iced ginger bars

Iced Ginger Bars and NYCookieSwap Recap

The 2nd annual NYC Cookie Swap was held this past Sunday, and it was such an awesome event. It was an afternoon full of great people, beautiful cookies, and delicious

Red Kuri Squash Pie

I planted red kuri squash in my garden this year, and I wish I could say I grew the one below. Sadly, my plant didn’t do well at all, so

breakfast-potatoes

Our Favorite Breakfast Potatoes

My husband Dan has a small but dependable repertoire of dishes he likes to make. These breakfast potatoes are on that list, and he cooks them up pretty much every

rugelach with spelt

Spelt Rugelach

With all the hustle of getting ready to go to BlogHer Food, I somehow neglected to mention that I guest posted over at Frosting for the Cause last week. Frosting

DIY Crème Fraîche

True crème fraîche is a type of cultured cream; it was originally made in France by allowing raw (unpasteurized/unhomogenized) cream to ferment and thicken with the help of naturally occurring

Red Potato Frittata with Kale and Rosemary

I love having chickens. They are easy to care for. And remarkably entertaining. The constant supply of organic eggs is pretty darn cool, too. Since I’ve always got eggs on

Homemade Chai Recipe

I had big plans for this holiday week spent at home. Not just big. HUGE. I was going to get tons of house cleaning done. I was going to get

Vegetarian Pho (Pho Chay)

I have been meaning to put together a complete recipe index for a long time. I’m happy to say that I finally got it done. While I was categorizing all

Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Easy. Moist. Lemony. These are words that describe this cake, but they in no way do it justice. Amazing? Now, that’s more like it. I made this cake over the