Czech Kolacky with Poppy Seed Filling

Czech Kolacky are flaky, golden brown rounds of cream cheese pastry filled with a sweetened poppy seed filling. They are a perfect addition to your Christmas cookie platter! These delicate … Read more

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The Best Rosh Hashanah Honey Cake

This easy honey cake for Rosh Hashanah is perfect—beautifully moist in the center, crisp around the edge, and full of rich, sweet honey flavor.

A low angle horizontal shot of blueberry clafoutis on a spoon. In the background there is a blurred out ramekin of blueberry clafoutis topped with powdered sugar.

5-Ingredient Blueberry Clafoutis for Two

Blueberry Clafoutis is a delicious spin on a classic, easy French dessert. This fruit-studded, custard-based sweet is crazy easy to make with just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep.

Buttermilk bread baked and just out of the pan

Buttermilk Bread Just Like Mom Never Made

Buttermilk Bread is the perfect foil for a BLT, a turkey club, a PB&J, or a Bombay Sandwich. It’s also great for toast or just spread with a bit of butter, jam, or Quince Jelly. Or even just eaten all by itself. What I’m saying is, Buttermilk Bread is about to become your new best friend.

Buttermilk bread baked and just out of the pan
Easy buttermilk bread, perfect for sandwiches, bread pudding, or just spreading with butter

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Two mini blueberry pies baked and ready to eat, with fresh blueberries scattered around them

Mini Blueberry Pie for Two

Mini blueberry pie is everything I love about cooking desserts for two. Crisp, flaky pie crust, juicy fresh summer blueberries, made into mini pies in the perfect proportions to satisfy two people.

Mini blueberry pie with two forks and lots of fresh blueberries

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Easy Homemade Thai Curry Puffs

If you’ve never tried Thai curry puffs (or Malaysian or a Singaporean curry puffs), then you have some important eating to do. Sinking your teeth into the decadent, flaky crust is just the beginning. The spiced filling—usually including tender potatoes and plump green peas, with curry, onions, garlic, and sometimes ground meat—is the main event.

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Homemade Pita Bread

Homemade pita bread is surprisingly easy to make. It’s a simple yeast dough left to rise briefly. And it bakes up into deliciously puffy pita pockets. They are perfect for … Read more

Gluten Free Pie Crust

Gluten-free pie crust has been a source of frustration and many a mediocre meal for my family since my husband cut wheat from his diet. But at last, I’ve finally … Read more