My hope is to inspire you to be fearless in the kitchen, to try new things, to take the time to make things the homemade way and most importantly, to have fun doing it!

  • See, I told you.  Our summer is all about tacos and salads.  When making salads so frequently, keeping things interesting is key. Like tacos, salads can be great clean-out-the-fridge meals. … Read More

  • Our weekly menus this summer have been all about two things: tacos and salads. To be completely honest, tacos are on the menu mainly to legitimize my constant craving for … Read More

  • It’s July – National Ice Cream Month! I don’t celebrate many food holidays/months, but this is one I can’t miss.  If you’ve been following along on Instagram, I’ve started my … Read More

  • Whoa, somehow the June Instagram almost slipped right past me!  Here’s a peek at our month: 1. After an exceptionally rough day at the start of the month, things ended … Read More

  • Looking back to my childhood, I remember our freezer being well stocked with frozen desserts, especially in the summer time. Some were great (gotta love a classic ice cream sandwich), … Read More

  • It’s kind of a funny paradox. In summertime, even though there are many more hours of sunlight than in fall or winter, I find myself tending towards ultra simple fare … Read More

  • Those cookies I talked about yesterday? As I mentioned, I made them partly because I enjoy the process of the making them. But I also had another reason, which was … Read More

  • Cookies are my comfort food.  Maybe it’s not exactly the food itself that is comforting, but the baking.  They feel like home.  Simply the act of making them makes me … Read More

  • Oh my goodness, am I ever excited to share this one with you!  It’s that time of year again when somehow, my child is officially another year older and I’m … Read More

  • Let’s start with pizza because Friday = PIZZA! Amwelch86 made this delish looking pizza with my favorite pizza dough ever. If you haven’t made it yet, please do so ASAP. … Read More

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