Category: Meals For One

Chocolate and Walnut Waffles

One of the kiddos wanted waffles for breakfast Sunday – so, waffles is what she got. To make the waffles, we use the same batter as when we make pancakes – take a look at the post for my banana pancakes. For these waffles,…

A New Way To Eat Pancakes

This isn’t a new recipe, but a derivative of recipes I’ve shared before – take a look at the recipe for my banana pancakes and just make your pancakes without the bananas! Or, use your own go to recipe for pancakes (or even frozen…

Smokey Jalapeno Wontons

I’ve talked about the Alouette Smokey Jalapeno cheese before – I used it when I made shrimp and grits, using it. This stuff is good! I was looking for something quick, and kind of snacky (Is that a word? If it isn’t, it should…

Spicy Asian Noodles with Mushrooms (for one)

As happens sometimes, I was alone and needing to cook just for myself. I decided that I wanted a vegetarian dish, and Asian seemed nice. That’s something that my family doesn’t tend to enjoy as much as I do. They like Asian food –…

Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta

I’ve seen this on the menu at several restaurants, all slightly different – grilled shrimp, fried shrimp, broiled shrimp, for example – but, the one thing that seems to stay the same is the bang bang sauce. I knew that the bang bang sauce…

Easy Mac and Cheese for 2

I’m not ashamed to admit that I love regular old boxed mac and cheese. But, sometimes, I want something a little creamier. I was home alone, so I needed to make something for just me. I decided that mac and cheese was just the…

Pasta Carbonara for One

I’ve had pasta carbonara in restaurants many times, but had never tried my hand at making it until now. Since I was making it for one, I just tried to figure out the measurements – and I learned a few things in doing so….