#Beginner Cook Recipes


Witches Hats

By Cindi Bauer
These are such cute cookies to make for Halloween!

Creamy Peanut Butter Soup

By Cindi Bauer
This is a quick 'n easy 3 ingredient soup recipe.

Mock Apple Pie

By Cindi Bauer
After reviewing many recipes for mock apple pie, I came up with this recipe. To enhance...

Valentine's Day Candy Bark

By Cindi Bauer
A quick, easy, candy to make for your favorite Valentine.

Goulash

By Cindi Bauer
This goulash is not only quick and easy to make, but it's also very satisfying. It...

Banana With Peanut Butter & Chocolate Syrup

By Cindi Bauer
I happen to come across this dessert recipe at food.com. My husband loves peanut butter and...

Strawberry Vanilla Pancakes

By Cindi Bauer
These pancakes are made with fresh strawberries and pure vanilla extract. I happen to come across...

Basic Pancakes

By Cindi Bauer
I've always made my pancakes pretty much from scratch, and this is the recipe I've been...

Pumpkin Pancakes

By Cindi Bauer
I thoroughly enjoyed these pancakes! I added some pumpkin spice liquid coffee creamer to the batter,...

Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes

By Cindi Bauer
These yummy blueberry pancakes, can be made with either fresh or frozen blueberries. I thaw the...

Maple-Bacon Pancakes

By Cindi Bauer
I happen to come across this unusual pancake recipe at food.com, which Meredith F originally posted...

Lime Cola

By Cindi Bauer
This is "the best" Lime Cola ever. It's refreshing and delicious!! I came across this recipe...

Mashed Potato Salad

By Cindi Bauer
This potato salad tastes a lot like Amish Potato Salad, and the Yellow Mustard Potato Salad...

Fruity Tossed Salad

By Cindi Bauer
I got the idea to make this delicious salad from Nancy Girard, whose an amazing cook....

Creamsicle Jell-O Cake

By Cindi Bauer
This cake reminds me of those orange cream popsicles I had when I was a youngster....

Macaroni Salad (Paula Deen's)

By Cindi Bauer
I came across this recipe at food.com, which Adrienne in Reisterstown had posted the recipe. I...

Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad

By Cindi Bauer
This is one of my families "favorite" salads!

Four Kinds of Beans Salad

By Cindi Bauer
I love 3-bean salad, and wanted to double the recipe, but while I was making this...

Grandma Richter's Wilted Lettuce Salad

By Cindi Bauer
This is my son-in-laws favorite salad, which was prepared by his grandmother on many holiday occasions....

Apple Dip

By Cindi Bauer
This apple dip is quite delish & a real kid pleaser recipe!

Mandarin Orange Salad With Peanuts

By Cindi Bauer
I was inspired to make this salad after viewing the recipe by CaliforniaJan at food.com. I...

Cindi's Strawberry Vinaigrette Dressing

By Cindi Bauer
This is my own creation for strawberry vinaigrette dressing. It's not overly sweet; just a bit...

Sweet Pea-Bow Tie Pasta Salad

By Cindi Bauer
I love pasta salad, and this one's definitely a winner in our family. This recipe also...

Pasta & Imitation Crab Salad

By Cindi Bauer
I love this tangy pasta salad. It can be served on any day of the week,...
Recipes That Make Pasta Interesting

Recipes That Make Pasta Interesting


I make many meals at home and, like you, I’ve been making a lot more of my meals at home this year. The pantry is always stocked with boxed pasta and on those nights I don’t know what to make I grab a box. These are easy pasta recipes that are made with few ingredients. […]

11 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes Every Chocolate Lover Needs

11 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes Every Chocolate Lover Needs


Chocolate cupcakes are a classic dessert and anything but basic. Some are fudgy and moist, while others can be dense and rich. Chocolate cupcakes can be transformed by spices added to the batter, sneaking a surprise in the center, or the creamy frosting piped on top. Full of flavor, if you love chocolate you’re going […]

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes


There’s just something we love about homemade cornbread in the fall. Paired with a bowl of chili, topped with pinto beans or just cooked to golden brown perfection in a cast iron skillet, cornbread is one of our favorite delicious comfort foods. From mom’s classic recipe to something a little spicier, we have a cornbread […]