Rachel's cooking adventures

avocado mac and cheese

I made this in 20 minutes last night before I had to run to my brother’s Christmas pageant! It remains my favorite food. Ingredients (serves 6-8): 13oz (1 pkg) whole … Continue reading

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pesto grilled cheese

I fantasized about grilled cheese from day one in Costa Rica, and I wanted to make my first one great.   Ingredients (1 sandwich): 2 slices bread butter as desired, … Continue reading

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pomarosa

This is delicious, and one of Laken’s favorite foods. Ingredients: 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 3-4 cloves garlic, to taste Enough Roma tomatoes to cover surface of skillet Tomato … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

cecil’s leb cookies

As far as I know, no one else in the world makes “leb cookies” as my dad’s Grandma Cecil made them. These cookies have a sort of German flair due … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

easy french toast

As most of you know, I LOVE French toast. I decided to make some for the family before we headed to Rees’s Christmas cantata. Ingredients (8 slices): 8 slices bread, … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

classic southern party queso

This is almost a non-recipe, but it is very traditional in Arkansas and I made it last night so I’m posting a recipe in case you’re curious.   Ingredients: 32 … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

chocolate decadence hot chocolate

I really wanted to make unique hot chocolate, and this stuff was awesome. The process was not flawless, so I’ll tell you what I would change if I was making … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

black beans

Super simple side dish. Ingredients (makes 2 big servings, I doubled this): 1/4 yellow onion, chopped roughly 1/4 green bell pepper, chopped roughly splash olive oil 1-2 tsp garlic, to … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 1 Comment