Jan 20, 2021

Oatmeal-Applesauce Cake | #TheCakeSliceBakers

This Oatmeal-Applesauce cake is the perfect excuse for having cake for breakfast. 

Applesauce cake with apple topping

Your first bite of this cake will remind you of taking a bite out of an apple. Your second bite will remind you of a bowl of oatmeal. 

Jan 18, 2021

Yellow Cake Baked Oatmeal

This yellow cake baked oatmeal is sure to be a hit at your next breakfast or brunch. It's so good, you could probably almost pass it off as a dessert... like an oatmeal cobbler. 

Yellow cake baked oatmeal with peaches and raspberries


This baked oatmeal is a mixture of butter, milk, quick-cooking oats, eggs, and yellow cake mix all topped with peaches and raspberries. Yes, yellow cake mix. Trust me. 

Port Braised Short Ribs (Instant Pot)

These port braised short ribs are a snap to make in the Instant Pot. They are beefy and fall off the bone tender. 

Instant Pot braised short ribs with potatoes

Beef short ribs are one of the most flavorful cuts of beef. They are amazing braised until they fall off the bone, and the meat is also delicious ground and added to burgers (the most flavorful burgers ever). 

Jan 17, 2021

How to Make Popcorn in a Wok

Making popcorn in a wok is a great way to both season your carbon steel wok and make amazing popcorn. 

Popcorn in bowls

I have always liked making my own popcorn in a pot. While microwave popcorn is pretty convenient, freshly popped "real" popcorn is so much better. Plus, you can make enough for a crowd and the only ingredients are corn, oil, and salt (unless you add your own flavorings).

Liège Style Waffles

Liège Waffles are a sweet, chewy, buttery, thick waffle made with a brioche-like yeasted dough.

Liège Waffles are a sweet, chewy, butter, thick waffle make with brioche-like yeasted dough

 Liège Style Waffles require an overnight rise, and are filled with pearl sugar, which gives them a sweet taste and a caramelized crust.

Jan 16, 2021

Toasted Oats Bread

This toasted oats bread is flavored with toasted oats that have been soaked overnight before incorporating them into the dough. The toasted oats add such a wonderful nutty flavor. 

Toasted Oatmeal Bread slices

This toasted oats bread is wonderful sliced and buttered, eaten with soup, and toasted for breakfast. 

Alphabet Soup (Sopa de Letras)

This alphabet soup, with a homemade tomato base and loaded with alphabet shaped pasta, is a comforting and delicious soup that reminds me of my childhood. 

Alphabet soup

It was always a treat when my mom would add alphabet pasta to tomato soup. Of course, the soup was Campbells', which is another nostalgic ingredient.