#Beginner Cook Recipes


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....

Rhubarb Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

By Cindi Bauer
I "love" rhubarb! And I love this cake, it's not too sweet, and not too tart!...

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...

Creamsicle Jell-O Cake

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

Goulash

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

Fruity Tossed Salad

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

Buttery-Golden-Garlic Biscuits

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

Crock-Pot Ranch Mushrooms

By Cindi Bauer
I love mushrooms, and especially enjoy them cooked in the crock-pot along with butter, and a...

Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad

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

Bourbon Chicken Wings

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

Apple Dip

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

Sugar Free Strawberry Iced Tea

By Cindi Bauer
This is a 3-ingredient, sugar free, strawberry flavored iced tea. Ingredients are: orange pekoe & black...

Ground Beef and Cabbage Casserole

By Cindi Bauer
This is a simple, delicious casserole to put together. I have made this using ground beef...

Pumpkin Pancakes

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

Pasta & Imitation Crab Salad

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

Easy Grape Salad

By Cindi Bauer
I think there is one word that best describes this salad... YUM!! I love this salad!...

8 Can Taco Soup

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

Belly Buster

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

Hamburger-Vegetable Soup

By Cindi Bauer
With a few cans of soup, some fresh vegetables, and a bit of ground beef, this...

Easy Iced Coffee

By Cindi Bauer
The recipe for this iced coffee was originally posted by Christy Grigor at allrecipes, but I...

Witches Hats

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

Chocolate Banana Bread

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

Poverty Meal

By Cindi Bauer
This is a quick, cheap, easy meal to prepare, plus it's also very good! I especially...

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...
19 Sweet Potato Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

19 Sweet Potato Recipes Perfect for the Holidays


Sweet potatoes always seem to work their way into a holiday meal. Candied sweet potatoes and sweet potato casserole are staples, but there are other ways to enjoy a sweet potato. We’ve gathered 19 recipes you can make with sweet potatoes during the holidays. Of course, we’re sharing a couple of candied and casserole recipes. […]

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes


We don’t care if you call it stuffing or dressing, Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without this delicious holiday side dish. While we love mom’s classic recipe, we also can’t wait to try these twists and changes to the stuffing we’ve always known. These dressing recipes will have you coming back for seconds and even thirds!

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 […]