Weihnachtsbrot

Weihnachtsbrot

This past Christmas, I made some recipes out of a vintage cookbook from the mid 1960s called Jingle Bells and Pastry Shells. I love these old books with their illustrations and stories about the recipes! This recipe is for a semi-sweet Christmas cake/bread, full of 

Chocolate Cream Roll

Chocolate Cream Roll

Not too long ago, Stephan and I were binge-watching The Great British Baking Show, and I was seriously digging the episodes where the contestants were making cream rolls. Having made cream rolls and jelly rolls before with varying degrees of success, I felt bad for 

Creamy Asparagus Brunch Pockets

Creamy Asparagus Brunch Pockets

I found a similar recipe years ago that was listed as part of a spring luncheon menu. Modern ingredients like refrigerated crescent rolls make it much quicker and easier, and the sprinkle of sesame seeds on top give it a nice nutty crunch! This recipe 

Greek White Bean and Feta Burgers

Greek White Bean and Feta Burgers

When I was a vegetarian, I tried lots of different veggie burgers–commercially made, grain-based burgers, bean burgers, Impossible burgers, Beyond Meat burgers–you name it. Even now that I can eat poultry and seafood again, I still love a good veggie burger. I often make black 

Any-Season Applesauce Cake

Any-Season Applesauce Cake

I love apple season! We always end up buying tons of fresh, crunchy apples to eat and bake with, but by mid-winter, some of them start to get a little past their prime. Easy fix–make applesauce! This simple cake goes together in a snap, but 

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

This post may contain affiliate links which cost you nothing, but may earn me a small commission. I love Autumn! It’s hands-down my favorite season (Halloween!!!) Because I live in the south (sort of), we don’t get those crisp days where you get to wear 

Irish Soda Bread Mini Loaves

Irish Soda Bread Mini Loaves

This post contains affiliate links, which cost you nothing but may earn me a small commission. I’m a big fan of homemade bread. Quick breads, yeast breads, biscuits–doesn’t matter. I’ve been making a soda bread for about 25 years that you bake in a springform 

Cabbage Un-Rolls

Cabbage Un-Rolls

This post may contain affiliate links which cost you nothing, but may earn me a small commission. The first time I had cabbage rolls was at my grandfather’s funeral in 1996. It was January. In Cleveland. There was A LOT of snow on the ground, 

Italian Batter Bread

Italian Batter Bread

This post may contain affiliate links that cost you nothing but may earn me a small commission. During the shutdown of 2020, I baked a lot of bread. A LOT of bread. I always have flour in the pantry, but I had to order yeast 

1960s Pineapple-Coconut Cake

1960s Pineapple-Coconut Cake

When I was a kid, my mom had one of those spiral-bound cookbooks (the kind a lot of churches used to sell) that was filled with recipes from women who had submitted their best dishes for consideration. There were few photos of finished dishes, and