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Easy Dinner Ideas
I am all about quick and easy dinners. I like to cook, but I want meals I can make for my family on busy weeknights that don't require complex gourmet cooking. Here are some of my favorites.
This Instant Pot Jambalaya recipe is a Cajun inspired one dish recipe with shrimp, andouille sausage, chicken and rice that will make a spicy dinner for your family. Using a pressure cooker makes it a quick and easy weeknight dinner the whole family will enjoy.
These easy air fryer twice baked potatoes are a creamy and cheesy side dish that is a perfect addition any meal. Hearty baked potatoes are filled with mashed potatoes, sour cream and cheese and topped with bacon and chives. And thanks to the air fryer you can cook these potatoes in only about 10 minutes!
This traditional Italian American dish from Utica, NY combines escarole with hot cherry peppers and prosciutto for a tasty side dish. Serve your family some greens they will love!
This easy spicy Instant Pot pork stew makes a hearty weeknight dinner. Pork is combined with tomatoes, beans and corn for a filling southwestern inspired one pot meal. Cooking it in the pressure cooker means dinner will be ready for your family in less than 45 minutes.
Make some delicious desserts or treats for the entire family to enjoy.
This rich and creamy Chocolate Oreo pie combines an Oreo cookie crust with layers of chocolate mousse and cookies and cream. This no bake dessert looks spectacular and is perfect for a holiday dinner or special occasion.
Speculoos, also known as Speculaas or Dutch Windmill Cookies, are a holiday cookie that is traditionally made for the Feast of St. Nicholas in the Netherlands and Belgium. They are a shortbread type cookie, but with a lot of spices, like cinnamon, added, which makes them fragrant and tasty!
Make this easy blueberry cake with fresh summer berries! This blueberry dessert is quick to make and is covered with caramelized blueberries. The blueberries cook in the bottom of the cake pan and then the cake is flipped over for a moist cake covered in a thick topping of delicious blueberries.
Bored with the same old summer breakfast? This healthy Berry Smoothie with Oatmeal makes an excellent healthy breakfast blackberry smoothie or snack that will taste delicious and keep you full for hours.
Innovative Cooking Methods
I love to try new gadgets! So if you want to learn how to use some of newly popular cooking techniques like pressure cooker, sous vide or air fryer don't miss my many recipes.
This recipe for Instant Pot Mexican Rice is quick and easy to make in a pressure cooker! It is a one pot meal that makes a delicious side dish and goes well with tacos, burritos, refried beans or your favorite Mexican dinner.
Sous vide rib eye steak is perfectly cooked steak every time. With sous vide cooking you can get consistent results so your steak is brown and crusty on the outside and juicy in the middle. Make steak house quality steak at home!
This easy air fryer chicken breast recipe is quick and easy to make with only 3 ingredients. The chicken is wrapped with prosciutto resulting in a crispy prosciutto outer layer with juicy and tender chicken inside. You can have this tasty dinner on the table in about 30 minutes!
Looking for fun crafts to do with your family or by yourself? Check out some of these innovative ideas!
Personalize your water bottle with salt water etching – an easy DIY technique that allows you to etch metal with basic household supplies.
These easy melted crayon ornaments are pretty and fun to make for Christmas. Make great memories with your family this holiday season creating this fun DIY ornament. They also are a great homemade holiday gift idea!
Looking for a cute and easy way to bring Spring inside? This Thumbprint Flower Pot is an easy spring craft that will brighten up your house!
This easy to make modular Football Snack Stadium is made from cardboard soda boxes and will make your Super Bowl party the hit of the neighborhood!