Chilaquiles Verdes

My family is full of chilaquiles snobs. They like it how they like it and tbh, its the best. So will my dad and grandma be proud of this recipe? Probably. Is it gonna be as good as theirs? Probably not. But hey, its still pretty damn good and you should totally try it out….

Tortellini in White Cheese Sauce

Okay so… this might not be the healthiest recipe I’ve ever posted on here, but it sure is delicious. Enjoy this on a cheat day or just when you want to have something nice and indulgent! What you’ll need: 4 tbsp flour 4 tbsp butter 1 and 1/2 cups of milk 1 cup parmesan cheese…

Chipotle Lime Shrimp

One protein that I always have in my freezer is shrimp. It’s surprisingly versatile, cooks quickly, and its cheap. It is really good at soaking up flavors and is great with pretty much every flavor profile. This time, I went with a Mexican inspired version. What you’ll need (for about 2 people): 1/2 lb shrimp…

Mexican Street Corn

Growing up with a Mexican grandma, I always thought eating corn with mayo was the normal way to eat it. It wasn’t until recently when I learned it’s incredibly not normal and that I’m weird for even liking mayo in the first place. In middle school I remember walking down the block to get food…

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

What is better than biting in to a gooey mozzarella stick? Literally nothing. Now instead of having to buy them frozen or even worse, paying $9 for them at a restaurant, you can make ’em cheap and easy at home! This recipe is crazy simple but HEADS UP! You’ll need to start this about 2 hours…

Spaghetti Pancake

What do you do with boring, leftover spaghetti? Make it in to a pancake of course! Transforming pasta in to a crispy pancake is a great way to eat your leftovers in a new way. Eat it on its own or top it with protein! What you’ll need: 1.5 – 2 cups plain, leftover spaghetti…

Rachel’s Chili

Hi everyone! I’m Rachel, Sydney’s better half…just kidding! I am just her roommate and other chef of our cute, little apartment. I found this recipe about two years ago and it instantly became a favorite of mine as well as everyone I’ve made it for. I mean, who doesn’t love a warm, hearty bowl of…

Kinda Fried Rice

What happens when you have veggies that’ll go bad soon, frozen chicken, an rice? Well…. a kinda fried rice! This take on fried rice uses non-traditional veggies but feel free to substitute them for whatever you like! Also… use a big pan. What you’ll need: 2 chicken breasts 1 cup dry white rice 1.5 cups…

Baked Spaghetti

On this blog you’ll see that I’ve made a handful of my grandma’s recipes, and thats because they’re awesome. This is another one of her recipes that I grew up eating and want everyone to taste! Baking this makes the cheese nice and bubbly and the edges of the pasta a little crispy. (I’m a corner girl when…

Basic Tomato Sauce

So I’m not a really picky eater. I HATE grape candy, and sometimes I hate tomato sauce. Luckily, I can make one of them exactly how I like it! This basic tomato sauce is a smooth, not-so-sweet, classic sauce that can be used on almost anything! What you’ll need: 24 oz jar canned, peeled, whole tomatoes…

Guest Edition- Erin’s Salmon

I am so excited for our 2nd Guest Edition of Duck’s that Cook! Here is Erin’s awesome salmon and spaghetti squash! Enjoy!! Hi, I’m Erin! I used to be the worst cook ever; I once burnt pasta making it in the microwave (long story). But, since, I’ve had to fend for myself in college, I’ve…

Balsamic Tomato Checca

Ever get tired of chicken and veggies? Change up the flavors with this easy, italian-inspired tomato salsa! Even add it too your pasta too! What you’ll need: 1 cup cherry tomatoes – diced or sliced 2 cloves garlic – cut as small as possible 1 tbsp salt-free italian seasoning (or a mix of dried oregano and…