Ina Garten’s ‘Cooking for Jeffrey’ Proves Food Is Love [REVIEW]

Ina Garten's COOKING FOR JEFFREY

Ina Garten’s Cooking for Jeffrey is her most personal collection of recipes yet. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Food is love. It’s something Heather and I have said for years, because we both love to spoil the people we care about with phenomenal meals. Obviously, we’re not alone when it comes to that sentiment. That’s why Ina Garten’s latest cookbook, Cooking for Jeffrey, features all the recipes her doting hubby loves most, and now she’s sharing them with the rest of us.  Read more of this post

Lucinda Scala Quinn’s Mad Hungry Shepherd’s Pie [RECIPE]

Shepherd's Pie

Lucinda Scala Quinn’s Mad Hungry Shepherd’s Pie (Photo by Jonathan Lovekin)

In his autobiography, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards tells of cooking two things at home: bangers and mash (sausage and mashed potatoes), and shepherd’s pie. Here, I have co-opted his idea of doubling up on the onions by adding a bonus layer of chopped, raw onions between the cooked onion–meat mixture and the potatoes. Save on dishes by sautéing the meat mixture in the same oven-safe, deep skillet you will bake the pie in. Alternatively, sauté the meat in a skillet and assemble the pie in a separate casserole dish. Read more of this post

King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese [RECIPE]

King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese

King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese satisfies your comfort food cravings! (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

It’s finally autumn and temperatures are dropping in Texas. So now is the perfect time to whip up all that tasty comfort food you’ve been craving. While the original King Ranch Chicken recipe uses tortillas, we like this version which combines the same classic flavors we love with gooey mac and cheese. We hope you love it! Read more of this post

Sweet Potato Fries with Rosemary and Sage [RECIPE]

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries with Rosemary and Sage (Photo courtesy Ten Speed Press)

Sweet potato fries are a must-have side for certain dishes, and even though we limit the amount of starch we consume, we still enjoy these on our monthly fish and chips night. They’re sublime when dipped in some homemade harissa, aïoli, or pesto. This recipe is also delicious if you’re serving them with a roast because you can season all the other veggies with the same herbs.  Read more of this post

Martina McBride’s ‘Around The Table’ Brings Back Memories [REVIEW]

Martina McBride's Around The Table

William Morrow Cookbooks

While reading Martina McBride’s Around The Table: Recipes and Inspiration for Gatherings Throughout the Year, readers won’t be able to resist reminiscing about their own dinner parties over the years.  Read more of this post