“Why,” I pondered a little while back, “don’t I have an orange salad dressing recipe?” We’ve got a gazillion lemon dressings (like this honey-lemon or this lemon-herb or Sensation (which is basically lemon-garlic-parmesan) or lemon poppyseed (which…yikes. Looks like someone’s due for a makeover.) We have lime dressings. Apple dressings. Strawberry dressings. We do have…

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This chicken salad is REALLY good.  It’s featured in our Savoring the Seasons Cook Book Savoring the Seasons Cook Book and it’s come up recently in several discussions in our Facebook Group, where I was happy to hear so many people tout it as a favorite.  In our book it’s called simply “Kathy’s Chicken Salad,”…

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I am a huge believer in all-day breakfast. I love pancakes for dinner. I love quiche for lunch. I will happily eat bacon and eggs regardless of the time of day. I. Love. Breakfast food. Like this Spinach and Bacon Frittata. In the immortal words of Ron Swanson… One of the things I love about…

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This cookie is a riff on our very popular Cadbury Egg Cookies; it’s been slightly modified to make one single GIANT cookie!  This is an amazingly soft, chewy chocolate cookie that is studded with crunchy bits of everyone’s favorite eggs.  If it’s not Cadbury-Egg-Season, feel free to sub in another add-in.  We love this one…

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These rich and fudgy Mint Brownies are PERFECTION.  The base layer is dense and chewy (in a good way) and it’s topped with a cool and creamy peppermint icing.  The top layer is a buttery ganache and my favorite way to eat these is chilled from the fridge. This is the exact Mint Brownies recipe…

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The other night, I made a taco bar for the cast of my son’s cast of his high school production of Footloose. I used our slow cooker taco chicken and pico de gallo and guacamole and cantina salsa. We had soft tacos and salad and it was delicious and all these kids were like, “OMG, do…

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I recently asked my Instagram audience what struggles they had working with raw meat and a huge number of people were confused at the instruction to “cut meat against the grain”.  I did this quick video series to explain it and I wanted to share it here, as well! What is the “grain” when talking…

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Sometimes I do cook-with-me series on my Instagram channel where I video the cooking process as I’m making something up as I go.  Recently, with the intent of using up some leftover ingredients in my fridge, I made this creamy smoked sausage soup and it was a huge hit with both my family (my kids requested it…

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So you probably know by now that Sara and I are HUGE Schitt’s Creek fans. It took me longer to get on board–I tried (and quit) a couple of times, but Sara told me that if I didn’t watch it, it was going to put our relationship in danger. Always one to succumb to emotional blackmail, I…

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If you subscribe to our newsletter, you  may remember this recipe for Cabbage Roll Soup. It’s been a newsletter exclusive for 5 years, but it’s so good and so sad and forgotten that I feel like now is the time for it to shine. I love cabbage rolls. A lot. However, I can’t find good…

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The Giant Cookie revolution continues, this time with a GIANT soft, rich and buttery sugar cookie with silky smooth chocolate buttercream.  If you love our traditional giant sugar cookie, this recipe is based off of that one! This giant chocolate sugar cookie gets its distinct flavor from melted chocolate (not cocoa powder) for both flavor…

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When I was a kid, my mom’s go-to dinner when she didn’t know what to feed us was hamburger and onions. What is Hamburger and Onions, you ask? Well. It’s hamburger. And onions. Just hamburger sautéed with onions. Some salt and pepper. Maybe some Worcestershire sauce mixed in there if she was feeling fancy. I’d…

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