Here you’ll find delicious savory homemade recipes for the home cook. I love teaching you how to make the good stuff, from scratch.

My goal is for you to re-create impressive restaurant worthy dishes at home, and put a little joy back in your kitchen (and your tastebuds) while doing it.

Cajun & Creole Recipes

This New Orleans native knows a thing or two about the best Louisiana Cajun food. From andouille to the Holy Trinity, these homemade Cajun recipes will have you saying laissez les bons temps rouler.

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Blackened Recipes

Blackening is a Cajun cooking technique that creates a flavorful and spicy crust. Learn everything you need to know about blackening with Homemade Blackening Seasoning, then check out these delicious blackened recipes!

Sweet Summertime

Summer is coming, get out and enjoy the sunshine! Whether it’s at a BBQ cookout, picnic, or enjoying the patio, celebrate the warmer weather and seasonal produce with these summer recipes.

Trending Recipes

The most popular recipes on the site.

Pasta Recipes From Scratch

Whether you’re craving tomato based pasta or creamy pasta sauces, these homemade pasta dishes will not disappoint.

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About Lauren

What’s cookin’, good lookin’? I am Lauren and I am so happy you’ve found this site. Here you will find recipes for real. good. food. I focus on high quality ingredients, and the best way to prepare them, to create impressive but approachable homemade recipes. I believe exceptional food doesn’t have to be reserved for restaurants only. Let’s get cooking!

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Delicious Main Dishes

Decadent and rich, or bold and bright, these main dishes are always serving up big flavors.

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Recent Recipes

Fresh from the kitchen – the latest homemade recipes to hit the blog.