Guinness Chocolate Wacky Cake with Irish Cream Frosting

An ultra-chocolatey cake made with Guinness beer & topped with a fluffy Irish Cream Frosting. Incredibly Quick and Easy, and OH SO DELICIOUS! This will be the recipe you claim as the secret one, handed down from your great-grandmother!

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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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Chili in a bowl with cheese and corn chips

The Ultimate 3-Chili Chili

A big bowl of deep red chili, every spoonful full of bites of beef, creamy beans, and warm spices. Three different types of chili peppers bring their own unique flavors to the game … jalapenos for brightness, Anaheims for tangy spice, and chipotles for a smokey heat. Whether you serve it with corn chips, sour cream, or cornbread, you’ll find yourself going back over and over again for just a “few more bites.”

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