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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

As the temperature is getting colder, there’s nothing better than a bowl of soup and curling up on the couch!

Makes for two or three:

2 tbs butter

2 tbs flour

1 cup stock

1 cup half & half

1/4 lb broccoli

1/2 cup carrots

4 oz cheddar

I actually recorded myself doing this with my iPhone so it’s not the greatest video considering there’s lots of moving and excess […] Read more

Enchiladas with a Roasted Jalapeno & Tomato Sauce!

Enchiladas are always something we tend to make with regular ole sauce, but with this recipe I decided to make a Mexican type of sauce or salsa for the enchiladas so I incorporated roasted jalapenos into the mix to give a nice flavor :D
Here’s what you’ll need
corn tortillas (I used about 15)
lettuce (1 head)
cheese
black beans (3 cans)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp corriander/cumin powder
1/8 tsp cayenne
for […] Read more

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hello all! I love chocolate chip cookies with a passion – especially when they’re freshly baked & the chocolate chips are still warm and gooey! Yup, that’s the best kind! Anyways, it’s taken me a long time to perfect a recipe from scratch, however doing some research and help from some friends, this is what we’ve got!

Here’s what you’ll need:
1 1/2 […] Read more

Veggie Stock

To make any soup or stew from scratch, you need a stock! Veggie stocks/broths on the market will almost always have onion/garlic in it. Plus when you make it at home, you can use up what you have in the fridge and control the amount of salt you add! Stock is super friendly so you could easily sub any of […] Read more

Cheesecake with Triple Berry Sauce

The holiday season was a big time for parties at my house-hold. So here’s yet another recipe I developed for our holiday get togethers! This one is a basic cheesecake with a triple berry sauce.
Here’s what you’ll need:
cheesecake filling:
3 lbs (48 oz) cream cheese
1.5 cup sugar
3 tbs vanilla
3 cups sour cream
2 tbs lemon juice
3 tbs cornstarch
6 tbs flour
2 tbs baking […] Read more

Apple Tart!

Need a quick/easy dessert? Well this is what you want to make then! A simple dessert that looks as beautiful as it tastes!
Here’s what you’ll need:
2 sheets of puff pastry
4 Granny Smith Apples
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup apple juice
2 tsp lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 tsp cinnamon
a pinch of ground clove and ground ginger
First we’re going to preheat oven to 350. Then […] Read more