Who’s ready for another delicious pumpkin-flavored fall recipe? One of the most fun things about baking with pumpkin is that it complements so many other fall flavors. Pumpkin and cinnamon, pumpkin and cream cheese, pumpkin and gingerbread—you really can’t go wrong! With that in mind, I came up with this delicious Pumpkin Cream Cheese Coffee Cake. It combines some of my very favorite flavors and textures: a tender, moist pumpkin cake topped with a velvety smooth cheesecake layer and a buttery, crisp cinnamon pecan streusel. It’s simple and straightforward to make, and comes out of the oven smelling divine!
As much as I consider myself a foodie—and I love trying new and exotic foods—there’s something pretty wonderful about a simple and delicious mac and cheese recipe. Mac and cheese is perpetually popular with my kids, but it’s also one of my own favorite comfort foods. At the end of a long day, there’s nothing better than a bowl of cheesy goodness. This Five Cheese Bacon Mac and Cheese recipe is a huge favorite at our house and gets rave reviews every time I make it!
Like a superhero swooping down to save mealtime, Parmesan has a knack for making any dish even better. From soup to broccoli to pasta, it’s a master at upping the flavor ante.
The trick to a moist, tender grilled chicken? Brining. Whether you’re grilling chicken breasts, thighs or wings, our recipe for Lemon Herb-Brined Chicken keeps your meat juicy during grilling and adds flavor. Continue reading
Anytime my friends and family get together around a grill, I get to hear all kinds of theories on how to cook the perfect burger. Sometimes the tips are practical and sometimes they’re just crazy—believe me, the perfect burger has nothing to do with the feng shui of your kitchen. So what does matter? The shape of your patty. And there’s one extremely simple thing you can do to make sure you get it right. Just watch this video to see how it’s done. Continue reading
Corn is a long-established summer essential—and for good reason: Those juicy, sweet kernels can’t be beat alongside a hot dog, hamburger or, well, anything. But plain butter and salt can get old after awhile… I’m shaking things up this summer with some easy but exciting toppings. Continue reading
A wise woman (my mother) once told me the secret to avoiding recipe ruts is to always keep your eyes open at the grocery store. This week, I spotted an old favorite: beautiful, fresh sugar snap peas. And now that I’ve found them again, I may never let them go (hello, freezer bags!). Continue reading