When I think fall and winter baking with chocolate, I reach for rich, decadent flavors – and hazelnuts.
Ferrero Rocher chocolates are one of my favorites, and while they are available year-round, I always develop a taste for them when the weather turns crisp and cool. With their delectable hazelnut center, they embody flavors of Thanksgiving and the holidays.Read More »
Breakfast is a big deal at my house, as is good Southern fare.
I was a long-time breakfast denier. No breakfast. Never. It wasn’t until college that I started enjoying cereal and waffles, and I wouldn’t touch a pancake prior to the last two years. And I’m still not a big fan of a number of breakfast foods. Pork sausage. No, thanks. Eggs served any way you make them. No, no, no.
However, my husband adores breakfast in all its forms, and for the sake of domestic bliss, I needed to find breakfast recipes that worked for both of us. You know, something more than having a cup of coffee together, another item that we both have very different tastes on. First, there was Dark Chocolate Scones. Then, there was Sunday Morning Pancakes. But these hot turkey sausage balls are just for him.Read More »
Popovers make the perfect partner to a great meal. These hollow, light rolls made in muffin tins jazz up what could otherwise be a mundane everyday meal.
When I was reading and falling in love with The Homemade Kitchen, I think its author, Alana Chernila, put it best. She writes, “I have one back-pocket recipe that can save any breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Special birthday breakfast on a school morning when we have to get out at 7:00 a.m.? Popovers. A soup pulled from the freezer that not quite as delicious as I remember it? Serve with popovers.”Read More »