Welcome to The Short Order Cook. Despite my small stature, I have a big appetite for food. Discover simple & delicious recipes your family will love. I specialize in recipes that reflect my Italian, Hawaiian, & Southern heritage, passed down through generations. Grab an apron, & I'll grab my step stool. Let's cook!
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Tricks, treats, and mostly sweets make for the best Halloween recipes. Enjoy cookies, candies, cocktails, and more to celebrate with festive ideas perfect for a scary, spooky, fun, or eerie time.
From old-school traditional classics to new Italian-American favorites. These recipes are comforting, delicious, & always a hit.
All the classic American recipes & those with a new twist. From traditional southern suppers to sweet treats, enjoy a taste of the South.
The best desserts to curb your sweet tooth. Easy to make homemade recipes for cookies, brownies, pies, ice cream, candy, plus no-bake desserts.
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Savory main course recipes that are family-friendly & easy to make. These comforting recipes include beef, chicken, pork, pasta, vegetarian/vegan, & seafood ideas.
Air Fryer, Instant Pot, and Crock-Pot
I love these kitchen appliances that make cooking easy. That includes using your CrockPot, air fryer, or pressure cooker to make the best soups, meals, desserts, & more.
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