Dixie Pie

This extra nutty twist on a pecan pie brings in a layer of chocolate and a bit of bourbon to make a deliciously decadent dessert.

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Creamy Chicken Poblano Soup – Adapting a Recipe To Our Taste

How do you take a recipe and make it your own? Which ingredient and method swaps are easy, and which might compromise the final result? Here I take you through my thought processes and the modifications that will turn a published recipe into one that is tailored to my family’s preferences. And in the end, we’ll enjoy a warm, spicy, delicious bowl of soup!

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Beer Bread / Cider Bread / Seltzer Bread

When you want some fresh bread with dinner, but you’re short on time, beer bread is the way to go. But there’s more than one way to mix it up! A dark beer like Guinness makes for a loaf that pairs incredibly well with beef; or mix in a sweet apple cider for a sweeter bread to accompany pork or chicken; or use seltzer water for a basic loaf that you can customize with a variety of mix-ins.

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