#Beginner Cook Recipes


8 Can Taco Soup

By Cindi Bauer
This is a quick 'n easy soup to put together. My husband and I especially enjoyed...

Apple Dip

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

Bacon Corn Casserole

By Cindi Bauer
I happen to of found this delicious side dish recipe at food.com. I love the combination...

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...

Basic Pancakes

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

Beef or Pork Liver, With Bacon and Onions (For 2)

By Cindi Bauer
A delicious way to eat beef or pork liver, along with bacon and onions. Cook more...

Belly Buster

By Cindi Bauer
I happen to come across this delicious hearty main dish recipe at food.com, which Derf had...

Berry Bread

By Cindi Bauer
This actually is a dessert which my family enjoys on those hot Summer days. Just...

Black Bean, Corn, and Salsa Soup

By Cindi Bauer
I really enjoyed this soup! Most of the ingredients were already in my pantry, plus the...

Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes

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

Bourbon Chicken Wings

By Cindi Bauer
These are by far "the best" chicken wings I've ever had. I did however, substitute apple...

Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad

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

Brown Sugar Iced Coffee

By Cindi Bauer
Roxygirl at food.com inspired me to make this delicious tasting iced coffee, but I did modify...

Buffalo Chicken (or Turkey) Soup

By Cindi Bauer
This is a quick, easy, delicious soup to throw together. You can use either cooked chicken...

Buttery-Golden-Garlic Biscuits

By Cindi Bauer
These are some of "the best" tasting biscuits I've ever had. They are so easy to...

Campbell's Soup-Sloppy Joes

By Cindi Bauer
This recipe is from my 1970 and 1976 Campbell Soup Cookbook (Cooking with Soup). The added...

Caramel Krispie Bars

By Cindi Bauer
These are my all-time favorite marshmallow krispie treats!

Cherry Lemonade

By Cindi Bauer
Marg (CaymanDesigns) at food.com, inspired me to make this lemonade. The maraschino cherry juice gave this...

Cherry Rhubarb Crisp

By Cindi Bauer
A delicious rhubarb dessert to enjoy!

Chili Liver

By Cindi Bauer
Besides the usual liver, bacon and onion recipe, this was another way for me to cook...

Chilled Blueberry Soup

By Cindi Bauer
I prepared this delectable soup one day in advance, and thoroughly enjoyed it the next day...

Chocolate Banana Bread

By Cindi Bauer
I happen to come across this recipe at food.com. This is "the best" tasting chocolate banana...

Chocolate Coconut Coffee

By Cindi Bauer
I love this coffee, it tastes like a Mounds Candy Bar!

Chocolate Flavored Rice Krispie Bars

By Cindi Bauer
When I'm in the mood for something sweet and chocolatey, I'll make these rice krispie bars....
7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes

7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes


Homemade chicken noodle soup can fix anything. When sick, it speeds up the healing process. Want something satisfying on a cold day? Chicken soup will warm ya right up. Traditional chicken soup is made from chicken broth, chunks of chicken, and vegetables like carrots, celery, and onion. Noodles, spices, and other ingredients can be added […]

11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist

11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist


Pumpkin pie is a classic Thanksgiving dessert. Typically flavored with fall spices (like cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves), the custard pie is creamy and luscious. The version most aligned to what we think of pumpkin pie first appeared in Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery cookbook in 1796. Since then, pumpkin pie has evolved. Now, there are […]

Five Ways To Use Your Extra Thanksgiving Turkey

Five Ways To Use Your Extra Thanksgiving Turkey


While my Thanksgiving dinner may be smaller this year, I am still going to roast my usual-sized turkey. It’s just as easy to roast one that’s big or one that’s small. By roasting a larger one, I guarantee leftovers. They’re my favorite and I love to turn the turkey into a completely different dish. “I […]