Recipes and stories for everyday life

Winter

Honey Sourdough Bread

Honey Sourdough Bread

My sourdough ennui started a while ago, and it now seems more useful than ever! My first loaf of sourdough was the typical dense loaf that I happily ate because it seemed magical that I had baked it myself. Over time, and trial and error, . . . read more.

Apple Dutch Baby

Apple Dutch Baby

The Dutch Baby recipe, or German pancake among other names, has always intrigued me, but usually by the time weekend brunch arrives everyone is already craving their favorites, so recipe testing something new is met with skepticism. Not this time though! When I mentioned making . . . read more.

Dalgona Whipped Coffee

Dalgona Whipped Coffee

I admit, the Whipped Coffee, or Dalgona Whipped Coffee, caught my attention. I miss the coffeehouse vibe with social distancing in full effect, and this coffee promises fun and delivers. Dalgona Whipped Coffee recently gained popularity on social media, and many people are having fun . . . read more.

Caramelized Onions

Caramelized Onions

Caramelized onions are something I like to prep because they add amazing flavor to any recipe. I like to make them while I’m preparing other meals. The benefits are many! Caramelized onions smell incredible—think cozy day with the family while the house fills with the . . . read more.

Easy Baked Apples with Streusel

Easy Baked Apples with Streusel

Easy recipes that require few ingredients are a great thing to have at the ready. It rained over the weekend, and I was craving something simple and warm as a treat. I wanted the comfort of an apple pie, I wanted to use few ingredients, . . . read more.

Easy Soft Pretzels

Easy Soft Pretzels

One of the things that my husband and I always bond over is our mutual love for soft pretzels, and when you live in Eastern Pennsylvania (greater Philadelphia area), you most likely love them. These are, as my husband describes them, “pretzel-y.” In all seriousness, . . . read more.

Open-Faced Egg Sandwich

Open-Faced Egg Sandwich

The open-faced egg sandwich is a go-to staple in our house. We love sandwiches because they are easy and adaptable to whatever you have on hand. Served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, we have found a variety of ways to enjoy this sandwich. I’m going . . . read more.

Traditional Chocolate Chip Cookies

Traditional Chocolate Chip Cookies

I often bake chocolate chip cookies when I want comfort food. I think this is because chocolate chip cookies are a classic recipe that my entire family enjoys, and there has been a lot going on lately. It’s not a pragmatic endeavor, but sometimes we’re . . . read more.

Lemon Pepper Butter

Lemon Pepper Butter

I love the Orange Honey Rosemary Butter so much, so I decided to make a lemon pepper compound butter! This lemon pepper butter is delicious on warm toast and would make a great addition to chicken, fish, noodles, and vegetables. Lemons add vibrant and unique . . . read more.

Maple Honey Granola

Maple Honey Granola

I love this maple honey granola because it is a great crunchy snack or an easy side for breakfast. It’s good on its own or mixed in with smoothies and yogurt. My husband likes to eat it for breakfast with milk. However, I shied away . . . read more.