Orange Cardamom Curd

Homemade fruit curds always surprise me. Each creamy spoonful contains so much bright, sweet flavor. Even though I have been making my own fruit curds for some years now, I

Roasted Cherry Tomato Frittata

My dog Jezebel died last week. She wasn’t sick, so it was a shock…a hard thing for my family to go through. (Not that it’s any easier when your animal

Chachouka

Chachouka (Shakshuka)

Chachouka is a North African tomato and pepper stew with eggs. The dish is also known as Shakshuka or Shakshouka. Chachouka makes a great brunch, lunch, or dinner for two. Cold leftovers are also quite tasty for breakfast.

Challah

When I baked this huge and glorious sesame seed-studded challah the other day, I only had a moment to snap this picture with my iPhone before my family descended like

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

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

Pumpkin Soufflés with Maple Pumpkin Ice Cream

I love soufflés: they are gorgeous- almost magical- and I’ve always wanted to make them at home. Recently, while flipping through The Sweet Life: Desserts from Chanterelle, I noticed that

Maple Coconut Ice Cream with Pink Peppercorns

This coconut ice cream with pink peppercorns was inspired by the inaugural Progressive Party over at Kitchen Play. Kitchen Play is a new site that’s devoted to connecting food bloggers

Pea Omelet with Mint and Mascarpone

I am hosting Weekend Herb Blogging this week. WHB is a weekly blogging event that focuses on plant and herb ingredients. If you’d like to participate, you can find the

Herbed Vegetable Frittata

Protein and veggie packed, with lots and lots of herbs so it smells just heavenly while baking, this herbed vegetable frittata makes a wonderful breakfast, lunch or light dinner. Though

Berry Yogurt Smoothie

I recently came to the conclusion that I am a bit obsessed with smoothies! Smoothies are just so easy to make and so easy to pack with good nutrition– plus

Eggs and Greens With Ramps and Cilantro

For my first Healthy Green Kitchen recipe post, I figured it would be appropriate to write about “greens”. My kids are super busy in the evenings these days and it’s