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    Pumpkin Doughnut Cake

    slices of pumpkin doughnut cake

    My Pumpkin Doughnut Cake is a golden, lightly spiced pumpkin cake with a crisp sugar doughnut crust that makes it the ULTIMATE fall coffee cake, snack cake, or dessert ~ you decide!…

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  • wine braised short ribs on polenta

    Wine Braised Short Ribs

    Wine Braised Short Ribs over creamy polenta rivals the best restaurant meal. The beef ribs cook low and slow in wine and aromatics that create an insanely flavorful gravy. Put away…

  • Meatballs al forno

    Meatballs al forno are the A-listers of the meatball set.  They’re on the menu at Nancy Silverton’s Mozza restaurant in Los Angeles and they’ve got the reputation for being the best…

  • Praline Pumpkin Snack Cake is the ultimate fall treat, with a moist, slightly spiced pumpkin cake topped with a to-die-for praline caramel frosting ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake is my favorite new pumpkin dessert recipe, and that’s saying a lot.  This cake has the perfect tender crumb, a lightly spiced pumpkin flavor, and an out…

  • pretzel bread with maple mustard dipping sauce

    Maple Mustard Dipping Sauce

    Maple Mustard Dipping Sauce is a simple 4 ingredient sauce that elevates everything from pretzels and french fries, to burgers and brats. Whether you dip, dab, slather or smear it, it’s…

  • Soft Pretzel Focaccia Bread

    Pretzel Focaccia with maple mustard dipping sauce is the easiest way to get your fix of soft, homemade pretzel-y goodness. This easy one hour pretzel bread recipe skips the messy bits…

  • freshly baked buttermilk pound cake on a rack with knife

    Perfect Buttermilk Pound Cake

    Perfect Buttermilk Pound Cake is that once in a lifetime recipe made with the classic ratio of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. This easy bundt cake always comes out perfect, and…

  • ladling brothy beans onto garlic toast

    The recipes that got us through quarantine…

    Just like you we’ve spent lots of time in the kitchen these past months ~ we kneaded, baked, and basically ATE our way through this ‘special‘ time. It’s been hard, for…

  • simple salted caramel pot de creme

    Salted Caramel Pot de Crème

    Salted Caramel Pot de Crème ~ I baked this luxuriously comforting caramel custard dessert right in my cutest Weck jars, and everybody went crazy for them!…

  • Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins

    Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins are moist, golden, high rise corn muffins, and a delicious answer to what’s going to round out dinner tonight. Make them in just minutes, in one bowl!…

  • Buckwheat Honey and Caraway Rolls

    Buckwheat Honey and Caraway Rolls are lightly sweet with the unique aroma of caraway seeds (they’re what give rye bread its amazing flavor!) These rustic dinner rolls turn your favorite soup…

  • apple fennel and salami salad

    Apple, Fennel, and Salami Salad

    Apple, Fennel, and Salami Salad is an easy working lunch that really hits the spot with a sweetly satisfying dose of crunch. This unusual fall salad came together in a flash…

  • Overhead photo of creamy Tuscan Chicken Thighs in blue pan

    Creamy Tuscan Chicken Thighs

    This creamy Tuscan chicken thighs recipe is the kind of meal that draws people like a magnet…they wander into the kitchen from all directions, noses high in the air, begging to…

  • a jar of apple sauce next to a jar of apple butter

    How to make apple butter from apple sauce!

    Once you know how to make apple butter from a jar of apple sauce you’ll wonder how you ever lived without this easy hack. Apple butter is one of the joys…

  • apple scones on a cooling rack

    Easy Apple Pie Scones

    Apple Pie Scones make a chilly morning feel just a little bit warmer, a little bit happier, and a whole lot more delicious. I think we should all sub out our…

  • Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies with a glass of milk

    Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies

    Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies are tender little pumpkin spice cookies with a soft melting texture and a crisp sugar coating ~ think snickerdoodle meets pumpkin spice. Hello fall!…

  • Winter squash, cut in half

    7 Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds!

    Pumpkin seeds (and all winter squash seeds) are hidden gems, so tasty and nutritious. You just need to know how to harvest them, and how to make the most of them in…

  • Diving into a slice of apple cake with a fork

    Apple Butter Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

    My Apple Butter Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream is the perfect fall dessert ~ think golden apple spice cake with a plush caramel frosting. It’s got the perfect fall color palette, too;…

  • cauliflower gratin served up in a small bowl

    Ina Garten’s Cauliflower Gratin ~ Updated!

    I’ve made some subtle improvements to Ina Garten’s Cauliflower Gratin to make this top rated side dish even easier, and more delicious. Try it this holiday season with (or without) my…

  • slicing beef tenderloin on a cutting board

    How to Roast Beef Tenderloin

    How to Roast Beef Tenderloin (aka filet of beef or Chateaubriand) ~ I’ll give you easy instructions for the perfect roast, no muss no fuss ~ just juicy meat! Ideal for special…

  • cream style horseradish sauce in a bowl

    Creamy Homemade Horseradish Sauce (from scratch!)

    Creamy Homemade Horseradish Sauce is made with horseradish root, sour cream, and vinegar.  This epic sauce adds the ultimate finishing touch to steaks, beef tenderloin, and roast beef. Don’t forget it…

  • baked apple galette with plate of apples

    6 Apple Dessert Recipes That Aren’t Pie!

     An apple dessert a day might not keep the doctor away, but, who knows? Might be worth a try 😉 And anyway, you’re going to need a couple of great apple…

  • Pecan Sandies cookies on a plate

    Perfect Pecan Sandies

    Buttery Pecan Sandies are the official cookie of fall ~ feed hungry back to schoolers, or get a head start on your holiday cookie list. (But first, make a batch just…

  • Tomato and Parmesan Risotto

    Tomato and Parmesan Risotto is an easy pantry friendly meal that accommodates all sorts of variations.  As is, it’s a healthy, comforting vegetarian meal.…

  • Easy Chinese Scallion Pancakes (Congyoubing)

    These easy Chinese scallion pancakes, or congyoubing, are flaky, chewy, and make a fabulous appetizer or light meal. Don’t forget the perfect 4-ingredient dipping sauce!…

  • a stack of maple oat nut banana bread slices on a blue plate

    Maple Oat Nut Banana Bread

    Maple Oat Nut Banana Bread is an easy banana loaf cake with a warm maple icing ~ perfect for breakfast, coffee break, or after school snacking. This recipe will zhush up…