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!

Cider Shallot Gravy Cooking View
Cider Shallot Gravy

There are very few things that everyone can agree upon. This holds true for practically everything, from favorite Thanksgiving pies to people’s vastly differing views on the Serial podcast. But, I think … Read More

Roast Turkey with Herb Compound Butter Cooking View
Roast Turkey with Herb Compound Butter

So, who’s ready for Thanksgiving? I am decidedly unenthused about it this year. I just don’t feel like hosting so I’m not. We still haven’t figured out quite what our plans … Read More

Roasted Pumpkin Hazelnut Crostini Cooking View
Roasted Pumpkin Hazelnut Crostini
Annie's Original

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – possibly the very best thing that has come of my time blogging are the many friendships I have made in … Read More

reader love
reader love
Reader Love

It’s time for another edition of Reader Love featuring YOU, my lovely readers. I couldn’t resist starting out this time with these totally adorable pics from reader birthday celebrations! Stephstella … Read More

Buttermilk Cornbread with Chipotle Honey Butter Cooking View
Buttermilk Cornbread with Chipotle Honey Butter

I have vivid memories of the first time I tried asparagus. I was about four at the time and it was billed to me as “a special treat with (my) … Read More

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