The Best Method to Grill Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts

The only thing more satisfying than drinking a beer while grilling is incorporating the beer into the grilled recipes themselves, like this beer-brined grilled chicken breast recipe. Inspired by grilled beer-can chicken but infinitely easier, this recipe starts out with boneless, skinless chicken breasts that are brined in a beer-salt-sugar solution. Why brine? Without getting […]

Taste Nostalgia Itself With This Freezable, Texas-Inspired King Ranch Chicken Casserole

Growing up in Texas, almost every mom-and-pop restaurant has a fridge full of takeaway casseroles, and king ranch chicken is one of the most popular. It’s a hearty meal that spans the seasons, especially during crazy holiday weekends. Plus, it’s always good to have a casserole in the freezer for a homemade yet simple dinner […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Is a Basic You’ll Make All Season Long

Butternut squash is incredibly versatile; it lends an autumnal, pumpkin-y flavor to everything from risotto to soup. Unlike the seasonal produce of Summer, many cold-weather vegetables cannot be enjoyed raw. However, once you know the simple steps to roasting butternut squash, you can put it to use in just about anything. The roasted chunks can […]

The Only Buttermilk Pancake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

While many resort to pancake mix when making a special weekend breakfast, homemade pancakes are a must. Here’s the little-known secret: the batter takes just as long to make as a boxed mix, and the result is infinitely better. If the attractive appearance of these golden, crisp cakes isn’t enough to push you toward the […]

Grilled Corn With Fresh Herbed Butter Signals Summer’s Here

Now that corn is officially in season, I can’t get enough of those sweet, juicy ears. Packaged in their own wrappers, corn on the cob is nature’s entry into the food-on-a-stick category, making it the perfect accompaniment for Summer grilling. With a Mexican street snack and another South-of-the-border-inspired version under my belt, I decided to […]

Celebrate Tomato Season With This Simple Summer Pasta Recipe

After thoroughly enjoying a cold pasta salad doused in pesto and dotted with cherry tomatoes, I wondered how the pairing would be warm. Thus, I created this easy recipe that combines hot linguine with homemade pesto and roasted cherry tomatoes. It’s flavorful, rustic, and decadent – without being too heavy for a balmy Summer night. […]