The Cooking Actress

I'm an actress, wife, and mother with a passion for crave worthy food!

Whipped Goat Cheese Dip with Caramelized Onions

Michael and I threw a housewarming party in December, and in addition to some sweets I decided to make a dip for veggies and chips. And I wanted it to be easy to make (I had a lot going on) and super tasty. This recipe ABSOLUTELY fit the bill! ...more

Weekly Meal Plan Menu (Week 5)

This week’s meal plan was brought to you by: Big Bear's Wife...more

Something Saturdays (1/28/17)

Hello hello all. This weekend was kind of stressful and rough for me and for a lot of people for a lot of reasons. But, we won't get into that ....more

Butter Cracker Toffee {Easy, Nut-free}

Cracker toffee is amazing. It's so DARNED easy-it's sorta kinda dangerous. And I know you all still are probably thinking about your resolutions but....everything in moderation, ya know? ...more

Weekly Meal Plan Menu (Week 4)

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Something Saturdays (1/21/17)

Michael went back to school this week, booooo! He's been gone...a lot. Me no likey ....more

Espresso Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Way back, for Christmas 2016, (long...long ago... :P) I drew Michael's Uncle Jim for his family's "Kris Kinder" gift exchange. It's essentially secret santa but with homemade gifts ....more

Weekly Meal Plan Menu (Week 3)

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Something Saturdays (1/14/17)

BIG NEWS BIG NEWS BIG NEWSSSSS!!!! OK-so. You remember my brother, Josh, who's in the airforce and stationed in Hawaii? ...more

The BEST Puppy Chow (AKA Muddy Buddies)

It's a new year! And that's all about us trying to have a clean slate and do better this year than we did in years past, yes? Well-in the spirit of that-I am sharing a very old post from this blog BECAUSE I reinvigorated it with new photos! ...more