If you have leftover corned beef, making this hash is a must. Added bonus: most of the ingredients can be prepped ahead of time, making brunch at home a snap. When I go out to breakfast or brunch, if there is corned beef hash on the menu, I will order it. (Actually, if there is […]
Tahini Chocolate Granola Bars
Tahini Chocolate Granola Bars are a great way to start your day or enjoy a healthier homemade treat on the go. Indulgent dark chocolate is combined with nutty tahini and crunchy almonds and millet for a great snack enjoyable all day long.
Jalapeño Cheddar Chicken Sliders
With spicy jalapeños and cheddar cheese mixed right in, these chicken sliders will not disappoint and are are perfect for your next party or potluck.
Baked Potato Broccoli Cheddar Soup
If you enjoy the outdoors, even on the coldest days, then this Baked Potato Broccoli Cheddar Soup is for you. It has everything: bacon, cheese, more cheese, and even some vegetables.
Baked Potato Chips with Herbs and Cheese
Potato chips are my Achilles heel. The accompany any sandwich I have for lunch, they are my preferred dipping vehicle, and my husband even gives me his extra crunchy looking chips because he knows they are one of the few tangible things that bring me pure joy. At home, I make baked potato chips with […]
Garlicky Chickpeas with Kale and Tahini Dressing
Easy weeknight recipes are the name of the game. Even though I love to cook and am always seeking out interesting and ambitious recipes, most nights I just want something delicious and healthy that I can throw together in 20 minutes. I’m busy, you’re busy, and yet we all have to eat dinner.
Weeknight Dinner: Rice and Beans with Roasted Veggies
I make some version of this rice and beans recipe at least once a week. It uses two of my favorite kitchen tools — a sheet pan and my Instant Pot. This dish is healthy, inexpensive, and easily adaptable to what you have on hand in the fridge. I like to make large batches, then […]
Happy Near Year + Hoppin’ John
The Southern US has a lot of great food traditions, including Hoppin’ John. This straightforward dish of black-eyed peas, rice, and bacon eaten on New Year’s Day is thought to bring luck and prosperity into the year ahead. If nothing else, it is a warm bowl of comforting food after a night of New Year’s […]
DIY Holiday Gifts If You’re Short On Time or Money
If you are strapped for time or cash, consider taking a DIY approach to holiday gifts. Each of these took only a few minutes to put together, cost very little (most of the ingredients are probably in your pantry already), and didn’t depend on 2-day shipping. Bonus: They can all be completed in like, 5 […]
A Secret Recipe (+ cookie baking essentials!)
When my dad makes cookies, it is a production. Ingredients are mixed in the biggest bowls you can find (the stand mixer won’t help – it’s not nearly large enough), baking sheets and cooling racks occupy every flat surface in the kitchen, and excitement fills the air as a several-month supply of cookies comes out […]