One Hour French Bread

One Hour French Bread from The Food Charlatan

One hour, I promise!! This delicious yeasty French bread has only one 20-minute rise before going into a screaming hot oven for another 20 minutes. At the end you have golden crusty goodness just waiting to be slathered in butter or dipped in oil and balsamic! Eric got home from work today and came into […]

Nana’s Famous Fudge Brownies

Nana's Famous Fudge Brownies from The Food Charlatan

The most decadent fudge brownies with chocolate fudge frosting you will ever eat! These brownies are thick and chewy and not cakey in any way shape or form. They really do taste like fudge. Eric’s grandma (Nana) is famous for this recipe! So Eric lost the remote. I’m pretty sure it was him who lost […]

Asian Seared Chicken with Stir Fried Green Beans

Asian Seared Chicken with Stir Fried Green Beans from The Food Charlatan

This Asian seared chicken is marinated in soy sauce & baking soda to get the most tender chicken of your life! And also the crispiest skin. Stir fry some green beans in a quick sauce and you are on your way to an amazing low carb meal! Truman just learned to potty train (hallelujah) and […]

Double Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Bits

Double Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Bits from The Food Charlatan

Warm, gooey, ultra rich chocolate cookies with little bits of caramel and dark chocolate in them. These cookies will satisfy your chocolate cravings in one bite, but I bet you’ll have more than that. Don’t even bother making these if you don’t have a glass of milk! So you’re in the parking lot, and you see […]

Coconut Jasmine Rice with Cilantro

Coconut Jasmine Rice with Cilantro from The Food Charlatan

The most delicious stove top rice you will ever eat! Use coconut milk to infuse the rice with amazing flavor. It turns out so tender and a little bit sweet, but not in a weird way. You will still want to pair it with your Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala, or any other curry.  GOOD NEWS you […]

Banana Blueberry Overnight Oats with Honey

Make-Ahead Banana Blueberry Overnight Oats with Honey from The Food Charlatan

When you combine oats with yogurt and let it sit overnight, you get a delicious and healthy treat for breakfast! You can play around with all kinds of mix-ins, but I added banana, blueberries, and honey. My kids adored this.   Eric and I just had this moment standing a few feet away from each other, looking […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala from The Food Charlatan

Chicken Tikka Masala is one dish that I never get tired of ordering at Indian restaurants. It is SO GOOD. I’ve been making this recipe for years, but recently adapted it for the slow cooker. I may never go back! It’s super easy and tastes restaurant quality. Do you guys have rules for how late […]

Green Orange Julius Smoothie

Green Orange Julius Smoothie from The Food Charlatan

This healthy Orange Julius smoothie is packed with frothy and creamy orange flavor! A handful of spinach makes it green and a lot better for you. Perfect breakfast for a busy morning! I’m the youngest of 5 kids, and every other year my family and I all get together for Christmas in the same house. […]

2-Ingredient Kielbasa Puffs + YA Novel Giveaway!

2-Ingredient Kielbasa Puffs (+ YA Novel Giveaway!) from The Food Charlatan

These little bites of Kielbasa are wrapped up in flaky puff pastry for the perfect game day appetizer! Dip them in mustard and enjoy a little more sophisticated pigs-in-a-blanket! YOU GUYS!!! Big news! My sister Nikki is FINALLY getting published!!! There will never be enough exclamation points for this! Nikki is a YA (Young Adult) author. She’s […]