Whole Grain Flatbread Crackers

All of my entertaining-focused cooking classes begin with a cheese board tutorial because (almost) everyone loves a good spread of cheese.  To be honest, I’m perfectly happy with a variety of carbs for transferring cheese from plate to mouth: a fresh baguette,...

Brown Butter + Chocolate Ganache Cake

I’m going to ask you to politely ignore the fact that this recipe calls for a pound of butter.  Or get excited about it.  Either way, positive vibes only.  This election season has been extra tense and vitriolic, so we need to find goodness wherever we can.  And brown...

Gramma’s Banana Bread with Pecans

Here’s the thing about bananas: I only like them when they’re perfectly yellow.  And that only gives, like, a 1-2 day window.  At the first sign of a brown spot, I know they’re getting saved for banana bread.   Banana bread was one of my very favorite snacks as a...

Build Your Own Grain Bowls

Apparently “grain bowls” are a thing these days, but they’ve long been a part of my work-from-home-lunch repertoire.  It’s a good excuse to throw a bunch of leftovers in a bowl together and call it a meal.  You can mix and match, eat it hot or cold, and you don’t need...

Basic Risotto for Two + Bellina Alimentari

This post is brought to you in partnership with Bellina Alimentari, an Italian market and cafe in Atlanta where I teach cooking classes.  As always, all opinions are my own. Risotto doesn’t take a tremendous amount of skill, just some quality ingredients and...