Greek Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Sometimes I need a Friday night to look like this. Tender, lamb meatballs filled with feta, pine nuts, mint, and cinnamon, bubbling in a bath of tomato sauce. Meatballs are a family favorite for a reason, and this Greek-style variation adds just a little twist to keep things interesting. The oregano and cinnamon gives them a summery,…

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German Apple Pancake

If your family loves pancakes (and of course they do), then they will certainly get excited about one that puffs up in the oven and tastes like apple pie. This custardy and flavorful German Apple Pancake is made from a simple batter poured over caramelized apples, then baked until golden brown- all within the convenience of…

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Happy Friday! So, funny story about this baked macaroni. I made it, snapped some photos, ate it for lunch, and got SO excited to write about it that I completely forgot to put it away in the fridge. So now it’s been hours later and I’m trying to decide if it’s still okay to eat….

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Bacon and White Cheddar Omelette

Some mornings, especially on weekends, I wake up and feel like a hearty, hot off the skillet breakfast. Those are usually the same mornings I don’t feel like spending much time prepping breakfast. So I whip out my cast iron skillet and let it do most of the work. This omelette is filled with crispy…

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Baked Apple Pancake

Time to whip out that heavy duty cast iron skillet. Baked apple pancake is my go-to breakfast for lazy Sunday mornings. The softened Granny Smith apples baked over a bed of caramelized sugars will have you scraping the bottom of the pot!

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler

Call it a slump, dump, sonker, or cobbler; it’s all-American goodness! I love making this for the 4th of July when blueberries are at their best. Fresh fruit baked with light and fluffy cobbler topped with vanilla ice cream makes a great summer treat.  This is best served warm, and as always, I prefer fresh lemon…

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