Modern Homecooking with a Midwestern Heart

A photo of a hurricane cocktail in a clear glass.

Hurricane Cocktail Recipe

This Hurricane Cocktail is a classic recipe from the French Quarter in New Orleans. Made with two kinds…

It's Mardi Gras and I'm dreaming of the wonderful, sweet scent of beignets! But why travel to New Orleans and Cafe du Monde to grab these sugary delights when you can recreate the magic in your home kitchen? Make your best cafe au lait and get ready to be covered with powdered sugar.  Don’t worry, it’s totally worth it!

Beignets Recipe

It’s Mardi Gras and I’m dreaming of the wonderful, sweet scent of beignets! But why travel to New…

The Best Pecan Pie has a flavorful, balanced filling that isn't too sweet and a flaky, buttery crust that never gets soggy. Learn the secrets to both!

The Best Pecan Pie Recipe

The Best Pecan Pie has a flavorful, balanced filling that isn’t too sweet and a flaky, buttery crust…

An easy recipe for Southern Biscuits and Gravy. Flaky buttermilk biscuits made from scratch and topped with a rich creamy sausage gravy! Classic comfort food that tastes better than you remember.

Biscuits and Gravy Recipe

If you’ve ever heard the phrase “love you like biscuits and gravy,” you might be able to guess…

If you can’t find your way to a beach this summer, you can make the beach come to you with this sheet pan clam bake, loaded with fresh shrimp, littleneck clams, potatoes, chorizo, and corn. Even better, it all bakes up in one pan for minimal cleanup. Spread a blanket out in the backyard—it’s time for a clam bake!
Twice baked potatoes on a white platter.

Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe

A true steakhouse classic, Twice Baked Potatoes are doubly delicious and easy to make ahead. These show stealers…

Once you learn how to make pancakes from scratch, you'll never buy a box mix again! Using ingredients you already have in your kitchen, whip up the fluffiest, tastiest pancakes around, with or without syrup. View Recipe
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