98 posts in category Features

Northern California Road Tip: Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

Traveling across the country with a four year old is both terrifying and exciting. My son and I went on this same journey to visit my sister and her family a year earlier, so I knew he would enjoy ... Continue Reading

Top 3 Bacon Recipes Dads Will Love

With Father's Day right around the corner, I wanted to put some recipes together that were Dad approved. To do this, I reviewed recipes in the Make & Taste archives and pulled out some that I ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Puff Pastry Sticky Buns

“I really don’t think I need buns of steel. I’d be happy with buns of cinnamon.” Ellen DeGeneres. We all have mornings like this, when the mood strikes for something homemade, sweet, and ... Continue Reading

Helpful Tips: 6 Baking Ingredients and Their Substitutions

Have you ever been ready to start making a recipe and then realized you ran out of a key ingredient, like butter or worse yet, eggs! Let’s face it, we have all been there. This post is all about ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Homemade Berry Gummies – The Power Of Three

It’s good to be three. Three year olds have a flair for finding fun in every situation. They are masters of turning lemons into lemonade. Rain or shine, three year olds just want to have a good ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Chocolate Layer Cake With Coffee Buttercream & Chocolate Ganache

It was the summer of ‘72, the year of Bell Bottom jeans and “American Pie.” My parents were young 20-somethings, just married, and renting their first one-bedroom apartment in California. Dad ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Coconut Bird Nest Cupcakes – Art Imitates Life

‘Tis Spring! After months of cold, spring reopens the window to motivation and creativity. Pastel petals adorn the trees and sidewalks. Spring’s beauty makes every watery-eye, sniffle, and ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Paleo Breakfast Muffins

Every year, as winter comes to a close, I have a surge of energy… and panic. With warmer temperatures on the horizon, I feel the pressure to fight my way back into summer shape, quick. A few ... Continue Reading

Giveaway! GIR® Get It Right Kitchen Tools + A Bonus Snickerdoodle Recipe

Feeling lucky?  Let's start celebrating St. Patrick's Day early!  Today you can win three amazing pieces of GIR® Get It Right Kitchen Tools. The Mini Spatula in Red, Mini Spoon in Orange and Mini ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Irish Inspired Vanilla Bread With Chocolate Butter

Ah, the Emerald Isle. Ireland is special in our house (in our family, actually) because not only did my grandparents grow up there, my husband and I got engaged in Dublin. It’s a country steeped in ... Continue Reading