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Easy White Sandwich Bread

Easy White Sandwich Bread

If you’re looking for an easy homemade sandwich bread with a tender crust and fluffy & creamy crumb, this one’s … read more

DoubleTree Signature Chocolate Chip Cookies – The Real Deal

DoubleTree Signature Chocolate Chip Cookies – The Real Deal

Not a copycat. DoubleTree released its iconic chocolate chip cookie recipe a few days ago. The legit recipe. In fact, … read more

How To Grow Cilantro or Coriander in Pots

How To Grow Cilantro or Coriander in Pots

Growing your own cilantro or coriander is easy once you know the secret to speed things up. It regenerates after … read more

Easy Focaccia with Potato, Onions, and Balsamic Glaze

Easy Focaccia with Potato, Onions, and Balsamic Glaze

Turn an easy Focaccia recipe into a lovely and versatile brunch idea, appetizer, or a side for a light dinner … read more

Bright & Fresh Microgreen Fruit Smoothie

Bright & Fresh Microgreen Fruit Smoothie

A bright & fresh microgreen fruit smoothie.  Packed with nutritious antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. A great way to start your … read more

Fluffy Sourdough Pancakes

Fluffy Sourdough Pancakes

A fluffy and light sourdough pancake that you can griddle plain or stud it with fresh blueberries for a pop read more

White Pizza with Alfredo and Pesto Herb Oil

White Pizza with Alfredo and Pesto Herb Oil

A light and crispy crust topped with Alfredo sauce and Pesto Herb Oil makes this pizza stand above the rest.  … read more

Master Recipe Pizza Dough

Master Recipe Pizza Dough

In my opinion, this is a Hall of Fame Pizza Dough. That’s pretty much it.  Peter Reinhart, a master baker, … read more

Ultimate Banana Bread

Ultimate Banana Bread

Unbelievably moist and bursting with banana flavor. This banana bread will be your go recipe. Try it toasted with a … read more

Soft and Pillowy Cinnamon Rolls

Soft and Pillowy Cinnamon Rolls

The secret to fluffy, pillowy, light cinammon rolls? Mashed potatoes. Even instant mashed potatoes! This method uses an overnight rest read more

Pesto & Lemon Grilled Chicken

Pesto & Lemon Grilled Chicken

A bright and fresh marinade with a generous hit of garlic and red pepper flake makes this an easy and … read more

Food Wishes Ultimate Berry Crisp

Food Wishes Ultimate Berry Crisp

Really one of the best crumble recipes out there. A moist and chewy topping (and bottom) that’s crisp in all … read more

Chicken Pot Pie Slab Style – Classic, Creamy & Comforting

Chicken Pot Pie Slab Style – Classic, Creamy & Comforting

Creamy and comforting Chicken Pot Pie. This is in my top 5 favorite foods. It means home for me.  Here … read more

How to Grow Microgreens

How to Grow Microgreens

Have you ever wanted to try this? Turnip, corn, chive, sunflower, broccoli, radish, this list of seed choices goes on … read more

The Easiest Key Lime Pie – Perfectly Tart & Sweet

The Easiest Key Lime Pie – Perfectly Tart & Sweet

If you haven’t made Key Lime Pie before this recipe is for you. It’s just the right balance of tart … read more

Country Style BBQ Rib Sliders with Crunchy Slaw

Country Style BBQ Rib Sliders with Crunchy Slaw

We always look forward to a Country Style Pulled Beef or Pork slider once bbq season arrives and making these … read more

How to start vegetable seeds indoors

How to start vegetable seeds indoors

Growing your own seedlings gives you more choices to grow exactly what you want and will allow you to get … read more

The Best Egg Salad – My Go-To Recipe

The Best Egg Salad – My Go-To Recipe

A tried and true egg salad that is worth peeling those dang eggs! Served on homemade sourdough or your favorite … read more

Teriyaki Chicken with Easy Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Teriyaki Chicken with Easy Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

A classic silky teriyaki – to marinated chicken breasts (or thighs), then basted while grilled to create a sticky glaze … read more

Kimchi Quesadillas

Kimchi Quesadillas

Kimchi quesadillas – a crispy tortilla filled with cheese and kimchi hits all the right flavors in one fantastic snack, … read more

Fresh Pea Soup – By Barefoot Contessa’s Ina Garten

Fresh Pea Soup – By Barefoot Contessa’s Ina Garten

A light and flavorful fresh pea soup by the Barefoot Contessa’s Ina Garten. Perfect for seasonal eating and sings of read more

Teen Kitchen: Pizza & Pavlova

Teen Kitchen: Pizza & Pavlova

Wow. Grady, Brenden, and Aiden are bringing the heat.

A knockout dinner in the Teens Crushing It in the Kitchen … read more

Teen Kitchen: Devil’s Chicken, Orange Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Lemon Icebox Pie

Teen Kitchen: Devil’s Chicken, Orange Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Lemon Icebox Pie

Something savory & spicy, something sweet & creamy, and something cold & tart.  I’m all in on this one.

An … read more

Teen Kitchen: Appliance Night!

Teen Kitchen: Appliance Night!

A feast is served! More delicious dishes in our Teen Crushing in the Kitchen Series. Leave it up to teens … read more

Teen Kitchen: Seared Herbed Steak with Frites & Campfire Smores Dip

Teen Kitchen: Seared Herbed Steak with Frites & Campfire Smores Dip

Another brilliant meal in our Teens Crushing it in the Kitchen series with Grady, Brenden, and Aiden.

Not only does … read more

Teens Crushing It In The Kitchen Series

Teens Crushing It In The Kitchen Series

We’re keeping it in the family and spotlighting a Guest Teen Cooking Series with the Kennedy brothers Aiden, Brenden, and … read more

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Crumb Topping

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Crumb Topping

This is my favorite strawberry rhubarb pie. I use a french deep-dish pie plate and pile in about 6 cups … read more

Light and Tender Garlic Knots with Herbs & Parmesan

Light and Tender Garlic Knots with Herbs & Parmesan

Another great use of the Easy White Sandwich Bread recipe. Just hold back some bread dough to make these garlic … read more

Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

This Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread uses the Easy White Sandwich Bread recipe you can find here: Easy White Sandwich Breadread more

Soft & Light Hamburger Buns

Soft & Light Hamburger Buns

Need quick burger buns? This recipe uses the Easy White Sandwich Bread recipe you can find here: Easy White Sandwich read more


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How to Plan a Vegetable Garden

How to Plan a Vegetable Garden

Spring is here and it’s time to start planning your garden. If you have questions about your zone, what to … read more