Brown Butter Pancakes

I had a bunch of leftover brown butter so I decided to put them in and on my pancakes. Basically substitute where you would normally put butter with brown butter. It gives the pancakes a nutty slightly sweet flavor. I don’t even think syrup is needed, although I tend to go less on my syrup…

Baby Shower Cookies

I finished making the brown butter sugar cookies. I thought they turned out pretty good. Here are the end results. As you can see it’s for a baby girl. Congratulations again Doris and Kevin! Remember everything is a phase. Although it feels like the phases are coming back to back and there’s no rest in…

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

I was tasked with making sugar cookies for a baby shower but my sister requested the cookies to be brown butter cookies instead of plain sugar cookies. I’ve never made brown butter cookies but now that I have, I want to use brown butter in everything! It just elevates the flavor profile and I do…

The Search for the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie – Recipe #2

I thought the last cookie recipe needed a little more substance. So I thought I’d try to add a little bit of bread flour to my traditional chocolate chip recipe to see what would happen. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of AP flour 1/2 cup of bread flour 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of…

Weeknight Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie is fairly quick to make if you use leftover chicken and store bought dough. My husband happens to like the store bought biscuit dough on top of pot pies as oppose to my homemade pie dough. I know – blasphemy! Luckily for him, using store bought dough is easier and quicker for…

Banana Muffins for Babies

My baby started eating solids a couple months ago and I found that he really likes to eat my blueberry muffins I have for breakfast. The problem was it was full of sugar and probably butter. That’s what makes it super delicious right?! So I decided to make banana muffins with no sugar and no…

Easter Gifts

I really wanted to crochet my niece and nephew a stuffed bunny, but 2 hours into it, I realized I was doing it all wrong and decided to give it a try a different time. So instead I painted a mason jar using matte chalky paint. I taped off a silhouette of a bunny and…

Steak and Eggs

The other day I went to a restaurant and got steak benedicts. It was made on French bread instead of an English muffin and it had pesto on it instead of holandaise sauce and I thought to myself, what a great combo! So later that week I decided to make steak and eggs for dinner…

The Search for the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe – Recipe #1

Everyone’s idea of the perfect chocolate chip cookie is different. Some like is soft and chewy. Some like it a little more crisp. I like mine slightly soft and chewy in the center but crispy on the edges with very little chocolate chips. I found this recipe on BuzzFeed and it required melted butter, which I’ve…

Easy Steak Dinner Two Ways

Being a new mom keeps me quite busy and tired. I decided to take some short cuts with my weeknight dinners. One is jar sauce. I picked up some cheap steak cuts on sale and marinated them with steak seasoning and some teriyaki sauce I bought at the market. You can either cook them on…

Easy Weeknight Pork Chops

I like to buy the boneless thin cut pork chops for weeknight meals. It makes easy prep and quick cooking time. Just 3 -4 minutes a side. I season it with some salt, pepper, and thyme and if I’m really lazy I’ll just use a little Mrs. Dash seasoning. Pair it with some string beans…

Ribs in Rice Cooker

I’m always looking for easy meal ideas. To be fairly honest with you, I’m kind of lazy. I hate preparing meals where I have to clean 10 things at the end of it. I was perusing on The Woks of Life cooking blog and found this recipe. I wanted to use spare ribs but I…