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How To Make Granola Without a Recipe. Show me a kitchen pantry without a jar of granola in it, and I'll show you a pantry that's naked.

How To Make Granola Without a Recipe

You may think that's extreme. But that's how my granola-loving parents raised me, and I won't live my life any other way. Dumped over yogurt, granola is my easiest breakfast. Snatched from the jar by the handful, it's my favorite snack. And sometimes, floating in a bowl of cold milk, granola is my late-night dinner. I get anxious when there's no granola around, so anxious that sometimes I drop too much cash on a bag of granola that's too small to last and too sweet to be healthy. And the best part? Memorize This Ratio The only thing you need to remember is this: 6 parts dry to 1 part wet. Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Food Styling by Anna Stockwell Mix the Dry Ingredients There's only one non-negotiable dry ingredient in granola, and that's rolled oats. Whisk The Wet Ingredients Season To Taste Once you've got everything mixed up in your big bowl, take a taste.

Bake Until Golden-Brown. Stir Fry. 31 crockpot freezer meals for back-to-school. Want to simplify the busy back-to-school season?

31 crockpot freezer meals for back-to-school

Stock your freezer with crockpot freezer meals! Here are 31 crockpot recipes that I’ve tried myself (grocery list included!). First, three reasons I love crockpot freezer meals: There’s no cooking required ahead of time so they’re super easy to make. Simply combine the ingredients in plastic freezer bags and freeze for up to three months.They cook for the first time out of the freezer and don’t taste like leftovers at all.I can save money by buying the ingredients in bulk. Since I’ve made hundreds of crockpot freezer meals, I decided to compile a list of 31 favorites that would be perfect to eat during the busy back-to-school season. If you’re nervous about mixing raw meat and vegetables, don’t be. I’ve tried every single one of these recipes myself and they’re healthy, delicious, and easy to make.

You can also find tons of freezer recipes, tips, and nutrition info in my best-selling freezer eCookbooks. Thoughts or questions? Stuffed Peppers Recipes. Share: Stuffed Peppers Recipes Find 21 ways to stuff (and unstuff) peppers with recipes ranging from grilled and slow-cooked stuffed peppers to unstuffed pepper soups and casseroles.

Stuffed Peppers Recipes

Find recipes to stuff peppers with rice, orzo, beef or cheese. The Food Lab: Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous) These DIY instant noodle jars are packed with fresh ingredients and go from fridge to ready-to-eat in just 2 minutes with a kettle of boiling water.

The Food Lab: Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous)

[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] Thinking back on it, I must have cooked more instant ramen than any other food in my life (with the exception, perhaps, of chocolate chip cookies). It's what I cooked when I was home alone as a kid. It was a staple that took me through college. To put it bluntly, instant noodles occupy a particularly warm, salty soft spot in my heart and I'd be willing to bet that this is the case for a large number of you out there as well.

But for all of its pleasure—the salty, MSG-packed broth, the little freeze-dried nubs of vegetables, the slippery, way-too-soft noodles—instant noodles, even the best of them, could never be considered healthy or satisfying in any form other than the basest. Cream of Jalapeno Soup Recipe from Jalapeno Madness. Perfect Cranberry Sauce Recipe : Food Network Kitchens. Mommy's Fabulous FindsMommy's Fabulous Finds. A couple of months ago I started meal planning with crock-pot freezer meals.

Mommy's Fabulous FindsMommy's Fabulous Finds

They have been a huge help and make dinner time not only easier but stress free. I no longer have to worry about what I am cooking last minute, or run to the store to grab take-out since we have nothing prepped at home. When we come home from sports or other activities, I know there is a warm meal all ready in the crock pot. Well Fed Buff: Herb baked egg. Ah, the herb-baked egg!

Well Fed Buff: Herb baked egg

Yet another mainstay of the leveling WoW cook, and it's not a bad way to work on leveling your cooking skills in real life, either. Tasty, simple, and it looks good, too. This recipe is great for a lazy day's breakfast, or in my case, dinner on a night when I really didn't want to do a whole lot. It's basically eggs and bacon in a cute little dish, baked in the oven instead of fried in a pan. It's got plenty of protein, and is quite filling despite the tiny dish means of delivery. Ingredients (serves four): butter 4 strips of bacon A small handful of parsley 2-4 sprigs of thyme 8 eggs salt pepper Shredded cheese Equipment: Roasting tray 4 ramekins, or other small, oven-proof dish You can really use any type of herbs or cheese that you want to for this recipe.

Preheat your oven to 350 F (180 C). Crack all eight eggs into a mixing bowl and season them to your taste with salt and pepper. The eggs should take about 30 minutes to cook, mine took a little longer. Chile pork tamales, even if you don’t have a Mexican grandma. My family held parties to make tamales, tamaladas, at my grandmother’s house the day after Thanksgiving every year from the time I was about 11 at least until I went away to college.

Chile pork tamales, even if you don’t have a Mexican grandma

My grandmother was wracked by arthritis my whole life and at some point it became quite a burden, and after my grandmother died I don’t think anyone really had the desire to pull off such an undertaking. Lupe's Pork Tamales Recipe.