By Meal Type

Winter

Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Skillet Supper

This is one of those dinners we like to call half-homemade since we use a few easy, store-bought shortcuts that add up to one delicious supper. A half-homemade meal makes

Thanksgiving

Adrienne’s Sausage and Sage Stuffing (AKA my mom’s famous Thanksgiving side)

Over the years, I’ve always wanted to share this recipe here but my mom made it a challenge. It’s not like she didn’t want me to share it (although I

By Ingredient

Cranberry and Orange Hand Pies

The holidays are just around the corner (don’t panic!) and we’re already thinking about our menus. If we’ve learned anything from past experience (read: Total mental breakdown while wrapping presents.

Breakfast

Slow Cooker Overnight Rice Pudding

I always feel like the oldest chick in the room when I go for the rice pudding on a menu. Not that I see rice pudding a lot on menus

Dairy

Broccoli and Cheese Mini Frittata

Scarlett has been inundated with school projects lately. There was the science doozy about dwarf planets and the outer solar system, then the Day in the Life of Someone Else’s

Dinner

Maple Apple Pork Tenderloin

Ceri and I have been talking a lot about no recipe recipes–Methods for dishes like pancakes, pizza, grain bowls, risottos and other meals that you just have the ratios for

Dinner

Cornbread Topped Chili

A quick spin through the SPC archives confirms that we are big chili fans. We’ve got white, chickpea, lentil, slow cooker pork, slow cooker beef, chicken, a chili mac…. oh, yes,

Snacks & Desserts

Strawberry and Rhubarb Slab Pie

I’ve never been able to master a lattice pie. I didn’t have a grandmother who lovingly showed me the way to a gorgeous handmade pie. A savory cook, she shared

Vegetables

Broccoli and Cauliflower Waffled Fritters

I’ve often said feeding kids is about marketing so here’s another shining example of that message: “Hey kids, look at these cheesy waffles!” In reality, they’re fritters made with broccoli

Snacks & Desserts

Yogurt Bark

We first started making yogurt bark when we were in the recipe testing stage of our second book The School Year Survival Cookbook. It was going to be in our