Popovers in a Muffin Tin


Michele says: Have you ever had a popover?  If you haven’t, you’re missing out on one of my all-time favorite sides for a Sunday roast.  Crispy and crunchy outside with an airy inside, popovers are the perfect utensil for transporting gravy from plate to mouth.  Like Yorkshire puddings without the pan drippings, popovers are simple to make with … [Read more...]

Picnic Perfect: Potato Salad

Potato Salad

Dear Home Ec 101: My neighborhood will soon be throwing their annual blockparty. I don't want anyone to know that I can't cook for beans. Do you have a recipe for me? Please don't tell me just to go to the deli and put it in a new bowl. I want to try, but I'm busy and I need something I can make the night before. Oh, and I'm vegetarian but eggs … [Read more...]

Plato’s Potato Salad Recipe – The Requisite Summer Cookout Side Dish

Potato Salad - better and cheaper than the deli

Bobbie says: Am I the only one who thinks a summer cookout just doesn't seem right without potato salad? Whether you're planning a barbecue for the July Fourth Independence Day here in the states, or planning a small family picnic; this easy potato salad recipe will round out the menu nicely. I had a fear of making potato salad for a while. … [Read more...]

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Brusssels Sprouts with Bacon Recipe

Heather says: We love oven-roasted Brussels sprouts in our home. This variation on the classic takes advantage of bacon and all of its wonderful flavor. Make more of these Brussels sprouts than you think you could possibly consume. Just trust me, this is especially true for holiday dinners. Oh it's a vegetable, who wants vegetables on … [Read more...]

Easy Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

Greek Pasta Salad - feta in rearview mirror may be smaller than than it appears

Bobbie says: Long, long ago, in a galaxy state far, far away, we lived near a lovely deli and in this lovely deli they sold an incredible Greek Pasta Salad at a price that was too high to buy it often, but low enough that I would occasionally indulge in a half-pint container. Determined to re-create it at home, I wrote down all the obvious … [Read more...]