Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Despite the weather not cooperating, some friends came over yesterday and we had a (indoor) BBQ.  Moving indoors was really fine by me…my grilling skills have yet to be discovered, and these tender and delicious veggie burgers hold up better on a flat skillet. These definitely aren’t trying to be regular hamburgers, but I thinkRead more

Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Growing up I was not a fan of oatmeal.  It was just so mushy and boring.  But baked oatmeal has changed all that.  This recipe makes a delicious, creamy, flavorful, custard-like dish that I could eat all day long. Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Serves 6-8 Adapted from Budget Bytes 1 can (15oz) pumpkin puree 1/4Read more

Carrot Herb Rolls

My kneading muscles (who knew that was a thing) are out of shape! Monday I spent most of the day making delicious rolls.  I think this was the first time I’ve ever made rolls myself, although I’m sure I’ve been around when my grandma or mom made them.  It’s definitely not a quick process, butRead more

Chickpea Casserole

Ever since my sister went vegetarian 6 or so years ago, I’ve always been on the look out for good substantial main dishes that I could make for her and her boyfriend.  This casserole will be my new go-to dish. My friend, Elan, and I had a cooking adventure this weekend and made this casseroleRead more

Cocktail into Cupcake

In honor of Becky’s birthday a few weeks ago, I made these White Russian Cupcakes for her birthday party.  I don’t think I’ve ever had a White Russian, so I don’t have the real thing to compare these too, but I thought they were pretty tasty! My only problem with these was that the buttercream lookedRead more