No-Knead Batter Rolls

how to make no knead rolls

When I posted the no-knead English Muffin batter bread recipe last week, I was poking thru my archives to find my recipe for no-knead batter rolls, and much to my surprise, I realized I never posted it. Weird. I suppose it’s possible that it’s just hiding super well, skulking around in the shadows of the […]

English Muffin Bread (aka a very, very easy bread recipe)


Kneading is probably the number one thing that discourages people from making bread.  I did write a “How to knead” post, but in case you are still terrified of kneading, I have a recipe that requires no such thing! In addition, it only needs to rise one time, so it’s a good first yeast bread […]

How to Make Popovers (in a muffin tin)

cooks illustrated popovers

Oddly enough, until a few years ago, I’d never had a popover, despite having seen them in cookbooks for years. One night I decided to give them a try, to serve with soup, and as it turns out, my family really likes popovers. When I posted a photo of these on Instagram (I’m thefrugalgirl over […]

ATK Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

Good morning to you, readers! I’m pleased to say that my head has unfogged itself and I’m feeling a lot more like myself today. Exxxxxxcellent. So, as promised, here’s the recipe for the slow cooker shredded chicken tacos. I didn’t exactly take step by step photos, but this isn’t hard.  You microwave spices in oil […]

How to make Yeasted Banana Bread

how to make yeasted banana bread

Banana bread is no stranger to most of us, but somewhere around 99.99% of banana bread recipes turn out quick breads (breads leavened with baking powder or baking soda rather than yeast). I love banana quick breads and muffins, to be sure, but sometimes it’s a little fun to shake things up and make a […]

Reindeer and Snowmen (well, cupcake versions, anyway.)

reindeer cupcakes from Aldi

Sometimes the best-laid plans get derailed.  And boy, a lot of things have gotten derailed this last week at my house! Here was the plan: Aldi had a holiday blogger program this month that didn’t work out for me for a number of reasons, so as an alternative, I suggested that I use the gift […]