Articles By: Lindsey Young

Potato salad says may‘no’ to mayonnaise

If there was such a thing as the anti-mayonnaise lobby, Joey would be its president. Actually, it’s probably dangerous for me to even mention it. He might be getting T-shirts made up as I write this. I don’t mind mayo in the right application, and this time of year, I especially love it in a creamy potato salad—a dish Joey […]

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‘Berry’ your fork into blackberry cake

We were out grocery shopping recently, getting the essentials for the week, and Joey disappeared (as he often seems to do) while we were in the produce section and came back holding a pint of some of the biggest blackberries I’ve ever seen. “These are on sale,” he said, knowing how to appeal to my weaknesses. I quickly looked on […]

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No-bake pie is better choco-‘late’ than never

We recently had a get-together with my mom’s side of the family. As always, we had an amazing spread of way too much food and had lots of fun catching up. I volunteered to bring a few pies for dessert, and my family is used to being guinea pigs when it comes to me trying out new recipes. One of […]

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Leftover potato soup a f‘root’ful experiment

I know that we’re quickly moving out of what most people would consider “soup weather,” but I tend to like it no matter what time of year it is. I especially like to have containers full of it in my deep freeze at all times for evenings when Joey and I are far too busy (or tired) to make a […]

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Make cookies almost too cute to bear

Make cookies almost too cute to bear

It might be a side effect of becoming an aunt, but my eyes seem to be drawn to all kinds of cute things lately. The cookie recipe I’m sharing with you this week was one of those cute items I found online and just had to try. I then immediately messaged my sister with a photo, noting that they’d be […]

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Can’t stop thinking ‘gumbout’ N’Orleans dish

Sometimes I let my fridge do the talking when I’m trying to figure out what to make for dinner, so when I had several leftover stalks of celery, most of an onion and lots of diced bell peppers at my disposal, I took to the Internet for a solution. Much to Joey’s delight, I decided to try a recipe for […]

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You’ll love this from the bottom of your ‘tart’

There’s something intimidating about pastry. It’s hard to roll out perfect circles or to put it into pie pans without it cracking. Plus, there are too many people online who are true artists with dough, and that is extremely intimidating when I start hunting for new recipes. The recipe I tried this week, though, is meant to look a little […]

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It’s time to sprinkle in some sugar cookies

I have a bad habit of skipping over steps in recipes when I look over them, trying to decide whether or not I should give them a try. More than once, I’ve started baking something, only to realize halfway through that I have to stop and chill an ingredient for an hour or overnight before moving on to the next […]

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Just ‘fry’ to resist these scrumptious potatoes

When I was younger, I knew it was going to be a great supper if I saw my mom’s electric skillet sitting out on the counter. That meant we were having fried potatoes as our side dish for dinner. I can still smell them cooking when I think about that skillet. It was one of my favorite things. Mom would […]

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(Pe)can’t miss out on German chocolate icing

Until I married Joey, German chocolate cake was a dessert I was vaguely aware of but not one I’d eaten very often. But it’s Joey’s absolute favorite—the flavor he chose for his groom’s cake at our wedding, in fact—so it’s become something I’ve had more often over the years. Since Joey recently celebrated a birthday, I decided to bake him […]

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