No. 2 Pencil http://www.number-2-pencil.com Cook, Bake & Create Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:12:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/10/19/slow-cooker-chicken-alfredo/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/10/19/slow-cooker-chicken-alfredo/#respond Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:48:20 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3814   My one-pot chicken alfredo is one of my most popular recipes, and one of our family favorites.  I’ve been working on a slow cooker version for a while and I’m so happy with how it turned out. I love this slow cooker chicken alfredo recipe because there is no pre cooking and the pasta […]

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Fifteen Easy One Pot Meals for Dinner http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/10/08/fifteen-easy-one-pot-meals-dinner/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/10/08/fifteen-easy-one-pot-meals-dinner/#respond Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:00:24 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3802   A few weeks ago, I read a comment that said one pot meals are the new casserole. It’s so true! I still love a good casserole, but these one pot meals are pretty hard to beat, especially on busy weeknights. Everybody loves an easy dinner, so I’ve rounded up my favorite one pot meals […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/10/01/slow-cooker-chicken-burrito-bowl/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/10/01/slow-cooker-chicken-burrito-bowl/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:50:07 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3777   I’m really excited to finally share this Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl recipe. This is the slow cooker version of my popular one-pan chicken burrito bowl. Tender chicken simmered in a flavorful mix of Mexican seasonings combined with tasty black beans and brown rice, and topped with melty cheese, fresh ripe tomatoes and buttery […]

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Baked Spaghetti Casserole http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/09/23/baked-spaghetti-casserole/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/09/23/baked-spaghetti-casserole/#respond Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:36:11 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3764     This Baked Spaghetti Casserole has everything great about leftover spaghetti in a delicious freezer friendly casserole. Bite sized pieces of spaghetti baked together with homemade meat sauce and melty cheddar cheese. The combination of tomato sauce and cheddar cheese is one of my favorites, and reminds me of dishes that my grandma would […]

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One-Pot Portobello Mushroom Chicken Alfredo http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/09/14/one-pot-portobello-mushroom-chicken-alfredo/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/09/14/one-pot-portobello-mushroom-chicken-alfredo/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:01:13 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3749   I’m so excited to share this One-Pot Portobello Mushroom Chicken Alfredo. Meaty baby portobello mushrooms and tender chunks of chicken simmered in a rich homemade alfredo sauce. Everything cooks in the same pot, even the pasta. This is a one-pot meal that is so quick it can be whipped up on a busy week […]

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Spicy White Nachos with Jalapeño and Artichoke http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/09/12/spicy-white-nachos-jalapeno-artichoke/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/09/12/spicy-white-nachos-jalapeno-artichoke/#respond Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:26:00 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3727   Game-day snacks and recipes are a tradition, and these Spicy White Nachos with Jalapeño and Artichoke are guaranteed to improve your snack line-up. These nachos are rich and creamy and perfectly spicy. I adapted this recipe from one of my favorite dip recipes, and I love it even more as nachos. This combination of […]

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Pumpkin Pancakes http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/09/07/pumpkin-pancakes/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/09/07/pumpkin-pancakes/#comments Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:37:25 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3704   These Pumpkin Pancakes are going to be your new favorite breakfast! This is the perfect pumpkin pancake recipe. It’s easy to make, and the pancakes come out perfectly tender and fluffy every time. When these pumpkin pancakes hit the griddle, the entire house smells like everything we love about fall.  Make these along side […]

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One-Pan Taco Casserole http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/08/29/one-pan-taco-casserole/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/08/29/one-pan-taco-casserole/#comments Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:56:58 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3679   This post is sponsored by: I have two tasty things to share today. The first is my latest one-pan recipe, One-Pan Taco Casserole. It’s a variation of my popular one-pot cheeseburger casserole. One-pot meals are a favorite in our house, and this one is definitely a keeper. The pasta and ground beef is simmered […]

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Printing Instagram and Mobile Phone Photos #savorsummer http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/08/29/printing-instagram-mobile-phone-photos-savorsummer/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/08/29/printing-instagram-mobile-phone-photos-savorsummer/#respond Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:14:50 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3666             I’m working with the creative minds at Martha Stewart and a few other bloggers on a special project called Savor Summer. This is my second post in the series, you can find my introduction post here. In my last post, I challenged myself (and you!) to get my summertime […]

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Orange Sweet Roll Pancakes http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/08/27/orange-sweet-roll-pancakes/ http://www.number-2-pencil.com/2014/08/27/orange-sweet-roll-pancakes/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:34:18 +0000 http://www.number-2-pencil.com/?p=3660   Cinnamon Roll Pancakes are a really amazing thing. Two of my all-time favorite recipes are my Sour Cream Cinnamon Roll Pancakes and my Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. My family loves orange sweet rolls probably just as much, if not more, than traditional cinnamon rolls. Clearly, the combination of orange sweet roll and pancake was […]

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