Recent Recipes

The Only Chicken and Onion Recipe You Will Ever Need

The story behind this insanely good chicken recipe is one of those could only happen in Israel kind of things… except it happened in Mexico. Let me explain, a little over a week ago, while my husband and I were in Cancun for winter break, we took a catamaran cruise

Easy Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup

I have decided that there is absolutely so way to mess up the classic tomato and cheese combo. I’ve been racking my brain for hours (okay really just a few seconds) but still absolutely nothing comes to mind in where tomato and cheese could don’t pair well together. While you

Aloo Gobi Latkes with Tomato Chutney

Happy Chanuka!! Change up your holiday usual this year with these insanely flavorful Aloo Gobi Latkes with Tomato Chutney! Aloo Gobi is a traditional Indian dish made up of potato, cauliflower, onion, and Indian spices. When I visit home in Seattle, my first stop on the way to and from

Pumpkin Spice Buns with Cream Cheese Frosting

I might as well let you in on a little secret about me now, I don’t believe in food seasons. (Que gasps now) I don’t think we need to wait until the temperature drops to enjoy a hearty bowl of soup, some winter days I love an ice cold smoothie,

Make a mess with me!

I’m so glad you’re here! My name’s Richelle, I’m 21 years old, newly married, living in New York City but originally from Seattle, WA. For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved to cook and bake. I remember distinctly a Succos meal we were hosting at our house when

Hi, I’m Richelle!

Welcome to Cooking not Cleaning, I’m so glad you’re here! I’m a presently untrained twenty-something food lover just here for a good time. Here you’ll find, just like my cooking style, a little bit of this and a little bit of that. I can be all over the place in the kitchen, creativity and mess wise, but the result is always delicious. Learn more about me here!

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