Magimix 12-cup Food Processor Giveaway

In the US, we often generically call all food processors Cuisinarts, or at least I do, since that’s what I grew up with. Well in Europe, they have an equivalent, and it’s a Magimix....

Ginger Sake Cranberry Sauce

Every year comes the same challenge: how to mix up plain old cranberry sauce. Not that there’s anything wrong with plain cranberry sauce, but I’m always looking for something new and different (in essence,...

Buttermilk Chess Pie

Chess pie is a Southern staple. If you’re from the South, you’ve probably eaten chess pies on every major holiday since you were old enough to hold a fork. If you’re not from the...

Sugared Cranberries

I made these easy sugared cranberries as a topping for our Thanksgiving pie, which needed a bit of color and tart contrast to it’s sticky sweetness (recipe coming tomorrow). Not only are they gorgeous,...

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up and Cider-Brined Turkey

It’s become a tradition to summarize our Thanksgiving every year, here in this space. I mean, what good is a food blog if not to post about your holiday meals? More as a visual...

Kitchen Basics: How to Freeze Buttermilk

If you’re like me, you lament the fact that buttermilk is only available in quart-sized containers. I mean, really, you can buy a pint or half-pint of cream, heck, you can even buy pint...

Amaretti Pumpkin Pie

This is one of those, “why has no one has ever thought of this before?” moments. You’d think replacing graham crackers in typical a pumpkin pie crust with amaretti cookies would be common practice....

2014 Cookie Swap Printables: Recipe Cards, Gift Tags, and Stickers

There’s a big difference when you bake cookies for yourself vs for gifts. When you gift cookies you want to make them feel special, more than just a cookie, reflecting the care and thought...

Beyond the Kitchen: Artsy Fartsy Edition

Our new dining table is finally broken in (we hosted our first 6 person gathering last month, a feat our old 4-seater table could not even begin to accommodate). However, despite having lived in...

Crisp Kale Salad with Cider-Roasted Squash & Apple Cider Vinaigrette

I’m sad to say this is the last recipe in our year-long partnership with DeLallo Foods. Although, seeing the sheer quantity of tasty things we still have in our pantry, I should probably say...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

From passion fruit… to pumpkin. Summer to fall. In the blink of an eye. I figured I better get my pumpkin fix out now, before Thanksgiving is over and everyone has moved on to...

Passion Fruit Meyer Lemonade

Well, that was fun. Passion fruit week was a smashing success (in my opinion at least), and you all seemed to love the recipes as much as I did. I’m officially out of passion...