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!

Raspberry Pistachio Honey Tart Cooking View
Raspberry Pistachio Honey Tart

It is difficult to choose a favorite berry but I think if forced to do so, raspberries would be at the top of my list.  My grandpa had raspberry bushes … Read More

Brie & Blackberry Grilled Chicken Sandwiches Cooking View
Brie & Blackberry Grilled Chicken Sandwiches
Annie's Original

Sometimes just a couple of unexpected ingredients can completely transform a dish from ordinary to so much more than that.  Grilled chicken sandwiches are most definitely something that can be … Read More

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie Cooking View
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie

It’s one of the best days of March…of the year, really.  It’s Pi Day!  Oh yeah, oh yeah.  Choosing a perfect dessert to celebrate the occasion is a task that … Read More

Quinoa Pilaf with Chipotle, Queso Fresco and Lime Cooking View
Quinoa Pilaf with Chipotle, Queso Fresco and Lime

I’m half beginning to wonder if I should rename my blog something about quinoa and desserts.  We used to eat quinoa about once a week but lately it makes it … Read More

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Layer Cake Cooking View
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Layer Cake

It had been too long since I last baked a layer cake.  Clearly, it was time.  My brother’s wonderful girlfriend celebrated a birthday last week  and I couldn’t resist baking … Read More

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