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!

Roasted Beet & Chèvre Ravioli Cooking View
Roasted Beet & Chèvre Ravioli

When you hear “beets”, what comes to mind?  For me, two things.  First, Dwight Schrute (obvs.)  Second, those awful jarred beets that my mom served countless times when I was … Read More

Mexican Quinoa Cooking View
Mexican Quinoa

I don’t know about you, but in this brief intermission between candy overload and pie overload, my body is craving good-for-me foods.  A bowl of veggies, healthy grain (I know, … Read More

Cherry Vanilla Layer Cake Cooking View
Cherry Vanilla Layer Cake

My totally awesome baby brother turned 24 last week.  Um, what?  How is that possible?  In my mind he still remains the sweet little “Stevie” who became hysterically upset when … Read More

october {in an instagram}
october {in an instagram}

Here’s a look at our October, Instagram-style! 1. Andrew is getting really good at puzzles.  Here he’s doing a Where’s Waldo puzzle, and succeeding!  I’m sure I couldn’t have done … Read More

Roasted Pumpkin Pasta with Thyme Browned Butter Sauce Cooking View
Roasted Pumpkin Pasta with Thyme Browned Butter Sauce
Annie's Original

Sometimes being a pretty decent home cook is a double-edged sword when we are out to eat.  I’m certainly no food critic, but occasionally a restaurant dish will fall short … Read More

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