Vanilla-Chocolate Chip Wacky/Crazy Cake


Emilie and I had the afternoon to ourselves this weekend. She is getting really into cooking and baking so I wanted to find something we could make that wouldn’t frustrate either one of us. I

Classic Brownie


There is a veritable glut of brownie recipes out there, tailored to fit any one specific requirement – icing topped, cake like, cheesecake swirled, salty-sweet. I am non-biased. I like them all. However, my wonderful

Pineapple-Blueberry-Pomegranate Fruit Salad


Fruit can get a bit boring in winter. Yeah yeah, we all love citrus. But after the 10th or 11th straight clementine, you kinda want something else. So to make things a little livelier in the

Strawberry Jam and Butter Cookies


This recipe is literally from the back of the flour bag – and it turns out these are some freaking delicious cookies! I grabbed a bag of Bob’s Red Mill Unbleached White All Purpose

Banana Cake with Salted Brown Sugar Frosting


Banana cake recipes are a dime a dozen. This one however, is different. I found it on Food52.  And I should probably apologize at this point for sharing it. It is AMAZING. What I think

Lemon Pudding Pie with Whip Cream and Saltine Crust


I kept seeing this recipe when I was cruising Food52. I don’t make desserts too often because my self control around them sucks. But, we were away on vacation and a nice summery dessert

Raspberry Blackberry Creme Fraiche Sauce


This is being written during a period of impressive vacation departure procrastination. I tend to get a little wound up when we have to pack all the stuff and deal with the kids for trips.