August 2013 archive

Honey Wheat Crescent Rolls

Bread baking is of my many passions. There’s something magical about combining just a few simple ingredients, applying a little love, and transforming it into a loaf of crusty bread. I must have been a baker in another life cause I really could spend all day baking bread. For family holidays and special gatherings, I […]

Tom’s Famous Meatballs

My boyfriend doesn’t do a lot of cooking but one thing he makes that he has has completely mastered are his famous meatballs. They’re actually adapted from his Italian Grandfather’s recipe and they are killer good! He’ll make a big batch of them and then we have plenty to make spaghetti and meatballs, and meatball […]

Cranberry Gobbler Sandwich

I was in the mood for a really gourmet sandwich to make at home and this was the result. It’s pretty much the ultimate turkey sandwich and a great recipe to hold onto for after Thanksgiving. It features turkey, caramelized onions, melted brie, and cranberry mayo all squeezed between a buttery croissant. It’s a ridiculously […]

Easy Oven-Baked BBQ Chicken

There’s nothing quite like some finger-lickin’ BBQ chicken for dinner. The only problem is when you don’t want to worry about firing up the grill. No worries! This recipe packs all the flavor punches of a traditional grilled BBQ chicken into a simple baked version. We’re talking 40 minutes from start to finish! The secret […]

Soft Baked Pretzels

One of the few ways anyone can get me to step foot inside a mall is with the promise of a pretzel. I love fresh-baked pretzels cause they’re soft, salty, and buttery and reminiscent of my childhood growing up in Germany. A few years back, I bought a pack of the frozen pretzels that you […]