Quick Cooking

Karen Hancock

Here is an absolutely disgusting dish to serve at your annual Halloween BOO-ffet. It is very delicious, though, and will get a lot of attention.

Karen Hancock

Guests at your Halloween BOO-ffet will appreciate this yummy popcorn; it's sweet, spicy, and addictive. Make it scary by adding some impeccably clean rats, snakes, and skeleton parts.

Karen Hancock

A Dutch Baby is a buttery puffy pancake that can be topped with dozens of toppings. Hands on time is minimal for this version, and the results are delicious.

Karen Hancock

When fresh berries or summer fruit are available, this is a very quick salad to make. It only contains fruit of your choice and pudding mix. It's great for outdoor parties or family dinners.

Karen Hancock

In a hurry? This delicious southern stew is one of those "dump and cook" dinners in the slow cooker. Very little chopping is required, and most of the ingredients are from your pantry shelf or freezer. It's become a favorite at our house and probably will be at yours too.