Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberries are a sure sign of summer, and when they are in season, nothing tastes better. My family and I especially enjoy using strawberries to make strawberry shortcake, served with ice-cream and whipped cream.  What follows is a recipe for strawberry shortcake, which comes from Cook’s Illustrated, that simply can’t be …

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Egg Bagels

My family enjoyed the New York bagels so much, I decided to try and find another bagel recipe that was good but less time consuming.  This recipe, which comes from Betty Crocker’s Cookbook, fit the bill. These bagels, while not as much to my family’s liking as New York Bagels, are …

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Hasselback potatoes

If you like baked potatoes, you should really try Hasselback potatoes.  This method of baking potatoes was created at a restaurant in Stockholm’s Hasselbacken hotel. They are easy to make and very impressive looking.  I made these instead of baked potatoes on Easter, and everyone loved them.

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