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  • piece of flourless pumpkin bread with fork

    Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes that Go off Script

    Maybe you never liked pumpkin pie, and the thought of a super sweet pecan pie makes your teeth hurt. This might be the year to break with tradition and make exactly…

  • exotic mushrooms

    Cooking with Mushrooms

    Mushrooms are exotic, multifarious, and unlike any other food on the planet. Let’s unpack the magic, myths, and fun facts about these delicious outliers; they’re one of my favorite fall ingredients.…

  • ladling brothy beans onto garlic toast

    The recipes that got us through quarantine…

    Just like you we’ve spent lots of time in the kitchen these past months ~ we kneaded, baked, and basically ATE our way through this ‘special‘ time. It’s been hard, for…

  • Winter squash, cut in half

    7 Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds!

    Pumpkin seeds (and all winter squash seeds) are hidden gems, so tasty and nutritious. You just need to know how to harvest them, and how to make the most of them in…

  • baked apple galette with plate of apples

    6 Apple Dessert Recipes That Aren’t Pie!

     An apple dessert a day might not keep the doctor away, but, who knows? Might be worth a try 😉 And anyway, you’re going to need a couple of great apple…

  • Instant Pot Cheddar Risotto with Fresh Sage in a bowl with fork and sage leaves

    Why you should be cooking with sage right now

    Sage is the fall herb, but don’t save it just for stuffing, it pairs well with so many flavors of the season. I’m sharing my favorite ways to highlight this earthy,…

  • cranberry breakfast cake with fork

    10 Fall Breakfast Cake Recipes

    I guarantee you’ll find a new favorite in this list of comforting Fall breakfast cake recipes, so you can ring in the new season properly, with a fork and a cup…

  • roasted apple and radicchio salad in a bowl

    Fall Forward Salad Recipes

    Salads can transition beautifully into Fall when you’ve got the right ingredients and the right attitude. These delicious and healthy salads will help you pivot from summer to fall without missing…

  • scooping no churn chocolate ice cream

    How to Eat Chocolate in Summer!

    These easy chocolate recipes are optimized for summer, because a decadent chocolatey dessert is a necessity in every season, and when chocolate is also refreshing, it’s pure magic ~ here’s how…

  • a bottle of diy tarragon vinegar with fresh tarragon sprigs

    Why you should be using Tarragon!

    Do you cook with Tarragon? If not you’re missing out on one of the loveliest flavors ~ join me as I explore this under-used herb and share some great tarragon recipes to get…

  • christmas in july cookies

    Christmas in July Recipes and Inspiration!

    Dreaming of Christmas in July?  Me too. Holiday 2020 won’t be business as usual, for sure, but we can’t afford to waste one precious year. So I hope you’ll indulge me…

  • layered ice cream terrine with spoons

    The No Bake Desserts We Crave This Month

    Give your oven the night off and make one of my favorite no bake desserts ~ they’re super chill, and always delicious.  (We’re making these refreshing treats on repeat for the…

  • Colorful heirloom tomato toast with glass of rosé wine

    3 Ways to Make Tomato Toast This Summer

    We’re living on tomato toast this month~ and you can too! Here are my favorite ways to combine toasty bread and juicy tomatoes; enjoy them as an appetizer, lunch, or light…

  • Refreshing Non Alcoholic Drinks for Summer

    Hot weather brings on big thirst, and these refreshing non alcoholic drinks have your back.  Make them by the glass or the pitcherful, my colorful quenchers are a healthy alternative to…

  • black chef kneading dough

    9 Great African American Cookbooks

    I’m going to be cooking from these 9 African American cookbooks all summer long ~ choose one or two to add to your collection and join me as I explore the…

  • Healthy Popsicle Recipes to Make with Kids!

    Healthy Popsicle Recipes to Make with Kids ~ it’s going to be a long summer, guys, and we’re all going to need a few tasty tricks up our sleeves to keep…

  • a slice of blueberry lemon layer cake with fork

    The Spring-iest Spring Dessert Recipes!

    The days are getting longer and warmer, and our treats are getting lighter and springier! Make one of these pretty dessert recipes the centerpiece of your next spring fling.…

  • strawberry, lime and coconut Cinco de Mayo Popsicles

    A Perfect Cinco de Mayo Menu

    Cinco de Mayo is around the corner ~ and it’s the perfect excuse to dine al fresco. Need some recipe inspiration?  I’ve got a Mexican themed menu to get your creative…

  • Easy pita bread recipe

    Easy Bread Recipes for beginning bakers

    You don’t need a culinary degree to whip up a great homemade bread, you just need the desire (check) the time (check) and a few good recipes (triple check!) I’m a lazy…

  • oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

    Best Cookie Recipes for Care Packages

    My Best Cookie Recipes for Care Packages, whether you’re sharing a plate with a neighbor, or shipping some comfort to a loved one across a continent ~ plus tips for contactless delivery!…

  • Ham and Swiss pasta roll up

    How We’re Using Up Our Leftover Ham

    Leftover ham is one of the perks of so many holidays, and if you’re lucky enough to have some leftover Easter ham, these recipes will help you make use of every…

  • The Best Easter Side Dishes to Serve with Ham

    The Best Easter Side Dishes to Serve with Ham ~ every Easter table needs some delicious sides to stand up to that main course ham. Here are some great side dish…