The Cozy Cook

Roasted Green Beans

Roasted Green Beans are so easy to prepare and are a great addition to any meal! Simply toss fresh green beans in olive oil, sprinkle with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, and roast! Top it all off with...

Ciabatta Bread

This crispy crusted homemade ciabatta bread has a soft, warm center with little crannies that are perfect for dipping into seasoned oil, butter, soups, dips, and more! Hi, my name is Stephanie. And I am not, a baker. So it’s just...

Chicken Milanese

Chicken Milanese: Thin slices of juicy chicken covered with a Parmesan breadcrumb mixture and pan fried to crispy perfection. Simply add a squeeze of fresh lemon, shaved Parmesan, and a fresh green salad!  Chicken Milanese is probably my all-time...

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

These homemade cinnamon rolls have been passed down for generations in my family. The soft, airy dough is rolled in a cinnamon sugar mixture, tossed with raisins and nuts, and drizzled with icing. Just the smell of these sweet...

Taco Chicken Alfredo

Perfectly seared chicken smothered with taco seasoning and served over Alfredo pasta along with your favorite taco ingredients! Honestly, I could season this chicken with anything and it would taste amazing over Alfredo pasta. Today, I chose taco seasoning...

Creamed Spinach

Swirls of fresh spinach combined in an indulgent Parmesan cream sauce. This is a perfect side dish on its own or as a topping on chicken and fish. It even makes a delicious addition to casseroles! I’m thinking there...

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 best split...

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