The Cozy Cook

Peanut Butter Bacon Dog Treats

These homemade dog treats are filled with savory peanut butter, bacon, oats, and other all-natural ingredients. Your dog will love them and you’ll love treating your pet!  These dog treats are full of delicious, all-natural peanut butter, oats, and...

Southwest Vegetable Dip

This cowboy caviar is loaded with Mexican favorites like black beans, sweet corn, avocado, and a delicious variety of other ingredients that blend perfectly together in this easy to make dip. “I want tacos” –(The hubs.) The text I...

Chicken Satay

Mark and I are always on the lookout for a good marinade. “Let’s grill later! Let’s find a good marinade! Yeeah!”… we’ll say it all day long. But neither of us really takes action until the last minute

Easy Baked Lasagna Rolls

Ummmm……. I made these two nights in a row. Yeah. It’s a happy discovery in that they’re so easy and REALLY good, but it’s also a sad one… because very soon, my pants are not going to fit. I’ve...

Wedge Salad

Sometimes, a nice refreshing wedge salad is just what you need. That’s how I felt today. I love iceberg lettuce and these toppings go SO well with it. A classic wedge salad with fresh tomatoes, red onions, crispy bacon,...

Chocolate Mousse Pudding

 This mousse pudding is too good not to share. Let me start out by saying that technically, this is a recipe for mousse (not pudding) that I got from ‘Cooking Basics for Dummies’ (hey, it’s got some good stuff...

Potatoes Au Gratin

Potatoes are definitely my favorite side dish. I made this recipe for the first time ever, and DIED. After my roasted banana bars with browned butter-pecan frosting was such a hit at my friend’s partayyyy…. I decided to immediately...

Cracked Dyed Eggs

I love dying eggs, but at some point, my egg always falls off of the dipper and cracks. And it’s always the one of the bunch that is actually turning out good for once. (Grrrrrrrr.) So, for that reason,...

Chicken and Spinach Pinwheels

These were DELICIOUS!!!! Even better than I expected. I prepared the filling the day before I made them, so that when I was ready to actually serve them, I simply had to unroll some Pillsbury crescent rolls, scoop out...

Chef Salad

When I asked Mark if he wanted this salad, he claimed that he was interested in the meat and eggs ONLY. Rather than letting him pluck those out of this, I mixed the salad all up, sprinkled a little...

Guacamole

  The hubs and I LOVE (love LOVE) having Mexican food on Friday nights. This wasn’t always our tradition and actually it just started recently when a new Mexican restaurant opened near my work. All week we look forward...

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