Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe for Canning

Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Seeing as we’re in the midst of cold and flu season, I figured it was perfect time to break out the pound of frozen elderberries I had stashed in the freezer (leftover from my...

Vegetarian Black Bean Tacos

Vegetarian Black Bean Tacos

I love a good ground beef taco, but sometimes, you just don’t want something quite so greasy. We set out to create a vegetarian black bean taco that was light on fat but heavy...

Wild Mushroom Ragout Recipe served over Rigatoni

Wild Mushroom Ragout

What is the difference between ragu and ragout anyway? Both are robust and flavorful and more than satisfying on a cold winter night. But the similarities end there. Ragù is an Italian meat-based pasta...

The Best Recipes of 2017

The Best of 2017

Hope everyone had a lovely Christmas! Ours was nice and relaxing, with a simple but lovely dinner of roasted Cornish game hens and potatoes, plus a loaf of fresh homemade sourdough that turned out...

Mulled Cafe au Lait Recipe for Christmas

Holiday Mulled Latte

Mulled cider and mulled wine are holiday staples, but have you ever had a mulled latte? No? Well, time to change that! This festive and fragrant latte would be perfect for Christmas morning (or...

Marzipan Apple Pie Recipe

Marzipan Apple Pie

You’re the apple of my pie. No, seriously, you’re sweet enough to eat. This pie was truly a labor of love… and a product of this amazing community. Yes, I made it, but it...

Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookie Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Chip Cookie Chocolate Bark

Dark chocolate meets crunchy chocolate chip cookie crumbles meets WOW. A holiday chocolate bark is becoming somewhat of a tradition around here. Well, if you don’t count the last two years which I embarrassingly...

The Ultimate Christmas Cookie Recipe Roundup

The Ultimate Christmas Cookie Recipe Roundup

In the 10+ years I’ve been blogging, let’s just say I’ve made a lot of cookies. It’s one of the most populous categories (not to mention popular), and for good reason! Cookies. Are. The....

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Salt & Pepper Sable Cookies

Chocolate Salt & Pepper Sable Cookies

I take inspiration where I can get it. This recipe, for example, was inspired by the Salt & Pepper chocolate bar, one of my favorite flavors from Nashville’s own bean-to-bar chocolate company, Olive &...

Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies Recipe with Funfetti Sprinkles!

Funfetti Sugar Cookies

There are few things as satisfying as a soft, chewy sugar cookie: perfectly buttery and sweet with a hint of vanilla and almond, and a slight crunch in the form of sugar granules coating...

Bettie's Vanilla Almond Spritz Cookie Recipe

Vanilla Almond Spritz Cookies

This recipe was created in partnership with OXO® – smartly designed kitchen tools for the modern cook. Thanks for supporting us and the brands we love! One of my earliest memories is making spritz...

Perfect Italian Tri-Color Cookie Recipe with a turquoise ombre effect

Italian Ombre Layer Cookies

Here we have the Jason Bourne of cookies: a cookie with many different names, and ultimately, its entire identity as a cookie is false because, oh hey, it’s actually a cake. (Luckily, this cookie...