The Food Dish
The next time you throw a summer shindig, impress your guests with one of these gourmet—but still so simple—desserts. They’re sure to be the perfect end to your perfect summer day. Find more of these delectable desserts at daringgourmet.com.
Orange Buttermilk Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
We're obsessed with Lizzy Early's latest cookbook, Make It with a Cake Mix. Every single dessert is different, but they're all made easier with a cake mix. And they're all to die for! Get all the recipes in this mouth-watering cookbook. It's perfect for any family gathering, birthday party, or as a gift for newlyweds! Get it at deseretbook.com!
Supposedly, Mormons first met Jell-O all the way back in 1898. Whether you're a staunch gelatin supporter or a Mormon who eats this treat more rarely, you'll laugh out loud at this list of things nobody should do with Jell-O.
Ahh, Jell-O! It's a favorite in many Mormon households and a staple of ward potlucks across the US. We're all for a good Jell-O dish! (In fact, you should make sure to check out the winners from our Jell-O recipe contest.) But there are just some things you shouldn't do with this strange, jiggly treat. Check out our list of things you shouldn't do with Jell-O:
...look directly at it as you eat.
Jell-O's jiggliness is almost memorizing. Looking at it too long could lead to heartburn, headaches, nausea, and leftover Jell-O.
...learn Jell-O Tricks
We’ve searched high and low for the best barbecue recipes around so you can impress everyone at your next backyard griller.
Some of these tried-and-true recipes come from LDS Living readers, and a few come from Where There’s Smoke, There’s Barbecue! But one thing’s for certain: they’re all finger-lickin’ good.
Peterson’s Shredded Barbecue Beef
Sylvia Brass; Dunnellon, Florida
- 3 pounds chuck roast
- 1½ tablespoons oil
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 stalk celery, chopped
1½ cups beef broth
- 1 teaspoon allspice
- 1 teaspoon dry mustard
- ½ teaspoon chili powder (optional)
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2–3 drops Tabasco sauce (optional)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 large bottle ketchup
- 1 bay leaf (optional)
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
Are you stumped at what to feed the missionaries? We asked readers on our Facebook page, and the verdict is in. Find out what they want to eat. So if you're looking for something non-casserole-related to feed them, we've got you covered!
You may think they want a hearty meal to fill them up, so pot roast or lasagna should do the trick, right? Wrong. Turns out missionaries get a lot of pot roast and way too much of anything that comes in a casserole dish--especially in the United States. Try these creative dinners that you and the missionaries are sure to love.
1. Breakfast for dinner. Breakfast burritos, sausage, bacon, pancakes, puffed French toast, hash browns—the works! (This was by far the most beloved alternative dinner!)