Breads

Homemade Tortillas (from a mix) and More From My Kitchen Today, Existential Crises Notwithstanding

Homemade Tortillas (from a mix) and More From My Kitchen Today, Existential Crises Notwithstanding

I’m not one to regret much. I’ve been making sound decisions for myself for a long time now. And I wish I had the ability to describe in words how much angst I’ve produced over this blog, and my work, and my approach. It’s not […]

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Easy, frugal and it comes together in a snap:  It’s Irish Soda Bread.  You know those Irish mothers didn’t have time to mess around! Like I say in my live-recorded vid below – real Irish soda bread contains only flour, salt, leavening agents and buttermilk.  Mix it with […]

Olive Oil Pizza Crust

Olive Oil Pizza Crust

I make this pizza crust every single Friday.  If you watch my show, you know that every Friday, this and some variation of topping is on the docket. Friday pizza/movie night is one of my family’s most cherished (and enjoyed traditions). Shannon’s Olive Oil Pizza Crust Makes 3-4 pizzas 7 […]

Mini Apple Breads

Mini Apple Breads

These great little breads are deliciously moist and cinnamon-ey. Plus, they mix up easily and keep well. The presentation is ADORABLE, if I do say so myself. My little daughters were thrilled with these, because they said they were straight out of a “My Little […]

Vavich Family Buttermilk Pancakes

Vavich Family Buttermilk Pancakes

There’s really nothing to making pancakes from scratch. Three of my children have this recipe memorized, and my husband does too.  He’s pulls out all the stops on Saturday mornings and makes these.  He’s like a Transformer….  Marine most of the time, but on Saturday (if he’s home) […]

Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Pizza

Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Pizza

I’ve been making pizza since I was about fifteen-years-old.  I seem to remember doing a how-to pizza demo for my tenth grade English class.  I think that was my favorite day of high school, ever. Even after twenty-five years of making pizza at least once a week, I still […]