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!
The holiday season brings back so many food memories. Growing up in the Midwest, cooking and baking were always a part of our lives, especially at the holidays. It’s something I share with my own children now, though I’ve adapted how and what I cook. Back then, our “comfort foods” were heavy and filling, perfect for bulking up against the cold winters. Nowadays, I’m always looking for lighter flavors and sensible portions. I also like to add vegetables whenever possible. Continue reading
Add a little star-spangled flair to your July 4th celebration with these patriotic (and bonus, cute) cupcakes. Blue and red JELL-O Gelatin combine with cake mix to create foolproof layers that are not only impressive but also fruity and delish. Click here for the recipe: Red, White & Blue Cupcakes. Continue reading
There’s no denying it: Juicy meat and melty cheese are meant to be together—but that doesn’t mean you should be basic about it. This summer, take your cheeseburger game to the next level with these ingenious recipes. Continue reading
Deviled eggs are always delicious, but depending on how you fill them, they can look either haphazard or…UH-mazing. If you’re spooning your deviled egg mixture into the hard-cooked whites, you’re doing it wrong. Continue reading
If you’re asking yourself, “Why is it called ‘dump cake’?” you’ve probably never made one of these sweet treats. Usually a dump cake recipe includes a box of cake mix, canned fruit and not much else. And you usually skip the bowl entirely. About the time you’ve poured a box of cake mix and a can of fruit directly into a baking dish it will occur to you, “Ah, right. Dump cake.” Continue reading
Ericka Sanchez – Nibbles and Feasts
Our weather is finally warming up and that only means picnics and cooking outdoors are in our horizon. One of our favorite dishes to pair with our egg salads and Easter is a serving of these creamy cilantro Dijon grilled asparagus. Continue reading