#Beginner Cook Recipes


Strawberry Shortcake Iced Coffee

By Cindi Bauer
This delicious iced coffee is made with Dunkin' Donuts Strawberry Shortcake Ground Coffee, and a can...

Campbell's Soup-Sloppy Joes

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

Riverside Len's Sloppy Joe's

By Cindi Bauer
These sloppy joes were very good! The recipe was posted at food.com, by Riverside Len. I...

Rhubarb Iced Tea

By Cindi Bauer
This tangy-sweet beverage is not actually made with tea, so I don't know why it's called...

Summertime Iced Tea

By Cindi Bauer
I happen to come across this iced tea recipe at food.com which Nif originally posted the...

Sugar Free Strawberry Iced Tea

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

Scrambled Egg & Dill Pickle Sandwich

By Cindi Bauer
I love this sandwich, and I make it often. I also enjoy it during Lent.

Chilled Blueberry Soup

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

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!...

Smoked Sausage Bean Soup

By Cindi Bauer
This delicious, hearty soup, is so quick and easy to prepare. There's no need to add...

Chocolate Banana Bread

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

Bacon Corn Casserole

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

Crock-Pot Ranch Mushrooms

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

Uber-Braten Kielbasa and Sauerkraut Casserole

By Cindi Bauer
I happen to come across this recipe at food.com. HeidiRenee had posted the recipe, but I...

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...

Franks and Beans Soup

By Cindi Bauer
This is a hearty, delicious, quick 'n easy soup to put together.

Hearty Minestrone

By Cindi Bauer
This is one of two really delicious minestrone soups I enjoy making. While this minestrone is...

Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Soup

By Cindi Bauer
I wanted to widen my horizons, and prepare a different kind of soup that's out of...

Hamburger-Vegetable Soup

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

Buffalo Chicken (or Turkey) Soup

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

Hamburger Soup

By Cindi Bauer
This simple, basic soup, is so delicious, that I've made it twice within one week. Mimi...

Long Grain & Wild Rice Soup

By Cindi Bauer
THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE SOUPS!

Cream of Potato & Cheddar Cheese Soup

By Cindi Bauer
One day my daughter Jen had given me some of her Yukon Gold Potatoes from her...

Five O'Clock Franks

By Cindi Bauer
This recipe is from my 1975 Campbell's Cookbook titled: A Campbell Cookbook Most-For-The-Money Main Dishes....
20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie


While a slice of pie is the epitome of a Thanksgiving dessert, easily making a pie isn’t in every baker’s wheelhouse. And that’s OK! Thankfully, there are so many delicious desserts that evoke the flavors of Thanksgiving but are easier to make than pie. If you don’t like pie or you just feel like skipping […]

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats


Looking for a family-friendly kitchen activity? Or, do you just want to amp up the adorableness of your Thanksgiving desserts? From brownie bite and chocolate apple turkeys to acorn donut holes, try one of these Pinterest-perfect creative Thanksgiving treats. We think they’ll be a big hit at the dinner table. They’re almost too cute to […]

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]