1-Hour Dinner Rolls

Whether you need a quick dinner roll for Thanksgiving or a perfect accompaniment to pulled pork, these fluffy, flavorful dinner rolls are sure to please.

Santa Lucia Sweet Saffron Buns

Santa Lucia Sweet Saffron Buns

On Friday morning, Swedish daughters everywhere will be rising early to serve their families strong coffee and warm saffron buns. They’ll wear a wreath of candles on their heads and as the family gathers, they’ll sing carols together (my favorite part). Through the day, they’ll look for opportunities to do small acts of kindness and…

DIY Yellow Cake Mix

Make your own DIY cake mix and avoid the heavy load of preservatives found in store-bought varieties. Homemade cake mix saves money too. My, oh my.

Classic Cherry Clafoutis

Classic Cherry Clafoutis

Classic cherry clafoutis is a scrumptious homage to delectable summer fruit – and it’s well worth the few minutes it takes to pull together. Whether it’s for breakfast or dessert, it deserves a place on your summer table!

Real Food Makeover: Pigs in a Blanket

Real Food Makeover: Pigs in a Blanket

Last month, I asked our newsletter subscribers to send me recipes they wished they could make with real food instead of buying them at the store. Basically – a real food makeover of your favorite recipes. I received dozens of e-mails, but very surprisingly, many of the same recipes were requested several times over. Evidently…

Homemade Cheerios

Homemade Cheerios

Homemade Cheerios are healthier than the commercial version and easy to make! This informative article includes two recipes and more information than you can shake a toy at.

Sourdough Santa Lucia Buns

Sourdough Santa Lucia Buns

Saffron buns are the traditional sweet roll served on Santa Lucia Day, a Swedish celebration of light on one of the darkest days of the year. This sourdough dough is soft and gorgeous and can be enjoyed anytime!

Cranberry Coffee Cake

Cranberry Coffee Cake

Cranberry coffee cake is a lovely seasonal treat – be it for an excuse to sit with a cup of coffee in the afternoon or for a sweet treat for Sunday morning.

Sunday Morning Slow Cooker Bread Pudding

Sunday Morning Slow Cooker Bread Pudding

Making bread pudding in the slow cooker makes serving up hearty comfort food an absolute cinch. Whether it’s sweet or savory, it’s for breakfast, dessert, or anytime!

Sourdough English Muffins

Sourdough English Muffins

Sourdough English muffins are the easiest sourdough project I’ve found yet! They require no oven, are especially yummy when toasted, and are a new favorite at our Saturday brunch table.

Sourdough Reuben Picnic Buns

Sourdough Reuben Picnic Buns

These sourdough reuben buns make the delicious satisfaction of the beloved Reuben sandwich transportable, perfect for school lunches, hikes, and day trips!

Matcha Shortbread

Matcha Shortbread

These delicious, green-hued shortbread cookies are sure to please as a sweet treat on St. Patrick’s Day.

Sourdough Carrot Cake

Sourdough Carrot Cake

This scrumptious sourdough carrot cake is moist, just slightly sweet, and very celebratory. The sourdough makes the flour more easily digestible without any sour taste.

How to Make Almond Paste

How to Make Almond Paste

This simple almond paste tastes like it came straight off the confectioner’s worktable in the old-world and it’s just the right texture to knead and shape as desired.

Apple & Oatmeal Crumble Bars

Apple & Oatmeal Crumble Bars

Kids are natural cooks, and despite the mess it may cause, these Apple & Oatmeal Crumble Bars are simple enough that most 8-12 year olds will be able to make them by themselves.