Corn Chowder is the perfect cozy, comforting transitional food from Summer to Fall. The bursting sweetness of fresh summer corn in combination with a creamy, rich broth thickened by a roux and spiced with warm spices of nutmeg, cumin and cayenne are a family favorite in our home. Although…with a picky eater in the house,…
Summertime tends to shift our food desires as well as the intentions to cook big meals for long hours. Somehow the pull of being outdoors and spending less time indoors is a justifiable reason to keep things quick and easy when it comes to food. This Asian flavored cold noodle salad is the perfect solution…
Lasagna is well known and loved for the layers of gooey cheese, carb-laden pasta, and meat. Eggplant Lasagna is a gluten-free, vegetarian version that is quick to make and is the perfect option for hot summer days.
Mastering a classic New York Cheesecake is an irreplaceable skill. Cheesecake is a very popular dessert that shows up on just about every dessert menu in the country. It’s no mystery what makes it so appealing to folks.
Ciabatta bread is an Italian flatbread that is very much a beginner level kind of bread. No kneading or fancy shaping required. Replacing traditional yeast with sourdough starter gives this beautiful bread a depth of flavor and crispy crust.
In the opinion of my kids: waffles are great, but chocolate waffles are the absolute best! After experimenting with many waffle recipes, I have come to the conclusion that the very best results are achieved by adding the sourdough starter.
With so many varieties and options of pasta available on the market, why would someone want to make their own pasta? The answer is quite simple. It’s just not the same as homemade.
Teaching your kids how to be self-sufficient in the kitchen is not just an important life skill but it also brings great rewards to their health, social and emotional well-being. It is rewarding to everyone around them!
A dear friend shared this recipe with my family many years ago and it has changed the way I prefer my Baklava. This recipe has been the center of attention at many family and friend gatherings as well as a requested banquet and bakery pastry item at the hotel I worked for.
Would you believe me if I told you that my picky 3-year-old used to scream for me to buy brussels sprouts when we went shopping at Trader Joes? The cashiers and people standing in line would question me in disbelief, “what do you do to those brussels sprouts to get a 3-year-old to beg for…