Slow-Cooker Spicy Bacon Corn Dip

You may have noticed that I have a snack fixation.  My recipe index certainly reflects it. I just can’t help myself around snacks. There’s something so profoundly satisfying to me in nibbling the day away. In fact, if I had to choose to give up meals or snacks, I’d TOTALLY keep snacks any day of [Read On]

Caramelized Onion and Butter Mashed Potatoes

I remember hearing once that the über-chef Joël Robuchon believed the ideal ratio of potatoes to fat in mashed potatoes was 2-to-1 by weight. I also remember thinking it was nutty. Two pounds potatoes to one POUND of butter? Sure, Joël. Sure. …Then one day I was making mashed potatoes -as in, I had already [Read On]

Guinness Double Chocolate Malted Milkshake with Bailey’s Whipped Cream

Please allow me to introduce you to my new favourite milkshake: the Guinness Double Chocolate Malted Milkshake. “Wait!” you say, “Guinness? Like the beer? Beer milkshake?” Don’t even run away screaming. And please, even if you’re not a beer lover, stick with me for a minute. This is a more natural pairing than you might [Read On]

One Bite Cheesecake Stuffed Raspberries

My husband tells me that when he was a little boy, he loved to ‘eat fancy’. Fancy for him was little foods: individual bites. He would arrange cherry tomatoes on a plate, sit down with his plate of fancy cherry tomatoes and a salt shaker, and take tiny, thoughtful bites that were dusted with salt [Read On]

Mega Taco Salad in Cool Ranch Baked Tortilla Salad Bowls

Yesterday, I posted a recipe for homemade Cool Ranch Baked Tortilla Salad Bowls. Today, I give you the ultimate Mega Taco Salad with which to fill it! Can I get a “Heck yes!” for taco salads? It’s not a secret that I am a salad nut, but of all the salads everywhere in the entire [Read On]

Snickers Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies {Amish Recipe}

I’m going to set the record straight for a moment because I get this question a lot. I am not Amish and I have no designs to become Amiish. I like my complicated plumbing and the internet and I’m a food photographer. None of those things would be, er, kosher (totally mixing my religious metaphors) [Read On]

Chicken Sausage, Kale, and Mushroom One Pot Pasta {25 Minute Meal}

Is it just me or does already delicious pasta taste even better when it’s cold outside? And taste even better still when you’re in your coziest clothes and curled up under a blanket watching Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock? Somebody PLEASE give me a high-five over Benedict Cumberbatch? At least throw me a little hand flutter [Read On]

Fish Eye Sweet and Salty Snack Mix

We’re big fans of snack mixes around here. The boys -when they go to the grocery store with me- will point out various things and proclaim them to be ‘good snack mix material’. We don’t buy them because snack mixes at the store are almost invariably horrendously over priced for wee little bags or jars [Read On]