Super Chunk Banana Bran Muffins.

Super Chunk Banana Bran Muffins

Chunky is such a fun word. Sure, “chunky” is not the word I want on my mind whilst wiggling into a freshly laundered pair of skinny jeans (it’s the heat from the dryer, trust...

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...