If you've never caught sight of a garden fairy, some of the children at Sudduth Elementary School in Starkville might tell you what they look like. They can have carrot legs, arms made of sugar snap pea pods, a cauliflower head and spinach leaves for wings. And with a little ranch dressing, they're quite tasty.
A stack of fluffy, golden pancakes is the perfect starting place for a standout brunch, delivering piping hot cakes with distinct sweet tang and an open, airy texture.
The essence of crumb cake is the balance between the buttery cake and the thick, lightly spiced topping.
This simple butternut squash soup is little more than squash, cooking liquid, and a few aromatic ingredients; it comes together easily yet is creamy and deeply flavorful.
With a tangy, rich flavor and velvety consistency, cheesecake's characteristic qualities make it well-suited to variation: Lemon cheesecake, chocolate cheesecake, and berry cheesecake are all common. But our favorite variation might just be pumpkin cheesecake.
Few things convince us that autumn will eventually make an appearance more than pumpkins. Whatever color, shape or size they are, pumpkins put us in mind of crisper days ahead, leaves skittering across the road and holidays to soon celebrate.
Mexican hot chocolate is a beloved beverage made from chocolate (yup, got it) and often cinnamon and another spice or two to bring up the heat.
Lobster is not the only crustacean that benefits from roasting.
Grilled cheese has a kids' menu reputation, but just a few tweaks make it a sophisticated dinner option.
An amusing saying that's shown up on everything from mugs to T-shirts to wall art is: "First I drink coffee, then I do things." Hands up, all who can identify. National Coffee Day Saturday may be just for you.
We started our New Orleans Bourbon Bread Pudding recipe by tearing a baguette into ragged pieces, which gave the bread pudding a rustic look.
Great chili should have bold, long-simmered flavor, even if it's made with convenient ground beef. The multicooker was the perfect way to achieve this with a minimum of hands-on time.
To develop a bone-in chicken breast recipe that produced moist meat, crisp skin, and a quick pan sauce, we turned to pan roasting, where the chicken is browned in a skillet on the stovetop and then slid, skillet and all, into a very hot oven to finish cooking.
Chris Lytle knows his way around a grill. Born and raised in Columbus, he's been barbecuing competitively for years. In early 2018, however, he added another challenge to his plate -- turning out perfect medium-rare rib-eyes at Steak Cookoff Association (SCA) contests.
A few weeks ago, a new friend of mine asked me to make beer-can chicken. He had never had it before and had always wanted to try it.
This ultra-rich coffee cake is pure decadence, from its nutty topping and dramatic swirls of cinnamon sugar to its supremely moist, dense crumb.
With the arrival of fall, my produce thoughts start moving from things that grow above the ground to things that grow under it.
These scones are a flaky, honey-glazed brunch delight, brimming with juicy, sweet berries in a buttery, rich crumb.
For those who keep up with what changing seasons mean in the garden and on our plates, the advent of fall can sometimes seem a little bittersweet.
Pound cake is simple but elegant; it's also incredibly rich.