Modern Homecooking with a Midwestern Heart

Baking Day

Plan your own Baking Day with friends and family where you bake cookies and make candy for the holidays together. Share the costs, the work, and spoils so everyone leaves with a boat load of…

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80 Easy Holiday Appetizers

Whether you’re going to a cocktail party with friends, a potluck with co-workers, or hosting your very own Christmas Open House, discover 80+ easy, delicious holiday appetizers that everyone will love! Sometimes a great party…

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A Very Merry Christmas Dinner

Craft your perfect Christmas dinner from our best holiday recipes. Whether you’re hosting a casual buffet or a formal sit-down dinner, we’ve got plenty of ideas to help you feed the ones you love the…

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Born and raised in Wisconsin, I started Culinary Hill over 10 years ago to share the recipes I loved with friends and family. Since then, I’ve moved to California, had 3 kids, completed culinary school, and brought on a full-time team to support my culinary vision: Modern homecooking with a Midwestern heart.

We tirelessly develop and test recipes so you can find success in your home kitchen, each and every time. We are obsessed with good food done right and we can’t wait to cook with you!

What’s in Season in November

As we enter holiday season, discover the best seasonal fruits and vegetables. What’s in season in November is a vibrant mix of citrus, squash, and so much more. Learn which fruits and veggies are at…

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How I Gift: A Guide to Loot Boxes

My favorite way to give gifts (at the holidays, for birthdays, and all year round) is with what I call Loot Boxes. Named after the treasures hidden and found in video games, loot boxes are…

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How to Set a Table

Whether it’s a quiet supper for one or a dinner party for 12, setting a pretty table makes the occasion even more special. Break out your best china and polish the glassware; here’s a breakdown…

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How to Stock a Bar Cart

Learn how to stock a bar cart that is perfectly tailored to your personal taste and the cocktails you love to make. Staying in just got a lot more fun! Whether in a cupboard, cabinet,…

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These classic Oatmeal Raisin cookies are soft, chewy, and so delicious. And the recipe is a cinch! Not a raisin fan? I have tons of variations below, so try the one that sounds good. Raisins,…

30 minutes

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

People go wild for these No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars! They only take 5 ingredients and 10 minutes (plus chilling time) to make, and they take just seconds to disappear. This is my grandma’s recipe which…

3 hours 15 minutes

Ritz Cracker Cookies

Transform 4 ingredients into Ritz Cracker Cookies, one of the easiest no-bake desserts ever. Customize this Christmas cookie recipe with team colors or seasonal hues to make this an any-season sweet. More like a holiday…

30 minutes