Mini Meat Loaves
Based on Ina Garten's fabulous recipe, these meat loaves pack huge comfort-food goodness in a small package. They're a great thing to serve at a dinner party. I mean, come on: Who wouldn't love a little meatloaf, made just for them?
Sunday Pot Roast (a.k.a. Beast in a Pot)
Pot roast is stick-to-your-ribs, winter home cooking at its coziest. It's also an economical way to feed a crowd when you're on a budget. All you need is a big hunk of beef, an even bigger pot, a handful of ingredients, and a little patience.
Bacon & Potato Leek Soup
http://tweetmeme.com/i/scripts/button.js Ah, soup weather in New England. The air in Salem is finally turning a little colder, at least in the evenings. There are few things I love more on a nippy night than having...
How to Make Pulled Pork in the Oven
I knew I wanted to make pulled pork. I also knew that our grill wasn't set up, and we don't have a smoker yet (yet!). I figured, "OK, it's a pork shoulder. I'll braise it." And that's where it all started.
Cajun Catfish Bites
Hands down, this is our favorite way to prepare catfish: Cut into chunks, coated with spicy breading, then shallow fried 'til golden brown.
Chipotle Lime Chicken Fingers with Sour Cherry Compote
Mmm, mmm, mmm. Give me a plate of these and a big glass of sangria and I'm a very happy mouse. These chicken fingers are a perfect foil for one of my favorite flavor...
Bacon, Basil & Tomato Pizza
Homemade pizza is one of my favorite ways to feed a crowd. This particular pizza combines two of my favorite things: bacon and cheese. Think of it as a mouthwatering take on a BLT in pizza form.
Super Simple French Fries (Crisp & Crunchy in Just One Step)
No soaking? Only one fry? Start the potatoes in cold (yes, cold) oil? Come on. I had to try it. And man, am I glad I did. Hands down, these are the easiest, most delicious fries I've ever made.
These noodles are one of my favorite things to bring to a picnic. They're a little salty, a little sweet, and only get better once they sit in the fridge overnight. They're super simple to...