This easy crustless pumpkin pie recipe from Jansen Chan is perfect for anyone intimidated by pie dough—or just in a hurry. The trick to creating a pseudo-crust is to liberally butter the pie pan and sprinkle it with sugar (preferably coarse raw sugar like turbinado, though regular granulated sugar will also work). The creamy, warmly […]
Spinach artichoke dip is cheesy, creamy, and full of flavor. This recipe comes together so quick and easy, thanks to our beloved slow cooker. You’re gonna love this one! The post Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip appeared first on thestayathomechef.com.
Skip the takeout and make this quick and easy Kung Pao Chicken at home. It takes just 15 minutes to make which means you may never order takeout again! The post Easy Kung Pao Chicken appeared first on thestayathomechef.com.
Y’all, I’m reaching waaaaay down into the Budget Bytes archives with this one. I first posted this Easy Pumpkin Soup in 2009, just a few months into my blogging journey. When October 1st hit this year, I knew I wanted to redo this recipe because it’s so symbolic. This super simple soup is a great […]
This 30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup is delicious and easy to make. Tender chicken, black beans, and hearty Tex-Mex vegetables together in the perfect comfort food for busy chilly evenings. The post 30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup appeared first on thestayathomechef.com.
Fish tacos are a favorite quick and easy weeknight meal. Choose cod, tilapia, or halibut, quickly pan-sear in a skillet, and serve with a simply cabbage slaw. 20 minutes start to finish! Continue reading “Easy Fish Tacos” »
Weekday meals need to be quick, family-friendly, and delicious! Plan ahead and prep breakfast, lunch and dinner options on the weekend to stash in the freezer! It’s a true time saver (and stress reducer) for busy work weeks. Continue reading “12 Recipes to Prep this Weekend and Freeze” »
Reducing waste in the kitchen is one of the most important ways to keep your food budget in check. Tossing uneaten food into the garbage is just as good as throwing handfuls of cash in the trash, and I don’t know anyone who can afford that (if you can, feel free to throw it in […]
This Spicy Orecchiette with Chicken Sausage and Kale is a variation on one of my favorite fast weeknight dinners, pasta + parmesan + vegetable. If you’re a Budget Bytes veteran you probably have this formula memorized, but for all my new friends, this one will change your dinner game! I’ll list some variations and link […]
How many half-used bottles of condiments would you say you have in your refrigerator at this very moment. Five? Ten? Twenty? I don’t know how many I have but I know it’s too many. So when I have the opportunity to make a sauce or condiment from things I already have on hand insteading of buying […]
Got 20 minutes? This Skillet Monterey Chicken is just what you want to make for dinner tonight…trust me! Chicken, barbecue sauce, bacon, and glorious cheese come together in this delightful yet simple dish. Sure to become a regular request at your home! Looking for quick and easy dinner ideas? Make sure to try this Tater Tot CasseroleView […]
Chetna Makan stole our hearts during Season 5 of “The Great British Bake Off” with her flawless technical execution, and thrilling flavor combinations. A native of central India, Makan’s culinary prowess goes far beyond baking as proven by the release of her third cookbook, “Chetna’s Healthy Indian.” In it, Chetna reveals how much her two […]
I know, I use smoked paprika in everything, but that’s because it makes everything so good. Especially when it’s combined with pure maple syrup, which kind of has a hint of smokiness itself. This simple smoked paprika and maple glaze dresses up roasted acorn squash just enough to make it special, without overpowering its natural subtle flavors. […]
The Best Creamy Mashed Potatoes consists of perfectly cooked russet potatoes, melted butter, heavy cream and a touch of tartness like crème fraîche. They reheat like a dream and will be a family favorite–promise. This blog post started off so innocently. I was all like, “I’m going to make some ultra fluffy mashed potatoes.” And […]
Sweetened Condensed Milk Frosting is a simple and easy way to make a creamy sweet frosting for all your favorite desserts! Whether you are making chocolate or vanilla frosting, it only takes 3 ingredients! Frosting—making the world a lovelier place, one cookie, cupcake or pastry at a time. This recipe calls for sweetened condensed milk,… […]
Once upon a time I considered buying an ice cream machine. I’m really glad I didn’t because this simple no-churn ice cream method is almost effortless and creates ice cream that is every bit as velvety smooth and fluffy as churned ice cream, with no special equipment required. #WIN While I haven’t made no churn […]
This Endive Salad with Orange and Walnuts is tossed in an orange vinaigrette and tossed with Pecorino-Romano, toasted walnuts and fresh orange segments. This salad is inspired by the famous endive salad at Estela restaurant in New York. What is Endive? Belgian Endive is a part of the chicory family, which also includes other lettuces […]
I don’t make dessert often, and when I do, I tend to make things that are not too-too sweet. Things that could easily double as a breakfast, like this Lemon Blueberry Cornbread Skillet. Using my Homemade Cornbread recipe as a template, I added some lemon zest and frozen blueberries, then increased the sugar just a […]
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Crispy fried pork chops are on the menu tonight! Thinly sliced pork chops are coated in a flavorful buttermilk mixture and dredging seasonings, and then fried in oil. You’re gonna love these! The post Crispy Fried Pork Chops appeared first on thestayathomechef.com.
If you’re on a health kick like keto or paleo, or maybe you are trying to take all of your guest’s dietary restrictions into account, this delicious recipe for a French Lentil and Tomato Bake will do the trick. It’s one of several recipes from Amy Chaplin’s “Whole Food Cooking Everyday”, a cookbook full of […]
These Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers are marinated in a pollo a la brasa-like marinade. They’re layered with lettuce, tomato, aji verde and red onion on a delicious St Pierre Brioche Burger Bun. They are my favorite vegetarian-friendly grilled burger! Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers are an unsung hero. Truly. I’m not gonna lie, I was a […]
Y’all know I’m obsessed with meatballs, right? They’re just so easy, delicious, and something that I’m always in the mood for. So, when I got an unexpected pound of ground chicken in my Instacart order a couple of weeks ago, I knew exactly what to do with it—Chicken Parmesan Meatballs! While ground chicken isn’t my […]
Keep it stupid simple. That saying applies to so much in life, including food. One of my favorite “stupid simple” meals is buttered pasta with a vegetable and a healthy does of salt and pepper. Incredibly simple, incredibly good, and a million ways you can play on that theme. This Roasted Broccoli Pasta with Lemon […]
This Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili is the perfect example of why people love slow cookers so much. You literally just dump everything in the slow cooker, give it a quick stir, then turn it on and walk away. When you come back you have this hearty white bean chicken chili that’s ready for topping […]