Split Pea Soup with Smoked Gouda (Slow Cooker)

Split Pea Soup with Smoked Gouda (Slow Cooker) from The Food Charlatan

This easy recipe for Split Pea Soup can be made on the stove or in your slow cooker. The kick from a dash of chipotle powder and bites of Smoked Gouda keep things interesting. A cozy dinner for a lazy (or busy) day. So when I started this blog over 3 years ago, I of course posted all of my favorite recipes right away. What's a food blog without the tried-and-trues? There are some recipes that I still make all the time for my family, but don't get much attention here on the blog, because

Banana Churros with Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce from The Food Charlatan

Banana Churros with Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce

Bananas wrapped in flour tortillas, then fried and rolled in cinnamon sugar. I know, NOT a churro. But it tastes like a banana-filled churro, spot on. And then there's the Chocolate Peanut Butter dipping sauce, so really I'm not even sure why you're

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip from The Food Charlatan

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip

This easy, blue-cheesy dip is the perfect appetizer for the Super Bowl coming up! Or any football game really. Or anytime you are feeling like eating dip for dinner. Make one batch to serve your guests, and another one to hoard for yourself. I'm not

6 Ingredient One Pot Vegetable Curry from The Food Charlatan

6 Ingredient One Pot Vegetable Curry

This six-ingredient, one-pot, one-hour vegetable curry makes for an easy weeknight dinner. Use a jar of Indian simmer sauce to make things go a little faster...cheating never tasted so right. "Karen, do you see this tiny piece? It has SEVEN

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup from The Food Charlatan

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roast your butternut squash in the oven, because chopping is hard and scooping is fun. Then blend it up with some apples, onions, and sage. An easy, healthy, warm dinner that will support your crusade against Jack Frost. We had a

Asian Pork Tenderloin with Ginger Glaze (Slow Cooker) from The Food Charlatan

Asian Pork Tenderloin with Ginger Glaze (Slow Cooker)

An easy and healthy slow cooker pork tenderloin recipe with Asian vibes and a ginger glaze that gets caramelized under the broiler. Bring on the crusty topping. Today Charlotte was dropped off at home from a playdate at a friend's, and as

Asian Cauliflower Rice from The Food Charlatan

Asian Cauliflower “Rice”

An Asian twist on cauliflower rice, which is not actually rice, but is a delicious sub if you are going low-carb. Call it whatever you want, I eat this stuff with a shovel. Somebody asked for my autograph the other day. I was even wearing a

No Bake Cheesecake Parfait Bar from TheFoodCharlatan.com

My Favorite Recipes from 2014

These are some of my favorite recipes from 2014, and the ones that I make the most often for my family. So I know it's January and everybody's all like "Oh let's be super healthy and eat salad all day on the treadmill" and I'm over here hiding

Top 5 Recipes of 2014 from The Food Charlatan

Top 5 Recipes of 2014 from The Food Charlatan

These are the 5 recipes that had the most traffic on The Food Charlatan in 2014. You guys have good taste. So how is the Christmas wind-down going around your house? The party is still in full swing over here. And by full-swing I mean that there

Merry Christmas to All!

Merry Christmas to All!

Merry Christmas, Charlatans!I'm calling this a Merry Christmas post but really I just wanted to show off this picture of my kids in their Christmas pajamas. JUST LOOK AT THEM!Also, this is the closest I'll ever get to a Christmas card.

Easy Appetizer Ideas for New Years Eve from The Food Charlatan

18 EASY Appetizer Ideas for New Year’s Eve

 Eighteen EASY recipe ideas for all the partying going on over the next few weeks. All of these appetizers are either make-ahead or easy to whip up last minute so that you can get back to gettin' down. It is ON you guys!! Christmas is here!