This skinny yet creamy and cheesy stovetop mac and cheese is my go-to version. The cheese sauce only requires a few ingredients and, with only a heaped cup of cheese, you’ll get a thick and velvety sauce with all the cheese flavor. Compared to regular mac and cheese recipes, this is a quarter of the cheese usually needed!
It only takes 4 main ingredients and 15 minutes to make this quick and creamy tomato soup recipe. This is one of my favorite weeknight meals year-round! Made from pantry staples, this tomato soup is perfect for cold days during fall and winter or any time for a cozy evening. It’s even more perfect if served with a grilled cheese sandwich.
This has been my go-to pancake recipe for years. Thick and fluffy pancakes with bursting blueberry pockets. Who wouldn’t love that? The recipe is simple, fuss-free, and only needs one bowl and a few ingredients. I love to add the blueberries directly to the pancake batter but if you don’t have blueberries on hand, or if they are not in season, simply use frozen berries or omit them. The pancakes… continue reading »
Traditional Austrian plum dumplings, known as Zwetschkenknödel, are great as a dessert, or a sweet and meatless main course. I love to eat them for lunch! Plum dumplings are common throughout Central and Eastern Europe. Being Austrian, I grew up eating plum dumplings every late summer and fall. These dumplings are made by stuffing damsons or small plums into a potato-based dough. Then they are simmered in water and covered… continue reading »
Homemade amaretto liqueur made with only 3 ingredients: apricot pits, vodka, and sugar. It’s a quick and fuss-free recipe for amaretto: Let the pits steep in vodka, add sugar and that’s it. The addictive marzipan-almond flavored liqueur is perfect to drizzle over ice cream, to add to desserts, cakes, cookies, and pancakes, or to drink as a digestif – I’m sure you’ll love it. This DIY amaretto makes a great… continue reading »
My favorite homemade fermented salsa – ready in 2 days. For this salsa, you don’t need any fermentation skills, nor special equipment or any starter culture. Just veggies and salt, that’s it. It is super easy to make! This fruity salsa with tomatoes pairs well with just about anything – think cheese boards, tortilla chips or for BBQ.
This strawberry shortcake is one of the easiest homemade desserts to prepare. Ever. Juicy, fresh strawberries macerated in sugar, spooned over soft whipped cream, set on a flaky and tender biscuit. The shortcake is super simple to prepare – the dough comes together in minutes! Plus, it is perfect for any occasion – think potlucks, birthdays, large gatherings with family or friends.