One-Pot Lemon Chicken & Orzo Soup

This recipe was created in partnership with Kitchen Basics by McCormick® with your busy schedule in mind. Thanks for supporting us and the brands we love! Soup’s on! Soup season, that is. And yet,...

Caramel Cookie Crunch Ice Cream

Salted caramel meets cookies and cream. For those times when you simply can’t decide (which is me, like, every day). No, really, though. I feel like I’m getting worse about making decisions the older...

Fig Sticky Buns with Caramel Glaze

What’s the difference between a sticky bun and a cinnamon roll, anyway? For starters, a sticky bun is (obviously) stickier, baked in a puddle of caramel glaze and topped with even more of the...

Fig & Vanilla Bean Jam

The figs. They just keep on coming. This recipe comes from Not Your Mama’s Canning Book by my friend Rebecca Lindamood. Figures that in a book full of unique pickles and sauces and condiments,...

That’s My Jam: AUTUMN edition is now available!

Fall is in the air! Well, maybe not in the air (at least not where we are) but that doesn’t mean fall can’t be in your canner. Seeing that the summer produce is now...

Final Reveal: Kitchen Renovation Before & After

I’ve alluded to the fact that we moved recently, and you may (or may not) have noticed the leisurely posting schedule this spring and early summer, something anyone who has undergone a renovation can...

Fresh Fig Ice Cream with Chocolate Flecks

It’s not often you get 4 flats of figs in the mail for no reason. Well, I take that back, there is a reason, and it is simply to indulge myself in kitchen play....

Kitchen Basics: Homemade Pita Bread

Have you ever wondered where the pocket in the pita comes from? I mean, how does it get there? Magic. No, really. It’s mesmerizing, isn’t it? Seriously though, I could watch this on repeat...

Carnival Vista European Cruise: The Food, The Sights, and The Fun (Part II)

Did you miss part one? Definitely go read that first as this post will make much more sense if absorbed in chronological order. Indeed, this trip was so epic it had to be split...

Plum & Burrata Flatbread with Balsamic and Arugula

Do you remember that microwave popcorn from the 90s that was dyed bright colors? But you didn’t know what color you were getting until you popped it and opened the bag? Pop-Secret or something?...

Fruit Loops French Toast

When you can’t decide between cereal and French toast for breakfast… This fun and fruity French toast lets you have both. If only all decisions were this easy. I first enjoyed this colorful concoction...

Carnival Vista European Cruise: The Food, The Sights, and The Fun (Part I)

It’s been over 2 months since our European cruise aboard the Carnival Vista, and I’m just getting around to writing about it. How do you begin to put such an experience in words, to...