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 the kitchen (where else would I be) to say hello. After we hugged, I was stirring something on the stove when I heard him counting under his breath. 1...2...3...4...and on 5, he shut the

Nana's Famous Fudge Brownies from The Food Charlatan

Nana’s Famous Fudge Brownies

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

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

Asian Seared Chicken with Stir Fried Green Beans

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

Double Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Bits from The Food Charlatan

Double Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Bits

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

Appetizers You Should Make For the SuperBowl this Weekend! From The Food Charlatan

Appetizers You Should Make For the Super Bowl this Weekend!

All the appetizer and party recipes you need to have an awesome time at the Super Bowl this weekend! Tons of appetizer, dessert, slow cooker, and carb-y cheesy ideas. You know you want it.   Conversation at dinner tonight: Charlotte: Why

Coconut Jasmine Rice with Cilantro from The Food Charlatan

Coconut Jasmine Rice with Cilantro

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

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

Banana Blueberry Overnight Oats with Honey

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

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala from The Food Charlatan

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

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

Green Orange Julius Smoothie from The Food Charlatan

Green Orange Julius Smoothie

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

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

2-Ingredient Kielbasa Puffs + YA Novel Giveaway!

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

Slow Cooker Chicken, White Bean, and Kale Soup with Parmesan Shavings from The Food Charlatan

Slow Cooker Chicken, White Bean, and Kale Soup with Parmesan Shavings

Slow cook your way to a steamy bowl of comforting soup! Full of tender chicken, beans, kale, and Parmesan shavings, this easy dinner is healthy to boot. Serve with some crusty bread and extra cheese! Eric has started to make a small "ding!"