S’mores made over an open fire are great, but a campfire is not always convenient. I’m not sure why I hadn’t thought of this before. Thanks to my fabulous nieces, I now know how to make s’mores anytime. Toaster Oven S’mores Ingredients: Graham Crackers Marshmallows Chocolate bars Instructions: 1) Heat toaster oven to a medium […]
This is going to be a big year for pomegranates! The tree is covered with blossoms and little baby pomegranates are beginning to form. I don’t think the tree has ever been this full before. After we’ve had our fill of fresh ones, I’ll play with juices and other recipes.
This is a quick and easy snack or side dish. I like them with a little salt. You can also pour maple syrup on them for a sweet treat. Fried Plantains Ingredients: Plantain Coconut Oil Salt Instructions: 1) Heat coconut oil to medium hot on stove 2) Slice plantain about 1/4″ thick 3) Add to […]
The guys and I NEEDED brownies today. I didn’t happen to have all of the ingredients for any of my usual recipes, so I decided to wing it. It worked and the result was delicious! Dark Chocolate Brownies Pre-heat oven to 325º Ingredients: 1 stick butter 8 ounces unsweetened dark chocolate 2 cups cane sugar […]
Welcome to Mama Likes to Cook! I’m a single mom of 2 from Southern California. I’ve been blogging since 2008 and thought it was about time that I started a food blog just for fun. I am not a professional, but thoroughly enjoy cooking and sharing meals with my family and friends. My family is […]