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Vidalia onion with the bottom and the skin cut to make it look like a flower with crispy golden onion ring strings above and below it

How to Make Easy French Fried Vidalia Onion Ring Strings

These crispy, golden brown french fried Vidalia onion ring strings make the best topper to burgers, and sandwiches, or tucked into wraps. They’re naturally sweet, salty, crunchy, and crispy, and they couldn’t be easier to make. Just be sure to fry up extra because it’s hard to stop eating them […]

key lime pie in springform pan on a sheet pan

A Better Key Lime pie with Biscoff Cookie Crust

This easy Florida Key Lime Pie with Biscoff cookie crust recipe is taller, feeds a few more guests, and makes a great presentation. This is one of my favorite pies to bake (and eat) and I’ve been making it and taking it to get-togethers and dinner parties for years. Usually […]

A split image showing half of a Biscoff pie crust and the other half a key lime pie in the biscoff pie crust.

2-Ingredient Biscoff Pie Crust (For Cheesecakes & No-Bake Desserts)

This Biscoff Cookie Crust has been my go-to cheesecake cookie crust for well over a decade now. It’s even easier (and tastier) than a graham cracker crust and it makes the best cookie pie crust for our favorite desserts like key lime pie, Biscoff cheesecake, and no-bake cream cheese pies.  […]

Thick graham cracker crust in 9 inch springform cake pan ready to be filled.

A Better Graham Cracker Crust

What makes this graham cracker crust better than all the rest?  For starters, it’s not rocket science or some crazy ingredient that makes this graham cracker crust a cut above the rest. There’s double the delicious buttery crust per square inch of filling than usual and it’s perfectly balanced with […]

Strawberry-rhubarb cream cheese pie on a sheet pan.

Cream Cheese Pie with Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Filling

This strawberry cream cheese pie gets a flavor upgrade from the addition of tart rhubarb! If you love no-bake cream cheese pie but are looking for something a little different from the regular cherry version, this easy strawberry dessert is a great place to start. Sweetened condensed milk, Philadelphia cream […]

Homemade strawberry-rhubarb pie filling on a spoon being held above the pot it was cooked in.

Easy Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Filling

We’re highlighting one of our favorite summer fruit pairings in this delicious strawberry-rhubarb pie filling. It’s a classic combination that works because the tartness of the rhubarb is perfectly balanced with the sweetness of strawberries. You can use this pie filling to make fried pies, drizzled over the top of […]

British Style Fried Fish & Chips (the Crispiest Ever)

This British-style fried fish and chips recipe is so crispy it actually crackles! When you tap on it with the back of a spoon, it sounds like you’re tapping on glass (watch the video below to hear it). We love this ultimate UK comfort food and it couldn’t be easier to […]

MY hand holding a widemouth Mason Jar filled with sweet bright red cherry pie filling.

Numero Uno Sour-Cherry Pie Filling (From Scratch)

This is the easiest and BEST homemade cherry pie filling recipe you will ever make!  It’s all-natural, incredibly simple, and takes less than 10 minutes to make. The best part? You can use frozen or fresh cherries. I get a lot of requests for this recipe and once you’ve made […]

Cherry pie filling on a spoon being held above the pot of homemade cherry pie filling.

Double Cherry Pie Filling (Using Dark Cherries and Sour Cherries)

This cherry pie filling recipe uses a combination of both sour cherries and sweet dark cherries and it’s delicious!  It’s perfect for cream cheese pies, no-bake cheesecakes, regular cheesecakes, an ice cream topper, and cherry hand pies. And the best part — it takes less than 10 minutes to make […]

Pie crust being unrolled into a vintage pie tin.

The Flakiest Butter and Lard Pie Crust Recipe

This may be the only pie crust you’ll ever need. It’s tender, buttery, super flaky and so versatile that it can be used for all of your sweet and savory pies, tarts, and, quiche recipes. If you’re looking for a flaky vegan pie crust, simply follow all the measurements and […]

Golden brown pecan pie on a half sheet pan.

The Very Best Southern Pecan Pie (Made for the Oscars)

Simple and classic with a homemade flaky crust and toasty nutty sweet pecan filling, this is the best pecan pie recipe ever! Make it for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any time of year (like our family). This pecan pie is buttery, caramelly, nutty, and balanced with a hint of salt to […]

Cherry Crumb-Crunch Pie (With Streusel Topping)

This is the best homemade Cherry Crumb-Crunch Pie recipe ever. Depending on where you grew up, you may know it as “cherry crunch pie” or “cherry crumb pie”. And if you love Marie Callender’s Cherry Crunch Pie as much as we do then you’re in for a treat. This crunch […]

A mini devil's food cake bundt cake showing the bottom and how moist it is with a slight sheen and part of the inner crumb revealed showing how super crazy moist the cake is. .

Super Moist Devil’s Food Cake ( A Vintage Cake Made 100% From Scratch )

This slightly modernized vintage Devil’s Food Cake recipe is 100% made from scratch but is as moist as a boxed cake recipe. It’s rich, super chocolatey, and hands down the most tender (and moist) chocolate cake devil’s food cake I’ve ever eaten. This recipe comes from a vintage cookbook in […]

Iceberg lettuce and purple cabbage salad with tomatoes, carrots, eggs, french fried onions, avocado and toasted sesame and pepita seeds.

Lazy Day Refrigerator Salad (A Hearty and Healthy Salad)

If you’re looking for healthy salad recipes, this hearty crispy-crunchy, creamy salad mix is not only super easy to make but simple to prep in bulk. This way you’ll always have a healthy meal ready to go when you’re too tired to cook and tempted to call for takeout. Pair […]

Spicy pickled carrots in a mason kerr canning jar top down view with a sichuan dried chili pepper floating on top.

Sichuan Flower Pepper Pickled Carrots (花椒 Mala Pickled Carrots)

These Pickled Carrots add a delicious crunchy numbing bite to all kinds of favorite dishes and they’re simple and quick to make. One of my favorite things is to making pickles – all kinds! And if you’re familiar with fragrant Sichuan numbing peppers (aka da hong pao or Sichuan flower […]