Baking & Desserts

Butter Pecan Banana Muffins

READY IN: 28minsYIELD: 12 Muffins INGREDIENTS 1cup chopped pecans 1⁄2tablespoonunsalted butter 1 1⁄3cupsall-purpose flour 1teaspoonbaking powder 1teaspoonbaking soda 1⁄2teaspoonkosher salt 1cup mashed ripe banana 3⁄4cup packed brown sugar 1⁄2cupbuttermilk, room temperature 1⁄4cupvegetable oil 1largeegg, room temperature 1teaspoonpure vanilla extract NUTRITION INFO Serving Size: 1 (70) g Servings Per Recipe:12 Calories: 232.3 Calories from Fat 109 […]

How-To

7 Weird Pickle Hacks You Should Try ASAP

We love pickles here at MyRecipes. We also love a good hack. So, without further ado, here are seven flavor-packed, creative, and wonderfully weird pickle hacks:  1. Pickle Ice Cubes Cooking dinner shouldn’t be complicated Freeze pickle juice in an ice cube tray, then toss the frozen juice into your next Bloody Mary or martini. […]

Meal Planning

8 Insider Secrets All Costco Shoppers Should Know

Whether you are a seasoned Costco shopper or new to the joys of this big box wholesale store, you can always use some great tips and tricks. Get the most for your money with these eight insider scoops for getting the most out of your Costco shopping experience: 1. Decode the secret messages of Costco price tags. […]

How-To

How to Easily Save Greens That Are About to Spoil

I know not everyone has a green thumb. I’m lucky to have a yard planted to the bursting point with herbs and greens as well as other delicious comestibles. But even if you don’t grow them, when you shop at a farmer’s market or your local grocery store, I’m betting we both sometimes run into […]

How-To

What Is Madeira Wine and How Is It Used In Cooking?

Madeira, a robust and flavorful fortified wine, is famously long-lasting—but what else do you need to know about this Portoguese libation?      What Is Madeira?  Cooking dinner shouldn’t be complicated Madeira is a Portuguese fortified wine. It’s made on the Madeira Islands, off the coast of Africa.  Dry varieties are typically served before or between meals […]

Meal Planning

This Is the Best Day and Time to Shop at Costco

How do you do Costco? For me, the wholesaler is often the place I go for a leisurely and investigative shopping trip. I wander the aisles looking for treasures, get a few thousand steps in, and if I’m feeling indulgent, grab a hot dog or a soft serve cone on my way out for a […]

Baking & Desserts

Zucchini-Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup white sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon salt 1egg, lightly beaten ½ cup vegetable oil ¼ cup milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup shredded zucchini ½ cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips ½ cup chopped walnuts Directions Step 1 […]