I always hear people talk about how expensive vegetables are, and that’s why it’s impossible to eat healthy on a budget. Au contraire, mon frere! Sure, some vegetables are expensive, but there are so many “basic” vegetables that are still very budget friendly and great for bulking up your meal without spending a million bucks (carrots, […]
I’ve been experimenting with shrimp a lot lately. Yes, it can be a little on the expensive side, but if you pair it whith an inexpensive ingredient like pasta, you can really stretch that dollar and work it into an affordable meal. This Pesto Shrimp Pasta is an incredibly easy (and FAST) recipe that will […]
Creamy Pasta Primavera is full of delightful spring vegetables for a light and fresh pasta you can easily serve up for dinner with or without meat The post Creamy Pasta Primavera appeared first on thestayathomechef.com.
I use green onions a lot in my cooking. I find they offer a great pop of freshness, flavor, and color to recipes, making them the perfect final touch to just about everything. The problem is, you can’t just buy one or two green onions, and they tend to wilt rather quickly in the refrigerator. Now […]
I’ve been even more diligent about keeping my food waste low since the pandemic started, since our visits to the grocery store are few and far between. So when I was taking stock of what was on hand the other day, the puzzle pieces started to move into place in my head, and I saw […]
You’ve never had corned beef and cabbage so tender and juicy! This will knock your socks off! Add the cabbage, potatoes and carrots, and you’ve got yourself your new favorite Irish meal! The post Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage (Stovetop or Slow Cooker) appeared first on thestayathomechef.com.
Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Thighs have the most tender and juicy meat, with perfectly crisp skin. This is such a family favorite, we can’t get enough of it! The post Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Thighs appeared first on thestayathomechef.com.
Sometimes you just need something simple to flesh out your meal, to bulk it up without adding a lot of work, or without adding a lot of $$$. Rice is my favorite ingredient for that job. But as much as I love rice, even I can get sick of it sometimes, so it’s important to […]
Creamy Chicken Casserole has a made-from-scratch sauce and a crunchy parmesan Ritz topping that takes it over the top. Your family will love this easy dinner! The post Creamy Chicken Casserole appeared first on thestayathomechef.com.
Is there any food that isn’t good when drenched in garlic butter? It’s the easiest, most fool-proof way to make something insanely delish. So, because it’s the week after Thanksgiving and I don’t feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen, I whipped up these quick Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs. They only require […]
It’s the season for cozy mugs of hot cocoa, pumpkin pies, and other delectable desserts, all of which can benefit from a heaping spoonful of fluffy, cloud-like whipped cream. And not just any whipped cream, homemade whipped cream. If you’ve been using whipped cream out of a tub or can your whole life, please allow me […]
These crunchy little devils are dangerous. They’re addictively sweet, rich, crunchy, and nutty. I made this “small batch” recipe to not only keep myself from eating two cups of candied walnuts at once, but also because walnuts are expensive and I wanted to save the rest of the bag for other non-candied purposes. Sometimes you […]
Traditional asparagus recipes often call for blanching the tender springtime spears, but we like ours oven-roasted in an Ooni pizza oven – whether wrapped in Parma ham and sizzled in one of our cast iron pans, or a atop a simple but delicious pizza. The smoky bacon and salty feta in this recipe perfectly offset […]