I still remember the first time I had a popover at my mother's suggestion. The waiter brought me this giant muffin looking thing that was almost empty inside with a crust that was both crunchy and custard-y at the same time. I was hooked. It has been a while since I had made them, but… Continue reading Julia Child’s Popovers plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party
When I reviewed the recipes for last week's International Recipes to Get You in the Olympic Spirit I noticed a dearth of recipes from South America. And with Brazil being the host country this year, I found this to be unacceptable. I need to start exploring the fabulous flavors of this continent. A quick search… Continue reading Pao de Queijo – Brazilian Cheese Puffs – Tasty Tuesdays Linky
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio are right around the corner, so this week I compiled some fabulous recipes from across the globe to get you in the spirit. I'd be here all day if I posted recipes from every country that will be participating in the Games, but I did my best… Continue reading International Recipes for the Olympics plus Tasty Tuesdays
Every month the Crazy Ingredient Challenge Bloggers choose two ingredients that may not normally be paired together and make a recipe from them. This month we chose Spinach and Blueberries. I could have gone with a salad or a smoothie, but I like to push the envelope a bit with the CIC. So, I came… Continue reading Mutant Muffins: Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Spinach #CIC
Yes, you can make a hearty flavorful loaf of bread with just four simple ingredients. And this Cheddar Beer Bread is great alongside so many meals and makes great sandwiches with leftovers. As you can guess, two of the ingredients are cheese and beer. Use any beer and cheese you want here. I "stole"… Continue reading Cheddar Beer Bread – only 4 ingredients!
April 19th is National Garlic Day. Another day another national food celebration. But this is garlic! The stinking rose. Definitely celebration worthy in my book. I use plenty of garlic in my day to day cooking and could have compiled a much longer list for you of great garlic recipes. Instead a culled it down… Continue reading 12 Glorious Garlic Recipes for National Garlic Day
If you are looking for an easy and simply delicious recipe for your kids to bake for lunch or even dinner, I have a fun one for you today: Pepperoni Rolls. I first heard about these on an episode of Barnwood Builders on DIY Network. They proclaimed them a West Virginia staple. So I asked the only… Continue reading Kids Can Bake: Pepperoni Rolls
I have a treat for you today. Buttery, flaky scones studded with sun dried tomatoes and fresh herbs. These Tomato and Herb Scones are amazing! I made this recipe as part of the Crazy Ingredient Challenge, a bloggers version of Chopped. We choose two ingredients not normally paired together and try to come up with… Continue reading Tomato and Herb Scones – Crazy Ingredient Challenge