Peaches and Cream: A Healthy Version

I love peaches. Just the word "peaches" makes me think of summer orchards in the country, full of plump, sweet peaches, ready to be picked and eaten. I consider myself one lucky girl when it comes to peaches, since I live in Georgia and near South ...more

5 Ways to Make Quick Pickles

As Alton Brown says, “If you’ll just take a little time to learn a few basic procedures, not only the whole produce section, but the whole world, will be your pickle … and good eats.” It’s true: Quick pickles all sort of follow a pattern. You’ll be ...more

How to Make the Perfect Cobb Salad

Many of the fresh summer veggies that are usually spilling off my kitchen counter at this time of year have yet to make an appearance, because it's been so darn cool this summer (at least where I live!). But has that stopped me from creating ...more

5 Healthy Breakfasts You'll Love

Do you hate eating breakfast? Then don’t come over to my house. This meal will often have me making 12 servings of oatmeal, two or three dozen eggs, three loaves of whole-grain bread, a one-kilo tub of yogurt, or 24 whole-grain waffles, plus ...more

3 Ways to Transform Traditional Pesto

One of the most simple, delicious sauces is a classic pesto. Traditionally, pesto genovese, which is named after its originating home in Genoa, Italy, is a simple sauce made from nuts, cheese, garlic, basil, olive oil, and salt. While pine nuts are ...more

How to Chop an Onion Resentfully

1. Stare at onion. Realize how much you hate cutting onions. They make you cry, but not the reason normal people cry....more
The evils of onions. Love it!more

One-Pan "Practical Pork Chops" in Half an Hour

So, what's so practical about this pork chop recipe? Well, it incorporates all my favorite flavors to combine with pork (apples, onions, mustard, honey) in one roasting tray. It's also easy, takes about half an hour to make, and there's only one pan to wash up—what could be more practical than that? ...more
Truth is...I never say no to a pork chop! I'll be adding this to my list... Thank you!more

6 Blogs With Pie Recipes That Will Inspire You to Bake

Whether you're looking for new ideas for the last of the summer fruit or looking forward to fall flavors like pumpkin and apple, follow these blogs for creative new ideas, no-fail techniques, and well-tested recipes for the pies of your dreams. ...more
I do love pie. A lot.more

mini herb and cheese frittatas

mini frittatas make a quick and easy clean out the fridge breakfast ...more

Italian Turkey Burgers

Good morning everyone! How’s you’re day going so far? If you don’t have dinner figured out yet, I’ve got an easy and healthy recipe for you. I love turkey burgers, but let’s be honest, sometimes they need a little something. This is the solution to that problem. Burgers are an easy go to in our house and you can really make just about any flavor you want. I got this recipe a few years ago searching Bethenny Frankel’s site. I changed it up just a little.  Here’s my take on the Italian Turkey Burger....more

Suran Subzi Recipe for Upvas Fasting

With Navratri around the corner, here is another delicious and easy recipe you can try if you are fasting (or try it because it is so good!). This Suran subzi recipe works great with frozen or fresh suran or yam. … Continue reading → ...more

Chashu チャーシュー

Chashu - Melt in your mouth pork belly braised in sweet and savory soy sauce based sauce. Sear with torch to enhance flavor and enjoy with ramen! [[ This is a content summary only ....more

Home Journal

The last few weeks have been an up and down sort of thing around here; with fighting off a virus of some sort, to trying to clean up garden veggies (which I haven't really made a dent in), to enjoying Luke, to planning a trip to Florida to visit our girls and grandchildren. ...more

Chocolate Pudding for Two

If there is one thing that I know, it is this: a little bit of chocolate every now and then has never hurt anyone.Right, ladies?...more

How to Chop an Onion Resentfully

1. Stare at onion. Realize how much you hate cutting onions. They make you cry, but not the reason normal people cry....more
The evils of onions. Love it!more

Cinnamon Apple Rosette Rolls

Love at first bite! That’s all Ingredients: Dough: 1 cup milk 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup water 1 1/2 tbsp. active dry yeast 1 cup sugar plus 1 tbsp ....more

{Sticky Toffee Pudding} – Budinca cu sos caramelizat

The post {Sticky Toffee Pudding} – Budinca cu sos caramelizat appeared first on Pastry Workshop. Sticky toffee pudding is anEnglish steamed dessert consisting of a moist, caramelized, rich cake that contains dates, topped with a luscious toffee sauce and serve with ice cream or vanilla custard. This pudding is said to have been created in the 80s by Francis Coulson who claimed to have got the recipe from a woman in Lancashire who is said to have taken it from two Canadian soldiers ....more

"Buttermilk" Buckwheat Biscuits

Do you ever get odd cravings? ...more