Green Bean Salad

I am so excited to share this green bean salad recipe with you all! The first time I came back was in the summer and I had a nice bag of green beans in the fridge that day. They were long and thin and sweet and lively, and I...

Sweet Potato Soup

Jack and I spent the first week of fall eating bowl after bowl of this sweet potato soup. I don’t know what Creamy Orange Soup is, but for some reason it seems like the perfect cold weather meal. Its vibrant colors brighten up gray, dull weather, and its velvety...

Chicken Pasta Soup For Kids

If ever there was a day when a comforting bowl of creamy chicken pasta soup was needed, today is that day. It’s been a bit rough in our family for the past few days and it turns out our house is full of strep throat, which means the kids...

Vegan Potato Salad

I served this vegan potato salad at our Father’s Day cookout a few weeks ago, and it was a huge hit. My family loved it, even though it’s not at all like the classic potato salad they’re used to. Instead of having an ultra-creamy dressing, it’s tossed in a bright lemon...

Pesto Pasta Salad

When life gives you basil, make this pesto pasta salad recipe! It’s my favorite time of year: the time when our deck turns into a verdant garden. We have thriving pots of kale and tatsoi, twisting vines of summer squash, cherry tomatoes, a fig tree(!), and ALL the herbs....

Roasted Golden Beets

When I see golden beets at the farmers market, I can never resist bringing them home. I love roasting them until they’re tender and juicy, with a translucent, sunshine-yellow color that makes them so exciting and appealing. Thanks to their sweet, earthy flavor, the roasted golden beets are delicious...

Easy Pasta Salad

Today’s recipe is a picnic-perfect pasta salad! Every cookout needs a great pasta salad, and this is the one that I’ll be making all summer long. It comes together in no time, it’s full of fresh ingredients, and it packs a flavorful punch. I took extra care to make...

Broken biscuit squares

Ingredients 250g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for the tin 100g caster sugar 150g light soft brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp almond extract 1 orange, zested 4 eggs 250g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp milk For the white chocolate ganache 300g white chocolate, finely chopped 150ml double cream For the broken biscuits 30g jammy ring biscuits 30g chocolate sandwich biscuits...

Creamy chicken stew

Ingredients 3 leeks , halved and finely sliced 2 tbsp olive oil , plus extra if needed 1 tbsp butter 8 small chicken thighs 500ml chicken stock 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 75g crème fraîche 200g frozen peas 3 tbsp dried or fresh breadcrumbs small bunch of parsley , finely chopped Method STEP 1Tip the leeks and oil into a flameproof casserole dish on a low...

How to roast a chicken

The perfect roast chicken has golden skin with tender, flavourful meat. Here are all the tips you need to master this classic roast dinner favourite. How long to cook a chicken The weight of the chicken dictates the roasting time. Most chickens weigh between 1-2 kg. A 1kg bird or smaller will need to...