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!

Pizza Margherita, Fancified Cooking View
Pizza Margherita, Fancified

At this time of year, our garden is bursting with produce. Unfortunately since we don’t have the space to have a massive garden a la Ina Garten, the bits of … Read More

Espresso Cheesecake Brownies Cooking View
Espresso Cheesecake Brownies

Do you have a food that you crave constantly, sort of as your baseline?  For me, that food is brownies.  About once a day or so I think, “I should … Read More

Roasted Fig Flatbreads with Chèvre and Greens Cooking View
Roasted Fig Flatbreads with Chèvre and Greens
Annie's Original

Figs are officially in season, my friends, but it never lasts long.  In past years, I blinked my eyes and they were gone before I even had a chance to … Read More

Sweet Cherry Jam {and National Can-it-Forward Day!} Cooking View
Sweet Cherry Jam {and National Can-it-Forward Day!}

Raise your hand if you have never tried canning before.  It’s okay.  Just a couple of years ago, I was right there with you.  I always imagined it to be … Read More

Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes Cooking View
Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes

For the first time in years, it is nearly mid-August and instead of yearning for fall, I am absolutely loving and hanging onto summer.  I don’t know if it’s because … Read More

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