Learn how to make whipped cream with just 2 ingredients - 3 if you decide to add vanilla! It's an easy, delicious way to add a touch of homemade sweetness to cakes, pies, cupcakes, cheesecakes, trifles, drinks, and more!

How to Make Whipped Cream

Learn how to make whipped cream with just 2 ingredients – 3 if you decide to add vanilla! It’s an easy, delicious way to add a touch of homemade sweetness to cakes, pies, cupcakes,...

A platter of Irish Nachos is pub food at its finest; all the best parts of a loaded baked potato and Tex-Mex nacho ingredients come together in one glorious bite. This recipe is American fusion food at its best!

Irish Nachos (Potato Nachos)

A platter of Irish Nachos is pub food at its finest; all the best parts of a loaded baked potato and Tex-Mex nacho ingredients come together in one glorious bite. This recipe is American...

This easy recipe for Cilantro Lime Chicken is full of flavor and so easy for busy weeknights. Make a simple marinade with cilantro, lime, garlic, and spices, then cook it in a skillet or on the grill. Serve with my favorite Cilantro Lime Rice, grilled veggies, or tortillas for a fast and tasty dinner.

Cilantro Lime Chicken

This easy recipe for Cilantro Lime Chicken is full of flavor and so easy for busy weeknights. Make a simple marinade with cilantro, lime, garlic, and spices, then cook it in a skillet or...

If there's a box of Thin Mint cookies hidden in your desk drawer, or a gallon of chocolate mint ice cream in your freezer, this recipe for an old-fashioned Grasshopper Cocktail will make you leap for joy. Get shaking; the dreamy green Grasshopper is pure pleasure with every cocoa-minty sip.

Grasshopper Cocktail

If there’s a box of Thin Mint cookies hidden in your desk drawer, or a gallon of chocolate mint ice cream in your freezer, this recipe for an old-fashioned Grasshopper Cocktail will make you...

So simple and delicious, my favorite Split Pea Soup recipe is the ultimate winter comfort food that doesn’t break the bank. I make my split pea soup with bacon for a little bit of smokiness. It makes ALL the difference! 

Split Pea Soup

So simple and delicious, my favorite Split Pea Soup recipe is the ultimate winter comfort food that doesn’t break the bank. I make my split pea soup with bacon for a little bit of...

An easy method for toasting sesame seeds three ways: In the oven, on the stove, or in the microwave. You'll love the nutty flavor and golden brown color.  Add them to stir-frys, rice, salads, meat, fish, chicken, and even desserts!

How to Toast Sesame Seeds

An easy method for toasting sesame seeds three ways: In the oven, on the stove, or in the microwave. You’ll love the nutty flavor and golden brown color.  Add them to stir-frys, rice, salads,...

A delicious melting pot recipe that puts a Midwestern spin on a Louisiana Creole favorite, Wisconsin Style Jambalaya is packed full of tender chicken, shrimp, and regional sausage from America’s dairyland.

Wisconsin-Style Jambalaya

A delicious melting pot recipe that puts a Midwestern spin on a Louisiana Creole favorite, Wisconsin Style Jambalaya is packed full of tender chicken, shrimp, and regional sausage from America’s dairyland. Creole jambalaya, otherwise...

When you need a big, easy dinner, One Pot Cajun Pasta is all that and more. This creamy Cajun sausage pasta recipe is something you’ll want to return to again and again, just like New Orleans itself.

One Pot Cajun Pasta

When you need a big, easy dinner, One Pot Cajun Pasta is all that and more. This creamy Cajun sausage pasta recipe is something you’ll want to return to again and again, just like...

Hurricane Cocktail

This Hurricane Cocktail is a classic recipe from the French Quarter in New Orleans. Made with two kinds of rum, three kinds of juice, and grenadine, it’s sweet, fruity, and practically required for Mardi...

A sachet bag filled with herbs, spices, and other aromatics is an easy-as-it-gets way to add flavor to simmering soups, poaching liquids, or mulled wine. Grab the kitchen twine and some cheesecloth and let’s sachet!

How to Make a Sachet

A sachet bag filled with herbs, spices, and other aromatics is an easy-as-it-gets way to add flavor to simmering soups, poaching liquids, or mulled wine. Grab the kitchen twine and some cheesecloth and let’s...

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

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...

I can’t think of a better time to let your hair down and have a little fun; this fresh Strawberry Margarita can be the perfect way to get started. On the rocks or frozen, with a salted rim (or not), one sip of this beauty says “hello, weekend!”

Strawberry Margarita Recipe

I can’t think of a better time to let your hair down and have a little fun; this fresh Strawberry Margarita can be the perfect way to get started. On the rocks or frozen,...

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