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Cherry Almond Nib Granola Bars

Granola bars sound so terribly dull and boring. Not nearly glamorous enough for these fine specimens. Toasted oats folded with sweet honey and brown sugar, and studded with dried tart cherries, cocoa nibs, and slivered almonds with a bittersweet chocolate drizzle: of what these beautiful bars are made. I’d say they are worthy of a...

Win a Signed Copy of Breakfast For Dinner!

First of all, thank you all for kind words and support on yesterday’s post. It makes us so happy to hear you enjoyed the behind-the-scenes look and are as excited for the book as we are. While Breakfast for Dinner doesn’t officially hit stores until February 12th, we just happen to have a few extra...

The Making of a Cookbook

I thought you all might like a little behind the scenes look at the making of our new book. You know, just in case you thought writing a cookbook was glamorous or something. I promise you, it’s not. Pajamas? What pajamas? The entire book (all 58+ recipes) were developed and tested in our kitchen and...

Pop Rocks Truffles

I will preface this post by saying this: if you don’t like to smile, smirk, giggle, or grin, or if you can’t stand the feeling of pure, child-like happiness, don’t make these truffles. Because the minute you rip open a bag of poprocks (and be honest, when was the last time you did this?) and...

Spinach and Garlic Spaghetti with Pecorino

Sometimes I wonder what you guys think of me. This chick must live on sugar. She must eat chocolate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And sure, I may have posted desserts for the last 42 days straight. Sorry about that (but you know you liked it). Here, have some spinach. This is a typical weeknight...