Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen

Creamy Farro with Spinach, Garlic & Asiago

Have you ever tried farro before? It wasn’t something I ate growing up until recently when my family and I visited my Aunt and Uncle for dinner one night and my Aunt Bonnie made a warm side dish of farro ...

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Balsamic Apricot Glazed Chicken Thighs

One day last week I had taken chicken thighs out for dinner and wasn’t exactly sure what I was going to make with them. As the day progressed, I realized I didn’t have much time to fuss for dinner as our ...

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Three Bean Chili

I don’t make a lot of food in my slow cooker, but chili like this Slow Cooker Vegetarian Three Bean Chili always tastes great. I guess it’s because all of the ingredients meld together; then cook slowly to really infuse ...

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Soy-Ginger Roasted Edamame

  I don’t remember the exact first time that I tried edamame, but it was within the last few years. It’s on just about every menu nowadays as an appetizer or starter to your main meal; like this Soy-Ginger Roasted ...

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Italian Sausage & Peppers in a White Wine Sauce

Let’s see a show of hands. Do you prefer sausage and peppers in a red, marinara sauce or in a white sauce? I generally make mine in a red sauce, but since red sauces are bothering the hubby’s stomach lately, ...

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Sriracha & Lime Turkey Meatballs with Dipping Sauce

I don’t know whether it’s because I’ve been trying to eat healthier and exercise more often or not, but I’ve been craving foods lately that have a little heat like these Sriracha & Lime Turkey Meatballs with Dipping Sauce. Not ...

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Seafood Frenzy Friday Roundup #66

  Welcome to Seafood Frenzy Friday!  I haven’t shared seafood recipes in a quite a while here on the blog, so I found 15 new seafood recipes to share with you in this roundup. If you’re new to CEK let me ...

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Strawberry Ice Cream

Did you get an ice cream maker for the holidays this year? I know a few people who did so since January 15th is National Strawberry Ice Cream Day, I whipped up a batch to celebrate and give everyone a ...

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Jumbo Banana Walnut Muffins

This recipe for Jumbo Banana Walnut Muffins has stood the test of time. I love it because it’s one of those recipes that you can throw all of the ingredients into one bowl and mix together and it comes out ...

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Low Fat Chicken Marsala Rigatoni

Did you ever feel like making Chicken Marsala at home, but didn’t have the time; especially on a busy weeknight? Well now you can enjoy all of the flavors you love in one complete dish with this Low Fat Chicken ...

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