Modern Homecooking with a Midwestern Heart

Succulent, tender roasted rack of lamb can make a very special main course for any springtime celebration, and with a little advance prep, it’s quick to make, too. I use garlic, olive oil, and rosemary to make a delicious Mediterranean style rub that works perfectly with the lamb and will make your kitchen smell irresistible.

Roast Rack of Lamb Recipe

Succulent, tender roasted rack of lamb can make a very special main course for any springtime celebration, and…

Scalloped potatoes in a white baking dish.

Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

The cheesiest, creamiest, made from scratch Scalloped Potatoes are simple to make. All you have to do is…

The best Glazed Carrots are exactly like you remember them: golden, buttery, and tender, with just the right amount of sweetness. If you’re searching for easy Glazed Carrots for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any night of the year, you’ve come to the right place.

Glazed Carrots Recipe

The best Glazed Carrots are exactly like you remember them: golden, buttery, and tender, with just the right…

These Roasted Green Beans are flavored with lemon and garlic, then roasted to crisp-tender perfection! A fresh and easy side dish all year long.

Roasted Green Beans Recipe

Oven Roasted Green Beans are hard to resist, and like French fries, it’s almost impossible to eat just…

A simple method for roasting asparagus in the oven. The garlic adds an aromatic flavor, while the higher oven temperature cooks the asparagus quicker, meaning you will be able to enjoy your veggies sooner rather than later. The asparagus is so good for you, a shaving of Parmesan or any of your favorite cheese is definitely required!

How to Roast Asparagus

A simple method for roasting asparagus in the oven. The garlic adds an aromatic flavor, while the higher…

Here’s how to make biscuits that are so light and fluffy, they practically float off the plate right into your mouth. They’re seriously easy to make, too; you don’t even need a pastry blender to make the best biscuits ever—just a bowl and a spoon.

How to Make Biscuits

Here’s how to make biscuits that are so light and fluffy, they practically float off the plate right…

Hot cross buns on a white plate.

Hot Cross Buns Recipe

A pan of freshly baked Hot Cross Buns, made with an easy yeast dough that absolutely anyone can…

These Lemon Cookie Balls are inspired by seasonal lemon-flavored Oreos.  They are made like traditional Oreo Cookie balls but taste lighter and brighter, like lemon cheesecake. These balls require only 3 ingredients, but optional the decorations will add a pop of color to your holiday table!

Lemon Cookie Ball Recipe

This Lemon Cookie Ball Recipe is inspired by seasonal lemon-flavored Oreos.  They are made like traditional Oreo Cookie…

Carrot cake lovers, rejoice!  This is the carrot cake of your dreams, complete with a swoon-worthy cream cheese frosting. Make a towering layer cake, a batch of cupcakes for a bunch of little rabbits, or a bundt cake for your next book club!

Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot cake lovers, rejoice!  This is the carrot cake of your dreams, complete with a swoon-worthy cream cheese…

An angled shot of a decorated table with a traditional Easter feast.
Shrimp salad on a blue plate.

Shrimp Salad Recipe

Simple and so tasty, Shrimp Salad makes an ordinary day feel extra special. This classic recipe uses tender…

Cream cheese wontons on a black plate.

Cream Cheese Wontons Recipe

Delicious and addictive, Cream Cheese Wontons are crispy, creamy heaven with every bite. This Chinese takeout favorite is…

Skip the store-bought and make your own Mini Quiche! Try these 4 tasty combos or choose your own adventure. Make ahead/freezer friendly and great for kids! View Recipe
Hot cross buns on a white plate.

Hot Cross Buns Recipe

A pan of freshly baked Hot Cross Buns, made with an easy yeast dough that absolutely anyone can…

Chocolate lasagna slice on a white plate.

Chocolate Lasagna Recipe

Dreamy and easy Chocolate Lasagna has all the dessert flavors you need! An OREO crust, sweet cream cheese…

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