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Easy Classic Crepes Suzette Recipe

Prepared simple classic crepes suzette recipe in a plate

While it might sound fancy, you don’t need to go to a fancy brunch place to get delicious crepes suzette. The perfect concoction of butter, sugar, orange, and fire can be made simply at home. Worried about the flame? Check out the tips below to help manage your expectations and maximize safety.  What are Crepes … Read more

Simple Butterfinger Peanut Butter Chip Cookie Recipe

Prepared peanut butter chip cookie recipe on a plate

When it comes to cookies, chocolate chip is king. But close behind for me has always been peanut butter. Not just normal peanut butter cookies, but Butterfinger peanut butter chip cookies are the way to go.  What are Butterfinger Peanut Butter Chip Cookies? Butterfinger peanut butter chip cookies take everything we love about chocolate chip … Read more

Simple Dry Brine Oven Roast Chicken Recipe

Finished oven roasted whole chicken recipe in a bed of vegetables

Roast chicken used to be a staple of the home cooks repertoire. Today however, we have a surplus of take home rotisserie chickens on store shelves threatening this right of passage for home cooks. While it is easy to just pop into a store and pick up a bird, you will never get the same … Read more

Simple Classic Cheese Quesadilla Recipe

Avocado on top of a bowl of classic cheese quesadilla recipe

When I think of childhood food joys I often think of quesadillas. There was just something so easy about putting some cheese in a tortilla and popping it on the stove or in the microwave for an easy afternoon snack. Quesadillas were the late night snack food of sleepovers, all night study sessions, and one … Read more

Simple Homemade Blueberry Syrup Recipe

Prepared blueberry syrup in a clear bowl

When I think of the smell of breakfast, pancakes with syrup are the first things that come to mind. I love pancakes and I love blueberries. Funny enough though, I don’t like blueberry pancakes. I think adding fruit to pancakes makes them soggy and undercooked, rather than fluffy and delicious. What I do love though … Read more

Simple Basic French Crepe Recipe

Simple french crepes recipe topped with blueberries on a plate

Crepes are truly amazing. They exist somewhere between a pancake, tortilla, and an omelette. They work for both savory and sweet applications. While they may seem like fancy restaurant food, I promise they might even be easier than pancakes to make, as there is no leavening agent to mess up.   What are French Crepes? The … Read more

Easy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

Baked spinach artichoke dip recipe prepared in a bowl with a plate full of crackers

Whoever came up with the name spinach artichoke dip should win a prize in marketing. I don’t think there is any dip that sounds so good for you but is sneakily so decadent. When it comes to game day or party apps there are few dips that top spinach artichoke.  I’m going over how to … Read more

Easy Homemade Indian Naan Bread Recipe

Indian naan bread recipe prepared in a plate

For me, the ultimate flatbread is naan. I think it is something about the neutral flavor, along with it being the perfect texture between soft and chewy. Unfortunately, even in California with a large Indian and Middle Eastern community, getting good naan can be hard to come by. Also, a side of naan can cost … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Picking and Cooking a Turkey

Oven roasted whole turkey

Turkeys are inherently difficult things to cook, because they are big, often frozen, very lean, and have bones. Plus, we don’t eat them very often and so we rarely get practice cooking them. Just ask yourself, how many times have you made chicken breast compared to how many times you have baked a turkey? So … Read more

Easy Dry Brine Turkey Recipe

Sliced dry brine turkey recipe

While you might enjoy sliced turkey throughout the year, there are only a couple select times each year that you probably enjoy a giant turkey meal. Most commonly, this is during Thanksgiving, partially due to needing a bird big enough to feed a large gathering of people.  If you’re in charge of cooking the turkey … Read more