Crispy Egg and Sausage Breakfast Flautas

If you have overnight house guests...more

Herb and Garlic Dinner Rolls | A Bread Machine Recipe

I will never forget the year my mom decided to fix Chop Suey for Thanksgiving dinner. She invited the preacher and his family to join us since they were far from home. At the time, I was only thinking how much I missed...more

Browned Butter Pecan Mini-Tarts | How To Store a Cut Lemon

My dad used to say, “The higher they go, the farther they fall.” ...more

A Cheap Way To Strain Yogurt Without Using Cheesecloth

Using cheesecloth to strain yogurt is so “old school.” I know, I know…..some people say it’s not that much trouble, but I disagree....more

Frosted Lemon Cookies (with Greek Yogurt)

Frosted Lemon Cookies made with Greek yogurt I knew who she was. I read one of her latest cookbooks...more

Salad in a Jar – 5 Years Later

Chopped romaine and radicchio lettuce vacuum-packed to lasting freshness and no brown edges Have you ever wondered if...more

Can I Use Whey Left Over From Straining Yogurt to Make More Yogurt?

Making yogurt at home is a magical experience when it works right. Making yogurt at home is not an exact science, which means it...more

Spicy Cowboy Sparkle Dust: My Lazy-Day Secret

Sometimes I’m a lazy cook. Don’t bother me with a recipe and don’t make me pull out a cookbook. Just give me some sparkle dust (seasoning mix) to transform my plain...more

Susan’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Susan’s name is scribbled at the top of this family legend. She is married to my older brother and they live...more

The Many Lives of Our Kitchen

Our kitchen as it looks after our recent redecorating frenzy– July 2014 While I wait for inspiration...more