Cajun Mac and Cheese

It doesn’t happen often, but occasionally I have to break my rule about using processed ingredients in cooking. Cajun Mac and Cheese is one of the dishes that I definitely bend the rules for, and that is because of the magical ingredient known as Velveeta. I am a Wisconsinite, so it feels like a sinContinue reading “Cajun Mac and Cheese”

Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Roll Ups

Pasta is one of the best comfort foods that exists, and let’s face it, as we are now rolling through November of 2020, we could all use a little extra comfort. I have nothing against a perfect red marinara sauce, but my absolute favorite way to eat pasta is with Alfredo sauce, broccoli, and chicken.Continue reading “Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Roll Ups”

Creamy Feta Greek Chicken Wrap

It’s always a good idea to have some easy recipes in your cookbook arsenal, and Creamy Feta Greek Chicken Wraps fall directly into the easy category while being super filling and healthy! While this dish is very easy to make, it does take some forethought. Both the chicken and the sauce have to sit forContinue reading “Creamy Feta Greek Chicken Wrap”

Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

This week’s post is about one of my absolute favorite dishes in the whole wide world – gumbo. This is the stew that taught me how to truly and fully appreciate a day spent in the kitchen. It showed me that cooking can be an art, and that even when a dish is time intensiveContinue reading “Chicken and Andouille Gumbo”

Italian Chicken Meatballs

Now that the school year has started, my recipes have to change focus. While the weekends are still reserved for recipes with longer cooking times, overall, my attention turns to convenience meals during the weekdays. Oftentimes people get confused when they hear the words “convenience cooking.” They think that quick and easy meals cannot possiblyContinue reading “Italian Chicken Meatballs”

Cajun Chicken Andouille Pizza

Growing up, my parents used to take my sister and I to Chicago once per year. We would see the sites, and go shopping at stores that we didn’t have around us in Wisconsin, but best of all, we would get to try out new and unique restaurants. One year, we decided to try outContinue reading “Cajun Chicken Andouille Pizza”

Buffalo Parmesan Sauce

Best Used on Buffalo Chicken Pizza! Recipe Posted Below Buffalo flavored food is a trend that is ever growing, and it is one that I have bought into whole-heartedly. I have loved buffalo wings ever since I was a child, and I will continue to be tempted every time I see a new buffalo recipeContinue reading “Buffalo Parmesan Sauce”

Grilled Spice-Rubbed Chicken

*This recipe is intended for a gas grill that has more than one shelf* I have enjoyed cooking my entire life, but my interest began to peak when I entered high school. This was when I discovered the art of grilling. My mom received her breast cancer diagnosis when I was a freshman in highContinue reading “Grilled Spice-Rubbed Chicken”

Skillet Fried Buffalo Chicken Tenders

It can be challenging to cook delicious meals on hot summer days. Running the oven makes an already warm house even hotter, and oftentimes appetites drop after a day in the sun. I like to lean towards two different methods of cooking when the temperature tips over 78 degrees –  grilling or skillet dishes.  OneContinue reading “Skillet Fried Buffalo Chicken Tenders”

Not-So-Spicy Buffalo Meatballs

Throughout our first year of marriage, Cole and I ate a lot of pasta. We were still in college and each of us was only working ten hours per week while we completed our student teaching and internships. This meant that groceries were on a tight budget, and of course time was tight too. OnceContinue reading “Not-So-Spicy Buffalo Meatballs”