White Chocolate Strawberry Creme Brulee

White Chocolate Creme Brulee with Strawberry

Is it a bad sign that the moment I see a work of utter perfection, my immediate instinct is to wreck it? Well, not wreck it—just mess it up a little. Case in point:...

Orange Almond Healthy Granola Bars with Coconut and Honey

Orange Almond Healthy Granola Bars

Since my hypothetical Caribbean beach home is still under (mental) construction, I baked the flavors and warmth of a tropical island into Orange Almond Healthy Granola Bars instead. February is the month when I...

Strawberry Cream Scones

These adorable, heart-shaped, and Valentine’s-inclined Strawberry Scones are an endearing way to express your love to someone, which is totally ironic because I baked them out of selfishness. Strawberry Scones are pure decadence and comfort, two...

Buffalo Chicken Pizza. If you like buffalo chicken you will LOVE this!

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

I hereby petition that we replace all currency with slices of Buffalo Chicken Pizza.  I admit that Buffalo Chicken Pizza coinage would have some downsides. Wallet design would need to be reevaluated, since current billfolds...

Cheese Stuffed Apple Chicken Meatballs. Slow cooker friendly!

Cheese Stuffed Apple Chicken Meatballs {Slow Cooker}

Prior to every Super Bowl Sunday, Ben sits me down and sketches an “X’s” and “O’s” football strategy refresh. Instead, all I see are toothpicks for “X’s” and Cheese Stuffed Apple Chicken Meatballs for “O’s.” I’ve...

Six Days in San Diego: Sunshine, Sushi & Shenanigans

If eccentric scientists can pretty please build me a warp-speed transportation device and beam me directly to San Diego—land of endless sunshine, year-round avocados, and beautiful people—on command, I’ll mail them a pan of...

Healthy Buttermilk Crunch Muffins

Buttermilk Crunch Muffins

Buttermilk Crunch Muffins are exacerbating my commitment issues. I have this obsessive thing with condiments. Anytime I sit down to eat a stack of pancakes, I surround myself with butter (preferably salted, but I’m...

Spicy Braised Green Beans with Feta and Tomatoes

Spicy Braised Green Beans with Feta

Spicy Braised Green Beans with Feta are my welcome home to my tiny, well-cherished, and recently abandoned kitchen. In a 22 night span, Ben and I spent only five in our own bed. We’ve...