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11 Gift Ideas for People Who Love to Cook

Need some awesome gift ideas for the people in your life who love to cook and bake? Well, look no further! From stocking stuffers to the absolute best in cookware, there’s something on this list for every cook in every price range. Your cook will love and use these gifts […]

Yankee Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots
American, New England

How to Make Perfect Pot Roast

Cooks in 3 hours Difficulty Easy

Eating the perfect pot roast is like sitting in front of a crackling fire, wrapped in a fuzzy blanket, sipping hot spiced cider while a snow storm rages quietly outside. It’s pure, unadulterated comfort. It’s home and this Yankee Pot Roast recipe will get you there, wherever home may be. […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
American

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Cooks in 55 minutes Difficulty Easy

They say necessity is the mother of all invention and nowhere is that more true than in the kitchen. Ok. It’s true everywhere, but in the kitchen is probably where it happens most often. Invention, I mean, and this Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe just proves the point. […]

American Chop Suey with Bread and Vegetables
American, New England

Gram’s Easy American Chop Suey

Cooks in 20 minutes Difficulty Easy

This American Chop Suey recipe brings back so many memories of my Gram. She wasn’t one of those Grams who wore an apron and made cookies all day. Oh, she made quilts and clothes. Knitted. Crocheted. Embroidered. She also worked the jigsaw in the wood shop at the back of […]

Pile of peanut butter chocolate chip cookies.
American, Southern

Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cooks in 12 minutes Difficulty Easy

Ok, I don’t really want to brag, but I have to. This peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe is THE BOMB! It’s super easy and the results are MMmmmwaaah! Salty-sweet, crunchy-chewy heaven. You’re going to love it!

Sourdough Apple Upside Down Cake
American

Sourdough Apple Upside Down Cake

Cooks in 1 Hours, 20 Minutes Difficulty Easy

I’m always looking for ways to use up my leftover sourdough starter and my new Sourdough Apple Upside Down Cake recipe turned out to be a really good place to do just that. This cake is so moist. The flavor contrasts between the sweet apple crown and the slightly tangy […]

a bowl of chile con carne with beans and saltine crackers
American, Southwestern

How to Make Chili con Carne with Beans

Cooks in 2 Hours, 00 Minutes Difficulty Easy

Temperatures are dropping, leaves are falling, snow boards and ski slopes are looming. It’s time to make a big pot of chili to warm your belly and your soul. It’s surprisingly easy and I’m going to show you how with my chili con carne with pinto beans recipe. Chili Memories […]

Bowl of Chicken, Sausage, and Shrimp Gumbo Filé
American, Southern

Really Good Gumbo Recipe

Cooks in 2 hours Difficulty Medium

The reason the word “gumbo” has a G, an M, and an O in it is because OMG, it’s good! Today, October 12th, is National Gumbo Day and we’re going to travel in my kitchen to Louisiana where I’m going to show you how to make a really good Gumbo […]

Fluffernutter sandwich made with peanut butter and marshmallow creme.
American, New England

Is Eating a Fluffernutter Sandwich a Sin?

Cooks in 0 Difficulty Easy

I’m not much into the whole “sinning” thing. Oh, I’ve done my share of it according to some authorities. I try not to, but the day my mother gave me my first fluffernutter sandwich I knew it had to be wrong. So, what is a fluffernutter sandwich? One day, out […]

Prickly pear jelly on toast.
American, Southwestern

How to Make Prickly Pear Jelly

Cooks in 40 minutes Difficulty Medium

Life is really good when Mother Nature just hands you something super special for nothing. Here in the Sonoran Desert, and much of the desert southwest, in midsummer to early fall, we’re harvesting prickly pears to make prickly pear jelly right out of the dry, hot, and spiny wild. Mother […]