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!

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

August was a rough month for our family for several reasons but as you can see from these snapshots, we made the best of it by spending lots of time … Read More

Lemon Loaf Cake Cooking View
Lemon Loaf Cake

Apparently I have a compulsion with lemon loaf cakes.  I see one and then I absolutely must bake one.  Courtney shared this recipe recently and after that, I had a … Read More

Lobster Rolls Cooking View
Lobster Rolls

This is by far one of the coolest dinners I’ve eaten all year, for several reasons.  Because I love lobster.  Because I’ve always wanted to try a lobster roll.  And … Read More

Making the Basics: Canned Tomatoes
Making the Basics: Canned Tomatoes

My move to making things from scratch as much has possible has been a slow progression over time.  At first it was just because I enjoyed the process.  Then I … Read More

Roasted Berry and Brie Salad Cooking View
Roasted Berry and Brie Salad

Since having kids, our household goes through berries at a startling pace in the summertime. Mostly we eat them raw, since they are a low maintenance and healthy snack option. Sometimes we put them into breakfast treats or bake them into awesome desserts. It’s not often that they make it onto the dinner table, though it does happen occasionally. This salad reminded me not only that berries can be part of a wonderful dinner, they are also amazing when roasted. Read More

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