Easy Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Growing up, I was completely and utterly repulsed by tomatoes.  I hated everything about them– their smell, their taste, the way they felt in my mouth.  My parents lived for summer, when they could pick a… Continue reading

Spring Veggie Frittata

We’re due for 6 inches of snow this week in D.C., but it’s hard to care when the cherry blossoms are doin’ their thang, we’ve “sprung forward,” and the first official day of… Continue reading

Winter Citrus Avocado Salmon Salad

Like a lot of people, I try to spend my Sundays doing something resembling “meal prep” to get ready for the week ahead, when I often don’t really have the time to make… Continue reading

Chocolate Cake with Peppermint Buttercream Frosting and Peppermint Chocolate Ganache

Ok, let’s get the bad news out of the way right at the outset: Christmas is over.  I KNOW.  But hey, there’s a silver lining: only 359 days til Christmas! I love Christmas.… Continue reading

Bourbon Ginger Peach Cupcakes with Browned Butter Vanilla Frosting

Hello. It’s me. I was wondering if after all these years (of reading my blog) you’d like to meet (the recipe that will 100% be your dietary downfall). Now, listen.  I know you’re… Continue reading

A Breakfast Sandwich to Satisfy the Angel on Your Shoulder

Ok, somehow it’s been 2 months since my last post.  I honestly don’t know how this happens.  I feel like I was singing the praises of scones just yesterday!  Time flies when all your… Continue reading

Scones, Several Sweet and Savory Ways

WordPress informs me I have been writing this blog for just under 3 years.  Which is CRAZYTOWN, but that’s a conversation for a different day.  What’s important here is that in the three… Continue reading

All Things Toast

…Or, how to succeed in basic without really trying.  FYI, toast is uber trendy lately, in case your instagram feed has somehow avoided the avo onslaught so far (sorry not sorry for being part… Continue reading

Super Bowl Snack Time

…or anytime snack time.  You’re still allowed to eat this stuff if you’re not a football person.  I promise.  I should know, because while I willingly (even happily) watch/attend football games, it’s not… Continue reading

Double Bailey’s Brownie Ice Cream

Okay, I know it’s winter and that seems like an inappropriate time to share an ice cream recipe.  But a) there is NO SNOW outside my upstate NY window so I’m not totally… Continue reading