By Holly V. Gray

Tag: cheese

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Every vegan home cook needs a solid cheesy sauce that they can use for everything from nachos to burgers to pasta or even as a stand-alone dip. This is that sauce. We enjoyed it most recently over a Mexican Lasagna (recipe coming soon). Best part is […]

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

You know those days when you don’t want to turn on the oven or do any real cooking on the stove but you could really go for some good old-fashioned cheesy carb-loaded comfort food? I had one of those days last week and this mac […]

Baked Falafel Pie

Baked Falafel Pie

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today, we’re making falafel pie. We’re starting with a base of oven baked falafel and layering it with hummus, tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, kalamata olives, and Mediterranean-style feta. Then we add the final touch – tzatziki sauce – to round […]

Zesty Cream Cheese Stuffed Olives

Zesty Cream Cheese Stuffed Olives

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! I’m so glad you’re here because today I’m sharing this super easy and tasty appetizer that you can throw together in ten minutes. We enjoyed the olives as a complement to our Baked Spaghetti Pie dinner but I also think they […]

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Just when I thought we were past the pumpkin-everything time of year, I found a can of pumpkin in the pantry…. My initial plan was to make these into bars (which, technically, is what we’re starting out with here) but then at the last minute, […]

Leftover Mac and Cheese Soup

Leftover Mac and Cheese Soup

Got mac and cheese leftover from Thanksgiving? Bring your side dish back to life by serving it in a whole new way and free up some space in the fridge while you’re at it.

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Are you ready for a super easy and tasty appetizer that requires zero cooking and only two ingredients? It doesn’t get much easier than this: Grab a 5oz. package of herbed chèvre (goat cheese) and an 8oz. jar of prepared peperonata, which can be found […]

Mediterranean Pasta

Mediterranean Pasta

It has recently come to my attention that I am a hoarder of olives (and craft ribbon, but that’s a whole other story). As I was standing in front of the fridge pondering what to make for dinner, I realized there were no less than […]

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

File this one under “easiest appetizers ever”. Seriously, you can have these tasty little cucumber bites ready to go in a matter of minutes. Slice, mix, pile it on; that’s it. Here’s the recipe: 1 small-medium cucumber 1/2 cup Mediterranean feta cheese, crumbled 2 teaspoons […]

Baked Tex-Mex Rice Casserole

Baked Tex-Mex Rice Casserole

One of the many things I love about summertime is how we’re able to enjoy sitting outside on the back deck for dinner almost nightly. We chat while we eat, occasionally play a board game after… most evenings are peaceful and pleasant. Unless Littlest Child […]


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