Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

This installment of the Barefoot Bloggers comes courtesy of Sabrina and Alexander of Cooking with the Kids, who have chose Ina’s Jalepeño Cheddar Cornbread, which is featured in the Barefoot Contessa at Home cookbook....

Parmesan Chicken

Parmesan Chicken

Another Thursday installment of the Barefoot Bloggers, and this Thursday features Ina Garten’s Parmesan Chicken, a wonderful selection from Megan of My Baking Adventures. Chicken pounded thin, coated in a traditional breading of flour,...

French Chocolate Brownies

French Chocolate Brownies

*Note to self: Let brownies cool before taking pictures, they would look less messy! Wow. Just wow. With all due respect to Ina’s Outrageous Brownies, these French Chocolate Brownies have trumped and become my...

Herbed-Baked Eggs

Herbed-Baked Eggs

Yes, yes, I have joined yet another baking group. This one, Barefoot Bloggers, was started by Tara of Smells Like Home, and is devoted to cooking/baking Ina Garten recipes twice a month. I was...

Instant Pancake Mix for Buttermilk Pancakes

Instant Pancake Mix for Buttermilk Pancakes

My search for the perfect from-scratch pancake has eluded me for some time. Some of the recipes have been way too loaded with butter, and others have resulted in curdled butter when mixing together...

Lighter Chicken Parmesan

Lighter Chicken Parmesan

Not too long ago, after I fell in love with Cook’s Illustrated magazine, I began recording the America’s Test Kitchen show on PBS. I have really enjoyed watching many of the recipes being made,...

Chicken Fajita Enchiladas

Chicken Fajita Enchiladas

I have seen enchiladas popping up on a number of blogs recently, and have never had them, so I decided to make them for dinner Friday night. I absolutely loved these – they (and...

Daring Bakers: Cheesecake Truffles

Daring Bakers: Cheesecake Truffles

And squares. I love cheesecake. It’s my favorite dessert, and I will eat it in just about any form. Rolled in a ball and dipped in chocolate? Bring ’em on! More about the challenge,...

Fresh Orange Cream Tart

Fresh Orange Cream Tart

My first tart, hooray! I am in awe of the beauty of the fluted buttery crust! This week’s Tuesday With Dorie recipe was chosen by Mary of Starting From Scratch. Her choice was The...

The Perfect Party Cake

The Perfect Party Cake

  And perfect it was. This was no surprise, given that this is a Dorie Greenspan recipe. Thanks to Tuesdays With Dorie I have become a huge Dorie fan, and have found that all...