no further. Need an easy way to feed a crowd? Throw these three ingredients into your slow cooker...
Reviews

Tina’s Chicken & Cheddar Cheese Chimichanga

What can I say? I was expecting a lot from these, and was extremely disappointed. Here’s a closer look at those ingedients: And here’s...
Dinner

Cowboy Hot Pot

Easy to make and easy on the budget. Here’s how to have a family-friendly meal on the table in an hour or less. Oh,...
Condiments Copycat

Homemade Onion Soup Mix

Why bother with the little packets from the store when you can whip this together using things you probably already have in your pantry....
Condiments Recipes

Fresh Salsa (Salsa Fresca)

Who knew really good salsa was so easy? Just chop, stir, and enjoy. The key is to get perfectly ripe tomatoes.ja Fresh salsa is...
Techniques Tools

$4 Cheese Knife

Most people have too many knives, and they tend to spend too much money on them. But a good cheese knife is essential, and...
Ingredients Techniques

Caramelized Onions — Onion Flavor Bombs!

This really isn’t a recipe, per se: it’s more of an advanced ingredient prep. It takes a while, but most of the work is...
Breakfast

Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

This is easy and fast—although it’s never fast enough when you are hungry! To make life easier on myself, I just used a can...