Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Roasted Shrimp

Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Roasted Shrimp

You caught me in the midst of a red-hot spring fling. Early each April, a long-time love returns to my life, and the two of us have a fleeting, fabulous affair. The object of...

Blackberry Buttermilk Cake with Sweet Orange Glaze

I am an excellent person to invite to a dinner party. Chances are, I’m available. I won’t show up early while you are frantically applying last-minute lipstick and blotting a stain from your smart...

Goat Cheese, Caramelized Onion, & Roasted Red Pepper Tart

I really shouldn’t be allowed to grocery shop unsupervised. I linger shamelessly by the bakery, waiting for the attendant to look away so that I can swipe the free sugar cookies marked “Kids Only.” ...

No-Roll Light Whole Wheat Pie {or Tart} Crust

I need to tell you something: I’ve never mowed the lawn. Impressive, no? To this day, I am still unsure how I managed to pull of this grand feat of chore avoidance. My little...

Sprinkles Strawberry Cake with Fluffy Cheesecake Frosting

Things I learned in my first year of marriage: Boys eat a lot. Hoping that lasagna will live on for three nights? Forget it. An unloaded dishwasher says, “I love you.” His and hers...

Carrot Cake Pancakes with Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Frosting

I would be delighted to serve you cake for breakfast. I won’t bother with silly euphemisms like “muffin”, “coffee cake”, or “lemon bread.” We’ll slice ourselves two big hunks of straight-up frosted chocolate goodness and...

Cherry Amaretto Rice Pudding {Lightened Up}

Forgive me, but I can hold out no longer. I’ve thought positive thoughts. I’ve remained peaceful and stoic. I’ve even purchased a bathing suit in desperate watchful anticipation of temperate days to come. Despite...

Magic Multigrain Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

I am writing a kitchen romance novel. Naturally, I am the heroine. My collection of adorable Anthropologie aprons in unparalleled, my apartment floods with natural light whenever I need to shoot a food photo,...