Classic Apple Pie

Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness. -Jane Austen Have you ever heard of the dessert shelf?Β This is something my friends and I used to joke about having in college. Essentially you can be stuffed to the brim from too much…

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“Halfway Homemade” Green Bean Casserole

My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and the stuffing; the sweet potatoes and rice, which comes from my mother’s Southern heritage; the mashed potatoes, which comes from my wife’s Midwestern roots; the Campbell’s green bean casserole; and of…

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The Best 45-Minute Holiday Dinner Rolls

If you have extraordinary bread and extraordinary butter, it’s hard to beat bread and butter. -Jacques Pepin Raise your hand if your Thanksgiving feast isn’t complete without soft buttery dinner rolls? You can’t see me, but my hand is raised HIGH! I FREAKING love dinner…

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Double Chocolate Snickers Brownies

Being a parent means knowing how to unwrap a Snickers without making a noise. -Unknown While I do not have children of my own yet, I have enough friends with children of their own to know how leftover halloween candy works. You either slowly steal…

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20-Minute Pesto Chicken Tortellini Soup

There ain’t a body, be a mouse or a man, that ain’t made better by a little soup. -Kate DiCamillo (The Tale of Despereaux) Who else remembers reading The Tale of Despereaux when you were little? I was (and still am) a book fiend. My…

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