Cutting Dough

In the Kitchen with Rocket 88 Doughnuts

Doughnuts have always fascinated me. It’s the scientific process of mixing a few simple ingredients together to create fluffy fried rounds of dough that is intriguing. How does it rise? How is this dough different from breads or biscuits? Lucky for me, my questions were about to be answered with a step-by-step tutorial that ended […]

Dill Cucumber Relish - Solid Gold Eats

Dill Cucumber Relish

This dill cucumber relish recipe has been my staple recipe for a few years now. When teeny tiny pickling cucumbers are in season, I buy four pounds, enough for one large batch to water bath can and preserve. It is a requested item from anyone who has had it, because it has just the right […]

Garden Fresh Jalapeno Relish - Solid Gold Eats

Garden Fresh Jalapeno Relish

This Garden Fresh Jalapeño Relish is always a summertime hit on SGE, so I’m bringing it to the front page with new photos for you. I am very proud to say that all of the jalapeños and the one tomato needed for this recipe came out of my own backyard. We have found that jalapeños […]

Spring Farmers Market Salad

Q&A with Anna Powell of Indiana Microgreens

If you have visited a farmers market in Indianapolis in the past two months, it is likely that you have come across Indiana Microgreens, a new venture from Anna Powell. Microgreens have made their way into a few of my recipes simply out of my curiosity for what they are and how they can transform […]

Weeknight Brazilian Feijoadas with McCormick + Giveaway (Sponsored) - Solid Gold Eats

Weeknight Brazilian Feijoada with McCormick + Giveaway (Sponsored)

Brazilian Feijoada, say what? Those two words didn’t mean much to me until I was researching Brazilian recipes for McCormick, who is sponsoring this recipe and providing a giveaway to one of YOU! You may remember my Grilled Indian Spiced Chicken Skewers recipe, which highlighted the Flavor Forecast of Indian curry powder, another great spice […]

Taco Macaroni and Cheese - Transforming Taco Night - Solid Gold Eats

Transforming Taco Night with Taco Macaroni and Cheese

Me to John: “What do you want for dinner this week?” John: “Tacos.” Every. Single. Time. Don’t get me wrong, I love tacos, too. It seems like most Americans love taco night, right? What is it about stuffing ground beef in a tortilla shell with cheese, lettuce and spicy sauce that seemingly all of us […]

Asian Baked Chicken Legs - Solid Gold Eats

Asian Baked Chicken Legs

Why is it that when I am shopping for chicken legs, I can only find them in packs of, oh say, TWELVE? Like, okay, $10 for 12 chicken legs is not a bad price, but our family of two can only eat 2 per person per meal, so then I have to freeze the rest […]

Washington D.C. Food Adventures - Solid Gold Eats

I’m Back + Washington, D.C. Food Adventures

Woah, what day is it again? From traveling to Washington, D.C., and back, I have neglected to give you SGE readers some tasty recipes to stay entertained while I’m out working my butt off, but hey, I’m back and I have so many things to share with you! Why D.C., you ask? I was on […]

Hard Cider Pulled Pork Sandwiches - Solid Gold Eats

Hard Cider Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Everyone needs an easy weeknight meal that they can count on. A meal with few ingredients, little prep time and a lot of flavor. Whenever I know I am working late for an event, I always try to put something in the slow cooker so that I do not have to think about dinner after […]

Mexican Casserole with Pinto Beans - Solid Gold Eats

Mexican Casserole with Pinto Beans

Mexican food hits our dinner table just about once a week, enough that I needed to figure out how to switch things up so that it wasn’t tacos after tacos after tacos. Well, let’s just say we both love tacos, but even we get tired of having them over and over again. You could almost […]