Make Your Own Personal Spice Mix

I’m a big fan of Mrs. Dash. But I find I’m using it less because I’m now creating my own spice blend.

Love That Lemon Cake

Essentially, it’s a lemon flavored cake, all made from scratch, of course, topped with a lemon syrup that soaks into the cake. It makes this cake moist and full of lemon flavor.

Bouillabaisse Is Just Fish Stew

Like most of the best dishes from around the world, bouillabaisse was originally a peasant dish.

Fear of Sauce Making

Some sauces are “fussy.” But most are simple and a byproduct of regular cooking.

Blue Box, My @$$

So, what’s a carbohydrate loving bachelor, or a busy parent, to do? Make your own macaroni and cheese on the stove.

A Great Alternative to Fried Fish

How about fried fish that isn’t fried?

Smothered Pork Chops With Mushroom Gravy

Kick the can and start from scratch.

Recipe: Pesto Chicken Florentine

I ended up making substantial changes to the recipe and I think those are improvements.

An Easy Taste of Exotic: Chicken Spinach Curry

Most of the ingredients for this dish are in your pantry, or should be. It works really good with leftover chicken and can accommodate other vegetables easily.

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.