Apple Cinnamon Bran Muffins | Super Bran Muffin Batter

Apple Cinnamon Bran Muffins | Super Bran Muffin Batter

My mental age has two settings: Glitter-loving 6-year-old and Bingo-playing 60-year-old. Six-year-old Erin loves: The zoo. Favorite animal: Giraffe. Holiday arts and crafts. Especially paper Advent chains. Tear off one link each day ‘til...

White Bean and Chard Stuffed Acorn Squash

White Bean and Chard Stuffed Acorn Squash

Some women impulse buy shoes. I impulse buy squash. Thirty-pound, toddler-sized sacks of squash to be exact. Basement priced at $8, this monster pack of butternuts, acorns, and carnivals was impossible to resist. I...

Pear Clafoutis

Pear Clafoutis

In less than 24 hours, I was set to embark on a pilgrimage. Sadly, that pilgrimage has been postponed due a nemesis named Hurricane Sandy; however, the recipe my pilgrimage inspired is so sublime,...

Pumpkin Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

If you read the title “Pumpkin Apricot Oatmeal Cookies” and automatically thought, “UGH. Just what I need, another pumpkin cookie recipe. I already have 5,000 pinned to my board,” I beg you,...

Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza

One of the most delectable, unique, Icannotstopshovelingthisintomyface pizzas I’ve ever tasted was prepared in a kitchen I never want to see at a bar I’ll never forget. Oh, and I inhaled it while playing...

How to Caramelize Onions

How to Caramelize Onions

Patience has been my repeat New Year’s resolution for the last two decades. Grocery store lines prickle my skin. Red lights make me antsy. Peeking at Christmas presents? Guilty! In general, I detest waiting, unless...

Apple Cider Sparkler Cocktail

Apple Cider Sparkler Cocktail

CHEERS! This past week has given me many reasons to raise my glass, and I can think of no liquid I’d rather have in it right now than today’s feature: my skinny APPLE CIDER SPARKLER cocktail....

Baked Kale Chips

Baked Kale Chips

Any day that includes a bubbling cauldron of cheese fondue cannot be bad. Especially when that fondue is sized for 10 but split only betwixt yourself + someone you like enough not to mind...