Buttery and dense, this is my best banana bread. The riper the bananas, the better. My secret weapon. If baking is therapy, then this cake – like bread is as therapeutic to make as it is rewarding to eat. Why? It uses everyday ingredients you probably have in your pantry and fridge. Plus, it’s a […]
Make foolproof rice every time with this Perfect Basmati Rice Pilaf. Keep it plain or add pine nuts, peas and mint for a pop of color and crunch.
Simple ingredients like French green lentils, vegetables, broth, tomato paste and spices make a hearty, satisfying soup you’ll make again and again. This soup is a new version of my Quick Greek Lentil Soup. Think of it as a simple meal in a bowl you can customize to suit your taste. Add more cumin (and […]
Chocolate buttermilk cake crowned with chocolate pecan fudge icing makes this one legendary Texas sweet. My grandma Muzzy’s Texas Pecan Sheet Cake is our family’s all around favorite cake. Muzzy’s cake starred at Birthday parties, holidays, late breakfasts and weekend dinners. It’s easy to make by hand– no mixer required! For best flavor, use a […]