The Tale of Never Fail Pie Crust. Part One.

Where to begin? It’s been nearly a year since I ransacked Mother Lovett’s recipes. I wish I could call it a recipe box, but her recipes are really just thrown together...

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Hold on to your bacon, folks. This is one of two recipes that I will be sharing this week that include brussels sprouts. I think I’ve been abducted by aliens. I...

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Pierogi Pizza.

Mashed potatoes on a pizza? You don’t say! Pierogies are a pretty big deal here in Pittsburgh. We even have pierogi races at PNC Park. I love pierogies. But if I...

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I think I’ll let the batter do most of the talking. I love vanilla. I love muffins. This is a recipe that brings the two together in perfect harmony. I gave...

Crunchy Chicken Fingers.

I’ve made no bones about it: Mr. How Sweet likes things plain. I can’t tell you how many times I have offered to make dinner, asked him what he wants, then...

Chocolate Orange Brownies with Ginger Chocolate Frosting.

I have never been a fan of fruit-flavored chocolate. Unless you count chocolate-covered strawberries. I remember seeing those chocolate oranges in a local drug store when I was younger and begging...

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Don’t mind my dirty cutting board below. I was chopping nuts. That has nothing to do with these sweet potatoes, but I felt that you needed to know. Now, stop what...