How To Roast a Head of Garlic

Somehow I got in a conversation with some friends the other day about roasted garlic, and was intrigued to find out that many people...

Parmesan Popcorn

Hallelujah!  After months of waiting while the networks drug their feet, trying to decide who would host this next season, Project Runway FINALLY debuted...

Spinach, Feta & Pine Nut Pizza

This summer, I’ve had a ridiculously fun time experimenting with my, not one, but two fantastic new kitchen appliances!  The first, being my new...

Muffadoodles (Snickerdoodle Muffins)

I love snickerdoodles. I mean – really – what’s not to love about snickerdoodles?  They only have the coolest name ever.  And the coolest...

Watermelon Lemonade

One of my favorite, favorite memories about my time living with my Costa Rican host family years ago was waking up each morning to...

Crustless Spinach Quiche

This morning I woke up early and had the random urge to make breakfast for my morning meetings at work.  (And not just any...

Garlic & Herb Tomatoes

You say, “Tomato”?  I say, “Tomatoes.” Yes, ’tis the season – I have zillions ready for harvest in my garden!  Needless to say, there’s...

Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

There is something about cutting into a fresh, ripe, red watermelon that just screams “summer” to me.  Love it! So to celebrate the return...

10-Minute Blackened Tilapia

Do you have a quick “go-to” dinner recipe?  A fallback for when you arrive home from work uber-exhausted, and just want to whip up...

Santa Fe Salad with Cilantro-Lime-Peanut Vinaigrette

Salads make me smile.  :)  Fresh salads, pasta salads, fruit salads, and even my grandma’s jello salad all hold a special place in my...

Crunchy Granola

I’m a big believer in breakfast.  Not just the food — the entire experience.  :)  Love waking up to the the newness of another...

Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots and White Chocolate

A few months ago, in an apparent moment of indifference about my forever-overflowing email inbox at work, I subscribed to Martha Stewart’s “Cookie-of-the-Day” email. ...