Citrus Shortbread Sandwiches Filled with Mixed Citrus Curd

lemon shortbread sandwich cookies

I never imagined I’d find baking inspiration (or inspiration of any sort, frankly) at an airport. Yet this is what happened last week. Our flight out of Minneapolis was delayed, so I wandered over to the French Meadow Bakery and bought an orange-rosemary shortbread. It was just what shortbread should be- so buttery- and I … Read more

Thoughts on BlogHer Food and Spring Greens Salad

garden greens

I returned from my first BlogHer Food conference late last night. I woke today feeling a little unsettled. I had a great time at the conference. I got to spend quality time with bloggers I already called real-life friends, and I met some completely awesome people for the first time (including many of my idols … Read more

Triple Lemon Pie (Gluten-Free)

gluten free lemon pie

Just a reminder to check out my giveaway for two beautiful author signed books about keeping chickens and canning/preserving. If you are interested in healthy, local, sustainable foods, you will love these books! So remember my lemon curd? The one I said I was going to use between vanilla cake layers for my daughter’s birthday? … Read more

When Life Gives You Meyer Lemons Part 2

My Meyer lemons are almost gone. Sigh. I’d gladly take more of these beauties, but I bet the rest of you might tire of the lemony recipes at some point…yes? No? You’ve seen this pudding, this tart, this cake, and these recipes; here’s what else I made with the 5 pound box of Meyer lemons … Read more

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 weekend with the intention of including it in part 2 of my “When Life Gives You Meyer Lemons” series. But then I decided this cake … Read more