Cooking 101 Basics Week #16 – Homemade Pie Crust

Perfect Pie Dough -- 2 recipes: traditional & gf/vegan

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Cooking 101 Basics Week #15 – Biscuits from Scratch

Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

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Cooking 101 Basics Week #13 – Pancakes

Perfect Weekend Pancakes with gluten free, vegan, and traditional recipes!

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Cooking 101 Basics Week #12 – Cakes from Scratch

Cakes from Scratch....chocolate, white, gluten free, & vegan recipes!

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Cooking 101 Basics Week #11 – Homemade Hollandaise Sauce

fast & easy hollandaise sauce

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Cooking 101 Basics Week #9 – Homemade Mashed Potatoes

The Best Homemade Mashed Potatoes

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Cooking 101 Basics Week #8 – Homemade Pizza Dough

Homemade Pizza Dough

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Cooking 101 Basics Week #7 – How to Roast A Chicken

Perfectly Roasted Chicken

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Cooking 101 Basics Week #6 – Homemade Hamburgers

How to Make the Perfect Burger

Sometimes, I’m shocked at the prices at the store…okay, most of the time. The difference in price from buying pre-made hamburger patties versus the same amount of ground beef is shocking!  When I was a newlywed, I discovered this the hard way with a tight budget and a man who loves a great burger.  I […]

Cooking 101 Basics Week #5 – Marinara Sauce

Homemade Marinara Sauce...part of a free 16 week cooking class

Welcome to week 5 of Cooking 101 Basics. This week we are tackling marinara sauce. It’s such an easy spaghetti recipe that you will wonder why you’ve been buying jarred sauce all these years.  Plus, if you keep reading, I have a giveaway for you from this week’s sponsor! How To Sign Up: If you’d […]

Cooking 101 Basics Week #4 – Homemade Brownies

Homemade Brownies from Scratch! Traditional recipe (plus a gluten free/vegan recipe too). Part of a 16 week back to basics cooking class.

Brownies! Yes, I’m talkin’ homemade brownies, not a brownie mix, but fudge brownies, chocolate brownies…whatever you want to call them, these are easy recipes that will have you eating amazing homemade brownies in just about the same amount of time as making a mix.  However, they taste so much better.  Do you make your brownies […]

Cooking 101 Basics Week #3 – Gravy, Gravy, Gravy

perfect gravy

Gravy, Gravy, Gravy…oh how I love thee. It is delicious and makes almost everything taste better.  I’m going to share a secret with you…my pet peeve is people who don’t make gravy from scratch.  It is so, super duper easy and tastes 1000 times better than jarred  canned, store bought, or dry packaged gravy. I promise…I’ve […]

Cooking 101 Basics Week #1 – A Well Stocked Pantry

well stocked pantry....Cooking 101 Basics week 1 class

To create healthy meals you need some kitchen pantry staples and a stocked refrigerator.  In this first cooking 101 class I will give you a pantry food list….these are my must have items to have on hand.  Keep reading to find out about my online cooking school and how to have a well stocked pantry. […]