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,...

Irish Potatoes, Turkey Sausage, and Cabbage Supper {Slow Cooker}

I shed a tear the day I changed my last name. My little weep was not because I had conformed to societal norms (never could flatter myself as a rebel), cried with despair at...

Crispy Chewy Pretzel, Peanut Butter, and Chocolate Chip Cookies

It has been a cookie kind of week: Numerous pantry staples—including soy sauce, peanut butter, and bourbon—ran out at the same time. Realized my wall calendar is still turned to January; I have not...

Shrimp-and-Artichoke-Frittata-Recipe

Shrimp and Artichoke Frittata

Eggs are one crazy cool food. Beneath their fragile shells lie golden yolks of possibility: Hard-boiled; soft-boiled; sunny-side up; over-easy; over-hard; poached; deviled; scrambled; souffléd; nogged; salad-ed; washed; drop-souped; hashed; and even straight-up raw, if you are into that sort...