Welcome to This Delicious House! My name is Angela Allison, and I’m a seasoned home cook and avid baker based in Tempe, Arizona. Alongside my husband, three lovely daughters, and our four rescue dogs, I’ve cultivated a deep love of the culinary arts, with a particular focus in baking and simple meals.

My culinary journey has been a 20+ year adventure, and I take great pleasure in preparing and experimenting with a wide range of dishes. Cooking and baking serve as my sanctuary, providing a creative outlet that nourishes both body and soul. My love for cooking and baking has grown so much that it has become an integral part of my identity.

Despite the demands of being a dedicated part-time attorney and a caring mother to three little ones, I’ve honed my skills in crafting delicious make-ahead recipes perfect for everyday meals and special occasions. I understand the value of efficient meal preparation, especially when juggling multiple responsibilities. Therefore, I’ve dedicated myself to curating a collection of delicious and simple recipes, all of which incorporate essential make-ahead elements.

At This Delicious House, I aspire to share my expertise and passion with readers like you. From mouthwatering make-ahead recipes to helpful tips and tricks, I aim to make meal prep and special occasions a breeze. There’s nothing more satisfying than having a plan in place to avoid the last-minute scramble when hungry kids or eager guests await.

Let me guide you on this culinary journey, as I reveal the secrets of making stress-free meals ahead of time. Together, we’ll navigate the kitchen with ease, ensuring that every recipe is simplified and thoughtfully prepared for your utmost enjoyment.

Get ready to savor the flavors of well-prepared meals and to indulge in the pleasures of seamless party planning. With This Delicious House, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a confident and skilled culinary expert!

My most popular recipe ever on the blog is my Almond Ricotta Cake. And, if you’re looking for a delicious and easy way to make pancakes for a crowd, you’ll love my Sheet Pan Pancakes recipe.

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Feel free to email me anytime with your questions or comments at: Angela@ThisDeliciousHouse.com

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  1. I wuld like to try the italian apple cake and was wondering if I could use buttermilk insead of milk. I made it lots of times and it really good but I have some buttermilk handy and was wondering if I could make use of it in this recipe.

      1. I want to say Angela that your Italian walnut tort is so simple yet delicious. Thank you for the recipe!

  2. I made your blueberry Ricotta coffee cake for a family gathering and it was absolutely delicious. Everyone ask for the recipe. I have made several of your recipes and have them saved in a folder on my computer marked Angela’s recipe. Will try your lemon ricotta pancakes this week end.

  3. We can all our salmon each year. Trying to figure out how to use the Lime/Honey recipe on this.

  4. Just discovered your terrific recipes. Ran to the store to buy a spring form pan, as recommended, for making your Lemon Ricotta Cake that I plan to make tonight. Can ‘t wait to try out so many more of your delicious sounding recipes.

  5. The Lemon Ricotta Bundt Cake looks amazing. Can you tell me how to make the candied lemon peel?


    1. Hi Geraldine. I usually buy the candied lemon peel at the store already made. You can also just omit it from the recipe entirely. Enjoy!

  6. Something good has come from this quarantine — I find your website. What fun I’ve been having. We won’t talk about gaining weight! Be safe and have a great day!