Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings tossed in an easy sauce of hot sauce and melted butter will be finger lickin’ good (and save you money on take out).


Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

Buffalo wings and I go way back. So far back that I don’t even remember when I had my first bite. I documented my Buffalo Chicken Dip back in college, but I’m guessing my first taste of those spicy, crunchy, finger-lickin’ good wings was back during high school, maybe even middle school. Even my dad loves Buffalo wings (yet he whines when I add jalapenos to anything because of the heat – go figure!). Since eating out and buying wings can be quite pricey, my parents often baked them at home using bottled sauce. Eventually I learned how to make Buffalo wing sauce from scratch, which is nothing more than hot sauce and melted butter. Shocking, right? Not only am I sharing a super easy wing sauce recipe, my method for baking them instead of deep frying will ensure crispy wings every time.

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Three-Cheese Stuffed Shells For Two

Three-Cheese Stuffed Shells For Two is a small-scale version of traditional Italian stuffed shells filled with ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses for dinner.


Three-Cheese Stuffed Shells For Two

Once upon a time, I didn’t like ricotta cheese. I found it dry, boring, and just not fun to eat. I’m not sure what happened to change my mind. Sometimes those things happen when you transition from child to adult; you suddenly like things you thought you hated. I was in the mood for stuffed shells recently, ever since my coworker brought in stuffed shells for us to eat during lunch. This was actually a few months ago, but I’ve been craving stuffed shells ever since. Because I mainly cook for myself, I needed to figure out how to make them in a smaller portion. Sure, I could make a huge lasagna-pan full and freeze the extras, but my freezer wasn’t that big. It had enough room to store meats, frozen vegetables, and ice cream but hardly enough room to store extra already-prepared meals. The next best solution was to make a smaller-scale version, which I did with my Three Cheese Stuffed Shells For Two. 12 shells, two people. Or if you’re like me – 12 shells, two meals. Stuffed full of ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan, this saucy Italian dinner is comfort food that will leave you satisfied.

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Apple Half Slab Pie + Cookbook Giveaway

Apple Half Slab Pie

A double-crusted apple pie made in a 5x7 pan rather than a pie plate. That means you can cut it into bars and have pie on-the-go. Yesterday I wrote about the best buttermilk ice cream ever from the cookbook Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts. … [Continue reading]

Buttermilk Ice Cream

Buttermilk Ice Cream

Buttermilk Ice Cream is a creamy and tangy yet not too sweet ice cream, making it the perfect companion for desserts like apple pie or peach cobbler. If you're anything like me, you tend to find yourself buying buttermilk for a recipe or two … [Continue reading]

Greek Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Greek Portobello Mushroom Burgers with Greek salsa

Greek Portobello Mushroom Burgers complete with a Greek salsa and a spicy peperoncini feta spread will bring a little Mediterranean to your kitchen. I don't think I could live in a world without mushrooms. I'd say it's one of my favorite … [Continue reading]

Peach Cobbler For Two

Peach Cobbler For Two with fresh peaches

Peach Cobbler For Two is the perfect summertime dessert to share (or not). Warm, bubbly peaches topped with tender dough and ice cream. Summer wouldn't be complete without some sort of bubbly fruit dessert. In fact, I spent more time than … [Continue reading]