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Soft and Fluffy Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

October 14, 2020

You love fluffy cinnamon rolls hot out of the oven for breakfast? Then make them ahead and bake in the morning. With this recipe, you can enjoy freshly baked cinnamon rolls without doing all the cooking in the morning. The recipe makes big, soft and fluffy cinnamon rolls to die for!

Thick and Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

September 25, 2020

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… continue reading »

Fermented Tomato Peach Salsa (beginner-friendly)

July 26, 2020

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. Fermented Tomato Peach Salsa (beginner-friendly) was last modified: September 2nd, 2020 by… continue reading »

The easiest Strawberry Shortcake

June 30, 2020

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. The easiest Strawberry Shortcake was last modified: July… continue reading »

Puffy Savory Dutch Baby with Cheese

May 1, 2020

This super-puffy savory Dutch Baby with cheese and fresh herbs is a true game changer. The batter puffs up incredibly, it is airy and crisp. The fresh herbs and cheese on top make it a perfect dish for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or even dinner. Puffy Savory Dutch Baby with Cheese was last modified: October 6th, 2020 by Ursula

Rosemary Gin Fizz

June 6, 2019

This rosemary gin fizz is classy, fancy, perfect for a crowd, easy to make and drink, and above all: super tasty! Having said that, it fits for every occasion and season. Think outdoor summer parties or fancy holiday gatherings. Rosemary Gin Fizz was last modified: June 7th, 2019 by Ursula

The Best Egg Salad Sandwich, no Mayo

May 8, 2019

This is it! My favorite egg salad sandwich of all time. It is rich and creamy (all without mayo), yet slightly tangy due to lemon juice, mustard, and sour cream. A tablespoon of chive adds some fresh and bright flavors. These are all the ingredients you’ll need – plus the bread and eggs.   For a fresh and crunchy bite, I always add baby spinach. Field salad or arugula make… continue reading »

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

April 24, 2019

This carrot cake is moist, tender and coated with the most luscious cream cheese frosting (no butter, low-sugar). I particularly love this cake for Easter but of course, it’s a classic year round.   Usually, a classic cream cheese frosting consists of cream cheese, butter, and a lot of icing sugar – typically 3-4 cups. I entirely omitted the butter for this recipe and greatly reduced the amount of sugar…. continue reading »

New Orleans Beignets

March 4, 2019

Soft and fluffy beignets, lavishly covered with powdered sugar. Isn’t that something we can all get onboard with?   These New Orleans-style donuts, called beignets, have been my favorite breakfast during our trip to Louisiana. This pastry is made of yeasted dough that is deep-fried, and finally dusted with icing sugar before served. New Orleans Beignets was last modified: March 4th, 2019 by Ursula

Perfect Crispy Baked Potato Wedges

February 18, 2019

This is my go-to recipe for perfect crispy potato wedges baked in the oven – restaurant-style. They are crispy on the outside and fluffy in the middle. You’ll need only a few simple ingredients and they are ready in no time. Plus: They only need a small amount (1.5 – 2 tablespoons) of oil. Perfect Crispy Baked Potato Wedges was last modified: March 25th, 2019 by Ursula

Pulled Buffalo Chicken Sliders

January 31, 2019

15-minute shredded chicken paired with a quick homemade buffalo sauce – is there anything better? This pulled buffalo chicken sliders are a crowd pleaser for parties and events like the upcoming Super Bowl, or 4th of July,  … or really, any other day. Since they are ready in no time, these sliders are an easy weeknight meal too.   I’ve been living in Boston for a few years and the… continue reading »

New England Mushroom Chowder

December 11, 2018

New England Clam Chowder with mushrooms and homemade oyster crackers!!! Anything better out there on a cold day? I adapted the classic New England clam chowder by substituting mushroom for clams. The mushrooms create a satisfying chewiness similar to clams.   Why, you ask? In Austria, clams are not easily available. Regular supermarkets don’t stock clams in cans, and it’s even harder to find fresh ones.  So, I thought mushroom… continue reading »