intro to cooking - page 2

Mar 24, 2013

Scrumptious Loaded Cookie Bars [Intro to Cooking]

I don't know why, but the really good foods are always the ones that combine all the sinful little treats together into one huge rule-breaking, diet-busting, orgasmic mixture. You just find all your favorites, throw them in a greased pan, toss it into the oven, and somehow all is right with the world.

Mar 17, 2013

Delicious Apple and Pecan Oatmeal [Intro to Cooking]

Sometimes, all we need is a good comfort food. I know for me, that's oatmeal. The problem is, oatmeal can get super boring after awhile. Thankfully, that's why there's this thing called the Internet that has a bunch of different recipes and special tricks to spruce up even the dullest tasting oatmeal!

Mar 10, 2013

Super Healthy Mac & Cheese [Intro to Cooking]

I've been trying to eat a little healthier lately, and to be super honest with you it's not that easy! I've been struggling to find easy recipes that are healthy and TASTE GOOD. I came across this Instagram account Fitspiration and came across countless recipes and other healthy eating tips.

Banana Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Muffins [Intro to Cooking]

They were so easy to make and soooo delish! When you eat one right out of the oven the flavors meld perfectly together, a burst of tart cranberry, followed by a pocket of oozy white chocolate, all put together in a banana-flavored carb-erific muffin!

Mar 3, 2013

Indulge in Some Simple Sesame Chicken [Intro to Cooking]

Eating take-out just seems like a right of passage in college. Eating at the dining hall may be part of your meal plan, but we all need a break from the monthly menu every now and then. But if your school's not located in the best place restaurant-wise, try making this Chinese food dish yourself!

Feb 24, 2013

Mamaw’s Chicken and Dumplings Will Win His Heart [Intro to Cooking]

That process of sharing recipes and collaborating epitomizes all that mountain cooking is: edible story-telling. Dishes are meant to evolve and adapt to the people creating them, and this recipe is no different. Beginning with my grandmother, as told to my aunt, then dictated to me, contributed to by a friend, and shared with you.

Jan 6, 2013

Dec 16, 2012

The Best Spinach Artichoke Dip You'll Ever Make [Intro to Cooking]

This delicious dip only takes about 20 minutes to prepare, and could not be any simpler to execute. I've already made it twice this week, and in both cases, I went home with a bowl scraped clean.

Dec 9, 2012

French Onion Soup [Intro to Cooking]

One of my favorite lunch orders is French Onion Soup. I love the way the croutons taste after soaking up that delicious broth!

Dec 2, 2012

Simple But Fancy Holiday Cocktails [Intro to Cooking]

If I had known then what I know now, it is that a gentle and delicious cocktail both provides a conversation starter and gives me something to do with my hands at parties. Here's a couple of my favorite budget-friendly cocktails that only seem way fancier than I can afford.

Nov 18, 2012

Spaghetti Squash with Spicy Tomato Sauce [Intro to Cooking]

With the holidays (and holiday parties) on the horizon, my waistline requires a lighter option. This simple squash dishes serves both purposes equally and will fit well within your pre-holiday wallet restrictions, too!

Nov 3, 2012

Curried Butternut Squash Soup [Intro to Cooking]

There is no better time of year to enjoy soups, and this one will leave you warmed and satisfied. This curried squash soup would serve as the perfect side to a fall salad but also has the flavor to stand on its own.

Oct 7, 2012

Mint Chip Ice Cream Pie [Intro to Cooking]

While freshly baked, hot pies might be ideal for the upcoming winter months, we've still got a little bit of time left to appreciate a chilled ice cream pie.

Sep 30, 2012

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon [Intro to Cooking]

Though Brussels sprouts often come with a bad reputation, all it took was one bite of this recipe to change my mind about them completely.