Thanksgiving: Easy Cornbread dressing

This recipe for simple cornbread stuffing is my favorite stuffing recipe to date. Growing up, stuffing always seemed like a throw away dish. It was just bland, mushy bread after all. Cornbread stuffing, on the other hand, is neither bland or a throwaway. I love how the sweetness of the cornbread pairs with savory vegetables […]

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Thanksgiving: Easy Make-Ahead Mushroom Gravy

Thanksgiving Recipes: Part Deux! I love this easy mushroom gravy because it can be completely made ahead, unlike most gravies. It also goes really well with a lot of different proteins. I’ve served this with a beef tenderloin, chicken, turkey, and pork cutlets. All were delicious. So enjoy this wonder sauce America and Happy Thanksgiving! […]

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Pumpkin Spice Brownies

It’s fall y’all, which means there’s been an explosion of pumpkin-spice goodies (or garbage, depending on how you feel about pumpkin). Though I’ve personally never been partial to the pumpkin spice latte (coffee should taste like coffee, not a Jack-O-Lantern), I am partial to this recipe for pumpkin spice brownies. The bitter dark chocolate brownie […]

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Basics 101: Customizing Cookies Part II

Warning: Proceed with Caution! So you’ve locked in your base dough and you’ve done some cookie experimentation. Ready to move onto some AP level baking? Here ya go. This part is where things get tricky. If you’ve followed the previous post, then you’ve already changed the flavorings, but have yet to change the integral structure […]

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Basics 101: Customizing Cookies Part I

The very first thing one needs for creating any cookie is a good base dough. A cookie base is usually  some combination of sugar, flour, fat, leavening agent,  flavoring, filling, and egg (with the exception of shortbread and some other British “biscuit” varieties). How do you get a good base dough you might ask? You […]

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Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

The traditional buttermilk biscuit is a cornerstone of classic Southern cooking. For the longest time, though, I just never understood the hype. Despite being born south of the Mason-Dixon line, biscuits were never something I grew up eating or particularly craved (breakfast tacos, on the other hand, are a lifelong obsession). Then I went to […]

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