Honey Garlic Baked Chicken

This easy Asian-inspired chicken dinner is another house favorite. I like it because I can get it prepped and in the oven in about 10 minutes, and the sides I serve it with are even easier. The husband likes it because of the spice (the red pepper flakes are added after cooking, and omitted on the… Continue reading Honey Garlic Baked Chicken

5-Minute Tartar Sauce

Happy National Tartar Sauce Day! Yes, its a thing. I checked. It was a pretty uneventful chain of events that led to me starting to make my own tartar sauce. I made some baked breaded fish for dinner and realized it was missing something. Tartar sauce! But sadly, I didn’t have any. After a quick google… Continue reading 5-Minute Tartar Sauce

Easy Homemade Marinara Sauce

This sauce is so good, I almost don’t want to share it. However, I will put my selfish feelings aside and help a mother (or father) out. I’ve been trying to get a good homemade marinara for a while now, and have been making this one for a while and it was good, but not GREAT. Until….I… Continue reading Easy Homemade Marinara Sauce

Crispy Oven-Fried Catfish

Let’s face it, fried food tastes good. I love it all. Chicken strips, chicken fried steak, fried fish, you name it. But, even besides calories, fried food has a lot of cons: The time it takes to bread each piece, watch it, fry it, flip it, and then you’re left with a giant mess in the… Continue reading Crispy Oven-Fried Catfish

One Pot Cheesy Chili Mac

When i’m scrolling through Pinterest, anything with “One Pot” in the title gets my attention. Less dishes? Yes please! This recipe is the result of trying a few different chili mac recipes I found, then I made some changes and morphed them together. It’s my franken-mac. It’s not too spicy, so it won’t upset little tummies. It… Continue reading One Pot Cheesy Chili Mac

Takeout Style Shrimp Fried Rice

I had been trying to perfect my fried recipe recipe for over a year, no joke. Every time, I got a little closer, but not quite. Then finally, the stars aligned and I perfected homemade fried rice! You can serve it plain as a side, or with the protein of your choice. I like to… Continue reading Takeout Style Shrimp Fried Rice

Easy Cheesy Hash Browns

I was never big on breakfast until I was pregnant with my first. I went from not eating anything for a couple hours to literally sobbing if I didn’t have breakfast as soon as I rolled out of bed. Then, I needed to eat breakfast while he ate his otherwise I wouldn’t have the chance. Now,… Continue reading Easy Cheesy Hash Browns