The Househusband's Cookbook

Welcome to the recipe collection of the Househusband, a man who had to teach himself how to cook for a family. These recipes are easy enough for anyone to master, and they are sure to please the ones you love. New recipes should appear every month. Enjoy!
Fried Rice
After a decade of desperately trying to get it right, the househusband has finally cracked the perfect take-out-style fried rice.
Apple Pie
The Househusband offers his take on the most all-American of desserts, Apple Pie (with a little help from guest star Mr. Monkey).
Banana Nut Bread
Banana's ripening too quickly? Turn old bananas into delicious banana nut bread for a healthy snack, dessert, and/or breakfast!
Beef Daube Provençal
Once you taste this French beef stew, you will never be able to look at any other beef stew the same way again.
Black Bean Enchiladas
Today, the Househusband cooks black bean enchiladas, a surprisingly simple and cheap recipe for delicious Mexican food.
Brown Rice Pilaf
Finally, a simple brown rice pilaf that isn't made with that awful instant stuff and tastes just as good as white.
Chicken Alfredo Casserole
This healthy(ish) substitute for Fetuccini Alfredo is one of the Househusband's personal favorites.
Chicken and Brown Rice Soup
The Househusband shares his comforting (and healthy) answer to a bitterly cold winter: chicken and brown rice soup!
Chicken Florentine
Today, the Househusband cooks chicken florentine, a dish that manages to be both healthy and decadent.
Chicken Korma
Chicken Korma is another popular Indian dish that uses nuts and cream. The Househusband makes it easy and simple to make.
Chicken Makhani
Indian food is surprisingly easy to make, and the Househusband proves it with Chicken Makhani (a.k.a. Butter Chicken).
Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
This family-friendly spin on chicken pot pie is both healthier and easier to make than the real thing.
Chicken Saag
The Househusband offers up a second Indian dish, this one the ridiculously healthy but still amazingly delicious Chicken Saag.
Chicken Taco Salad
This simple, easy-to-assemble recipe for chicken taco salad is one of my wife's favorites. Plus, it's a salad, so it must be good for you, right?
Corn Chowder
What better way to take advantage of corn season than with this hearty, healthy, sweet and salty chowder?
Easy Beef Stroganoff
Beef stroganoff can be made simple, but still taste great. This recipe, passed down to the Househusband for two generations, is a fabulous family favorite.
Eric's Best Quiche
In his simplest recipe yet, the Househusband builds a decadent quiche with ham, bacon, cheddar, and Gruyere.
Italian-Style Spaetzle
You haven't eaten anything quite like this vegetarian fusion of classic German and Italian cuisine.
This easy-to-make andouille and shrimp jambalaya is healthy comfort food with one hell of a kick.
Lemon Poppyseed Muffins
These airy muffins are so sweet, you'd never guess how low in sugar they really are.
Meatloaf w/Zucchini
Today, the Househusband cooks meatloaf with zucchini, in order to sneak some vegetable matter into his toddler's diet.
Mulligatawny Stew
It is possible to turn a sinfully creamy Indian-flavored soup into a light and satisfying stew.
Pear and Apple Cobbler
The Househusband cooks a classic American dessert, pear and apple cobbler, substituting some of the sugar with Splenda.
Penne Vodka
This pasta in a creamy pink sauce has never been easier to make at home.
Risky Chili
Continuing with his cold-weather comfort food theme, the Househusband shares his formerly secret man food recipe for spicy but delicious chili.
Shepherd's Pie
Shepherd's Pie (a.k.a. Cottage Pie) is a delicious, well-rounded meal that has meat, potatoes, and vegetables. What more do you need?
Strawberry Seraph Cake
The Househusband's take on Angel Food is light and low in sugar, but it tastes absolutely decadent.
Three Cheese Baked Mashed Potatoes
This decadent, cheesy, creamy side dish is the perfect accompaniment to a hearty meal.
Three Meat Lasagna
This ridiculously delicious lasagna bolognese is a must have for any fan of meaty, cheesy Italian food.
Twice-Baked Potatoes
Can't decide if you want a baked potato or mashed potatoes? Make these and you'll get the best of both worlds.
Vegetable Pizza Soup
This simple, hearty, and healthy vegetable soup magically tastes like pizza.
whole Grain Casserole
It is possible for a cholesterol-busting mix of barley, brown rice, lentils, quinoa, and vegetables to be sumptuous.
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