Caramelized Pear and Gorgonzola Mini Quiches with Pecan Crust

Mini Quiches with Caramelized Pears and Gorgonzola

I’d like to invent a whiteboard that operates in the shower. Genius has a habit of striking me between the shampoo and conditioner, and it would be helpful to jot down my bath-born epiphanies....

100 Things for Which I am Thankful. Beautiful list!

100 Things For Which I Am Thankful: 2013

Last week, I shared two of my most-cherished Thanksgiving traditions: Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Whiskey Pecans and The Thankfulness List. In fourth grade, my wise teacher assigned us to write out 100 things for...

Healthy Cranberry Apricot Bars

Healthy Cranberry Apricot Bars

Is fiber an appropriate discussion topic at the holidays? Healthy Cranberry Apricot Bars say yes. Healthy Cranberry Apricot Bars are little portable fruit crisps that you can tuck into your lunch box, but with...

My TV Appearance on Wake Up Wisconsin

Dear Giada, I will never make fun of you for slipping into a faux Italian accent again. Cooking on TV is so much harder than it looks. It’s also a ton of fun. On...

Gingerbread Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

Gingerbread Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

Despite best intentions and multiple alarms, I will simply never be the pearl-wearing brunch hostess who pulls a perfectly timed soufflé from the oven. Gingerbread Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce reminds me that my...

Sweet Potato Cookies

Sweet Potato Cookies with Chocolate Chips taste like fall knocked on your door, and you asked it in for tea. Simple, consoling, and warm with fall spices, Sweet Potato Cookies with Chocolate Chips are an...

Chocolate Chai Cinnamon Rolls

Chocolate Chai Cinnamon Rolls are my way of giving the hardest thing for me to share: my time. Time is something I never seem to have enough of and, as a result, I am...

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Dip

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Dip

 Caramel Apple Cheesecake Dip vindicates my awkward middle school years. In middle school, I was not one of the “Cool Kids.” I didn’t have the right pens (for whatever bizarre reason, glittery Gelly Roll...