Choose Your Own Adventure Cookies

Pick Your Mixins - A Spork in the Road - pin now, make them tonight

This is the most-versatile cookie recipe you’ll ever have access to. It has been a lifesaver during prep for Hurricane Irma, because it lends itself to making many types of cookies in a short amount of time, without having to make several batters. This is especially nice if you have kids, too, because then they can choose their own flavor…

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Quick & Easy Souvlaki Salad

pork souvlaki salad with tzatziki

For the next few weeks, I am borrowing some friends’ kitchens as I get ready for my move across the country. Most people I know are ecstatic that I want to cook in their homes, and there’s usually a request or two for something they don’t normally have. I try to use what they already have, and this time we…

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Red, White, and Blueberry Fluff

Red, White & Blueberry Jello Fluff Salad - PIN NOW, MAKE IT THIS WEEKEND!

Whenever I make Gelatin Fluff [salad], I have this vision in my head of people breaking into song and dance while the people and the gelatin jiggle the afternoon away. How long does gelatin jiggle in the heat, though, really? And forget eating hot gelatin. That’s just…mmm…warm jiggly fruit drink. Sadly, no matter how many times I try to start…

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Making Kaiser Rolls and Martha’s Scones

Once in a while, I find a recipe so incredible that I use it without any modification, or my modification doesn’t justify trying to distinguish it from the famous person who made it first. In this case, I had a mini-retreat, and have two recipes that fit the title: Kaiser rolls, and Martha Stewart’s Cranberry Scones. Making bread is my…

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Easy Peasy Peach Cobbler

I have been in Prague for a week, and hadn’t done much cooking until last night. My hosts are incredibly gracious, and I am a lucky lady, because they insist on showing me the Prague they know. That means eating everywhere they love, and I am so happy they have been showing me the city. I have had the wonderful…

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Cheesy Garlic Soda Biscuits

Cheesy Garlic Soda Biscuits

These cheesy garlic soda biscuits are a favorite of mine. I make several variations using different spices and cheeses, and sometimes they are a top or bottom crust to a savory dish. I encourage you to experiment with this recipe.  A little housekeeping: these biscuits are dense, and don’t rise much while cooking. They are done when they are golden-brown….

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Savory Sausage and Leek Cobbler

As you might imagine, I’m somewhat limited in what ingredients I have access to in Prague. The local store next to the home I am staying in doesn’t have much selection. It’s a little like if 7-Eleven were an affordable option to buy groceries. There are a finite number of ingredients available, unless I want to ride the tram closer…

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3 Ingredient No-Bake Almond Butter Oat Squares

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures. I don’t know about you, but I often find myself out and about quite a bit more than I am home during the warm months…when I’m not traveling full-time. Because of that, I would rather bring food with me most of the time, because as we all know, eating…

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Springtime is the Best Time for Tzatziki

Summer is my favorite season. I would love to live somewhere it’s summer year ’round. However, there’s just something about spring that makes my soul come alive. Everything is brand new, growing, fresh, and aglow with what’s to come. It makes sense that tzatziki is my favorite sauce for the season. You start with a clean palette of plain Greek…

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