Happy Babies, Bev! and The Fastest Appetizer Ever
Welcome to Bev’s Baby Shower! This post is one of dozens made just for our beloved Bev Cooks. Once you’ve nabbed this recipe, hop to the bottom of this post and discover all of the delicious eats and treats inspired by our favorite new baby mama! Dear Bev, Remember the first time you came into ...
Chai Spice Swirl Cookies
It’s Holiday Cookie season! With a neighborhood full of new people to meet, I’ve been trying to pull together some pretty cookies to place on a Christmas plate and take around this season. But, Holiday Cookie plates can be so dull. It’s either same-old, same-old (if I see another ...
Start the Holiday Cooking season off with a twist on the traditional! These little gingerbaby cookies bring all the favorite flavors of Christmas, in a teeny tiny package. Every year my kids talk me into a few holiday traditions I secretly loathe. Dying eggs for Easter is cute and all, but all ...
5-Ingredient Easy! Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Pecan Cookie Bars
Dear Pecan Pie, Sometimes this time of year gets you thinking, you know. You realize there are a lot of things you love. You realize there are a lot of things to celebrate. You realize there are a lot of things you forgot to say thank you for. You realize you’ve never once told your [...] ©2012 ...
Lazy Turkey Leftover Pot Pie
Thanksgiving is nine days away, and I can already feel my blood pressure rising. There’s just so much to do. A whole list to shop for. Linens to iron. Clean sheets to stretch over beds. I’m staring down the days between now and next Thursday and wondering how I’m going to get it all done. [...] ...
Creamy Coconut Chicken Soup
We woke this morning to rain. Sweet and silent. The air hung misted and grey over the front porch, waffles popped from the toaster inside the kitchen, a quick peek out the backyard discovered my neighbor lounging in a white cloud of hot tub steam. This little bubble I call home is bliss. It’s cozy
Green Beans in Mushroom Sauce
I’ve got five sisters, and have been on the phone with three of them for weeks. Ever since my mother threatened to come into town so we could all get together and throw a “proper” Thanksgiving, we’ve been a hubbub of chatter, mostly about menu planning. Because, now that we have good reason to ...
Brother, can you spare a dime…and a little compassion?
How many times have you done it? Driven out of the parking lot and passed a sign holder. Diverted your eyes as if they weren’t there. Pursed your lips with a silent “I’m sorry.” I’m sorry I don’t have dollar bills. I’m sorry I’m in this warm SUV while you stand dirty and destitute on [...] ©2012 ...
6 All-New Halloween Recipe Ideas
I started typing this post when my 11-year-old son walked upstairs and started telling me about all his best friends. These are the sorts of conversations you don’t want to type through. So, I’m going to just link you up to six of my favorite Halloween recipes created for Babble and Good Cook this
Crostini with Lemon and Roasted Strawberries
I know it’s autumn an all. Berries–and especially strawberries–are virtually out of season. Presenting a post with a strawberry recipe to you right now is the equivalent of asking you to wear white after Labor Day. Yeah, yeah. I’m a counter-culture sort of girl. But, you see. Roasted strawberries.