Jul 1, 2020

The Classic Cocktail

This Classic Cocktail is an elegant and refreshing summer sip. As the sun begins to set, and the air begins to cool, mix up one of these cocktails and sit out on the patio to enjoy the end of the day.


The classic cocktail




The Classic Cocktail (that really is its name) is essentially a Side Car Cocktail (cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice), but with with the addition of maraschino liqueur.

Jun 29, 2020

Jalapeño Corn Bread Muffins with Cheddar Butter | #MuffinMonday

These corn bread muffins, filled with corn kernels, chopped jalapeño, and grated cheddar cheese, are a delicious savory treat.


Jalapeño Chile Corn Bread Muffins with Cheddar Butter




Spread these muffins while still warm with a creamy cheddar butter and serve them as a wonderful snack. They also make a delicious side to soups, stew, chilis, and salads.

Jun 28, 2020

Homemade Taco Seasoning for Ground Beef Tacos

This homemade taco seasoning mix is easy to put together, and it works just like the taco seasoning you buy in packets.

Homemade Taco Seasoning for Old school tacos





One batch of this taco seasoning is enough for making six one pound batches of taco meat. I just keep the mixture sealed in the pantry and grab it when I want to make ground beef tacos.

Jun 26, 2020

Soft Summer Herb Bread Knots

These summer herb rolls are soft and flavorful. They're loaded with dill and chives, and are extra tender from the sour cream in the dough.

Soft Summer Herb Bread Knots





Who doesn't love a large warm, fluffy, garlicky, and herby roll? Place a basket of these rolls on the table and watch them disappear.

Jun 25, 2020

Country Style Potato Salad with Creole Mustard

Country Style Potato Salad is an American summer favorite. You can make up a huge batch for family reunions or scale the recipe for a dish for four.


Country Style Potato Salad with Creole Mustard




This potato salad is creamy and egg-y, and has a little bit of crunch from celery. It definitely epitomizes the potato salad you think of for summer picnics.

Jun 24, 2020

Sourdough Pancakes with Hibiscus Syrup

These sourdough pancakes with hibiscus syrup are fluffy and light with a soft interior and slightly crispy edges.

Sourdough Pancakes with Hibiscus Syrup





They are wonderful stacked, buttered, and drizzled with warm maple syrup, but they are extra special with homemade hibiscus syrup.

Jun 22, 2020

Sourdough Belgian-Style Waffles

This sourdough Belgian-style waffle recipe is a delicious way to use your sourdough starter to add extra flavor to one of your favorite breakfast treats.

Sourdough Belgian-Style Waffles




These waffles are lightly crispy on the outside light and airy on the inside. They are great to serve for breakfast or brunch (or dinner!). You can make them in advance and keep them warm in the oven or make the batter and let everyone make their own waffle.