Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

My main beef (ha) with chicken noodle soup is the “stuff” to broth ratio. So when a soup has like 2 1/2 noodles in the whole bowl and a measly bite or two of...

Beyond the Kitchen: Bookworm Edition

It’s been about 10 months since my last book post. In that time I’ve probably read 25 books. Some good, some great, some downright awful. I actually felt like there were a lot more...

Fresh Ginger-Lime Tonic

Ok ok enough ginger already, you might be saying. No such thing, I reply. I’ve talked at length about ginger beers, and even made my own at one point, complete with yeast fermented bubbles....

Salted Caramel Chocolate Mousse

Can we start posting decadent desserts again? Not that it stopped me before, but it seems like there is about a 25 day period in the food blogosphere where every recipe is kale or...

Picture-Perfect Roast Chicken and a Peek Inside our Home

Thanks to all y’all’s input on our art dilemma, we finally made a decision and went with Option 1. The combination of print and pattern and color turned out to be simply perfect. And...

Vegas Slot Machine Birthday Cake

When it comes to Taylor’s birthday cake, each year I try to one-up myself from the year before, which is pretty hard when you’re trying to top something like this. I’ve pretty much stopped...

Creamy Spinach and Pear Soup with Pancetta

A plain bowl of green soup is about as exciting as a cardboard cubicle, hence the decorative olive oil drizzle (ooo, pretty!) and sprinkle of crispy pancetta bits on top. (And, oh man I...

Thai Almond Milk Bubble Tea

I may be slightly obsessed with bubble tea these days. Which is funny, because I’m not a tea drinker. But I guess if you mix tea with cream and sugar and squishy sweet bubbles,...

Spicy Miso Edamame

One of my favorite parts about going out to an Asian restaurant is the heaping bowl of steamed edamame that we’ll more often than not order to start our meal. Tender-crisp and lightly salted,...

Goo Goo Cluster Prize Pack Giveaway!

Now that I’ve made my love affair for the Goo Goo Cluster public knowledge, I figured I should share the wealth. Surely you’re wanting to make some of these amazing Goo Goo S’mores for...

Goo Goo Cluster S’mores

What could be more decadent than s’mores? How about s’mores from scratch, with both homemade marshmallows and homemade graham crackers? Or, even better, how about gooey, melty s’mores made from homemade marshmallows stuffed with...

Vegetable and Bean Tostadas

I don’t know about you, but in our household, cookbooks tend to languish on their shelves, gathering dust and all but forgotten. Our recipe inspiration comes from the net, from pinterest and other food...