Egg + Asparagus Tea Sandwiches

  I love afternoon tea: the ceremony, the fine china, the tiny pastries. I first experienced a true afternoon tea in London four years ago, and there’s been no looking back. Since then, going to tea has become a travel indulgence (like in Quito and Buenos Aires).  ...

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 family meal...

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 out for...

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 baking...