Spring Recipes – Closet Cooking

The best Spring recipe to celebrate the season! Healthy and easy recipes highlighting local produce including asparagus, strawberries, fiddleheads, etc. It has officially been Spring for a while now but it’s just finally starting to feel like it! What’s more is that I am finally seeing some spring produce in the grocery stores and that …

Homemade Hamburger Helper – Closet Cooking

Hamburger Helper Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 6 A quick, easy and tasty homemade, from scratch, hamburger helper. Print Recipe ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 cup onion, diced 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour (gluten-free for gluten-free) 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion …

Quintessential Quinoa Recipes – Closet Cooking

A collection of the most quintessential quinoa recipes! These quick and easy recipes include: salads, soups, cookies, desserts, breakfasts, chicken, vegetarian, etc. Sweet or savory’ I have been a fan of quinoa ever since I first came across it! Quinoa is a grain crop that is grown for it’s seeds and in addition to having …

Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Orzo

Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Orzo Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 A tasty chicken and artichoke pasta with parmesan, and sundried tomatoes. Print Recipe ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into bite sized pieces 1 small onion, diced …

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon – Closet Cooking

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 Salmon topped with butter, garlic, parmesan and lemon and baked to perfection! Print Recipe ingredients 1 1/2 pound salmon fillet (or trout) 4 tablespoons butter, softened or melted 4 cloves garlic minced 1/4 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), …

Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake – Closet Cooking

Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Servings: 12 A super moist and tender ricotta cake with an amazing lemon flavour! Print Recipe ingredients 3/4 cups (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 15 ounces ricotta cheese 3 large eggs 1 teaspoon …

Mother’s Day Recipes – Closet Cooking

A collection of quick and easy recipes for the perfect Mother’s Day celebration! Mother’s Day is coming and a great way to show her how much you care is with some home cooking! Start the day off right for mom with breakfast in bed or a special brunch and then keep things going with some …

Chipotle Sauce – Closet Cooking

A creamy and smoky chipotle chili sauce that’s packed with flavour! Chipotle mayo, the simple combination of chipotle chilies in adobo sauce mixed into mayonnaise, is one of my favourite condiments and this is a kicked up version with added seasonings! Chipotle chilies have an amazing warm smokiness to them that pairs beautifully with cool …

Beef Burritos – Closet Cooking

Big fat burritos stuffed with seasoned beef, rice, beans, guac, creamy chipotle sauce and plenty of melted cheese! Takeout burritos seem to be all over the place these days, but it’s so easy to make absolutely amazing burritos at home! These are super simple beef burritos with the main ingredient being either barbacoa ground beef …

Happy 17th Birthday Closet Cooking!

Closet Cooking celebrates 17 years of sharing tasty food and recipes! I can’t believe that we’re already at another year! It was a tasty year filled with plenty of new and fun recipes! As I look back over the recipes shared in the last year I see a wonderful variety of: mains, sides, appetizers, desserts, …