Everything Cooking made Easy

Hosted by Vanessa "Nikita" Milare
Group active since Thu, May 26, 2011

Life is very hectic these days with work, school, & families. There is so much we have to get done before the day is over & some times there's no time to plan out a every day meal. So I thought abut it as I was at work & thought a group of easy, simple & yummy dishes would be great. This is a group to post quick, simple, maybe kind of not, and mostly yummy dishes along with great tips for every day cooking in between a hectic life....

Heidi Hoerman
Jun 22, 2016

Low-water method for cooking pasta

You don't need to boil a big pot of water to cook pasta. Just put enough water in a medium-sized pan to cover the pasta by about an inch. Bring to a boil, stirring a couple times to make sure the pasta doesn't stick. Cover the pan, turn off the heat, and let steep for the amount of time you would have boiled the pasta. Bingo! Perfect pasta every time.

I was converted to this method a few weeks ago by a discussion over at Seriouseats.com and haven't looked back.


Heidi Hoerman
Jun 22, 2016

This seems like a great existing group to revive

A specific title giving purpose? Check.
A group with lots of members ready to go? Check.

Looks like a great place to share tales & recipes of easy recipe hacks like cooking a whole package of bacon in the oven to easily have precooked bacon for use whenever or how to make mac-n-cheese without boiling the noodles, etc.

Yes, we have other groups that we share such things on but this would be a group perfectly positioned for just that!

Rick Long
Dec 19, 2015

My Yummie Corn Bread

Hey all, this corn bread recipe is easy and tasty! Buttermilk Corn Bread

Brad Nichols
May 30, 2015

Easy Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Here is a tasty and easy way to learn how to do indirect grilling if you haven't tried it - and the recipe is pretty darn tasty too! Enjoy!

Sweet Garlic Pork Tenderloin

Brad Nichols
May 28, 2015

Easy Veggies on the Grill

Hi Friends - for those that like to BBQ - this kind of 'pouch' cooking is a good a way of doing sides that can minimize the dishes for clean-up. I do several of these and will post them in the coming days and weeks, here is my Asian Broccoli recipe. You will find potatoes and asparagus in my recipe list as well, but you can put whatever you want into a pouch like this and cook it on the grill or campfire..


Asian Broccoli on the Grill

Vanessa Marie Milare
Jan 24, 2015

It's ME.... Vanessa "Nikita"

Hello.... It's ME Vanessa "Nikita" or Kit as many call me. Sorry, I been away. But when I got back I found out someone had hacked all my accounts & made some trouble. So I got locked out of my 1st JAP account. If you got any e-mails from me in the last few weeks. It wasn't me. Am sorry for what ever had happen. You know I love you all. So I had to make a WHOLE new account. I know its best to reset your passwords every 3 months but am gonna be doing it more now. Reset yours to. I missed you all & so sorry again. But am back... WOO HOO

Cindi B.
Nov 29, 2014

Turkey and Cranberry Sandwich... "YUM"

I've never had a turkey and cranberry sandwich, not until 5 years ago, and after I came across this recipe, which was posted by Emily Mathews at food.com. The turkey and cranberry sauce goes so well together, plus the bacon, mayo, and provolone cheese, brings this sandwich over the top. I love this sandwich, and hope others will give it a try!

Turkey Cranberry Sandwich

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