I just told my sister I could live on these salads. She said it wouldn’t be a well balanced diet, so I described the ingredients. She took it back: Broccoli and Bacon Salad, Deli-Style Pasta Salad, Avacado Corn Salad
My family has an annual problem: too many gingerbread houses. Of course it’s a self-created problem, because every year we like to invite friends over for a sleepover party where … Continue reading
If I was going to list my family’s top 10 favorite dishes, I think I could confidently say this would make the top five. It’s the most common dish on … Continue reading
A recipe for “The most scrumptious cake in the entire world” and a roundup of the kid’s cookbooks and recipes I grew up making. Do you have a favorite childhood cookbook or recipe?
My family likes to make a big breakfast for holidays or other special occasions where we’re all up late at night talking with friends and want to extend the social … Continue reading
I first tried this recipe as part of the Amish menu for our Amish vs. Cyborgs party. I’m not sure it quite qualifies – it doesn’t involve any arcane traditional … Continue reading
This may not be as “American as apple pie” but it’s close, and a lot less work to put together. I made this last for our community garden’s bake sale, … Continue reading
The first time my sister made it, we almost started a fight over the last piece. Since then we always make it in large quantities, and it frequently appears at holidays and parties, since it’s a delicious dish that’s easy to make ahead and vegetarian – yet also appealing to picky eaters.
I’ve been making these flapjacks for years. They’re a family favorite recipe, easy to make with pantry ingredients and cooking up quickly. My only problem is not eating half the stack hot off the griddle before I serve them for dinner.
A friend at church today told me her favorite dessert is the peanut butter chocolate cake at Whole Foods. I don’t have a recipe for that exact cake, but I do have a picture of the first cake I baked, from Betty Crocker’s ©1969 cookbook. I will now try to combine my friend’s request and my ~20 year old memories to create a recipe that might just serve the purpose.