“Medley” Muffins

Do you know the muffin man, the muffin man, the muffin man?  Actually, I do!  His name is Steve.  :) He happens to be...

Sweet Pea & Ricotta Crostini

It’s spring!  It’s spring!  It’s spring!!!!!!! Oh my word, after what seemed like the longest, grayest, snowy-est winter in history, spring has finally arrived! ...

Creamy Roasted Asparagus Soup

Wow – asparagus seems to be everywhere right now! And since those beautiful, bright green stalks are apparently irresistible to me at the store...

Bailey’s Chocolate Cheesecake

In honor of St. Patty’s Day next week, I’m stoked to introduce…..my favorite cheesecake!!! Oh yes.  This Bailey’s chocolate goodness has long been the...

Berry & Ricotta Danishes

For one morning — one splendid morning — I felt like a pastry chef.  :-) But I admit, thanks to the brilliance of puff...

Breakfast Israeli Couscous (With Apricots, Almonds & Coconut)

I love the morning.  Love the light.  Love watching my puppy yawn and greet the day.  Love that sense of newness and hope that...

Easy Apple Tart

I tend to think that a meal’s not a meal without dessert.  :) But often, after already spending time in the kitchen making dinner,...

Red Hot Jello

This post goes out to my friend, Andrew, who I have to thank for reuniting me this year with one of my blast-from-the-past childhood...

Gnocchi With Shrimp, Asparagus & Pesto

I’m all for 30-minute meals.  But I’m an even bigger fan of 15-minute meals!!  :) So yes, allow me to introduce you to a...

Roasted Chickpeas

As much as I love meals, I love to snack.  It’s my weakness.  My joy.  My distraction from staring at a computer for hours...

Easy Sticky Buns

To kick of a morning of meetings on Mardi Gras, I decided to bake up these delicious sticky buns for my coworkers!  YUM! I...

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Somehow PF Changs came up in conversation yesterday when I was talking on the phone with my Mom.  And ever since, you can guess...