October 07, 2019 by Sally Vargas in Simply Recipes
  • Comments Off on Tamale Pie with Chicken, Green Chiles, and Cheese

Tamale Pie with Chicken, Green Chiles, and Cheese

Enjoy the flavors of tamales without all of the work. Rather than individual tamales wrapped in corn husks, we made a pie! Use rotisserie chicken and canned green chiles to make the recipe even easier. For many years, Thanksgiving weekend was punctuated by our family gathering to make and freeze

Read More →
October 01, 2019 by Sally Vargas in Breakfast, Brunch, Oatmeal, Pancake, Simply Recipes, Uncategorized
  • Comments Off on Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes

Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes

Looking for a gluten-free breakfast that tastes great and is easy to make? Well, look no further than these Oatmeal Pancakes. No special ingredients required — just rolled oats! Photography Credit: Sally Vargas Pancakes made “from scratch” are a special treat, and this batter, made from old-fashioned rolled oats, is

Read More →
September 26, 2019 by Sally Vargas in Bolognese, Family Dinner Ideas, Ground Beef, Italian, Pasta Sauce, Sauce, Simply Recipes, Uncategorized
  • Comments Off on Quick and Easy Bolognese Sauce

Quick and Easy Bolognese Sauce

Rich, meaty Bolognese Sauce is easy to make and can be on the table in 35 minutes. Use it to top pasta noodles, or layer in lasagna. It’s freezer-friendly too. Make a double or triple batch to enjoy all winter long! During the cooler months, and sometimes during the summer,

Read More →
September 22, 2019 by Sally Vargas in Simply Recipes
  • Comments Off on Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Pork and beef meatballs stuffed with melty, gooey mozzarella, swimming in a rich tomato sauce makes for a filling weeknight meal! The best part? This recipe is on the table in 40 minutes. Everybody loves meatballs! Take a ho-hum dinner, add meatballs, and presto! It’s a meal fit for king,

Read More →
September 21, 2019 by Sally Vargas in Simply Recipes
  • Comments Off on Cauliflower Steak Sandwiches with Red Pepper Aioli

Cauliflower Steak Sandwiches with Red Pepper Aioli

Roasted cauliflower “steaks” make a satisfying and filling vegetarian sandwich. This recipe boosts the flavor factor with a quick and easy aioli sauce, sliced tomatoes, and spicy arugula. When thick slabs of cauliflower, called steaks, are roasted until golden, they become the stars of this vegetarian sandwich. How to Turn

Read More →
September 20, 2019 by Sally Vargas in Simply Recipes
  • Comments Off on How to Make Simple Syrup

How to Make Simple Syrup

How ToCocktail Homemade Simple Syrup can be used in cocktails, iced coffee, lemonade, and iced tea. You can also add flavorings to it, and it’ll keep in the fridge for a month! Photography Credit: Sally Vargas It’s five o’clock somewhere! Simple syrup is made from just two ingredients—sugar and water—and

Read More →
September 19, 2019 by Sally Vargas in Simply Recipes, Tips
  • Comments Off on How To Make Homemade Breadcrumbs

How To Make Homemade Breadcrumbs

Bread crumbs add a pop of color, a bolt of flavor, and a crunch that immediately elevates any dish. These easy-to-make savory, crunchy crumbs are a great way to use up bread and add a little pizzazz to weeknight dinners. Photography Credit: Sally Vargas Toasted bread crumbs add texture, flavor,

Read More →