Beef Tacos Made with Pot Roast

No need to “carve the roast beast” with this recipe. It is fork tender and will melt in your mouth. This is another menu for your table-for-two here on CoziNest. I like to cook once and serve twice, so this week it’s an old fashioned pot roast recipe one night and beef tacos on another.… Continue reading Beef Tacos Made with Pot Roast

Delight Your Husband with These 8, No 9 Things

Delight Your Husband for Valentine’s Day I have been married for 39 years in September and after all this time, I know without a doubt the things that make 007 smile. These are easy things that will bring you closer to your hubby. I would love for you to share what delights your husband, too. Especially… Continue reading Delight Your Husband with These 8, No 9 Things

Thai Peanut Pork Rub with Zucchini Noodles

I’ve just purchased a spiral slicer. This week, I’ll be trying it out with zucchini for a Thai Pork Dish adapted from Low-Carb Meals in Minutes by Linda Gassenheimer. Since I’m only cooking for two, I like to cook once and serve twice, so I plan recipes that can transition from one supper to another. This… Continue reading Thai Peanut Pork Rub with Zucchini Noodles

Watermelon Salad

There are so many watermelons harvested that our local farmer’s market has them marked down as low as 99 cents. With this great price, I bought two seedless, brought the beauties home and began deliberating how I would serve them to Mr. Cozi over the next few days without “watering” down our tastebuds. Surprisingly, a… Continue reading Watermelon Salad

Garbage Bowl vs. Scrap Bag

Long before Rachel Ray brought out her garbage bowl for recipe preparation, my husband’s grandmother introduced me to the Hefty Scrap Bag Holder. Affectionately called “Big Mother,” she prepared more meals in her 99 years than I will if I live to be 105. Before the Scrap Bag Holder I have prepared countless peanut butter and… Continue reading Garbage Bowl vs. Scrap Bag

Valentine’s Recipes

I recently found a cookbook from the early days of my marriage. It is one of the ways I learned to cook, so I thought it would be fun on Valentine’s to reminisce through our newlywed days by sharing some of our favorite recipes. So, with permission from the Baddour Center, I share from the… Continue reading Valentine’s Recipes