Recipe: Delicious Ham and Potato Soup

Soup is usually quite versatile, allowing you to add all sorts of ingredients you have lying around. Need to clean out the fridge? No problem. Make soup.

Shepherd’s Pie

This is original comfort food. Like most high-style dishes today, it started out as peasant food, a way to stretch meager ingredients into a filling meal. This is an ideal dish for leftovers. The variations can be endless depending on what you have on hand and your personal taste.

Recipe: Easy Weekend Beef Stew

Stews have been around for at least 8,000 years, according to archeological information. They are defined as solid food bits cooked in a flavorful liquid, very similar to braising.

A Late Night Snack Like No Other

Like rice, this is a dish that is very simple, but also takes practice to get right.

Peas: Small But Mighty

If you have a bag of peas in the freezer, dinner ideas are only a few moments away.

More Food Gift Ideas

If you start now, you can do a few each week and not be rushed.

Give Mashed Potatoes A Tasty Tan

We came along this variation on that traditional classic and it turned out really great. So, naturally, we’re passing it along to you in The Bachelor’s Kitchen.

Recipe: Artichoke Heart Farfalli

This can be served hot or cold. In this hot weather, a cold pasta salad sounds really good.

Recipe: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

I tried one new recipe recently that I have to say is certainly a keeper. This produced a succulent pork suitable for so many uses from sandwiches to barbecue to fried rice.

Recipes: Low sugar Strawberry Coffee Cake

I came across a recipe to use up all those gorgeous strawberries that were in season a few weeks ago. I decided to try it out but making a low-sugar version.