Category: Easy

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

No Cooking or Eggs Required for this Easy Blueberry Ice Cream This blueberry ice cream recipe is so easy and most of the time is spent by either churning or freezing. I love that it doesn’t require any cooking or eggs. I use the KitchenAid…

Culantro Pesto | Asian Crack Sauce

Culantro Pesto | Asian Crack Sauce

We Call it Asian Crack Sauce for a Reason This Culantro Pesto Asian Crack Sauce is just about as addictive as actual crack. It’s kinda like an Asian version of my Chimichurri Sauce, but it’s made with culantro instead of cilantro, and includes several other…

Blueberry & Cream Cheese Croissant Puff

Blueberry & Cream Cheese Croissant Puff

Blueberry, Mixed Berry or Any Berry Cream Cheese Croissant Puff This berry bread pudding caserole Is super easy. It can be made with any kind of berry, mixed berries, fresh berries, frozen berries or a combination of any of those. This blueberry croissant puff was…

Tomato, Cucumber & Dill Salad

Tomato, Cucumber & Dill Salad

This tomato, cucumber & dill salad is quick, light, healthy and delicious. Making it the day before gives you more time with your friends and family. Quick, Simple, Light, Healthy & Delicious This salad checks all the boxes. You can make this Tomato Cucumber Salad…

Quick & Easy King Crab Tacos with Chipotle Sauce

Quick & Easy King Crab Tacos with Chipotle Sauce

The quickest and easiest way to use leftover Alaska King Crab meat that will have your friends & family drooling. Make your next “Taco Tuesday” the best ever. No Taco Shell Required These healthier “deconstructed tacos” don’t need to be in a shell. They are…

Foolproof & Easy Homemade Pizza Dough

Foolproof & Easy Homemade Pizza Dough

Foolproof & Easy Homemade Pizza Dough This is not that cardboard crap in a box. This is a really is a Foolproof & Easy Homemade Pizza Dough you can be proud of. It has the right ratio of crisp on the outside to soft on…

Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

If you think Pepé is cheesy, wait until you try this Gluten Free Mac and Cheese Never in a million years did I think I would be creating a Gluten Free Mac and Cheese recipe, but here I am. I have a couple of friends…

Light & Healthy Curry Chicken Salad

Light & Healthy Curry Chicken Salad

This Light & Healthy Curry Chicken Salad is Always a Party Favorite  Many years ago a friend brought her homemade Curry Chicken Salad to my house when we had a party. I fell in love. I asked her for the recipe and she said she…

The Best Homemade Smoked Salmon Dip

The Best Homemade Smoked Salmon Dip

What Makes this the Best Homemade Smoked Salmon Dip?  Well, for starters… it won’t fall off your darn cracker!  I know that sounds like a silly thing to say, but before I made this dip, we used to serve my husband’s homemade smoked salmon with…

Lighter & Healthier Cauliflower Soup

Lighter & Healthier Cauliflower Soup

This Lighter & Healthier Cauliflower Soup is so easy, a little cheesy and now…low carb and gluten free! I’ve been making this Cauliflower Soup for over 25 years, but I used to add flour, potatoes and carrots. It’s not as cheesy as Pepé, but that’s…

Bacon, Apple, Walnut & Arugula Salad

Bacon, Apple, Walnut & Arugula Salad

This Bacon, Apple, Walnut & Arugula Salad is perfect anytime of the year  This salad is delicious, healthy and so easy to throw together in a flash. You can omit the bacon if you’re a vegetarian, or substitute vegetarian bacon. Adding chicken or turkey to…

Smoked Turkey Salad

Smoked Turkey Salad

Leftover Smoked Turkey?  This is a great way to use your leftover smoked turkey. You can also use roasted turkey, chicken, duck or any cooked poultry you have on hand. I don’t recommend canned chicken – There’s just something weird about that stuff. Don’t have…

Easy & Healthy Roasted Fall Veggies

Easy & Healthy Roasted Fall Veggies

Looking for a healthier side dish to serve with your thanksgiving turkey?  Let’s face it… Almost everything on the table is high in calories and fat or going to be covered in gravy. With all that heavy food, these are a nice, lighter addition to…

BLT Salad with Homemade Croûtons

BLT Salad with Homemade Croûtons

You know whats better than a BLT Sandwich?   A BLT Salad with these homemade croûtons. So, Pepé is wondering why I’m cutting the bread into small cubes. He said, “Are you planning on making a bunch of teeny tiny BLT sandwiches?” I said, “No,…

Chanterelle Duxelles

Chanterelle Duxelles

How to pronounce duxelles Now I’ve been making duxelles for years, but evidently I’ve been saying it wrong all this time. Pepé has just informed me that he will be walking out of the kitchen if I don’t start saying it correctly. I guess it…

Easy Homemade Hamburger Buns

Easy Homemade Hamburger Buns

Making homemade hamburger buns is fun, easy and way better than pulling weeds… Just ask Pepé Summer weekends often seem to involve a lot of grilling or gardening and this one was going to be both. We planned on grilling some burgers on Sunday, but…


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