Whole Lemon Bars.

Smitten Kitchen Whole Lemon Bars

This Whole Lemon Bars recipe was created by Deb at Smitten Kitchen. They’re prepared in a food processor and could not be easier to make (or more delicious). These bars feature one whole seeded lemon and a handful of kitchen staples, so give it a try today!

Blueberry Refrigerator Pie

Ashley English certainly is a busy woman. She’s a gardening/backyard chickens/honeybee enthusiast like me… she’s also an amazingly prolific writer with five (!) books under her belt. Her latest book,

vanilla ice cream with bourbon

Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream

I am guest posting over at my lovely friend Brandy’s site Nutmeg Nanny today… …because she’s having an ice cream social! I brought a batch of Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream.

Red Currant and Lime Sorbet

I bought some red currants at my town’s Farmer’s market recently. I was so pleased because they’re not easy to come by, and I cannot overstate how much I enjoy

The Village Tea Room’s Chocolate Guinness Cake

One of my favorite local restaurants is The Village TeaRoom in New Paltz, New York. Specializing in “elevated peasant food” made with the highest quality ingredients, The TeaRoom serves breakfast,

chocolate mint cookies

Chewy Fair-Trade Chocolate Mint Cookies

Last year around the holidays, I discovered and fell hard for Cooks Illustrated‘s recipe for chewy chocolate cookies. I adored their lovely soft texture and how they contain the perfect

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

Avocado Panna Cotta

Avocado Panna Cotta

My whole family adores avocados. We go through lots of them in this house, which is more than fine with me: they’re quite nutrient-dense and a great source of omega-9

Blackberries in Vanilla Custard

We have a fantastic “no-spray” berry farm and orchard not far from our home. Maddie and I picked lots of blackberries this past week; after much debate on my part

gluten-free-vanilla-cupcakes

Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes

Life got in the way of the last two Gluten Free Ratio Rally events for me, but when I saw that participants were making cake this month, I just had

Plumcot Galette

For this month’s secret recipe club, I was asked to make something from Julia’s fun blog: Fat Girl Trapped in a Skinny Body. Immediately upon assignment, I started perusing Julia’s

raw apricot blackberry pie

Mostly Raw Vegan Apricot Blackberry Pie

When I first heard about Pie Day, I was stumped about what to “bring” to the virtual party. Because I’d just posted these cupcakes, I decided to go in a

Berry Lemongrass Granita Recipe

I feel like I should be offering you all something more substantial (I posted this fruit-based recipe the other day, after all), but the fact of the matter is this: