Apr 30, 2019

Pork Pozole Verde | Hominy and Pork Stew

Pork pozole verde is a delicious Mexican stew made with a tomatillo sauce and hominy.


Pork Posole Verde

Pozole (or posole) is such a hearty and satisfying stew. It is usually made with pork, but you can make this version with chicken instead.

Apr 29, 2019

Whole Wheat Dinner Roll Muffins | #MuffinMonday

These whole wheat muffins are a wonderful substitute for dinner rolls for when you don't have time to bake yeasted rolls. 


Whole Wheat Dinner Roll Muffins #wholewheat #muffins

These whole wheat dinner roll muffins are also tasty for breakfast with fruit or lunch with a salad.

Apr 28, 2019

Bastounakia with Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme

These Bastounakia are Greek in origin, and are layered with olive oil and herbs. This bread is super crusty and is perfect served warm from the oven. 



Bastounakia with Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme #rolls #breadsticks


Bastounakia are a Greek bread made with a lean and sticky dough, spread with olive oil, and sprinkled with salt and herbs. I filled these with a combination of parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme in honor of one of my all time favorite record albums ever.

Apr 26, 2019

Waffle Casserole with Maple Sausage | #BrunchWeek

This Waffle Casserole with Maple Sausage, including eggs, cheese, and brown sugar along with the waffles and sausage is an amazing savory, yet slightly sweet, breakfast casserole. 


This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Waffle Casserole with Maple Sausage #breakfastcasserole #waffles

For this breakfast casserole, instead of bread, I used a box of eight regular round Eggo Homestyle waffles for the foundation. If you use a different brand (or make your own), be sure to use 1/2 inch thick waffles and not Belgian style.

Apr 24, 2019

Sourdough Bagels | #BrunchWeek

These homemade sourdough bagels are just like the bagels you can buy at an authentic deli. They are chewy and flavorful. Plus, you can serve them while they are still warm. Ah-maze-ing. 


This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.


Sourdough Bagels

Serve these Sourdough Bagels for a weekend brunch along with eggs and smoked salmon, as well as garnishes such as red onion slices and capers. We loved them with this smoked salmon cheese ball.

Apr 23, 2019

M&Ms and Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

These M&Ms and Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are filled with lots of M&Ms and mini chocolate chips. 



These M&M bars are sweet and chocolatey. The added crunch from the candy coating of M&Ms makes these bars even more fun and delicious.

Apr 22, 2019

Zucchini Cheese Pancakes #BrunchWeek

These zucchini cheese pancakes are perfect for breakfast, brunch, and even for snacks. You can refrigerate any leftovers and reheat them in the toaster oven.


This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Zucchini Cheese Pancakes

These cheesy pancakes are delicious hot off the griddle or at room temperature. You can also make them in advance and reheat them in the oven or toaster oven.

Apr 20, 2019

Marbled Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake

This marbled chocolate orange bundt cake combines both white chocolate and semi-sweet chocolate batters. Both of the batters are flavored with orange zest and orange extract. 


Marbled Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake #bundt #cake

This marbled chocolate orange bundt cake is not too sweet, and the cake stays moist for days. Seriously. The orange flavor is pretty subtle too.

Cannellini and Fennel Soup with Tomatoes and Kale

The flavors in this Cannellini and Fennel Soup with Tomatoes and Kale are incredible. This soup is so easy to make, and the Italian flavors totally shine.

Cannellini and Fennel Soup with Tomatoes and Kale

This Italian white bean soup with fennel, kale, and San Marzano tomatoes is flavored with garlic, crushed red pepper, basil, and smoked paprika.

Apr 19, 2019

Crab Deviled Eggs

These crab deviled eggs are double-stuffed, first with crab salad, and then with a mixture of yolks and mayonnaise. 


Crab Deviled Eggs #deviledeggs #crab

These double-stuffed deviled eggs with crab will make any deviled egg lover happy. The egg yolk mixture includes mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and cayenne pepper.

Apr 16, 2019

Smoked Salmon Cheese Ball

This smoked salmon cheeseball is loaded with Havarti cheese with dill, cream cheese, mayo, and smoked salmon. 


Smoked Salmon Cheese Ball #cheeseball #smokedsalmon

There are also chopped shallots in the mix. Once you have formed the salmon cheese ball, you roll it in chopped chives to coat it.

Ciambella Mandorlata | An Italian Easter Bread


 

Ciambella Mandorlata is an Italian Easter bread that is shaped like a ring and coated with a cinnamon sugar and sliced almond glaze. 

Ciambella Mandorlata


This Ciambella Mandorlata is a wonderful breakfast bread. It's enriched with eggs and butter, and very similar to a sweetened brioche bread.

Apr 14, 2019

Zucchini Tomato Gratin

This Zucchini Tomato Gratin is one of my favorite summer dishes. It is really easy to make, and is a great way to use up all of your summer squash bounty. 


This Zucchini Tomato Gratin is one of my favorite summer dishes. It is really easy to make, and is a great way to use up all of your summer squash bounty.

My sister first introduced me to a version of this zucchini gratin. If I remember correctly (and I've been "known" to not remember correctly), we were both new moms just trying to come up with stuff to make for dinner. 

Apr 9, 2019

Braided Rye Bread | #BreadBakers

This braided rye bread is soft and tender, and perfect for sandwiches. 


Braided Rye Bread #rye

This braided rye bread is made with white rye flour, which has been sifted to remove the bran and germ. If you can't find white rye flour, medium rye flour will work for these loaves.

Apr 8, 2019

Sweet Onion Galette with Parmesan and Mascarpone

This sweet onion galette is filled with two and a half pound of onions that have been slowly caramelized for 40 minutes (or more) to bring out their sweet flavor. 


 Sweet Onion Galette with Parmesan and Mascarpone #galette

While you can't see it, underneath the caramelized onions is a bed of Parmesan and mascarpone cream. The Parmesan cream adds such a nice richness to the filling.

Apr 7, 2019

Smoked Salmon and Egg Salad Tartines

Smoked salmon and egg salad tartines - simple open-faced sandwiches with and elegant, dilly, and mustardy egg salad.

Smoked Salmon and Egg Salad Tartines #eggsalad #tartines #smokedsalmon

This egg salad is wonderful in sandwiches with soft white or whole wheat sandwich bread. It's also excellent for tea sandwiches.

Apr 3, 2019

BLT Focaccia

This BLT Focaccia is stuffed with mozzarella cheese, bacon, and cherry tomatoes, and topped with more bacon and baby greens.

BLT Focaccia stuffed with mozzarella cheese, bacon, and cherry tomatoes #blt #focaccia

This BLT focaccia is a delicious take on the classic bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich.