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Feb 27, 2022

Sheet Pan Pancakes

These sheet pan pancakes are a genius way to make delicious pancakes for a crowd without having to be a short order cook!

Sheet pan pancakes on a plate with syrup.

This method for making pancakes is a fabulous way to make enough pancakes for an entire family on one buttery 13 inch by 18 inch baking pan. 

Feb 26, 2022

Easiest Lasagna Recipe for a Crowd

This lasagna recipe is an easy way to whip up a delicious dinner for a crowd.

Lasagna in a pan.


While making lasagna is actually easier than it might look, sometimes you just want a recipe that calls for a "jar of this, a slice of that, and a package of something else." That way, you can pull together whatever you have in your pantry to make a satisfying meal at the last minute. 

Feb 20, 2022

Easy Black Forest Cake

This easy black forest cake is the perfect combination of chocolate cake, sweetened whipped cream, plus cherries cooked in cherry liqueur or brandy.

Black forest cake on a plate.

This black forest cake, or Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, is an adaptation of the German dessert made with lots of layers of chocolate sponge cake, whipped cream, and cherries topped with shaved chocolate. 

Rose Margarita

This Rose Margarita is a seriously delicious and interesting cocktail. The addition of a touch rose water to the mix adds a wonderful fragrance and flavor. 

With its faint scent of roses, this margarita is so intriguing (and of course, tasty). It's definitely meant for sipping. 

Feb 19, 2022

Instant Pot Spicy Turkey Chili

This light and spicy turkey chili recipe, made in the Instant Pot or a stove top pressure cooker, is wonderful served in bowls with toppings, used as a dip with corn tortilla chips, or enjoyed with flour tortillas. 

This Instant Pot Spicy Turkey Chili recipe is made with lean ground turkey, a combination of red and yellow onions as well as red and orange bell peppers. 

Feb 18, 2022

Braised Cod with Potatoes and Onions

This braised cod with potatoes and onions is a simple yet elegant dish. 

Braised Cod with Potatoes and Onions in bowl.

This cod is quick-braised on a bed of potatoes and onions. The braise includes a broth of clam juice and chicken broth along with cream and tomatoes and their juices. 

Feb 16, 2022

Sfincione Bagherese

Sfincione Bagherese is a traditional bread from the town of Bagheria near Palermo in northern Sicily. The bread also goes by the name, Sfincione Bianco di Baheria. 

Sfincione Bagherese slice.

Sfincione, which roughly means "thick sponge," is thought to be the inspiration for Grandma Pizza in the U.S., and possibly Chicago and Detroit-style pizza

Feb 12, 2022

Oat and Potato Bread

This Oat and Potato Bread, with an oat studded crust, is so moist and soft, and perfect for serving with your favorite hearty breakfast. 

Oat and Potato Bread with displayed slices.

This oat and potato bread is delicious for sandwiches, with soups, served toasted, and even made into croutons

Feb 8, 2022

Crispy Rye and Caraway Breadsticks

These crispy rye and caraway breadsticks will become your new favorite way to satisfy your crunchy snack cravings. 

Crispy Rye and Caraway Breadsticks in a glass with charcuterie.

These rye and caraway breadsticks, or grissini, are irresistable. You won't be able to stop yourself from grabbing one (or three) of these long sticks and crunching away. 

Feb 5, 2022

Cantuccini Toscani - Almond Biscotti

These cantuccini Toscani, filled with almonds and flavored with cinnamon and vanilla, are a take on the wonderful crunchy Italian treat. 

Almond biscotti in a bowl.

Cantuccini (or cantucci for a slightly larger version) is the true name for what we think of as biscotti. All Italian cookies are called biscotti (twice-baked biscuits), but these are the "official" twice-baked cookies that originated in the small town of Prato in Tuscany. 

Feb 2, 2022

Spicy Spanish Olives

These spicy Spanish olives are great to have on hand for an impromptu appetizer or snack. 

Spanish olives in two bowls.

Serve these olives to guests and watch their faces when they take the first bite. They might just swoon.