How to Make Hummus

How to Make Hummus Who doesn’t love a good hummus to share with friends! Try out these easy steps for your next gathering. Have you ever wondered what goes into making the yummy hummus you always see at the grocery store? It’s actually really easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients at all! Most of it you can find already in your pantry ready to go and trust me when I say you can make it better than store bought. I love all the different flavors you can add to hummus to make it exactly how you …

Homemade Waffles with Buttermilk Syrup

The BEST Homemade Waffles with Buttermilk Syrup This light and fluffy homemade waffles recipe is amazing! And lets be honest there is nothing better than a plate full of homemade waffles! Looking for the best recipe to make homemade waffles for a crowd? This recipe is perfect for holidays or family gatherings when you need to feed a lot of people. Or for when you feel like eating a mountain of delicious breakfast food! If you are only needing to make a smaller batch of waffles this recipe is easily cut in half. Some of my other favorite breakfast recipes …

Chicken Taco Salad

Chicken Taco Salad Fresh, crispy, and crunchy taco salad! Easy week night dinner meal that everyone will enjoy because it is so versatile and easy to make. If you love tacos and salad then you will fall in love with this chicken taco salad recipe! It’s the perfect combination to get my healthy Mexican styled fix for the week. Everyone likes to put different ingredients in their tacos which is why taco salads can be so versatile. Make it your own and experiment with different flavors! This recipe is perfect for a mid-week dinner meal because all you have to …

How to Mince Garlic

How to Mince Garlic – Tips & Tricks You can never go wrong when it comes to adding more flavor! Check out these easy steps to become a pro at mincing garlic.   It’s the tedious things in cooking that really make a difference in bringing your recipes to the next level. How garlic is cut can change the taste of your food drastically and you may not even realize! Wait until you try mincing your garlic the right way and see how much better your flavors will come together. This is an ingredient that I use in a ton …

How To Cut An Onion – The Right Way!

How to Cut an Onion – The Right Way! This is the easiest and most effective way to cut an onion! Try it out when you are making your next recipe!   Have you ever wondered if you are cutting your onions correctly? Onions can be incorporated into almost any recipe and can be cut in all types of ways! They are a very essential ingredient to add some extra flavor into your dishes. Put them in your soup, salad, sandwich, tacos, whatever your favorite dish is! Being able to thinly slice an onion will help you take your cooking …

Cookbook Giveaway!

Cookbook Giveaway! Who else needs a pick me up?! I know I sure do and nothing makes me happier than sharing my recipes with all of you! I can’t thank you all enough for your continued support of Making Messes with Scarlett! I am so excited to be doing a giveaway for two cookbooks! One for you, and one to send to a friend! TO ENTER: Follow me @madeitateitlovedit on Instagram Tag the friend you would send a cookbook to on my latest Instagram post!  I am going to be sending out bi-weekly email roundups of my top trending recipes …

How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs Perfectly How to make hard boiled eggs perfect in just 5 minutes! Quick and easy recipe where you can say goodbye to gray rings! Have you ever tried to make hard boiled eggs and they came out a gray mess? That does not look appetizing, does it?! They can be tricky to make if you don’t know the correct science to prepare them, but you’re in luck! I am going to tell you my secret tricks on how I get the perfect instant pot hard boiled eggs every time! Hard boiled eggs are an …

Easy Meals With Pantry Staples

Easy Meals With Pantry Staples Pantry staples are the key to having ingredients on hand to make any recipe! Today on the blog I’m sharing my top pantry staples to get you through just about any recipe! Have you ever lost track of time and realized you didn’t buy anything to eat for dinner? It happens to the best of us and there’s nothing worse than feeling unprepared! Not all dinners have to be fancy or gourmet. You can take some simple pantry staples and whip up a delicious meal in minutes with the right ingredients waiting for you to …

Jacob’s Pickles Buttermilk Biscuits

Jacob’s Pickles Buttermilk Biscuits – A copycat Recipe! Looking for the perfect square homemade biscuit recipe? Just like the ones in New York City served at Jacob’s Pickles. Homemade flaky biscuits drizzled with honey from Jacob’s Pickles are the best! I’ve tried many different recipes for biscuits and the ones from Jacob’s Pickles are my favorite! My family absolutely loves homemade biscuits. It is one of the things my husband will even hop in the kitchen with my kids and make. You may not realize it, but biscuits are not as hard as you would think to make. Most of …

Country Fried Steak

Country Fried Steak Comfort food like country fried steak, is there anything better?! There is nothing like a plate of southern style food to bring all the feels. My son Remington loves steak. Of all kinds! But the one thing I have a harder time doing is finding new ways to serve steak rather than just grilling or pan searing it. Enter….country fried steak! I try hard to have a variety of proteins or meats each day. Part of this is to introduce my children to new styles of food of all types. Each of my children have gone through …