Cook on a Whim: Sweet & Salty Graham Cracker Toffee

January 23, 2020

This is one of the easiest little snacks you could ever whip up. I bet you have all of the ingredients in your pantry right now. Feel free to mix up the type of nuts you use.

Cook on a Whim: Cream of Mushroom Soup

January 16, 2020

This soup is rich, creamy and comforting, but not overly thick (as some “cream of” soups can be). While my amount of mushrooms might seem excessive, I promise it’s worth it.

Cook on a Whim: Vanilla Bean Scones

January 9, 2020

Of all the sweets on my blog, this is probably the recipe I’ve referenced and made the most. My kids adore them and I love making them, so it’s a win-win.

Cook on a Whim: Slow-Roasted Salmon

December 26, 2019

Slow-roasting might sound strange when it comes to fish, but, I promise you, this is the softest, most buttery salmon — so packed with flavor, so elegant and so easy to prepare.

Cook on a Whim: Browned Butter Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies

December 19, 2019

A cookie doesn’t have to be in the shape of a snowflake, flavored with peppermint and dusted in powdered sugar to be a holiday cookie. It just has to be special.

Cook on a Whim: Boozy Glazed Eggnog Sweet Rolls

December 12, 2019

These Christmas-y sweet rolls are like cinnamon rolls, but we replace the cinnamon with the quintessential eggnog spice: nutmeg (freshly grated, if you please).

Cook on a Whim: Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake

December 5, 2019

Incredibly creamy and so delicious, beautiful and festive, this is the cheesecake that makes converts of those “Oh, I don’t like cheesecake” people.

Cook on a Whim: Uncle Rick’s Mashed Potatoes

November 27, 2019

This Thanksgiving recipe adds a tangy, salty, savoriness that you just can’t get enough of. You will never make mashed potatoes any other way.

Cook on a Whim: Dad’s Braised Green Beans

November 21, 2019

What they lack in color, they make up for in flavor. And that braising liquid (or pot liquor if we’re being real Southern) is just so darn delicious.

Cook on a Whim: Pear and Prosciutto Bundles

November 14, 2019

To make these elegant bites, you need pears, thinly sliced prosciutto, cheese of your choice (brie or blue would be my top choices) and some honey that we will infuse with thyme and black pepper.