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How to Make Box Muffins Better

Love a good muffin but not totally into baking from scratch? This post is for you. How to Make Box Muffins Better is loaded with all my best tips and tricks for turning out gorgeous muffins with a perfectly tender crumb, using a box mix.  MUFFINSSSSSS. From a ~gasp~ box mix.  Just kidding. I am …

Garlic Herb and Cheddar Scones

Garlic Herb and Cheddar Scones are light and fluffy on the inside with the perfect crust on the outside and will make you feel like a bread baking pro! Making homemade biscuits and scones is really simple but I struggled with it for YEARSSSS. After lots of practice and recipe testing, and trying to nail …

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What to Do with Leftover Ham

When the holiday is over and you are honestly tired of boring sandwiches, what to do with leftover ham is always a question! These leftover ham recipes are here to help. Casseroles, make ahead dishes, and even pizza! I make a ham for almost every holiday (have you tried this Apple Butter Glazed Ham? It’s …

Twice Baked Breakfast Potatoes topped with bacon and parsley

Twice Baked Breakfast Potatoes

Twice Bakes Breakfast Potatoes are a GREAT way to use up leftover baked potatoes. Not just for dinner anymore! This classic appetizer recipe also makes a tasty breakfast or brunch. I’m not sure why, but I associate spring with brunch. This is silly because I would literally eat brunch every day of every week for …

Croque Monsieur Rolls

Croque Monsieur Rolls

These Croque Monsieur Rolls are savory and amazing! Stuffed with ham and Gouda, topped with a buttery poppy seed dressing, and sure to impress all your brunch guests. You guyyyyyssss. I made the best brunch EVER. Croque Monsieur Rolls. I’m gonna cut straight to the carb-loving chase here. These rolls are ALL ABOUT the dough. …

Why I Syndicate My Recipes

Why I Write for Food Fanatic a.k.a. Why I Syndicate My Recipes

Sharing is a good thing! Here’s why I syndicate my recipes.  A quick note to my regular readers before your eyes glaze over — just focus on the breakfast recipes! I write two breakfast recipes a month for Food Fanatic because breakfast is my favorite. These Pulled Pork Breakfast Biscuits? I made them for Food …

Pulled Pork Breakfast Biscuits

Pulled Pork Breakfast Biscuits

Pulled Pork Breakfast Biscuits are southern inspired and loaded with goodness. Breakfast really doesn’t get any more indulgent than this! Who loves Asheville?! I do! I do! That’s the city where we had these pulled pork breakfast biscuits for the first time. I live only about an hour from Asheville, NC, so when we want …

Cinnamon Roll Doughnuts

Cinnamon Roll Doughnuts

All of my favorite things about yeasted cinnamon roll dough, stuffed into a doughnut pan! These Cinnamon Roll Doughnuts are fat and fluffy and have a gorgeous cream cheese frosting you’ll be adding to all your pastries from now on.  I have a MAJOR weakness for coffee-house style baked goods. Big, fat, fluffy, over-sized pillows …

Meyer Lemon Mimosa recipe

Meyer Lemon Mimosas

A super simple spring beverage made with a Meyer lemon simple syrup and champagne! Meyer Lemon Mimosas are a gorgeous addition to your brunch table and the sweet, tart flavor will carry you right into warmer weather! One of the most crucial components of brunch: MIMOSAS!!! And these Meyer Lemon Mimosas are going to dance …

Meyer Lemon Bundt Cake recipe

Meyer Lemon Bundt Cake

A bright and citrus-ey cake that’s just perfect for breakfast, brunch, dessert, and all your coffee dates. Meyer Lemon Bundt Cake is sweet and tart and loaded with lemon. So lovely for spring! This recipe was originally posted in 2013. I have updated the photos and edited the recipe slightly because sometimes things need tweaking. …