Super moist and delicious, these easy One Bowl Buttermilk Bran Muffins roll out of the oven with rounded, bakery-style, tops!
I found a little treasure, polished it up just a bit and couldn't wait to share it with you! These are the best bran muffins we've ever had and I love that they're decently healthy too.If you check out the ingredient list for most muffins, you'll quickly ...Read More →
This Strawberry Spinach Salad is pretty as a picture. The Basil Dressing and Sweet, Spicy Glazed Pistachios are the crowning glory!
I've been teasing you with promises of this Strawberry Spinach Salad for the last two weeks. But it was for good reason! The Lemon Basil Poppy Seed Dressing can be used with so many other salads, as well as a delicious sauce for grilled entreés and ...Read More →
These really are the best ever homemade flour tortillas, no one can believe how easy and delicious they are!
This Best Ever Homemade Flour Tortillas recipe has been a long time coming, years actually. I've been trying out recipes for homemade flour tortillas for what seems like forever - but I've never been thrilled with any of them. Definitely not thrilled enough to blog them - too ...Read More →
Dress up a salad in minutes with this easy tutorial on how to make cucumber flowers. Plus a recipe for the best cucumber salad ever!
I've been having fun making salads this spring with these pretty cucumbers. It's not a fancy technique, but they make a splashy statement in a salad. There's always lots of oohs and aahs when I serve a salad with these cheerful little cukes. I've learned a ...Read More →
This beautiful Lemon Basil Poppy Seed Dressing is bursting with vibrant flavor. It's fabulous drizzled over salads, entrees and veggies!
After the first taste, I knew this Lemon Basil Poppy Seed Dressing would become my go-to dressing for the upcoming season (and beyond). I love that it's vibrantly delicious, so easy to make, comes together in minutes and has a short and super simple ...Read More →
This Mexican Corn and Bean Salad is wonderful for potlucks, with chips and makes a fabulous side for sandwiches and grilled entreés.
I might be showing my Wisconsin roots by saying this, but I could eat this Mexican Corn and Bean Salad till "the cows come home". For those of you who aren't from the Midwest, that means it's addictively delicious and difficult to resist. On top of that, ...Read More →
These delicious Spring Shortbread Cookies are crisp, buttery and have a simple decorating technique that's fun to do with kids!
I love the versatility of shortbread and these Spring Shortbread Cookies are one more example of the myriad of ways this simple dough can be used. With Easter right around the corner and vibrant spring exploding all around, they're also a beautiful, delicious ...Read More →
This fresh, vibrant easy salsa is loaded with delicious South of the Border flavor and comes together in less than 10 minutes.
Scott and I are spending 10 days in Texas and we can't seem to get enough of the fabulous Tex-Mex cuisine this area of the country is famous for. Along with other regional specialties, we've already tried lots of different salsas, each one unique and delicious in ...Read More →
This Ridiculously Easy Rosemary Bread definitely earns its ridiculously easy name but, even better... it's ridiculously delicious!
When my husband (who has an award-winning sweet tooth) says that he could eat more bread instead of dessert, you know it's a huge hit. And when that bread happens to be this Ridiculously Easy Rosemary Bread that takes 5 minutes to prep, 10 minutes to shape ...Read More →
No one will believe these delicious, make-ahead, dinner-party-worthy Blender Chocolate Pots de Crème took 5-minutes of hands-on time.
You probably think I'm spoofing when I say these fabulous Blender Chocolate Pots de Crème take five minutes of hands-on time. Set a timer and see for yourself, they're unbelievably quick to throw together. On top of that, the five minutes of labor will ...Read More →
Sweet and spicy, this Pineapple Habanero Pepper Jelly is delicious on cheese trays and makes a wonderful grilling glaze.
I have to blame, or maybe a better word is "thank", Scott for the inspiration for this Pineapple Habanero Pepper Jelly. Yes, "thank" is definitely a better word!We were out grocery shopping several weeks ago, a few days before we were planning to leave town for ...Read More →
Fresh veggies, Feta, olives, cannellini beans, pearl pasta, and a vibrant, easy dressing - this might be the best Greek salad ever!
Greek salads are frequent flyers at The Café - we love the bright, vibrant flavors and the array of wonderful fresh ingredients that can be incorporated into these Mediterranean-inspired salads. This time, I substituted microgreens for the traditional ...Read More →