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  • spooning custard sauce on an Irish Apple Cake

    Authentic Irish Apple Cake

    This is an authentic old fashioned Irish apple cake, the kind that would be made throughout the apple harvest season all over Ireland, where every farmhouse has its own prized version…

  • peanut butter pudding in small bowls

    Heavenly Peanut Butter Pudding

    Peanut Butter Pudding, you know it’s doing to be delicious from the get go. And this homemade pudding is just as easy as making it from a box. The flavor?  It’s…

  • triple berry muffin

    Triple Berry Muffins

    Triple Berry Muffins are high rising muffins bursting with tart berry flavor. We use fresh or frozen berries for a deliciously convenient breakfast treat. (This latest muffin recipe is a new…

  • Carrot bread with cream cheese frosting

    Carrot Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Carrot Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting is packed with the requisite shredded carrots, nuts, and coconut, but it’s that frosting that’ll get you every time. If you love carrot cake but…

  • chopped asparagus salad

    Chopped Asparagus Salad Recipe

    Make my Chopped Asparagus Salad recipe when the spring asparagus is plentiful and cheap, and you’re craving a bit of fresh crunch in your life after a long winter. This cold…

  • Irish Oatmeal Soda Bread ~ an authentic Irish quick bread made even more delicious with oat flour!

    Traditional Irish Farmhouse Recipes

    For St. Patrick’s Day this year I’m skipping the Day-Glo green and opting for homey, traditional Irish farmhouse recipes. This is quintessential March fare, whether you’re hunkering down through the last days of…

  • Breakfast casserole with Tater Tot crust, on a plate with fork and juice

    Breakfast Casserole with Tater Tot Crust

    My breakfast casserole with a tater tot crust is a fluffy egg casserole baked up with lots of sausage, onions, peppers, and cheese, topped with everybody’s favorite hash browns. It’s a…

  • A slice of old fashioned peanut butter cake with fork

    Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake

    Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake is a good old Southern potluck staple that’s reached cult status. The hot peanutty frosting gets poured right onto the warm cake, and the whole thing…

  • irish soda scones with jam

    Darina Allen’s Irish Soda Scones

    Irish Soda Scones are classic soda bread in the form of tender little scones ~ have them for breakfast, afternoon tea, or alongside your corned beef and cabbage.  If you’re a…

  • spaghetti carbonara for breakfast in a skillet

    Breakfast Pasta Carbonara

    My Breakfast Pasta Carbonara recipe with smoked bacon, eggs, Parmesan and a handful of fresh parsley is an irresistible skillet pasta. It’s a comforting late night snack or lazy weekend breakfast…

  • chocolate pudding in a cup with whipped cream and spoon

    Perfect Chocolate Pudding

    Making Perfect Chocolate Pudding is within the skillset of every cook, whether you’re a beginner or a pro. This homemade pudding has a rich chocolate flavor and a thick, velvety texture,…

  • a grilled patty melt with gooey cheese

    Perfect Patty Melts

    Patty melts are the ultimate hot sandwich, with juicy smashed burgers layered with melty cheese and caramelized onions, all grilled up in crisp sourdough bread ~ if you haven’t had a…

  • one banana banana bread cooling in loaf pan on white board

    One Banana Banana Bread!

    One Banana Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts ~ when there’s just one banana left on the counter, this one-banana, one-bowl quick bread recipe steps up to the plate.…

  • a pot of stuffed pepper soup

    The Best Stuffed Pepper Soup

    The Best Stuffed Pepper Soup ~ I’m craving comfy soups right now, and this one has all my favorite stuffed pepper flavors in one delicious slurp-able pot ~ with easy low…

  • an apple crumb bar

    Apple Crumb Bars

    Apple Crumb Bars are an all season treat filled with layers of juicy fruit sandwiched between a light cake base and a buttery crumble topping. They bake up a little bit…

  • Lightly steamed asapragus with 30-second Hollandaise sauce

    30 Second Hollandaise Sauce

    This 30 Second Hollandaise Sauce recipe is made quick and creamy with your immersion blender — no cutting corners, either, this is the authentic stuff! Slather it on Eggs Benedict, asparagus,…

  • no knead trail mix bread, sliced on a floured board

    No Knead Trail Mix Bread

    No-knead trail mix bread is a wonderfully satisfying artisan bread that’s chock full of healthy dried fruit and nuts. This easy bread recipe rises on the counter overnight, for a light…

  • slice of chocolate layer cake

    Ina Garten’s Chocolate Cake Recipe

    Ina Garten’s Chocolate Cake recipe ~ it’s a classic! When I hear the word dessert, this homey, rich, chocolatey cake is what springs to mind. Everybody should make it at least once.…

  • a tuna melt sandwich, stacked

    Sheet Pan Tuna Melts

    Sheet pan tuna melts are the original from the pantry comfort food, with a sublime mix of flavor, texture, and temperature. My tuna melts are made in the oven, so no…

  • Creamy Lemon Dill Salmon

    Creamy Lemon Dill Salmon ~ an easy dinner that never fails to please. The salmon is succulent because it’s bathed in a creamy wine sauce perked up with lots of lemon…

  • chocolate soufflé in a white ramekin

    Easy Chocolate Soufflé

    An Easy Chocolate Soufflé recipe anyone can master with just five pantry ingredients. This special chocolate dessert rises beautifully and won’t fall ~ it’s guaranteed to impress!…

  • Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream

    Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ snack time just got a whole lot more interesting with this unique combination of bananas, poppy seeds, and lemon ~ you can whip…

  • Sicilian orange cake, sliced

    Sicilian Orange Cake

    If a fresh orange could magically morph into a cake, it would taste just like this Sicilian orange cake; it’s got so much natural citrus flavor!…

  • Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip

    Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip

    Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip is an easy hot appetizer that will have everybody begging for the recipe! It’s perfect for game days, holiday entertaining, or just a romantic night in.…

  • clotted cream with scones

    Stove Top Clotted Cream Recipe

    My Stove Top Clotted Cream Recipe is the easiest way I’ve found to make homemade clotted cream ~ If you’ve always wanted to make this English tea time treat, start with…

  • Italian White Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs

    Italian White Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs is the coziest dinner imaginable, it’s based on a traditional Mediterranean bean soup with brilliant little sausage meatballs that take no time to make.…

  • gluten free peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

    Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are made without flour, butter, or oil, yet they hold their own against any chocolate chip cookie out there. These healthier gluten free cookies are…

  • Rosemary and Olive No Knead Focaccia Bread

    Rosemary and Olive No Knead Focaccia Bread with paper thin slices of Meyer lemon is an easy yeast bread you’ll come back to again and again. With only a quick hand…