The Novice Chef

4th of July

sticky chicken tenders on a plate with dill pickles and ranch dressing.

Sticky Chicken Tenders

Sloppy Joes

Lemon Bars stacked on a white plate with powdered sugar on top.

Lemon Bars

Strawberry Mousse in a glass jar with a strawberry on top.

Strawberry Mousse

Mason jar filled with banana pudding.

Best Banana Pudding Recipe

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake on a black plate with fluffy whipped chocolate icing on top.

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake – Only 7 ingredients!

Homemade Fried Apples in a cast iron skillet.

Fried Apples

Corn Casserole sliced into squares in a casserole dish.

Best Corn Casserole Recipe

Close up image of homemade mac and cheese recipe.

Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe (15 minutes!)

Apple Blondies with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce.

Apple Blondies Recipe

Apple Pie Bombs

Blueberry Buttermilk Bread sliced on a plate.

Buttermilk Blueberry Bread

Peach Bellini

Cheese Fries being pulled from pan with melted cheese.

Texas Cheese Fries

Banana Moon Pie Trifle in a glass mason jar.

Banana Moon Pie Trifle

Cherry Almond Sugar Cookies stacked together.

Cherry Almond Sugar Cookies

Dill pickle chicken on a plate with greens.

Dill Pickle Chicken

Rum Apple Dumplings

Chocolate Chunk Cookies broken in half to show the melted chocolate chunks.

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Large trifle bowl filled with lemon strawberry pudding trifle

Lemon Strawberry Trifle

Cheesy Ranch Pigs In A Blanket stacked on top of each other on a plate.


Cheesy Turkey Sliders: these melted turkey and havarti sliders are covered in a buttery sauce and served warm out of the oven for the ultimate game day treat! #turkey #appetizer

Cheesy Turkey Sliders

Cheesy Ranch Chex Mix: loaded with tons of flavor and cheesy crunchy goodness, this snack mix is the new ultimate tailgating party snack that will leave everyone begging for more! #ChexMix #Tailgating #SnackMix

Cheesy Ranch Chex Mix

Sparkling Pineapple Punch: a refreshing 1974 throwback punch recipe that is easily made ahead and is perfect for a baby shower or a happy hour - just add vodka (or rum!) #punch #bridalshower #babyshower #happyhour #cocktail #mocktail

Sparkling Pineapple Punch