Pumpkin Muffins

pumpkin muffins recipe

This recipe for pumpkin muffins was (mildly) adapted from the Joy of Cooking. It may be more correct to even say it was just barely adapted, and only by accident. By accident because it turns out it is very hard to bake pumpkin muffins (or anything) while you are wearing a Freddy Krueger glove, so many […]

Chewy Granola Bars

chewy granola bars recipe

Chewy Granola Bars Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. I took a poll on Facebook to find out whether people prefer chewy granola bars or crunchy granola bars. I personally like them both, but have a slight leaning towards crunchy. So it […]

How to cook bacon in the oven

How to cook bacon in the oven

how to cook bacon in the oven video Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. A simple way to cook bacon in the oven to save space on your stove top or to neatly cook a large amount of bacon at once. Use this method to cook thick cut bacon or […]

Banana Pancakes (Egg-free pancake recipe)

Banana Pancakes (Egg-free pancake recipe)

Banana pancakes recipe video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. It is HARD to find good toddler recipes, meaning things that can be made ahead and reheated, things that aren’t complicated, things that my toddler will actually EAT. I started making these egg-free banana pancakes […]

Huevos Rancheros Especial

huevos rancheros

Huevos Rancheros Especial – scroll down for printable recipe The inspiration for this recipe came from a new novel, “The Fever”, written by long-time HilahCooking community member, Thomas Fenske. In the book, Huevos Rancheros Especial are the house specialty at a small cafe and are a kind of mix-up of traditional West Texas stacked enchiladas and huevos rancheros, […]

Kaya Toast

kaya toast

kaya toast video (scroll down for recipe) I met Lynn Chen recently (you might recognize her from the film Saving Face or from Law and Order: SVU which is one of my favorite shows even though it gives me the heeby-jeebies) and as it turns out, we have more than laughing really really loud in common. […]

Piña Colada Pancakes

piña colada pancakes with rum syrup

piña colada pancakes video (scroll down for printable recipe) A tropical spin on plain old pancakes, these piña colada pancakes are made with coconut milk, coconut chips and fresh diced pineapple. The rum is mixed into warm maple syrup so the pancakes themselves are alcohol-free and safe for small children. Finally a holiday breakfast the whole […]

Dutch Baby Pancake

dutch baby pancake recipe

Dutch Baby Pancake Video (scroll down for printable recipe) I do not think there is anything truly Dutch about a Dutch baby pancake, but it is similar to the German pfannkuchen. Basically it’s a giant popover, baked in a skillet, with eggs being the only leavening. When done correctly, a Dutch baby is a marvelous sight […]

Mashed Potato Waffles

mashed potato waffles

Mashed Potato Waffles Video (scroll down for recipe) One of the best ideas ever. Mashed potato waffles made with leftover mashed potatoes! They get incredibly crispy on the outside, while being soft and creamy inside from the potatoes, cheese and sour cream. Add bacon bits or chives to the batter if you like, or just sprinkle them […]