Cheesy Corny Cornbread

A good friend of mine gave me a cast iron skillet a while ago, and I was so excited! It was a skillet that belonged to his father and sat in the garage for years until my he brought it back to life.  I think I baked with it exclusively for a few weeks.  Unfortunately,…

Turkey Taco Pie

I think I was either in college or just out of college when I was introduced to taco pie.  A close friend of mine whipped it up one night and I thought it as a revelation. One because it was a cheap filling meal for a college student who could still feel like they made…

Tri-Pepper Burger

This week I had the honor for testing a recipe for Dorie Greenspan who writes a column called Everyday Dorie for The Washington Post. The tri-pepper burger is her kick off recipe for the start of burger season. Just reading the list of ingredients made my mouth water. While testing recipes, my job is to…

Garlic & Cheddar Pull Apart Bread

The other day I was cleaning up my Pinterest page, and ended up spending a good hour or so wandering around. Have you noticed that sometimes it gets a little theme-y? Like one week everyone discovers rhubarb, or sterling silver, or everything pink, and suddenly your feed is covered with variations of the same thing?…

Bacon & Cheddar Breakfast Bread

I cannot take claim for the invention of what my son calls “the best thing ever”, but he is the creator of its title. While spending the weekend with a close girlfriend, she made this for the kids for breakfast. Hers had sausage and cheese, and was made more like a long calzone. It was…

Monkey Bread

I thought my mother invented Monkey Bread. She’s made it as long as I can remember, and when I moved away I started making it myself. Well… I didn’t make it too often, because it’s bread and I have self-policing issues around carbs. Sometime last year, I was invited dinner with friends. They were making…

Cinnamon Sugar Monkey Bread

I thought my mother invented Monkey Bread. She’s made it as long as I can remember, and when I moved away I started making it myself. Well… I didn’t make it too often, because it’s bread and I have self-policing issues around carbs. Sometime last year, I was invited dinner with friends. They were making…