Scoopin’ Scones

Scoopin’ Scones

I know this may come as a shocking revelation to many, but here goes: I am not perfect, and neither are my recipes. Sometimes when I get an idea...

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Maple-Chipotle Turkey Tenderloin

Maple-Chipotle Turkey Tenderloin

Peas and carrots. Chocolate and peanut butter. Maple and chipotle. Some foods are just such natural pairings, you really can’t go wrong. I love sweet and spicy flavors together,...

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Brown Sugar Cinnamon Raisin Pecan Bread

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Raisin Pecan Bread

A few weeks ago, I needed to buy some more yeast. I decided to buy a jar of yeast, rather than the packets, which I usually buy. Seeing that...

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(Almost) Perfectly-Iced Cupcakes

(Almost) Perfectly-Iced Cupcakes

Birthdays can be so self-serving. And I’m not talking about when you are the birthday gal (or guy), I’m talking about when you decide to make someone a birthday...

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Wine-Braised Leeks with Lemon and Feta

Wine-Braised Leeks with Lemon and Feta

Sometimes, new ideas come to me because I am having a craving for a particular food or flavor. Other times, I end up with extra ingredients that I don’t...

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Sweet Potato Bread

Sweet Potato Bread

Here’s a recipe I made for a brunch menu that I borrowed from Kevin of Closet Cooking. I love sweet potatoes and figured this would be much like pumpkin...

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Platinum Chef Challenge – New Round, New Hostess!

Platinum Chef Challenge – New Round, New Hostess!

Last round, I selected Kate of Paved with Good Intentions to pick the next round of five ingredients for Platinum Chef. I’m very excited about what she’s chosen –...

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