Cheesy Croissant Casserole

an easy make & bake breakfast casserole with amazing depth of flavor. Ingredients: 1 lb ground sausage (I prefer J.C. Potter Sage) 6 oz shredded Parmesan cheese 1 tsp salt 8 green onions, sliced 1 pack mini croissants, torn (about 12 oz) cooking spray 2c milk 1c heavy cream 6 large eggs 6 oz shredded…

One Pan Chicken Florentine with Sun Dried Tomato & Artichoke

(Can easily be made in an instapot or other slow cooker, modifications for such will be listed at the end) Ingredients: Preferred Chicken cuts* Spinach* 1 Tbsp Capers (1) Can of Quartered Artichoke hearts, drained 1/2 jar (4oz) Sun Dried Tomatoes (2) Jars of Alfredo Sauce* Preferred Pasta* Parmesan (to taste) Instructions: • To add…

30 Minute Instant Pot Creamy Potato Soup

dump & go instant pot soup (can be modified for a slow cooker) Ingredients: 1/2 onion, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped* 1 medium carrot, chopped* 1 bag frozen, diced hash brown potatoes 1 1/2c shredded cheddar cheese 32 Oz Chicken Broth 1c whole milk 4oz cream cheese (room temp, cut in cubes) 3 Tbsp flour…

Apple Blackberry Pie with Ginger

Ingredients (for 1 pie) 1- pre-made pie crust, pack of 2 3c frozen blackberries 1/2c light brown sugar 1/4c sweetened crystallized ginger 2 golden delicious apples 1/2 tsp nutmeg salt 1 tbs cornstarch 1 tbs butter 1 egg Directions: Mix the blackberries with brown sugar & set aside so sugars can dissolve. Roll out half…

Mini! Beef Wellington (the lazy way)

The fastest, individual beef wellington. Could easily be duplicated for more mini wellington! As always- we’re jumping into the recipe here but the tips and tricks are at the end. Ingredients for 2: 1 tbs butter 1 small shallot- minced 1 garlic clove- minced 5 oz cremini mushrooms salt pepper 2 1/2 tbs dry sherry…

Alison Roman’s Apricot-Riesling Jam

I’ve never made jam before this week. I found one recipe for blueberry chia jam, was intrigued & now I can’t stop. This is a recipe Alison Roman (who I’m completely & utterly obsessed with) created for bon appétit (who I’m completely & utterly obsessed with). So naturally, making it was what would follow. (I’ve…

Potatoes Dauphinoise

“Yeah she’s messy but still one of my favs”- -I’ll take things you can say about your best friend & this dish for $300 Alex think potatoes au gratin. now add in creamy gooey goodness & a bougie french word in the name & you’ve got one of the best side dishes. Now it’s time…

One Pan Creamy Chicken Stroganoff

Ingredients: 4 bone in, skin on chicken thighs* 12-16 oz egg noodles* salt pepper garlic powder olive oil 5 cloves garlic, chopped (yes that’s correct) 9 oz assorted mushrooms* (chopped) 1 c white wine (dry but still something you can drink, this bottle was about $10 & perfect) 1/2 c heavy whipping cream fresh sage…

Welcome to the Batchelor Pad!

Thank you so much for taking the time to come and check out my recipes (& maybe even read my tips and tricks). Much like my home, whether we’re old friends, new friends or you’re just here for the food I want to welcome you in & share some food with ya. a few things…