Neopolitan Pizza Crust

This pizza crust is crunchy with just a little chew and wonderfully versatile! It is a family affair when we make extra crusts and freeze them for easy weeknight meals. Kids love the dough toss step and this has even been a popular birthday party activity! From a...

Coconut Macaroons

These melt-in-your-mouth meringues are a super easy to make and always a big hit for coconut lovers! (If you’re like Grandma Izzie, who wouldn’t touch the stuff, these are not for you. As the story goes, she and her brother, Great Uncle George, swiped a...

Madeline’s Quarantine Pot Pie

Quarantine met school work (and dinner) when Madeline received this Practical Living Class assignment to make a one pot meal. We are grocery shopping only once every two weeks while sheltering-in-place and, I will confess, we were nearing the end of the second week...

Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

I always try to keep a few packages of sun-dried tomatoes in the pantry because they pack so much flavor and can be added to all kinds of dishes to punch things up. (They create a whole new dimension of flavor when added to Basil Pesto pasta.) You can also dry...

Cheese Puffs

A family favorite, these cheese puffs are on the appetizer table at every holiday gathering in our house. They are easy to make and even easier to eat! They can be made ahead and frozen in larger batches so you can keep them coming. From frozen, heat at 375° for 8 to...

Shepherd’s Pie

We look forward to this Shepherd’s Pie made from leftover roast and mashed potatoes almost as much as the roast meal itself! It is great served up in a larger baking dish, but we like to portion it out into individual size crocks. To do so, form the mashed...