• Caramel Walnut Baked French Toast

    This French Toast is perfect for brunch regardless of the season. The fact that it's baked gives you a little hands-off time to tidy up the kitchen and grab a cup of coffee for yourself before feeding the gang.   French Toast is always a great...

  • Chai Apple Multigrain Pancakes

    The pancakes are soft and bursting with flavor - an absolute home run! Pancakes are found in almost every culture, which gives them amp room to be customized to liking. The general definition of a pancake is a thin flat cake made from batter and fried...

  • Chai Spiced Apple Waffles

    These chai spiced apple waffles are the perfect way to wake up in the morning. Topped with whip cream and fresh apples these will become a breakfast favorite for everyone in the house. Chai spice is typically made up from a blend of cardamom,...

  • Chicken Riggies

    Everybody in Upstate New York has their own variation of this dish.  It is hometown comfort food celebrated annually at the “Utica Riggiefest.” The bulk of the work is in prepping the ingredients.  You want to get your chicken,...

  • Chicken with Apple, Onion, and Cider Sauce

    In this quick and easy recipe, chicken is paired with apple, onion, and cider sauce. This is a great meal for a busy weeknight that will look like it took more than 30 minutes to prepare. Chicken breasts are very popular items at the super-market...

  • Chocolate Crepe Cake Roll

    Move over Christmas Yule Log! Spring has its own fancy rolled dessert now and it is a Chocolate Crepe Cake Roll.   Crepes are not as intimidating as you think.  If you give making them a try, you’ll be totally surprised by how easy...

  • Chocolate Cupcake with Molten Fudge Frosting

    Today is National Chocolate Cupcake Day! This recipe is simple, yet will have all the kids in the neighborhood knocking at your door. The molten chocolate frosting is just the “icing on the cake”. Today is National Chocolate Cupcake Day!...

  • Chocolate Peanut-Butter Banana Cake

    You know what? You should never feel guilty about eating cake, especially when it’s warm out of the oven. The peanut butter and banana make it, um, healthy! Actually, you know what? You should never feel guilty about eating cake, especially when...

  • Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

    Nothing is more romantic food wise than a great dessert. And for some reason, Chocolate-Covered Strawberries is always top of mind when it comes to desserts of love. Nothing is more romantic than a great desert.  And for most people,...

  • Chrusciki

    It makes sense that Chrusciki are popular during the holiday season. Their name comes from the Polish word chrust means 'dry branches broken off trees." These thin strips of deep-fried dough sprinkled with powdered sugar and resemble snow covered...

  • Cider Braised Chicken and Cabbage

    This one-pot dish is perfect for a crowd or a weeknight family dinner because it is quick and tasty. Braised chicken breasts are paired with potatoes, cabbage, fennel, carrots, and apples. Braising ages back to the mid-nineteenth century, when...

  • Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs

    Looking for a flavorful, exciting new dish to try? Baked in mouthwatering pan drippings, these Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs are easy to make and absolutely delicious. Looking for a flavorful, exciting new dish to try? Baked in mouthwatering pan...

  • Classic Banana Pudding Parfaits

    Pudding and wafers cookies are the building blocks of "icebox" or "refrigerator" cake. This recipe reinvents a classic as charming parfaits. These Classic Banana Pudding Parfaits are the modern cousins of an “Icebox” or...

  • Coconut Cream Sweet Rolls

    Shredded coconut is a popular ingredient in Spring desserts. We see it often used to decorate cakes and cupcakes or colored bright green to represent grass. Here it transforms Sweet Rolls.   When I think of Easter, I picture a coconut-covered...

  • Cranberry Mule

    When you're planning your holiday celebration, don't forget the cocktails! This seasonal twist on a Moscow Mule is sure to be your new favorite. I became a fan of Moscow Mules a couple of years ago and invested in a pair of copper mugs to serve them in...