2017 Year in Review

2017   It’s that time again: when we look back at our last lap around the sun and look forward to the next one. I started making Year in Review lists several years ago, first as a handwritten list on a single sheet of paper, and more recently as a longer blog...

Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

  Not sure what to make for Christmas morning breakfast or a holiday brunch? Here are a few of my favorite dishes:   If a one-pan breakfast is up your alley, then my “upside down” butternut + bacon quiche recipe that I created for Home Depot is great for a...

My Seasonal Thanksgiving Table

  I’m gonna let y’all in on a little secret: I don’t really like normal Thanksgiving food. I don’t even like turkey that much. Many traditional holiday dishes historically came from summer produce that was “put up” or canned during the summer bounty and pulled...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

  This is one of my go-to dinner party desserts because I almost always have the ingredients on hand: eggs, sugar, chocolate, and butter (plus a shot of flavored liqueur if it suits the mood). It’s a good dessert to make ahead so you don’t have to worry about...