Recipes

Honey Cornbread and Whipped Honey Butter

What’s your favorite kind of chili? It doesn’t matter! Why? Because no one will even notice the side of chili after one taste of Ritzy Mom’s show-stealing Honey Cornbread and Whipped Honey Butter! This cornbread will never be left in a corner and pecked at. No, this cornbread is the golden STAR of any table! It is the cornmeal cake with…

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Maple Bourbon Blondies
Recipes

Maple Bourbon Blondies

Calling all bourbon lovers! These maple bourbon blondies are boozy, gooey, and filled with depth and flavor in every bite! If you or anyone you know is a fan of bourbon, then you have just found the perfect dessert bar. These Maple Bourbon Blondies combine the nuttiness and depth of browned butter, the sweet stickiness of maple syrup, and the…

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French Bread Rolls With Ghee and Butter
Recipes

French Bread Rolls

French Bread Rolls can seem intimidating. I have had my fair share of duds in the past, which prompted me to keep retesting new recipes and methods. The issues that arose for me with previous bread roll attempts were common. My bread didn’t rise, it was too dense, the flavor was off, the oil was apparent, the texture just wasn’t right.…

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Red Wine Braised Pot Roast FAST
Recipes

Red Wine Braised Pot Roast

Red Wine Braised Pot Roast has it all. A rich and hearty broth, vegetables, and beef, all in one pot. Often, most pot roasts take a day of slow cooking to achieve a tender meat that falls apart to the touch. What if I told you that I could deliver a flavorful and perfect red wine braised pot roast in…

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zucchini ginger spice cake with cream cheese frosting
Cakes, Recipes

Zucchini Ginger Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Fresh zucchini, grated ginger, a combination of warm baking spices, and a cool cream cheese frosting dotted with vanilla bean make this Zucchini Ginger Spice Cake a fresh and spicy treat that is officially my husband’s favorite cake of all time! This scrumptious cake creation came to me a couple of nights ago when Grant was ready for a “new…

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Ginger and Blackberry White Wine Sangria
Drinks, Food & Wine

Ginger and Blackberry White Wine Sangria

White wine Sangria is a refreshing cocktail that is welcome all year round! This recipe for Ginger and Blackberry White Wine Sangria is elegant and fun, and would be a couture cocktail for a luncheon or get-together. This blends homemade ginger simple syrup, Cointreau, fresh blackberries, Sparkling lime water, and dry white wine. Ginger Simple Syrup The essence of this ginger…

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blueberry buttermilk pancakes
Breakfast

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

It’s a holiday today, so we are all home. A fresh layer of snow has blanketed our yard, and we slept in until 6:45! It was definitely the kind of morning to make a leisurely breakfast of the most amazing blueberry buttermilk pancakes, brew some french press coffee, and relax with some puzzles by the fireplace. In Bea’s mind, every…

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Raisin and Pecan Granola
Breakfast, Recipes

Raisin and Pecan Granola

Raisin and Pecan Granola is a breakfast and snack staple that is constantly in our pantry. This granola is slightly sweetened with maple syrup, crunchy with chopped pecans and chewy with plump raisins. A touch of Grapeseed oil and a mix of nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla enhance the flavor to give you a healthy and bright granola that is so simple…

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All butter pound cake from Sri Lanka
Cakes, Recipes

Great Grandma Sophia’s Butter Cake

Growing up in Sri Lanka, my mother had the pleasure of running through coconut groves while monkeys ran among the branches above her. She sang in the sunshine of the most beautiful beaches in the world. And most fondly in her memories, she got to spend her childhood with her cheeky grandmother and even cheekier mother! She watched them cook, sneaking…

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Turkey Shepherd's Pie
Recipes

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie (Cottage Pie)

Shepherd’s pie is a casserole type dish that came from England. This comforting meal is typically made with ground lamb and a mix of vegetables, which is then covered in a layer of mashed potatoes before being baked. Shepherd’s pie is total comfort food. It is rich, flavorful, and gives you everything you need in a “one pot” meal. My parents…

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