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If You Love Pastries As Much As We Do, You’ll Be Shocked By How Easy This Danish Braid Is!! We can’t help it; one of our favorite weekly traditions is going out for pastries on Saturday or Sunday morning, and we always, always go for a classic cheese danish.

If You Love Pastries As Much As We Do, You’ll Be Shocked By How Easy This Danish Braid Is!!

It’s not that we don’t love all the other options in the bakery, but there’s something special about the danish that just gets us every time. While those lazy morning treats are something we look forward to all week, there are some times when we don’t have enough time to go out, so for those instances we decided to find a way to recreate our favorite sweet at home. Dr Pepper Baked Beans - Sugar & Soul. Sausage & Hash Brown Balls {Football Friday} Sausage Balls are one of our favorite snacks.

Sausage & Hash Brown Balls {Football Friday}

I always have a bag in the freezer for a quick snack. I had some frozen hash browns in the the freezer and was thinking of ways to use them up. I wondered how they would taste in my favorite sausage ball recipe. Only one way to find out! Tasteofhome. Everybody’s Birthday Cake. Happy Birthday to you, and you, and you over there, and your brother, and your brother’s son, and your sister’s cousin.

Everybody’s Birthday Cake

And your neighbor that just turned 30. And your favorite blogger who turns 35 (huh!?) This year (that’s me). And your fiancé, Happy Birthday to that human, too. I made us a go-to, vanilla buttermilk cake with the very best chocolate buttercream frosting. This cake is super versatile. There are three secrets to a great birthday cake: Make it homemade. Happy Birthday to you and yours, us and ours, them and theirs.

Simple, fool-proof (not that any of us are fools), buttermilk cake. Fluffy butter creamed with sugar. Eggs are added, beating for 1 minute between each egg addition. The creamy yolks will make the cake golden yellow. Dry ingredients whisked with leavening and salt is added to the egg and butter mixture. How To Make The Best Chocolate Buttercream Frosting. Im not one for secrets.

How To Make The Best Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Especially where chocolate is involved. I always have a few tricks up my sleeve and I can never keep them secrets for long. Brown sugar baked bacon is one secret. Sweet, salty, crisp, and perfect. Rum Frosted Eggnog Bread. Melt-In-Your-Mouth Eggnog Cookies. Share on Pinterest Share on Pinterest Share on Pinterest.

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Truffles Recipe. Eggnog Muddy Buddies - Wine. Eggnog Cupcakes. Skinny Eggnog Fudge. Eggnog Spiced Popcorn - Taste and Tell. A light eggnog flavor makes this Eggnog Spiced Popcorn a family friendly holiday treat.

Eggnog Spiced Popcorn - Taste and Tell

When it comes to Christmas, there are a few flavors that top the want list for me. Peppermint, gingerbread and eggnog. So far this year, we have covered peppermint, we have covered ginger, so now it’s time to move onto eggnog!! I like eggnog. Oven Roasted Smoked Sausage and Potatoes. Looking for Choc. Chip cookie recipe from Penn Station. Glazed Fresh Blueberry Fritters. Easy, delicious, full of blueberries and no-yeast required.

Glazed Fresh Blueberry Fritters

It’s blueberry picking season and my Dad picked a lovely big container full. I really wanted to do something special with them and when it comes to special, it’s hard to beat fresh made, glazed blueberry fritters. There is no yeast required for these fritters. They mix up easily in to a thick batter. Fold in lots of fresh blueberries and fry them quickly in a couple of inches of oil. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Sweet Chili Slaw. It’s been nearly two months since I shared a new taco recipe and, well… that’s not even right.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Sweet Chili Slaw

Monday is calling and tacos are answering! Exclamation points! Monday is also calling and telling me that I should stay on the couch and watch Friends all day long and maybe even some old-school throwback I’m-crushing-on-Devon-Sawa movies while I read trashy magazines and I’m not sure what the answer is to that. I can be bought, Monday. Just so you know. Welcome Home: Crispy Chicken Salad. Lunch today was a crispy chicken salad with a dressing that you will never forget.

Welcome Home: Crispy Chicken Salad

Unbelievable Asian salad dressing that makes this the best salad ever! And you can add so much more to this salad to make it even better. See my suggested list of other ingredients you can add. Crispy Chicken Salad 2 pieces Tyson’s Crispy Chicken Strips 4 cups lettuce (your choice) 1 tomato chopped 1/2 cup Monterrey Jack cheese (or your favorite) 1 sliced cucumber (optional) Asian Dressing 3 tablespoons honey 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/4 cup mayonnaise (I use Hellman's) 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/8 teaspoon sesame oil In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, vinegar, mayo, mustard, and sesame oil until smooth and creamy.

Bake the chicken strips according to the package directions (about 20 minutes.) Toss your lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber and cheese in a big bowl. Dried cranberries pecan pieces or almond slices mandarin oranges crumbled bleu cheese celery, chopped. Hash Brown Egg Nests with Avocado - The Cooking Jar. So hash brown egg nests with avocado.

Hash Brown Egg Nests with Avocado - The Cooking Jar

What in the world are they and do they only come around Easter? I know, I know. Bad attempt at funny. I’m really horrible at telling jokes. Orange Creamsicle Truffles - On Sugar Mountain. Hello friends! I should really make more candy….. Because candy is awesome. Don’t you love candy, and truffles, and loads of white chocolate flavored with fresh orange zest and rolled in powdered sugar? Salted Maple Pecan Pie Bars. This is one of those times where I’m going to write about something that I’ve been eating all day. Or, um, all week. Two weeks? Crack Pie. You read the title correctly. This is a Christina Tosi recipe and I surmise this pie and the real thing have a fair amount in common. The addictive quality, thinking about it when you shouldn’t be, and wondering when you’re going to get it again are likely common themes for both.

I can say definitely that all rings true with regard to crack pie. Like all of Christina’s recipes, there are multiple steps and recipes within recipes but the results were worth it. First, let’s talk about the crust. Loaded Baked Tater Tot Dip. The best part of a baked potato isn’t really the potato. It’s the sour cream and cheese that tops it. This is a bowl of everything fabulous that goes on top of baked potatoes, minus the baked potatoes. The dip assembly literally takes five minutes, but if you’re making it for a party and have lots to do on the day-of, you can assemble it, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate it for up to 24 hours before baking it off.

Moms Peaches and Cream Pie - Welcome Home. Classic French Napoleons - Welcome Home. Brown Butter Popsicles - A BEAUTIFUL MESS. Chocolate Chip Brioche Pretzels. Have you ever met a celebrity? If so, did you totally flip out? When I was 17, I met Nick Carter (yes, from the Backstreet Boys). There was a line of girls waiting to meet him, and every single one of them was borderline hysterical.

Some of them were even in tears. I was with my friend, who, by the time we made it to the front of the line, was basically trembling. Three Cheese BBQ Chicken Paninis. ANYBODY CAN GRILL A FUCKING BURGER OR HOTDOG....