Anne Byrn: Between the Layers

Anne Byrn
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Created 19 Mar 2021
  • When you need Apple Tarts in a hurry
    14 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Apple Week continues here at Between the Layers. This one’s for you - thank you for subscribing! I hadn’t given frozen puff pastry much thought in a while, and then it was everywhere. Online, on TV, i...
  • Not Just Apple Pie, it’s Tarte Tatin - No. 25
    12 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    Like what you read in Between the Layers? Don’t keep it a secret. Shh-share! Share IT’S FALL, THE COMFORT SEASON OF WARM BLANKETS and cozy foods. I am sorry, dear pumpkin, but you’ve gotten enough fir...
  • Five Favorite Dinner Shortcuts
    07 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    None other than Fudge Pie starting with a brownie mix. Thanks to everyone who watched me on QVC last night! I talked cake with host David Venable via Skype. And honestly, my Bluetooth earbuds kept dis...
  • What it’s really like to be on QVC - No. 24
    05 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    Hello everyone! I’d love for you to tune in tomorrow night (Wednesday, Oct. 6) at 8 EST “In the Kitchen with David” on QVC. I’ll be in my Nashville kitchen via Skype with David Venable in the QVC stud...
  • 8 good reasons to love an air fryer
    30 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    I hadn’t socialized in so long that I’d forgotten how to make conversation. And I was grappling for something to say when out of thin air, I asked a woman I had never met before, “What’s your favorite...
  • You deserve (yes!) homemade fries - No. 23
    28 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    I JUST RETURNED FROM A TRIP TO WYOMING visiting my son, and in the land of meat and potatoes, I had my fair share of burgers and fries. The best burgers were hand-formed, had a bit of wood smoke, cris...
  • The only banana pudding you need
    23 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    BANANA PUDDING IS ONE OF THOSE DESSERTS I want to jump into and then never crawl out. It’s like a cozy bed… fluffy meringue, warm pudding, banana slices, and vanilla wafers that line the pan. Just so ...
  • Stirring up comfort with homemade pudding
    21 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Natilla from Taqueria del Sol in Atlanta. When I was young and our mother wasn’t inviting friends over for dinner, just cooking for our family, she’d make pudding. She’d lift a heavy saucepan onto the...
  • Gorgeous grain salads take us right into fall
    16 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    WE’RE ON THE CUSP OF FALL RIGHT NOW, but I’ve still got one foot planted in summer. Yes, I’m eager to open the door to crisp apples and pumpkin-spice and everything nice, but not just yet. I’ve still ...
  • I love lunch. It’s my new dinner.
    14 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    Kathleen’s Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Skewers. Photos: Kathleen Osteen. LAST MONTH I GATHERED with cousins on my sister’s screened porch to celebrate my birthday. We talked about the news and the weathe...
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