The Best Nuts for Brownies: A Flavor Fest Awaits!

Best Nuts for Brownies

Nuts are the best part of any good brownie, in my personal opinion. They give that satisfactory crunchy texture, add some protein, and some sweet-ish/savory appeal to brownies nothing else does. Because of that, I love adding these tree offerings to every batch of brownies I make! But I’ve learned to pay attention to which … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Backsplash: Complete Guide + 13 Ideas

Outdoor Kitchen Backsplash

If you’re getting ready to finally build that dream outdoor kitchen in the backyard, you’re probably trying to figure out what is necessary and what’s just “nice” to include. An outdoor kitchen backsplash may or may not have occurred to you, but it’s something you should consider for the best possible outcome in your kitchen. … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Must Haves: What Do You Need in an Outdoor Kitchen?

Outdoor Kitchen Must Have

My Pinterest is loaded with ideas, and I’ve compiled a pretty good list of all the things I need and want. A fireplace or firepit in your beautiful garden will help to extend the time you are able to enjoy in your garden, and will help to turn your outdoor dining area into a living area, allowing the space to pull double duty … Read more

Which Lettuce is Best for Salad?

Which Lettuce is Best for Salad?

Romaine lettuce is a type of lettuce that is often used in salads because of its crunchy texture and mild, slightly sweet flavor. Additionally, according to BGN, romaine lettuce is easy and rewarding to grow. It is a cool-season vegetable that grows best in temperatures between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit … Read more

Can Toaster Oven Replace Regular Oven?

Can Toaster Oven Replace Regular Oven?

If you’re thinking about buying a toaster oven, you might be wondering if it really could replace a conventional oven (and when) and if that would be a good choice for your household. Since I’m a cookbook creator many times over, I can give you some thoughts on who should think about this option, when … Read more

Biscuits in a Toaster Oven: Good or Bad Idea?

Can You Bake Biscuits in a Toaster Oven?

I grew up in the South where biscuits are an everyday occurrence in many households. And I always wanted to be one of those cooks who offered these delicious breakfast foods at least a few times a week, but who has the time to bake something every day? Unless you’ve got a toaster oven and … Read more