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Nov 29, 2023

Three-Ingredient Sourdough Onion Rings

These sourdough onion rings, with just three ingredients, will satisfy your craving for one of the best diner or coffee shop sides ever invented. 

Stack of Three-Ingredient Sourdough Onion Rings.

If you love onion rings as much as I do, this three-ingredient onion ring recipe will satisfy your craving when you can't get to your favorite diner, deli, or coffee shop. 

Nov 27, 2023

Cinnamon Roll Muffins

These cinnamon roll muffins have all of the flavors and warmth of your favorite breakfast treat in a muffin form. 

Cinnamon Roll Muffins in a brown wrapper with icing.


If you're not ready for making yeasted cinnamon buns, or don't have time for kneading and monitoring dough, these muffins capture all of the goodness of the traditional cinnamon buns in an easy to make and bake muffin. 

Nov 25, 2023

Green Cabbage, Apple, Fennel, Watercress, and Pecan Salad

This Green Cabbage, Apple, Fennel, Watercress, and Pecan Salad is perfect for fall and winter. 

Green Cabbage and Apple Salad with Watercress and Pecans on a dinner plate.

This is a simple salad filled with fresh ingredients and topped with a generous helping of toasted pecans. 

Nov 20, 2023

Almond Rum Cake | Gâteau de Nantes

You can trace the lineage of this deliciously moist almond rum cake to Nantes, a city in the Loire Valley in the western part of France. 

Two slices of Gâteau de Nantes with the whole cake in the background.

Gâteau de Nantes is a rich cake, made with almonds, flour, sugar, lemon zest, eggs, and lots of butter. It's then soaked in a rum and sugar syrup that is spiced with black pepper and allspice. Finally, it is topped with a sweet rum glaze. 

Nov 19, 2023

Jalapeño Mandarin Margarita

This margarita, made with tequila reposado, orange liqueur, fresh Mandarin juice, jalapeño chiles, and grilled limes, is slightly spicy, a little bit smoky, and totally refreshing. 

Jalapeño Mandarin Margarita and all of the ingredients.

Plus, the glass for this margarita is rimmed with Tajín, rather than just salt and lime. 

Nov 17, 2023

Eggnog Pots de Crème

These eggnog pots de crème are the perfect way to marry the traditional custardy French dessert with the flavors of an American Christmas tradition. 

Eggnog Pots de Crème in Custard Cups.

These little eggnog custardy desserts are the perfect dessert for entertaining. They're simple to make, with just a few ingredients. Plus, you can easily make these ahead of time. 

Nov 16, 2023

Shio Pan - Japanese Salt Bread - 塩パン

This Shio Pan, 塩パン, or Japanese salt bread, is a super soft, faintly sweet, and totally buttery crescent-style roll. These rolls are super flaky and light as air. 

Japanese Salt Bread with Sea Salt or Everything Bagel Topping in a bowl with the salt and topping ingredient containers.

These shio pan rolls are amazingly light, flaky, and most importantly, buttery. 

Nov 14, 2023

Thanksgiving Stuffing Rolls

Imagine dinner roll dough tossed in Thanksgiving stuffing and baked to a light golden soft roll. Plus, these stuffing rolls are the perfect vehicle for leftover turkey sandwiches. 

Thanksgiving Stuffing Rolls in a bread basket.

Imagine if soft and fluffy pull-apart dinner rolls met traditional Thanksgiving stuffing, fell in love, and got married. The results might just be these rolls. 

Nov 13, 2023

Peppermint Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

If you love brownies and cheesecake, why not combine the best of both worlds into one amazing holiday dessert!

Peppermint Cheesecake Swirl Brownies on two white plates.

These peppermint cheesecake brownies begin with a super rich and fudgy brownie base and then are swirled with a minty cheesecake batter before baking. You will love them for the holidays. 

Nov 11, 2023

100% Whole Wheat Cinnamon Swirl Bread

This 100% Whole Wheat Cinnamon Swirl Bread brings the sweetness of cinnamon rolls to whole wheat bread. 

100% Whole Wheat Cinnamon Swirl Bread slices on a blue plate.

This loaf is made with white whole wheat flour. It is a strain of whole wheat that has all of the nutritional value of regular whole wheat, but has a lighter color and a milder taste. 

Nov 5, 2023

Shoreek - Egyptian Sweet Rolls

Shoreek - soft, ethereal, fluffy, sweet, light as air... it's hard to choose the best word to best describe these Egyptian sweet rolls! 

Shoreek - Egyptian Sweet Rolls in a blue bowl.

These spirals of pull-apart bread, sprinkled with sugar, while not well known in the rest of the world, are said to be very popular in Egypt. They're especially enjoyed by Christians in Egypt for Easter, and year-round by everyone else in the country (source: The Kitchn). 

Nov 3, 2023

Baked Macaroni and Cheese for a Crowd

This simple baked macaroni and cheese is the perfect side dish for your next holiday dinner. It's super easy to make and totally unfussy. 

Baked Macaroni and Cheese in bowls.

Plus, I'm sure this macaroni and cheese will make any picky twelve-and-under guest at your table happy.