Recipes

Let’s Get Cozy: Black and Whites Cookies

Let’s Get Cozy: Black and Whites Cookies

I had mentioned a few days ago that I was curious in trying out some of the recipes I keep finding within cozy mysteries I’ve been reading. I know I asked for help choosing one of the recipes from Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder, but at the end of the day, I have one person whose […]

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Ingredients: 1/4 c Italian-style bread crumbs 1 lg Eggplant PAM Original No-stick cooking spray 1 c shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 can (14.5 oz) Hunts Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano, undrained 1 can (8 oz) Hunts Tomato Sauce with Basil, Garlic and Oregano Steps: Preheat oven to 425°F. Place bread crumbs in shallow […]

Banana Pudding Pie

Crust Ingredients: 60 Nilla wafers 1/4 c sugar 1/2 c unsalted butter, melted Crust Steps: Preheat oven to 350°F. Mist 9 in pie plate with cooking spray. Pulse Nilla wafers and sugar in a food processor until ground and combined. Add butter; pulse until crumbly and evenly moistened. Press into pie plate. Bake until edges […]

Eggplant Parmesan

Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant (about 1 pound), sliced into 1∕4-inch-thick rounds 1/2 tsp kosher salt 2 tsp olive oil 3/4 cup whole-wheat panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 6 tsp freshly grated Parmesan, divided 3/4 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/4 c all-purpose flour 1 […]

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 c (1 stick) butter, softened 1/2 c granukated sugar 1/2 c firmly packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 3/4 c all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp rolled oats 1 1/4 c chocolate chunks Steps: Preheat over to 350°F. Lightly grease two large baking […]

Awesome Pepperoni Pizza

Ingredients: 2 1/2 c all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1 pkg (1.4 oz.) dry yeast 1 tbsp 2 tsp olive oil 3/4 c pizza sauce 12 oz mozzarella, sliced 1 3/4 oz. pepperoni slices (about 25 slices) 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/8 tsp black pepper Steps: Preheat over to 400°F. Lightly grease a 12×9 in […]

Spinach, Tomato and Cheese Tortellini

Spinach, Tomato and Cheese Tortellini

Ingredients: Salt and pepper 1 20 oz package dried cheese tortellini 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1 c sliced mushrooms 2 c cherry tomatoes, halved 4 c lightly packed baby spinach (about 4 oz) 1/4 c low-sodium chicken broth Steps: Bring a large pot of salted water […]

Candy Cake

Candy Cake

Cake Ingredients: 3 1/2 all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 c finely chopped chocolate candies (Snickers, Almond Joy, Reese’s peanut butter cups) 16 Tbsp (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/2 c sugar 4 lg eggs, separated, at room temperature 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/4 c whole milk, […]

Wilted Spinach Salad with Chicken and Mandarin Oranges

Wilted Spinach Salad with Chicken and Mandarin Oranges

Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, about 6 oz each, pounded 1/2 in thick Salt and pepper 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1/4 c red wine vinegar 8 c baby spinach (about 5 oz) 1 11 oz can mandarin orange sections, drained 1/2 c dry roasted peanuts, chopped Steps Season chicken […]

Overnight Peaches and Cream French Toast

Overnight Peaches and Cream French Toast

Ingredients 1 8 oz French bread loaf, sliced 8 lg eggs 2 c  whole milk 1/4 c sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 15 oz cans sliced peaches, drained 1/2 c packed dark brown sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 c heavy cream Steps Butter a 9 x 13 in baking dish. Arrange bread in a […]