Old-Fashioned French Toast

Old-Fashioned French Toast

French toast is to me as waffles are to Leslie Knope. I simply cannot get enough of it. French toast used to be an almost-empty fridge meal for me: As long as I had milk and a couple of eggs and bread, I could make it. Dinner: Rescued. And then I got serious about my […]

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Quick & Easy Banana Bread

Truth time: I only like bananas in candy form (because Laffy Taffy counts as a banana, right?) or in banana bread. There is something about the texture of a banana that is just a NO for me. Every couple years, I force myself to eat one, thinking, “I’m an adult, I need to like bananas, […]

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Blueberry Bread with Lemon Curd

Okay, so between strawberry shortcake, strawberry salsa, and now this blueberry bread, I think it’s clear that I’m fangirling over summer fruit. But there are worse things to fangirl over, right?? And look at this loaf. There is something magical that happens to blueberries once they’re baked. Sure, fresh ones start out plump and flavorful and delicious, […]

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Homemade Breadcrumbs

Bowl of homemade breadcrumbs

Not everything is worth the trouble of making yourself. Puff pastry? No thanks, they sell that at the grocery store and it is just as delicious and far less time-intensive than homemade. Breadcrumbs, however, are a different story.  You can buy them at the grocery store, but they are ultra-fine and generally flavorless. They’ll work […]

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Homemade Pizza Dough

I like to think of pizza as the ultimate equalizer. With so many variations, there’s something for everyone to like. I also feel like you can tell a lot about a person from their pizza preferences, and pizza compatibility is a good indicator of personal compatibility. I’d even go so far as to say that […]

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Cheddar-Jack Drop Biscuits

If ever you’ve felt you had a shortage of cheese in your diet, I have the solution: Light, fluffy biscuits with TONS of gooey cheese pockets, and a slight spicy kick. While I’d love to chalk these biscuits up to creative genius, in all honesty they were the product of a biscuit craving and an effort to clean […]

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