Our favorite hearty soups and stews, perfect for cold winter days!
What's your go-to meal on cold, winter days? For us, it's always a hearty soup or stew. We love the fact that they're a whole meal in a bowl and make-ahead friendly. There's something so comforting about a pot of soup simmering away. We've rounded up some of our all-time favorites to inspire you. From chicken to beef, ...Read More →
This Orange Fennel Watercress Salad with Lemon Ginger Poppyseed Dressing is a heavenly combination of fresh, beautiful, seasonal ingredients!
As I wrote the above description of this Orange Fennel Watercress Salad I thought about how the combination of sweet juicy oranges and crisp, thin-sliced fennel is truly a match made in heaven. Although I love both oranges and fennel on their own, ...Read More →
This tender, flavorful Vietnamese Caramelized Pork, made with lean pork tenderloin, is much healthier than the classic Asian take-out favorite.
To be honest, I don't go back and make many of my own recipes very often. It's not because I don't like them, it's just that there are always scads of new recipes bubbling up in my brain that I have to try. Sadly, there isn't enough time in the ...Read More →
It's winter citrus season and we've rounded up some of our favorite recipes to inspire you!
We're starting a new series called "What to Eat Now" spotlighting the freshest, most delicious seasonal produce and/or the perfect recipes to cook, serve and enjoy right now. We hope you'll love these Winter Citrus recipes as well as all the upcoming "What to Eat Now" posts as much as we love ...Read More →
This moist, delicious, super easy carrot cake is made in the food processor. The best part? It takes 5 minutes, from start to the oven!
This moist, delicious, easy carrot cake wasn't exactly what I'd planned for today, but sometimes you just have to go with the flow.There are times when the best-laid plans go to the dogs. I've been working on a delicious one-bowl, super easy cake ...Read More →
An easy crowd pleaser, this Instant Pot (or oven) Black Bean Beef Tortilla Soup is loaded with healthy veggies and lots of delicious south of the border flavor!
I always have a hard time passing up a beautiful package of lean stew beef or roast at the grocery store, knowing it can be used for a variety of hearty, delicious soups, stews and chilis. Because of this, our freezer is usually ...Read More →
This Asian-inspired, Honey Coriander Make-Ahead Salmon is perfect for everyday-easy meals but also makes a fabulous entree for a dinner party.
This recipe is "just what the doctor ordered"! And guess what? In this case, you're the doctor - yes, you! In the Café Reader Survey from last January, one of the things most requested was "easy, dinner party-worthy" salads, meals, desserts, etc. ...Read More →
As a farewell to 2018, we checked our stats and shared YOUR favorite recipes of the year several days ago. Today, we thought it would be fun to highlight 10 of OUR favorites from the last twelve months. Although it was hard to choose just 10, these are some of the recipes that we'll be making again and again. They include a super versatile salad dressing ...Read More →
The favorite recipes from 2018 according to our readers!
It's hard to believe 2018 is coming to a close. As we reflect back on the year, we thought it would be fun to check our stats and round up the most popular recipes on our site - according to YOU! These recipes are tried and true and loved by you, our wonderful readers.Baking and bread recipes were among your favorites this ...Read More →
Make these delicious, easy cinnamon rolls at night (20 minutes) and wake your guests to a heavenly aroma no one will be able to resist!
This recipe for Overnight Easy Cinnamon Rolls is a little treasure, one of those super delicious, super easy recipes no one will believe takes 20 minutes to throw together. Perfect for overnight guests and special family breakfasts. Serve these rolls ...Read More →
Fresh, healthy and loaded with fabulous flavor, this Clementine Avocado Spinach Salad is a delicious way to celebrate the season!
To me, there's nothing like coming to the table and seeing a big, beautiful green salad that's loaded with fresh, vibrant-hued seasonal ingredients. This Clementine Avocado Spinach Salad is all that - and more!It starts with crisp, green spinach that's ...Read More →
An easy, super delicious appetizer that will bring wows! This make-ahead Roasted Red Pepper Goat Cheese Ball is party-perfect!
You wouldn't think I'd have much trouble giving this recipe a name. It's just a cheeseball with roasted red peppers and goat cheese as the star ingredients. Maybe I overthink things, but I really did struggle a bit. Should it be called Roasted Red Pepper Goat ...Read More →