The Cozy Cook

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

The creamiest mashed potatoes you’ll ever try, made right in the Instant Pot! Free up your stove for the main meal while while the Instant Pot keeps the potatoes warm on the side!  Ahhhh, mashed potatoes. One of the...

Beef Jerky

Thin slices of fresh meat are immersed in a flavorful marinade for several hours and then dehydrated or baked to create perfectly textured homemade beef jerky.   Beef Jerky has been on our list of things to make for...

Split Pea Soup

Carrots, onions, potatoes, split peas ham blend perfectly together in this rich and flavorful split pea soup recipe that comes straight from mom!   I realize that I’m making quite a claim here, when I say that this is the...

Mozzarella Stick Caprese Paninis

Extra crunchy, cheese-filled mozzarella sticks inside a freshly grilled panini with tomatoes and basil. A big thanks to Farm Rich for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. “I’m gonna level with you, I’ve been in a 100-degree...

Smashed Red Potatoes

These crispy red smashed potatoes are brushed with olive oil and seasoned with my grandmother’s spice mixture. They are baked to golden perfection and topped with a sprinkling of Asiago cheese. I have so many questions about the way...