Recipes

Deviled Eggs

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Deviled Eggs March 22, 2019 Oh how I love this deviled eggs recipe.  It is inspired by our experience at The Spotted Pig.  Their deviled eggs are truly melt in your mouth perfection.  The two key elements to these deviled eggs are the creme fraiche and topping of good olive oil.  Yes,…

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Peanut Sauce

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Peanut Sauce January 16, 2019 One of the best parts about Thai food is the peanut sauce. When I went to college in Portland, I would frequent a local Thai restaurant that had the BEST pad thai and peanut sauce. To tell you the truth, for years I have been trying to…

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Buttermilk Biscuits

buttermilk biscuit dripping with butter on baking sheet

When I first started baking, I remember thinking baking a buttermilk biscuit seemed so complex and difficult. But I quickly realized how EASY they are to make. Honestly, they’re too easy.  Whipping up a batch after work or if unexpected guests arrives is very doable. In fact, I’ve made more after work biscuits than I…

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Lemon Curd

lemon curd on angel food cake on white plate

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Lemon Curd November 30, 2018 I’m slightly ashamed to say I first fell in love with lemon curd because of Marie Callender’s. The lemon meringue pie was a favorite of mine. The combination of a tart, tangy, and slightly sweet lemon curd made me weak at the knees. My lemon curd is…

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The Best Chocolate Cake

chocolate cake on white plate

The Best Chocolate Cake The first time I made Ian Garten’s chocolate cake, I about died and went to heaven. But since I have really high standards for chocolate cake, I tweaked it a bit. I’ve been baking my version of her chocolate cake for years, and each time I make it people always exclaim…

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The Best Coffee Cake

lemon curd on angel food cake

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout The Best Coffee Cake January 12, 2018 I recently bought Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery cookbook. While it’s full of delicious looking treats, the one that caught my eye was the coffee cake. I was intrigued with the use of creme fraiche. Let me tell you, it did not disappoint! Here’s my adapted…

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The Best Tomato Sauce

the best tomato sauce with pasta, cheese, parsley on a white plate

The Best Tomato Sauce I have officially made the best tomato sauce.  It is ridiculously simple and ridiculously tasty.  I adapted the recipe from Smitten Kitchen by adding a parmesan rind, cayenne, and sugar.  But if you would rather keep it even simpler, the additions are optional. You may question how a dish with such…

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Cinnamon and Sugar Muffins

Cinnamon and Sugar Muffins When I first made these muffins by Ree Drummond, I was immediately brought back to my childhood.  I loved making and devouring cinnamon and sugar toast. These, like my toasts, are buttery and covered in a hefty layer of cinnamon and sugar.  Since Ree’s muffins are a bit on the sweet…

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Spaghetti and Meatballs with Ricotta

spaghetti and meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs with Ricotta If I could choose a last meal it would be spaghetti and meatballs.  The key to this recipe is the ricotta.  It makes the tomato sauce creamy and delectable.  These meatballs are also better than most because of the fresh herbs.  While this recipe takes time, it is worthwhile.  I promise. Print…

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