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Welcome to Gracious Cooking!

Welcome to Gracious Cooking!

Cooking is a gracious act. To cook for someone, including yourself, inherently means to show love. Good meals fill our bellies, and tell the stories of our homes and families. Here you will find comforting recipes that I hope you will return to many times.

Broccoli Chicken Casserole with Frozen Broccoli

Broccoli Chicken Casserole with Frozen Broccoli

Broccoli Chicken Casserole with Frozen broccoli is a comforting, cheesy weeknight favorite with homemade cheese sauce and a crunchy topping.

How to Make Homemade Cheese Sauce

How to Make Homemade Cheese Sauce

Homemade cheese sauce makes you powerful, bringing fresh ingredients into your favorite casseroles and dips.

Holiday Drink (Nonalcoholic)

Holiday Drink (Nonalcoholic)

Bring an easy, festive flair to your holiday table this year with this super easy, bubbly Nonalcoholic Holiday Drink!

Funeral Potatoes

Funeral Potatoes

Cheesy, gooey, and warm, Funeral Potatoes are perfect for holidays, family dinners, and, yes, even funeral lunches.

Chocolate Éclair Cake

Chocolate Éclair Cake

No-bake chocolate éclair cake is the perfect make-ahead dessert for birthdays, holidays, or family dinners.

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili uses pantry ingredients, can be on your table in 30 minutes, and has a great vegetarian option.

Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Frozen Broccoli

Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Frozen Broccoli

Broccoli cheddar soup uses frozen broccoli as the perfect shortcut to a comforting, cozy weeknight dinner.

How to Make Taco Soup

How to Make Taco Soup

Homemade taco soup is warm, filling, and full of tasty vegetables. Taco soup comes together in about 39 minutes with ingredients you probably already have!

Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Apple cinnamon rolls are the luxurious treat that your next gathering needs. Your family and friends will think you’re a baking genius.