Madeleines are beautiful “squat, plump little cakes"immortalized by Marcel Proust, and loved by generations. I like to think of them as French biscotti in a sense because they are purrrfect with coffee. Since I baked bunches of them for “French Cafe at Home,” I’ve had a surplus of madeleines on hand, and no lie, I … Continue reading Classic Madeleines
Dazzle your friends with this super-pretty appetizer! It’s only two ingredients (ok, ok, not counting the garnishes) plus you can have it with veggies OR carbs, so you are winning, winning, winning your holiday get-together. If you’re not going to a holiday get-together, you can just impress yourself. You will need... 1 10 oz tub … Continue reading Pink Hummus for the holiday win!
As I mentioned in a previous post, on a trip to Massachusetts this summer, I became rather obsessed with these pistachio muffins Scott and I would have every morning. And then I thought, I needed recreate them at home, complete with the crunchy, sugary topping. And so, here they are! A Christmas gift to you! … Continue reading Pistachio Pudding Muffins
This salad has so much going for it, and it's the prettiest winter salad eva! I love how it's mostly sweet, but it's got some spice, kind of like me! hahahahah *kneeslap* I think this salad is truly elegant and definitely worthy of a holiday get-together, whatever the size! The pears and the gorgonzola together … Continue reading Apple Harvest Salad
You guys, this is very, very special. Baked Fontina is a dish as special as grandma's china, your wedding dress, the birth of your children, I'm serious. This is a special occasion appetizer, it's so decadent and serving something warm and luscious in a cast iron skillet brings so much joy. I was so thrilled … Continue reading Baked Fontina
My hubs and son are big fans of pudding. Smooth, creamy and dreamy, plus it keeps great in the fridge! I also tell myself it’s got a lot of protein which is good for the kiddos. I don't talk to myself about the sugar in it. My self doesn't have time for that kind of … Continue reading Vanilla Spice Pudding
Ugh! It's just been such an emotional year! Are you with me in being so, so tired? Just emotionally drained? Depleted? Exhausted? Spent? Numb? Comatose? Ok, I'll stop now! Because life has resembled an emotional rollercoaster the past few weeks, I hope you'll keep your expectations low on this being a perfectly written post, but, … Continue reading This post is not perfect…but Martha’s Vineyard is!
Are you like me, in that you don't really go for that super dense, cumbersome cornbread? On a trip to South Carolina over the summer we went to a fantastic restaurant with the BEST cornbread! It was almost like cake, just moist, fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth....No exaggeration, my sweet son Cal INHALED two man-size pieces in about … Continue reading Light and Fluffy Bacon Cornbread
When the cold weather sets in, by January I have made chili and cinnamon rolls 1,875 times. This cannot go on. We need a NEW chili recipe that's just as delicious and easy as my fall-back. This pork chili checks all the boxes. I happen to love the zing of lime! You will need...2 TBS … Continue reading Pork Chili Verde
Ok, I'm super excited about this recipe. It's at least half healthy because...it's half cauliflower and half pasta, and it's amazing! It's so saucy, so spicy, and the crunch on the top...I'm dead! I don't feel guilty eating it at all. And you can play with the proportions of pasta to cauliflower, depending on how … Continue reading Chipotle “Mock and Cheese”