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!

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

reader love
reader love
Reader Love

Welcome to the latest installment of Reader Love!  I have been so enjoying seeing all your photos of my recipes.  It never gets old!  (Want your photos to be included? … Read More

Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits with Salsa, Avocado and Eggs Cooking View
Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits with Salsa, Avocado and Eggs
Annie's Original

For the most parts, breakfast food around our house is a healthy affair.  Oatmeal every which way, a green smoothie every single day, whole grain pancakes with fruit, etc.  For the … Read More

february {in an instagram}
february {in an instagram}

1. The remainder of my birthday weekend in Chicago  - the whole thing was snowy and super cold, but we made the best of it and still enjoyed walking around. … Read More

Thai Veggie Burgers with Peanut Sauce Cooking View
Thai Veggie Burgers with Peanut Sauce

Often, the term “veggie burger” conjures up memories of some dry, unappealing patty that really has no business being included in the burger family.  This is not that.  The patty … Read More

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