Donna Currie

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Election Day Cocktails: The Bad Hombre and The Nasty Woman

We're all going to need a drink on election day, right? Well, I've got two of them right here. I'm not getting political, just having fun with some …

Chocolate Grasshopper Cocktail #Choctoberfest

A long, long time ago, I used to be quite fond of a rather old-fashioned cocktail call a Grasshopper. It was a dessert cocktail, and it was pretty …

Marshmallow Brownies #Choctoberfest

This is a guest post from my friend Brandy from the blog A Teaspoon of Goodness. Go visit her blog and check her out on Facebook, too! Brownies are …

Chocolate Custard Pudding #Choctoberfest

Meatloaf with mashed potatoes is my favorite comfort food dinner, no doubt. But when it comes to dessert, chocolate pudding is one of my favorite …

Slow Cooker Chunky Potato Leek Soup #SimplyPotatoes

This post brought to you by Simply Potatoes. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Cookistry. Potato soup is one of my ultimate …

Idaho Home Fry Potato Salad with Poblano Mayonnaise

Potato salad is a welcome guest at pretty much every party, and for sure it plays well at tailgating parties along with all the typical grilled …

Easy Cheesy Jalfrezi Chicken

I got a really positive response to my last quick 'n easy chicken recipe (or at least no one skewered me for using *gasp* a can of soup), so I …

No-Cook, No-Churn Vanilla Malted Milk Ice Cream

When you churn ice cream in an ice cream maker, it freezes the product and at the same time it adds air to the mixture. If it wasn't for the air, the …

Chocolate Cashew Slushie

Super-quick recipe, but I've been making this just about every other day for the past week or so, and I'm still not getting tired of it. So I figured …

Minty Chocolate Milkshake for Chocolate Milkshake Day #ChocolateMilkShakeDay #Brancamenta

September 12 is Chocolate Milkshake Day. Are you prepared? I got a little added incentive to whip up a milkshake this year because the nice folks at …

Quick and Easy Chicken with Hatch Chiles

Don't get me wrong. This isn't fancy food. This isn't something you'd serve the Queen when she showed up. What this is, very frankly, it the meal you …

Desperation Ice Cream (No-Cook Peanut Butter)

Around here, dessert is almost a necessity. My husband still needs to pack on a few pounds, and dessert is a few more easy calories after a meal. In …

Celery Root and Sweet Potato Puree

This is such a simple recipe, but it's soooooo freaking good, I have to post it. If you've never had celery root, otherwise known as celeriac, you're …

Chunky Blue Cheese and Buttermilk Salad Dressing (or vegetable dip)

When I was a kid, I loved pretty much any cheese I encountered, from mild brick cheese to sharp cheddar. I loved cottage cheese and cream cheese. I …

Shrimp with Marsala and Tomatoes

Seafood is ideal when you don't have a lot of time to cook. While shrimp isn't the cheapest thing at the store, frozen shrimp is great to have on …

Chai Ice Cream

Heh. I wanted to combine Chai and Ice in the title, but who on earth could pronounce Chaiice. You'd kill me, right? So anyway, my buddies over at 37 …

Chorizo and Fried Egg Tacos

There are two basic types of chorizo, and they're completely different from each other. Spanish chorizo is something like pepperoni in shape and …

Very Veggie Chili Spuds

There are a couple of theories about making quick dinners. One is to find things that can be cooked from start to finish very quickly. The other is …

English Muffin Grilled Cheese

Did you grow up eating English muffin pizzas? My mom never made them. I'm really not sure why. But that doesn't stop me from thinking that they're a …

Baileys Caramel Swirl and Poke Cake with Baileys Whipped Cream

I'm a huge fan of Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur. Not just for sipping, although that's a very nice use of it. But I've also used it for recipes. So …

No Cook Chocolate Ice Cream

The problem with some no-cook ice creams is that they can be icy after they're done, but you won't have that problem with this one. The huge …

Taco Salad

A long, long time ago, I had a job that required that I spend countless hours driving all over the Chicagoland area. On some days, I went out to …

Watermelon and Peach Salsa

Oh my gosh, this salsa is good. You need to try it! This started as a what-if, and I have to admit that I was a little bit skeptical of my own idea. …

Ch-ch-ch- Chai!

A while back, I received sets of cocktail, chai, and recipe dice from a company called Leafcutter Designs. The general idea is that you roll the dice …

Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatoes are one of the things that I look forward to every summer - the winter ones just aren't that good. But tomatillos are also very much a …

15 Peachy-Keen Recipes for Summer Peaches

More by Donna<p>Peaches play nicely with avocado, adding a sweet-tart fruitiness to this guacamole.<p>Get the recipe from Cookistry.<p>People have been saying …

Peaches

Tuna in the Style of Lobster Roll

I grew up eating canned tuna, and it was pretty much either a tuna salad sandwich or tuna noodle casserole. And the tuna in the can was pretty much …

Cookistry

When I found out that Kristy Bernardo, who blogs at <b>The Wicked Noodle</b>, had written a cookbook featuring recipes for the Instant Pot, I put it right in …

9 Seriously Satisfying Sandwiches You Need to Eat Right Now

More by Theresa<p>We have a scheduled sandwich night at our house. One night a week we forgo cooking in the traditional sense and have sandwiches for …

Sandwiches

Salt-Block Pickled Zucchini

A while back, I picked up a salt-block-cooking cookbook at my favorite used bookstore. No, the store isn't used. Most of the books are, though. I …