When you love to bake, making your own birthday cake and having someone else clean up the kitchen is like a present to yourself. The hard part is choosing which cake to make.
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This quick cod recipe is baked in parchment paper packets and topped with a fast and easy compound parsley butter. Serve as dinner for two, or prepare the packets ahead for a big group.
Once you taste tomato butter, you may never go back to ketchup. Preserve the sweet and tart taste of a good tomato to use throughout winter.
These cream cheese cookies make a lovely tea cookie or light dessert.
For a light summer supper, serve up a dish of lady peas and tuck a few buttermilk hoe cakes alongside.
Green beans combined with the salty sweet taste of preserved radish will have even your children asking for seconds.
These cookies really are pure chocolate, the recipe calls for semisweet, unsweetened, and bittersweet chocolate. Roll them in confectioners sugar for a final sweet touch.
Graining cauliflower is a great alternative to rice, quinoa, or couscous. Pairing plums and proscuitto makes for a playful sweet, tart, and salty combination in this salad.
Matambre, an Argentine-style stuffed beef roast, brings back memories of university mates, vacations abroad, and the tantalizing prospect of uncovering family mysteries. Serve with a simple chimichurri sauce.
Pureeing the carrots beforehand, and adding coconut, walnuts, and pineapple make this carrot cake extra moist. Add cream cheese frosting and you have the perfect carrot cake, and a temptation for little hands.
Add a little confectioner's sugar to a basil pesto and use it as a sauce on sweet melon.
Egg whites and ricotta take these pancakes to new heights. Serve them with seasonal summer fruit and honey or syrup and bring a restaurant-style brunch to your kitchen table.
A slow-simmered dish like ratatouille makes perfect use of summer tomatoes and other fresh vegetables.
Pesto is a perfect summer flavor. Marinate shrimp in your favorite blend before grilling and serve up this tasty alternative to backyard burgers.
Sweet, salty, and a little bit smokey, grilled corn is one of summer's easiest side dishes.
Get a whiff of Elizabethan England with these orange, cinnamon, and date muffins.
A sister's trip to Hawaii inspired The Gourmand Mom to recreate Oahu's famous garlic shrimp.
Served warm, these pineapple muffins with a crunchy streusel topping is like having your own personal-sized pineapple upside down cake.