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Apr 28, 2021

Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks

These copycat Olive Garden breadsticks are light, airy, soft, and fluffy, just like the ones you can't stop eating from the restaurant. 

Olive Garden Breadsticks on a plate

What is the first thing you think of when someone mentions Olive Garden? Of course, their amazing breadsticks! 

Apr 26, 2021

Sour Cherry Muffins with Coconut Streusel

These sour cherry muffins are filled with delicious sour cherries and topped with an amazing coconut streusel. 

Sour cherry muffins


If you're a fan of fruit-filled muffins, you will love these sour cherry muffins. 

Apr 24, 2021

Chicken Chilaquiles

These chicken chilaquiles are sort of like inside out enchiladas. They are so good, especially for breakfast. 

Chicken chilaquiles

"What are chilaquiles?" There are several interpretations of this Mexican dish, but they are typically fried tortilla wedges tossed in red or green sauce as well as shredded chicken or chorizo.

Apr 20, 2021

Lime Cake with Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

This lime cake is infused with lime zest and lime juice. It's then topped with a tasty lime cream cheese frosting.

Lime cake slices



This lime cake is so easy to make too. You can make this cake in the afternoon to serve at dinner that night. It's delicious for dessert or for a mid-afternoon snack. The frosting is both sweet and tart, and is super creamy. 

Apr 19, 2021

Air Fryer Lamb Chops with Roasted Carrots and Mustard Thyme Sauce

These tender and juicy lamb chops with roasted carrots are glazed with a honey, mustard, garlic, and thyme sauce after quickly roasting them in an air fryer. 

Air fryer lamb chop meal with carrots

This delicious recipe feeds two or three, depending on your appetite and the size of your lamb chops. 

Apr 17, 2021

Ticinese Minestrone

This Ticinese minestrone is from the Swiss canton of Ticino, the Italian part of Switzerland. It's hearty, filling, and nutritious. 

Ticinese Minestrone

While every Ticinese home cook has their version of minestrone, common threads in the recipes seem to include beans, smoked bacon (and bacon rind to flavor the broth), savoy cabbage, sun dried tomatoes, and a combination of arborio rice with potatoes. 

Apr 16, 2021

Olive Oil Wreath Bread

This olive oil wreath bread makes a wonderful and flavorful pull-apart bread. Perfect for the center of your table. 

Olive oil wreath bread

This bread is flavored with fruity extra virgin olive oil, shaped into a ring, and then cut with scissors as you would a pain de èpi

Moroccan Shrimp Tagine with Garlic, Ginger, and Fennel

This shrimp tagine with garlic, ginger, and fennel is an amazingly flavorful dish. Shrimp lovers (and who isn't?) will demand that you make this over and over again. 

Moroccan Shrimp Tagine with Fennel

This easy shrimp tagine is a great way to explore the flavors of Morocco without having to spend a huge amount of time in the kitchen. 

Apr 13, 2021

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Raisin Bread

This whole wheat cinnamon raisin bread brings the classic flavors of cinnamon raisin bread to a 100% whole wheat dough. 

Whole wheat raisin bread

Along with whole wheat flour, this bread includes raisins, toasted pecans, as well as cinnamon both in the dough and in a swirl you can see in each slice. 

Apr 12, 2021

Telera Rolls

These telera rolls are a soft flat sandwich roll with a thin crispy crust. They are perfect for tortas (Mexican sandwiches). 

Telera rolls sliced


Along with the bolillo, which resembles the shape of a baguette, pan telera is a popular sandwich roll for making tortas. 

Apr 11, 2021

Tomato, Basil, & Garlic Filled Bread (Pane Bianco)

This tomato, basil, and garlic cheese bread, or pane bianco, is a wonderful soft, cheesy, and flavorful loaf. 

Tomato, Basil, & Garlic Filled Bread close up

This bread, besides being pretty darn stunning, is soft, garlicky, cheesy, and tasty. It will kind of remind you of the flavors of pizza in a soft bread. 

Pepper Jack Pimento Cheese

This pepper jack pimento cheese is so easy to put together and will pretty much become your favorite go-to cheesy snack. 

Pepper Jack Pimento Cheese

I've spent my entire life in California, so I was tardy to the pimento cheese party. In fact, I have yet to have actually tried it other than my own experiments with pimento cheese. I've never seen it on a menu in any restaurant. 

Apr 7, 2021

Pasta Salad with Roasted Carrots and Kale

This pasta salad with roasted carrots, kale, sunflower seeds, and Parmesan cheese will become your new favorite pasta salad. 

Roasted carrot pasta salad on plates

The dressing for this pasta salad is so tasty! The ingredients in the dressing are so unexpected too! 

Apr 4, 2021

Crumb Buns (Yeasted Coffee Cake Buns)

These crumb buns, topped with a giant amount of delicious streusel, are the most amazing way to dress up a sweet and rich yeasted dough for the perfect coffee cake treat. 

Crumb buns on a plate


These buns are a streusel lover's dream. There is so much streausel on these buns that you might not realize that there are actual rolls underneath.