Val Cooking Again

All about the foods.

Easy Blueberry Puff Pastry

I love pastries. I love danishes. I like love love love them. My favorite thing to grab at Sam's Club are the premade danishes. But sometimes you just don't want to brave a warehouse club, and want something to fix that sweet tooth. These use fresh ingredients, are easy to make with kids and take only minutes. As a rule, I always keep puff pastry in my deep freezer for when a hankering arrives. And you can use fresh fruit that's going to go bad...

Philly cheese steaks

One of my all-time favorite sandwiches is a meatball sub. Just kidding, its most definitely a cheesesteak. A gooey, cheesy ribeye - my mouth is watering thinking about it. As a military brat overseas, my parents used to buy Steak-ums. Do you all remember those at all? They were a hot commodity at our house. But now I've leveled up to ribeye. The key is a good cut of meat, and a soft hoagie bread. I enjoy mine with onions but I've seen...

French bread pizzas in under 20 minutes

Do you need a weeknight dinner your family will love to help make? Often time when we get home from work we're scrambling to get dinner on the table. Now, you can assemble toppings in a container the night before! Gather everything you need and have it ready for assembly when you all get home. Start baths, homework and rotate each family member at the pizza station and you'll be multitasking like a pro. These french bread pizzas are a crowd...