Rachel Gurk

Rachel Gurk is the writer, cook, photographer, wife, mom and popcorn-lover behind Rachel Cooks, a blog featuring a wide variety of recipes with one common thread: easy preparations. On her website, Rachel Gurk creates accessible and delicious food that will please the whole family.  As if being a mom of two wasn’t busy enough, you can also find Rachel on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, and caffeine. Lots of caffeine.

Articles & Recipes by Rachel Gurk

From-Scratch Creamy Enchilada Sauce


Skip the store-bought – this creamy enchilada sauce makes a surprising and delicious pasta sauce perfect for a fun do-it-yourself pasta bar.

Roasted Mushroom Risotto


This roasted mushroom risotto is easy to make but is an elegant meal for any occasion. Easy to customize with any vegetable you like.

Vanilla Bean Poached Pears


Easy to prepare, these vanilla bean poached pears are elegant and won’t leave you feeling weighed down. A treat you can feel good about eating.

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