Creamy Pastalaya

I don’t know what it is about cooler weather and Halloween that makes me want Pastalaya. It’s just what I like to eat while watching “Hocus Pocus”. I know I’m not the only one that gets seasonal cravings! If you’ve never heard of Pastalaya, it’s basically Jambalaya with pasta instead of rice. It’s delicious! I

Hibachi Dinner at Home

One of my goals with this site is to show my Cookies how to make restaurant quality meals in your own kitchen. Call me crazy, but I truly believe anyone can cook with the right guidance. Good food looks intimidating. Especially, when the chefs are flipping eggs in hats, lighting fires, and juggling spatulas! Coop

Boneless Buffalo Wings

It’s football seasonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!!!! I’m not excited. Can’t you tell? My Saints lost last night. I broke a glass. I felt better. The end. It’s okay. This is only the beginning. Prayer changes things. Lettuce pray!  Teams play horribly from time to time. That’s life. So, you’re gonna need a table of great food to ease

Chicken Parm Pizza

Facebook made me so hungry last week I completely changed my recipe plans. I saw a video of a restaurant that combined two of my favorite dishes. Chicken Parm and Pizza! OMG! I had to have it! And the fun part is that the chicken is the crust! I knew I had to make my

Chicken Salad

It’s hot. My attitude is horrible. I went off on my fridge, because it shot out crushed ice instead of cubes. Wasn’t the refrigerator’s fault. Hell, I’m the one who pressed the wrong option. I’m just HOT! Which means, simple and cool cooking ONLY! I’m giving you my legendary Chicken Salad recipe.   Yes, I

Juicy Baked Chicken

My beginner Cookies checked me so smoothly! I received a slew of emails for easy recipes. Have I been getting carried away? My apologies, babies. We’ll go back to the basics for a bit. Let’s start with easy. breezy baked chicken! Dry chicken is a sin and a shame. We must avoid that foolishness at

Creamy Swiss Chicken

You guys know i’m a lazy cook. I don’t really mind the cooking part per say. It’s the dang clean up part that vexes my spirit! Dishes give me anxiety. Don’t be fooled by the photos. I am the Paper Plate Gourmet. Before starting this blog, I forgot I even owned real dinnerware. Facts! Anyway,