21 Fun Recipes for Bored Cooks

preserved lemons

21 fun recipes for bored cooks ~ get creative in the kitchen with recipes for homemade mayonnaise, cough syrup, chocolate liqueur, and more!

A pretty Marbleized Chocolate Bark

Some of my favorite recipes on the blog are just plain fun. They may or may not provide a meal, but they’re guaranteed to help you while away the hours with the promise of something absolutely delicious at the end. Have a look!


clotted cream

Instant Pot Clotted Cream in a small glass jar



red wine jelly

wine jelly with crackers and cheese



homemade Boursin cheese

This Homemade Boursin Cheese Recipe is easy, and spot-on delicious --- make some today and save bigtime! | theviewfromgreatisland.com



marbleized chocolate bark

Marbleized Chocolate Bark --- a recipe for the prettiest dessert ever!



homemade labneh

Labneh balls marinating in olive oil



pasta from scratch

homemade pasta



one ingredient chocolate mousse

Amazing one ingredient chocolate mousse



30 minute no yeast pizza

No yeast pizza with sausage



quick pickles

quick pickled red onions



Nutella liqueur

Nutella liqueur



preserved lemons

preserving lemons in salt brine



flamin’ hot cheetos mac and cheese

flamin' hot cheetos macaroni and cheese



whipped dalgona coffee

A glass of whipped coffee with iced milk



banana butter

Luscious Banana Butter



shaved winter vegetable salad

A beautiful and healthy Shaved Winter Salad ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com



30 second mayonnaise

how to make homemade mayonnaise



no churn cranberry ice cream

scooping cranberry ice cream



pineapple cough syrup

A healthy alternative to over the counter medications



fire roasted salsa negra

Fire roasted salsa negra in a silver bowl



chocolate chip cookie for one

My secrets for making THE PERFECT cookie for one, so you never have to binge again!



hummus with 40 cloves

Hummus with Forty Cloves is a crowd pleasing appetizer



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  • Reply
    Michelle Ross
    January 10, 2021 at 11:29 am

    Great line-up, I could not get the print to work (1st time ever). All have been saved.

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    Joyce Gibson
    January 4, 2021 at 3:57 pm

    The advertisements have to be there, I know, but I could only see one recipe and that was the Mayonnaise. And the dishes looked enchanting!

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      Joyce Gibson
      January 4, 2021 at 4:01 pm

      My bad! I just found out that one needs to click on the recipe name to get the recipe. Sorry!

  • Reply
    January 3, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    Amazing ones out here!!
    Keep up the great work! 😀

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    Bonnie Ecker
    January 3, 2021 at 8:42 am

    I love your recipes and have used several over the years. Keep up the great work. I watch salt intake for my husband who had a heart attack.

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    January 3, 2021 at 6:15 am

    Thank you! There are several I’ve wanted to try and one I’ve never heard of. Should be an interesting time in the kitchen. Again, thanks!

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