Strawberry Basil Champagne Sparklers

My mother raised me to never leave the house in sweatpants, which is amusing considering that I spend 89% of my off-work hours in...

Banana Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Last Wednesday, I turned 27, accepted the fact that I simultaneously have subtle wrinkles and not-so-subtle zits, ran out of fingers counting my blessings, and...

Sweet and Spicy Asian Pork Quesadillas

You say tortilla; I say 8-inch circle of gastronomic possibility. You + a tortilla + your imagination are an unstoppable kitchen trifecta. No matter...

Blueberry Cream Oatmeal Smoothies

This week, I renewed my pledge to good-girl eating behavior: Veggies; all-natural granola things; no chocolate before 10 a.m. Life responded by FedEx-ing me an...

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...

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...

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...

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...