I’m making it a goal to try at least 2 new recipes every week, to kick up the excitement in the kitchen. This rigatoni with capers, pine nuts, and bell peppers is from the Real Simple Dinner Tonight Done! book. While it wasn’t a flop, it wasn’t exactly that excitement I was looking for. But,Continue reading “two recipe project #1, 5.31”
Can’t quite stop baking, despite the increasing temperatures. These are my mini chocolate chip ones, gifted to my friend Steve, but not before I ate a few.
The weather is finally warming, which means plenty of hot weather foods. I’ve begun a pretty obsessive smoothie kick–but these smoothies are super light and vegan friendly (despite the fact I’m not a vegan!). This particular one is composed of frozen blueberries, a handful of ice (the frozen berries reduce the amount of actual iceContinue reading “fruit smoothie, 5.25”
Some days, you need something baking in the oven whether you want to eat it or not. Buttermilk raspberry scone dough is beautiful to look at, no?
Before I left for my recent trip to California, I had a hankering for something spinachy and feta filled. Enter spanakopita. These were surprisingly easy and most tasty straight out the oven.
Piles of chocolate chip and sausalito style cookies (chocolate chunk macadamia nut). I baked these with my sister, who is one of the world’s greatest cookie machines on this planet, recently. …and they are already completely gobbled up.
Gorgeous oatmeal stout bread I made whilst on vacation last week. This bread is quite easy, super hearty, and you can really taste the beer, which is amazing. The yeast works with the stout, which needs to be at room temperature when you begin; I used Guinness Extra because I know its tried and true,Continue reading “oatmeal stout bread, 3.23”
Sometimes, its the only thing that makes perfect sense. Right? Right.
I love the look of cinnamon and sugar just before its mixed together to make delicious toppings for baked goods.
Isn’t it gorgeous? On Sunday I made a batch of bagels, but they were more “mini” than normal-sized. The taste was delicious and included varieties like salt, everything, poppy, and plain. I’ll definitely be making more of these, but in a more appropriate size, I think.
Apparently making these delights has become a Winter 2011 snow day tradition. Chewy, tangy, all that goodness, I’m a ginger snap addict, clearly.
Spicy peanut soy sauce for a cold, Asian noodle salad.