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Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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Individual Baked Pears with Dulce De Leche

These individual baked pears with homemade dulce de leche are a simple, elegant way to end a festive meal.  The Bosc pears are poached until tender in a sweet syrup that's fragrant with cinnamon, ginger,...
Elderberry Syrup The Hungry Mouse 2

Best recipes for cold and flu season

With everything that's going on in the world right now, I feel like I need to be extra prepared this winter. Here are my favorite, best recipes for cold and flu season.  I'm not a...
Foil baked lamb shank at The Hungry Mouse

Foil Baked Lamb Shanks

These foil-baked lamb shanks are a great way to turn a fairly humble and inexpensive piece of meat into a luscious feast fit for a king.  They also make the most amazing, cold-weather carnivore comfort...
Easy Cheesy Fried Eggs

Easy, Cheesy Eggs

These easy cheesy eggs are my go-to, got-home-late, totally starving, missed lunch and need food in my face STAT dinner. Ditto that with a middle of the night snack. Basically, you have fried eggs, topped with...

How to Roast a Leg of Lamb

Intimidated by how to roast a leg of lamb? Don't be. It's deceptively simple to do. This post will teach you how to buy a leg of lamb, guide you through the whole roasting process...

Icelandic Cod En Papillote (Parchment Baked Fish Steaks)

Baking fish en papillote is one of my favorite things to make when we have guests over. Mad love to my dear friend Chef Eric for brainstorming this simple, Asian-inspired holiday dish with me over...

Creating the Perfect Charcuterie Board

If you've hang out at The Mouse House with any regularity, chances are you've seen a charcuterie board or two (or ten). It's been a signature entertaining move for years, and will always be one...

How to Cook Chanterelle Mushrooms

Hands down, chanterelle mushrooms are one of my favorite mushrooms on the planet. Let's talk about chanterelle mushrooms, how to buy them, and how to store and cook them once you get them home.    What...

Best Fudge Brownies

Any brownie recipe that starts with over a pound of butter and chocolate has my vote.  Hands down, these are the best brownies I think I've ever made.  For this recipe, I very slightly adapted Ina...

Maple Bacon Whiskey Donuts

You guys. YOU GUYS. We're in donut heaven over here.  So apparently, we totally missed the ball on National Donut Day last week.  We apologize!  But we're making up for it today.  May we present our favorite donut on...