Yummy Easy Homemade Meatballs

homemade meatballs

  My favorite technique for preparing homemade meatballs also happens to be incredibly simple. These are my three tips for delicious¬ meatballs that are browned on the outside and tender …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Mini BLT Cups – An Easy Appetizer Recipe

easy BLT cups

Dear friends, Could you use a¬†home-kitchen-tested recipe¬†for a simple, festive hors d’oeuvre?¬†These little appetizers¬†contain all the flavors of your favorite BLT in one small bite. A crispy toast shell holds …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Browned Butter Roasted Almonds Recipe

Roasted almonds | Happy Simple Living blog

Do you ever get the mid-afternoon hungries? I do (EVERY afternoon), and I’m always looking for¬†delicious snacks that satisfy my craving¬†for something crunchy and salty. Almonds nicely fit the bill, …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Pumpkin Maple Donut Holes Recipe

Pumpkin maple donut holes | Happy Simple Living blog

  Dear friends, It’s cool and rainy this morning in Colorado, and I’m dreaming of these cinnamon sugar-y pumpkin maple donut holes I made a few weeks ago. The recipe …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Free Cookbook Giveaway – Pumpkin It Up!

My newest cookbook, Pumpkin It Up!, has just been released by Gibbs Smith. I had so much fun developing and testing recipes that highlight the mild, earthy, slightly sweet flavor …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Pumpkin Caramel Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Pumpkin Caramel Cinnamon Rolls | Happy Simple Living blog

The flavor of pumpkin spice seems to be everywhere right now, and is even the subject of some good-natured debate; some folks are complaining of Pumpkin Spice overload with so …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Fried Sweet Corn with Bacon

Corn and bacon recipe | Happy Simple Living blog

Have you been enjoying the¬†summer? And when I say “enjoying the summer,” what I really mean is, have you been enjoying the foods of summer? Here in Colorado, the local …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

A Sweet Strawberry Tart

Strawberry tart | Happy Simple Living blog

Dear friends, I’m working on a new cookbook this spring that will be all about beautiful BERRIES. I’m having such a good time tasting and testing blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cranberries, …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

My Favorite Oatmeal Chocolate Scotchies Cookie Recipe

Oatmeal Scotchies Cookies

  Dear friends, This recipe is a variation of one of my favorite classics — oatmeal cookies with butterscotch chips. I’ve always loved the combination, but with most recipes it …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.