Summertime, and the Kitchen Is Easy (Or It Will Be With These Dinner Tips)

Dear Mouthy Housewives, I'm too lazy to cook dinner for my family this summer, plus it's too hot. Any ideas? Signed, Kitchen Is Closed  ...more

Honey Balsamic Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Slow cookers aren't just for winter soups: Pull that baby out to use in the summer months, too! You can make the tangy, honey-balsamic sauce in less than 30 minutes, then throw everything in the cooker for a painless, easy dish. ...more

Gluten-Free Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust

It may already feel like summer, but we have a couple more of weeks of late spring before the seasons officially change, which means you still have time to make this lovely Spring Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust from Dishing Up the Dirt ...more

Whole Grain Rye, Spelt and Berry Scones

I've been reminiscing about last year's berry season in the country, so I did some berry scone baking on Sunday to crush my craving. At first bite, I knew I had to share the recipe on the double. Food blogs were made for sharing recipes like this ...more

What I Learned From My Whole30 Experiment

When I first heard about Whole30, I thought it was crazy and quickly dismissed it as something I would never try. It requires 100% compliance 100% of the time, and there are way too many restrictions: no dairy, no grains, no sugar, no soy, no legumes ...more

How Choose, Store, Chop, and Cook Onions

Onions are a kitchen staple in the kitchen: Whether minced, diced, or sliced, they appear in almost every dish we cook. You can prepare them in all sorts of ways, and you can find them in almost every cuisine. Onions hold up well. They are often the first item on an ingredient list when starting to cook a recipe, and they're one of the vegetables that takes the most time to cook. ...more

The Coolest Lentil Salad for a Hot Summer Day

Have you ever given much thought to lentils? These tiny but tasty legumes are one of the earliest cultivated crops used by man, and lentils (also called pulses) are used extensively in vegetarian recipes all over the world. ...more

Fresh Summer Fruit Tart With Peaches, Figs, and Berries

Make this easy summer fruit tart with puff pastry and ripe peaches, figs, and berries—they come together in minutes and take less than half an hour to finish. ...more
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Honey-Filled Breakfast Popsicles

A fun breakfast the kids (and adults) will love! I’m bringing you popsicles for breakfast. Not your regular fruity popsicle – this is creamy Greek yoghurt, strawberry sauce, oats, and the best bit – the ooey gooey honey centre ....more

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

In Italy you can always tell how far into summer you are by what is growing in your garden. ...more

Strawberry Sorbet

Strawberry Sorbet – A cool and refreshing way to enjoy strawberries this summer....more

Cranberry Pistachio Light Chicken Salad

One of the many things that make my life worthwhile is shelling pistachios.Seriously. It’s totally therapeutic for me.Especially when I encounter one of those pesky ones that have only opened a tiny bit.It’s like a challenge for me: ‘Stubborn pistachio’ v ‘Mike’. I usually start using my fingernails to pry it open ....more

Sausage, Pepper and Mushroom Hash

Sausage, Pepper and Mushroom Hash is for the biggest...more

Double Chocolate Almond Joy Cookies

These Double Chocolate Almond Joy Cookies are double the chocolate-y goodness with an added bonus of toasted almonds and shredded coconut. These giant cookies are supremely moist. I’m going to assume that you’re all familiar with the classic Almond Joy candy bar? ...more

Peaches & Cream Popsicles

Y'all, it's too hot out there. Last week on Pretty Providence, I shared my recipe for...more

Bracero Cocina De Raiz

Bracero is the highly anticipated restaurant by Chef Javier Plascencia, a star chef in...more

Basic White Sauce – A Mid-Century Menu Recipe Staple

This week we are going to cover a very basic recipe used in mid-century cooking: White Sauce. Come to think of it, this is the starting point for a lot of good food. Like mac and cheese, one of the most delicious dishes of all time ....more

White Chocolate Oreo Brownies

This recipe is from one of my favorite bakeries, Fat Witch Bakery, in NYC. I've made several of their recipes and they are seriously the best. When I saw this recipe I knew I had to make them for Chicken Legs ....more