Meringues Chantilly is one of the most elegant desserts that you could imagine. It’s also one of the easiest desserts that you can make. Imagine light and crispy meringue shells filled with whipped cream and topped with fruit and a decadent raspberry sauce. Are you drooling yet? What’s even better is that everything can be…
Poffertjes, (pronounced puff’ ur jis) or Dutch Mini Pancakes are small, fluffy yeasted treats made in a special cast iron pan. Poffertjes are sold throughout the Netherlands. They are traditionally served hot with a pat of butter and a good sprinkling of confectioners’ sugar. However, they’re equally good when topped with Nutella.
Bolognese Sauce, known in Italian as Ragù alla Bolognese is a rich and meaty sauce that is slowly simmered for several hours to intensify its flavor. Serve it over pasta or use it in lasagna or baked ziti for a hearty, flavorful meal. Freeze any leftovers for a quick and satisfying weeknight meal. As an added…
My sister at Grits and Pinecones and I teamed up to bring you 37 tasty recipes for your Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch. From boozy beginnings to sweet temptations to savory delicacies and everything in between, our tried and true recipes are sure to please.
Old-Fashioned Chocolate Fudge is likely to be the fudge you remember from your childhood. It’s not necessarily easy to make, nor is it quickly put together. However, its creamy dreamy ultra smooth consistency and deep chocolate taste is well worth the effort. For an added bonus, add nuts of your choice. I chose to add unsalted…
Homemade Waffle Cones are easy to make with a WaffleCone Express. They will take your favorite ice cream to the next level. When they are still hot, I like to plug the bottom with chocolate chips. No more drips!
Cheesy Southern Yellow Squash Casserole takes the lowly squash to new levels with this simple to make recipe. It doesn’t have any eggs, sour cream or mayonnaise often found in squash casseroles. Rather, it’s flavored with just onions, bacon and cheese.
Duxelles, pronounced dük-ˈsel are an intensely flavored mixture of finely chopped mushrooms and shallots. Named after the 17th French Marquis d’Uxelles, Duxelles are easy to prepare. They will take a whole host of dishes to the next level of deliciousness.
Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies are the perfect marriage between two favorite cookies – chocolate chip cookies and oatmeal cookies. They have the perfect texture of oatmeal cookies and are loaded with yummy chocolate chips and toasted pecan pieces.
Julia Child’s Grated Potato Galettes is a simple, but elegant dish to serve for any occasion. Think of hash browns on steroids! The Grated Potato Galettes from Julia Child’s The Way to Cook are not only absolutely delicious, but also easy to make with a minimum of ingredients.