Gingersnap-Salted Caramel-Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches

It’s fall, y’all. Time to get our autumn on.  No PSL allowed, because they’ve simply gotten out of hand. Although late spring will probably always be my favorite time of year, I’ve got… Continue reading

Ramen Noodle Upgrade

Oh, ramen.  The stuff that self-pitying colds and collegiate dreams are made of.  I can’t say ramen is something I normally have in my house, but I need it for a summertime slaw… Continue reading

Garden Veggie Frittata

Are you familiar with the concept of the Basic Bitch?  She has been all over social media lately, so she’s been pretty tough to miss.  She’s hard to define, this Basic Bitch, but… Continue reading

Tomato-Thyme Tartine and Death By Chocolate Cookies

I know that at this point I’ve probably alienated any reader I’ve ever had (sorry, Mom) by babbling on and ON about how great farmer’s markets are, but I don’t care.  LOOK at… Continue reading

Plum Pecan Coffee Cake

Things I learned this week: 1. I take walking uphill at sea-level altitude for granted. 2. Running at sea-level altitude will never feel as easy as when you have just come back from… Continue reading

Homemade Funfetti Cake with Toasted Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting

Oh hey.  Sorry, didn’t see you there– got a little distracted by the extremely exciting overabundance of sprinkles in my life.  Somehow, I managed to not get into sprinkles until I was an… Continue reading

Greek Couscous Salad and Puppy Heaven

Big news guys!  After 23 years of pleading, begging, and all-around badgering, I have finally gotten my lifelong wish…a sister!   Ok, so maybe not a “sister” in the most conventional meaning of the… Continue reading

Potato, Caramelized Onion, and Blue Cheese Galette

Happy 5th of July!!  Time for fireworks, cookouts, and as many Sousa marches as you can stand (which should be a lot, for the record)!  I’m not ready for the 4th to be over… Continue reading

Polenta Slices with Fresh Tomatoes, Basil, and Shaved Parmesan

Soooo I have a problem.  It’s June.  It’s only 80-something degrees.  And I’m already too hot.  It’s not even July yet!  This bodes poorly, guys.  Very, very poorly.  A 20-minute walk outside shouldn’t… Continue reading

Summer Non-Cooking and Cantaloupe-Brie Salad

Soooo, it’s been almost a month since my last post– oops!  Time flies, I guess.  It’s amazing how quickly summers can fill up!  And it’s also probably not a coincidence that my last… Continue reading