Make your own mocha syrup with only 4 ingredients. FOUR. Quatro. And it's easy, fast, and delicious! Save yourself some money at the coffee shop!
Tag: Learn to Cook
Simple techniques, resources, and how-to's to help even the beginning cooks get a bit better and more confident in the kitchen.
Once again my girl Haley shows us a fast, easy recipe that will save us money AND help us take control of the ingredients in our kitchen. Today she is showing us how to make mayonnaise out of olive oil. This is the freshest, tastiest olive oil
A common question I get on many of our baking recipes is: "What is a substitute for butter". To answer that question, we've gathered up some of our favorite substitutes for butter and oil in baking that you can try in your own kitchen. These are substitutes
Learning how to make homemade pasta is a skill you will enjoy using again and again. I'm a good mom. I really am. Sometimes I screw up and yell or have a short-temper. I nag and I worry too much. Or I forget to show thanks and
Don't the words homemade ice cream sandwich make you sweat a bit? They sure make me a bit queasy and I consider myself fairly experienced in the kitchen. We sometimes make money from talking about certain brands. Doesn't mean we don't love them! Find our full disclosure
Here's the trick: Boil your Russet potatoes with the skin ON. Boil your potatoes whole, with the skin on. Pour off the hot water and replace with ice cold water before peeling (so you don't burn yourself). You can either peel with your hands, or grab a
Do you have a local baker or bakery that is out of this world amazing? We do. Ours is the Amazing Amy from Amy's Cupcake Shoppe out of Minnetonka, MN. She's incredible and amazing. I'm seeing how many times I can insert the word amazing in this
Let me introduce you to your new weekend favorite, the Nutella® Oven Pancake. I know, I know...it sounds hard and like it doesn't belong on NellieBellie where we believe in simple and easy. First of all, we do believe in hard and crazy sometimes, if it's something you really
All of our favorite and best frosting, icing, and buttercream recipes in one place. Full recipes for you to easily find your favorite!!
Hello there! I am so glad you are here. Today we are talking about gnocchi. The little, tiny, absolutely fabulous puffs of potato pasta. Many of you love them as much as I do. But I wonder, have you tried making your own? True, purchasing them is
Any good pizza is only as good as its crust. And oh boy, do we have crusts. Generally, I stick with a traditional crust, but I often like to pull out a whole-wheat or cauliflower pizza for funsies. And gluten-free pizza crust is my fave! This post is full of tips, tricks, and recipes. You are bound to leave knowing exactly how to make the best homemade pizza crust for your family regardless of dietary needs!
Have you ever tried your hand at making homemade tortillas? In the southern states it is much more common to make homemade tortillas than it is here in frozen MN. Us Norwegians seem to be afraid of trying, or perhaps we just don't understand how very easy
Hummus is a great snack to keep on hand, because it is filling and pretty darn good for you. Chickpeas and sesame seeds (the main ingredients) are high in iron and a great protein source! But homemade hummus is even better for you! Store bought hummus can
I made a delicious and easy dinner using Johnsonville® Meatballs as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #MeatballMasters. Find our full disclosure here. Is there anything more revered for family meals than Spaghetti and Meatballs? Not in our home, at least. It seems that everyone will cancel
Freezing cookie dough is a fantastic idea (and a great gift idea, as well!) because it allows you to have fresh-baked cookies without a lot of fuss. Granted, it's not AS fast as freezing cookies that you've already baked, but it's still a great method! “We are
If you have never, ever, in the history of ever made candied nuts (can you hear an 11 year old giggling at that phrase--I did!) you really should. It's fast, easy, inexpensive (compared to buying them!), and customizable to all sorts of flavors, nuts, sugars...you name it.
Be sure to grab our adorable, free printable at the end of this post...a cute coffee printable that will look adorable in your kitchen, even if you haven't found the best coffee maker for you! “We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an
Creamy homemade ranch dressing is easy to make and full of flavor! You'll never buy the bottled version again! Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing...might sound a bit daunting to some...it isn't really. Most homemade dressings are actually really, really simple. Once you've made your first one...you'll probably be back
Awhile back we made a version of toasted ravioli using wonton wraps. And declared to all the world that wonton wraps worked just as well as homemade ravioli and anyone making their own pasta was wasting time. We were politely chided by one of our favorite readers,
If you've been paying attention to International news, you've heard about what the Copenhagen Zoo has been up to. It isn't good. Most recently, they killed 4 lions to make room for a big male lion. Apparently, they couldn't find anyone to take them. I don't know