Cooking with Chef Kathy


Buffalo beer soup with fluffy cheddar dumplings

This will soon be your favorite winter soup!

Each bite has an incredible spice and with the perfect mix-ins of chicken, celery, carrots and cheese.

And to top it all off, it's garnished with a fluffy steamed dumpling.

Antipasto Kabobs

Looking for an easy delicious appetizer … Included are some of the recommended ingredients, but feel free to get creative and make them your own.

To add a little flavor to these kabobs, finished them off with a drizzle of basil pesto. You can also use some olive oil and balsamic or even Italian dressing. 

Shrimp and Corn Chowder

An easy, creamy chowder that’s incredibly smoky, sweet and packed with tons of flavor!

    • 4 slices bacon, diced
    • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 3 cloves garlic, diced
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika, or more, to taste

Kentucky Hot Brown Sliders

These tasty little sandwiches take all of the flavor from a traditional Kentucky Hot Brown and package them in finger-friendly party food.

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie with three shortcuts to make it quick and easy!

Slow Cooker Apple Cider

Slow Cooker Apple Cider is one of those recipes that is easy to make, and the smell of apple cider simmering with oranges, lemons, and spices all day in the slow cooker is absolutely wonderful.

This can be made ahead as well. Just prepare all the ingredients and keep the slow cooker insert in the refrigerator until ready to heat.


    • 1 gallon of apple juice

Slow Cooker Jalapeño Popper Chicken Taquitos

Cream cheese, jalapeños, and chicken all come together in these irresistible crispy taquitos!

Pumpkin Spice Brownie Bites

The perfect way to enjoy a chilly fall day.
Chocolate brownies filled with Pumpkin Hershey Kisses and dipped in chocolate.


1 box brownie mix (for a 9x13 pan)
24 pumpkin spice kisses
12 oz. melting chocolate (like Candiquik)
1/4 c. white chocolate chips
1 1/2 tsp. shortening


The BEST Crockpot Beef Stew

When it's cool outside- warming up with a hot bowl of stew is just perfect.

Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

A moist apple bundt cake with cream cheese filling and praline frosting

Cream Cheese Filling
1 (8-oz) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg, at room temperature
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract<


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