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Christmas

Our favorite Christmas recipes include my famous Roasted Garlic Beef Tenderloin with Creamy Mashed Potatoes, and of course it wouldn’t be Christmas around here without Homemade Cinnamon Rolls.

We love Red Velvet Cake all year but it seems especially fitting during the holidays. And don’t forget to try our favorite English Butter Toffee if you’re looking for gift ideas!

Slices of pumpkin bread on a white plate.

Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Bread recipe using canned pumpkin, dark brown sugar, molasses, and lots of spices! It’s moist and flavorful and absolutely the best pumpkin bread we’ve ever tasted! One of my favorite breakfasts is a slice of warm, spicy pumpkin bread with fresh strawberries and blackberries. But of course, you don’t have to limit yourself to …

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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with mini chocolate chips is the easiest cheesecake! No springform pan needed and it whips up in about 15 minutes!

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with mini chocolate chips is the easiest cheesecake! No springform pan needed and it whips up in about 15 minutes! Everyone needs a handful of recipes that you know are easy, foolproof, and a family favorite—this Chocolate Chip Cheesecake recipe is one of those! I came across this recipe in a magazine …

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Close up of chocolate caramel shortbread bars on a napkin.

Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Bars

These Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Bars are decadent and delicious! They are covered in a rich nutella ganache and topped with a brown sugar streusel then a generous drizzle of salted caramel sauce. These shortbread bars will have your guests coming back for seconds and thirds! You’re going to love how easy this recipe for Chocolate …

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A white plate on a cutting board with a slice of Dutch Baby German Pancake.

Dutch Baby German Pancake

This Dutch Baby German Pancake is light, fluffy, and delicious with a sprinkle of powdered sugar or a bit of jam—and best of all, it’s quick and easy! Have y’all ever made a Dutch Baby German Pancake? I had not, until this morning. We will have a house full with our kids this coming weekend, and …

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Skillet Dressing Recipe made in a cast iron skillet with sage leaves on the side.

Skillet Dressing Recipe

This Skillet Dressing Recipe with Pear, Sage, and Bacon is just right for a smaller crowd—and it’s bursting with fresh flavor! Why is it that we only have dressing at Thanksgiving? Or is that just me? Are the rest of you eating fabulous Southern Cornbread Dressing all year long and I just don’t know about …

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Sausage breakfast pizza with eggs and cheese over a crescent roll crust is a fun and delicious cheesy breakfast. Kids love this recipe!

Sausage Breakfast Pizza

Sausage breakfast pizza with eggs and cheese over a crescent roll crust is a fun and delicious cheesy breakfast. Kids love this recipe! This easy Sausage Breakfast Pizza recipe is an easy way to serve breakfast to a crowd, especially when you’re feeding kids. My kids tend to love this recipe more than my Classic …

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Chocolate Molten Lava Cake with bittersweet chocolate and cocoa has a luscious, gooey, chocolate center and can be made ahead! Perfect date night dessert!

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake with bittersweet chocolate and cocoa has a luscious, gooey, chocolate center and can be made ahead! Perfect date night dessert! If you’re searching for the perfect romantic dessert to accompany a dinner for two, this chocolate molten lava cake, with its rich, flowing melted chocolate, is probably about as perfect as …

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Peach chutney in a white bowl on a green checkered tablecloth.

Peach Chutney

Peach Chutney with fresh ginger and lime juice is the perfect topping for your grilled meats or your holiday ham! Fruit chutneys are excellent for adding that extra touch of flavor to meat, poultry, or fish. And almost any fruit can be made into a chutney, which is basically a relish. Around the holidays, I …

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Side view of baked sour cream coffee cake on a pink platter.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Easy Sour Cream Coffee Cake with a layer of gooey cinnamon filling and streusel topping. It’s easy and just right for brunch or weekend house guests! This Sour Cream Coffee Cake can feed several people and has just enough cinnamon to make it spicy and warm for the heart. You can prepare the batter for …

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This colorful Pesto Pasta Salad features a zippy lemon basil pesto salad dressing, along with bowtie pasta, sundried tomatoes, asparagus, artichoke hearts, and more lemon zest...it's overflowing with flavor and color and pizazz!

Pesto Pasta Salad

This colorful Pesto Pasta Salad features a zippy lemon basil pesto salad dressing, along with bowtie pasta, sundried tomatoes, asparagus, artichoke hearts, and more lemon zest…it’s overflowing with flavor and color and pizazz! Lemon Basil Pesto Pasta Salad…you know you can’t resist a pasta salad with a name like that. It’s superb and has a …

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A blueberry muffin on a blue plate on a cutting board with blueberries.

Homemade Blueberry Muffins

Homemade blueberry muffins with sour cream and fresh or frozen blueberries are a delicious treat for breakfast or snack-time. The unique baking technique helps render perfect, moist blueberry muffins every time! There’s just something about homemade blueberry muffins that says, “I love you.” They are comforting. Delicious. Homey. Blueberry muffins are not fancy. They’re not …

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Jar of pimento cheese ready to serve with a serving knife in background.

Homemade Pimento Cheese

Homemade Pimento Cheese is classic and simple with just grated Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, pimentos, and cayenne pepper. It’s easy to make and great as either a dip or for sandwiches! Masters Pimento Cheese When April comes around, many lucky attendees of the Master’s tournament get to experience their first taste of homemade pimento cheese. The …

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Slice of caramel cake on a plate with whole cake in background.

Southern Caramel Cake

Southern caramel cake with homemade caramel icing from butter, sugar, and milk. This one tastes just like Grandma’s! A classic favorite, Southern Caramel Cake is just a regular yellow cake frosted with a sweet caramel cake icing. Some folks like to drizzle the caramel icing in between the layers and just let it drip from …

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Slice of Easy Apple Strudel on a plate.

Easy Apple Strudel

This Easy Apple Strudel made with canned fruit and puff pastry will make your guests think you spent all afternoon in the kitchen, but it only takes about half an hour! Thanks to my friends at Luck’s for sponsoring this post—all opinions are my own. Several years ago we were hosting our annual friends’ Christmas …

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