Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Soup

You know how I get all excited when a recipe turns out to be way more delicious than the ingredients suggest?  That happened. It happend when nothing more than 2 lbs of sweet potatoes, a shallot, a little butter, and water for crying out loud, came together....
Sticky Buns

Sticky Buns

Please wipe that skeptical look off your face when I tell you that these are not that difficult to make. The dough is much easier to work with than pie dough; it shapes easily and doesn’t stick like crazy to the counter. And it doesn’t fall helplessly...
Tuscan Beef Stew

Tuscan Beef Stew

  I appreciate that Cook’s Illustrated has a scientific explanation for why its recipes are superior to others, but most of the time I’m content to take it at face value and not read their lengthy dissertation.  I don’t dislike science, I just feel...