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!

Gumbo Dip Cooking View
Gumbo Dip

This dip is…kind of a problem.  I wish I didn’t love it so much.  My hips would be smaller.  But alas, love it I do.  I’ve been lovin’ on Cajun … Read More

Butternut Squash Chickpea Salad Cooking View
Butternut Squash Chickpea Salad

My weeks have a rhythm that goes something like this: Monday – Start out the week tired, but fairly optimistic…be productive, and plan to repeat.  Tuesday – Usually just a … Read More

Things I’m Loving Lately: September Edition
Things I’m Loving Lately: September Edition

Here’s a look at what I’m loving in September! Macaron note cards?!?!  Would it really have been possible for me to not buy this cuteness?  Um, no.  As always, Paper … Read More

Elephant Ear Cookies Cooking View
Elephant Ear Cookies

What is an elephant ear as you know it?  For me, it was a giant piece of fried dough sprinkled with cinnamon sugar enjoyed at the county fair as a … Read More

How to Make Puff Pastry Cooking View
How to Make Puff Pastry

So yes, I prefer to make my own puff pastry.  I know, I know…this seems nutty.  But you already know about this side of me, so it can’t come as … Read More

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