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

Strawberry-Avocado Salad

Happy Mother’s Day everyone!  Man, are moms the best or what??  I don’t get to spend the day with my momma today, but I got to spend the whole last week with her… Continue reading

Tzatziki, Your Summer BFF

Guys.  I got a hair cut.  WHAT.  This is, like, earth shattering. Let me explain.  I cut my hair maybe 3 times a year, due to a delicately balanced blend of laziness and cheapness.… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Tart

It’s finals season.  Boo.  This means the fun is over for the next few weeks.  BUT.  The past month has been so chock-full of fun visitors that I can’t feel too sad about the… Continue reading

SMAFE-BLT (Sriracha Mayo Avocado Fried Egg BLT): Or, The Day I Died And Went To Heaven

Guys.  This is serious.  Really, really serious.  You can stop searching for the perfect sandwich, because I’ve found it. Last week, I was really craving a BLT for some reason.  Which is really… Continue reading