Thanksgiving is an opportune holiday for us foodies, but it can equally become a day filled with stressful marathon cooking sessions and fears of satisfying the expectations of your dinner guests. So let me be your holiday heroine with my guide to the Best Thanksgiving Recipes Ever - these recipes not only taste great, but are also so easy to make that even … Continue reading Best Thanksgiving Recipes Ever!
Whether you're partial to Hawaiian style ham and pineapple, Italian sausage and pepperoni, or barbecue chicken, pizza is a universal food that everyone enjoys. This week, as I indulged in my fave Mushroom, Artichoke and Truffle Oil Pizza at Primo's, my mom excitedly told me about Aunt D's Strawberry Pizza. Now, I am always one to … Continue reading Aunt D’s Pineapple Dessert Pizza
Who doesn’t love Toad-in-the-Hole? But before you start calling animal protection out on me, please let me explain! Toad-in-the-Hole is NOT a terrible act of perverse toad punishment, but a tasty English dish consisting of sausages “hiding” in a giant Yorkshire Pudding (Yorkshire Puddings are similar to American Popovers). What’s not to like?! This week, … Continue reading Toad in the Cornhole
As a Brit I was brought up on Baked Beans because baked beans totally rock - fact! As a child there was nothing better than arriving home from school to a plate of hot buttery toast smothered in baked beans. It's one of life's simplest pleasures, an institution, and something that should not to be messed with. Good ole … Continue reading Texan Style Baked Beans
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci And who am I to argue with the great Mr da Vinci?!! So today's recipe is simple, wholesome, healthy and super tasty - Skillet Roasted Cauliflower. It makes the perfect side for a mid-week dinner party. The sophistication of this dish is partly attributed to my beloved Lodge cast iron skillet. Cast … Continue reading Skillet Roasted Cauliflower
I've just arrived in the UK and am SO excited to be back. I love living in Seattle, but as Dorothy said "There's no place like home" and who could argue with a girl in such fabulous shoes?!!! But there was something rather disagreeable waiting for me in the arrivals lounge at Heathrow - not my family, my girlfriends, or even George … Continue reading Thanksgiving Countdown: Skillet Cornbread
I must confess that this recipe has been slightly adjusted since my first attempt to make it, which is when I came up with the name "Smokin' Hot" Steak Glaze. Having watched so many of the cooking shows on TV, I knew I needed to get the pan as hot as hellfire before adding the steak in order to sear … Continue reading Smokin’ Hot Steak Glaze