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!

Seared Scallops with Summer Veggie and Bacon Hash Cooking View
Seared Scallops with Summer Veggie and Bacon Hash
Annie's Original

Are you predictable when it comes to your restaurant ordering behaviors? No matter how much I like to think I order unique, interesting dishes, it seems my husband has me … Read More

Nectarine Thyme Gin Fizz Cooking View
Nectarine Thyme Gin Fizz

To the reader(s) that proposed the idea of cocktail Friday, cheers to you. Talk about a fabulous idea I should have had a long time ago. Making creative cocktails at … Read More

Iced Oatmeal Cookies Cooking View
Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Hey! We made it to Thursday! I think that calls for some celebration right? The four day work week certainly hasn’t hurt either. But, let’s go ahead and make it even … Read More

august {in an instagram}
august {in an instagram}

1. I took a pic of them on the first day of school, so they continued to ask for a pic every day throughout August. Ha! 2. Caroline had been … Read More

Spinach and Cheese Manicotti {and an ATK Cookbook Review + Giveaway!} Cooking View
Spinach and Cheese Manicotti {and an ATK Cookbook Review + Giveaway!}

Make-ahead meals aren’t a huge focus of mine. I generally come home from work and make dinner almost every night. It’s our routine, I’m used to it. Of course, it … Read More

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