Mud Pie with Homemade Decaf Coffee Ice Cream

Mud Pie with Homemade Decaf Coffee Ice Cream

You know what I find ridiculous? That no one out there sells decaf coffee ice cream. I mean, doesn’t it seem obvious? Coffee ice cream is usually something you eat at night, not exactly...

Fried Goat Cheese and Strawberry Salad

Fried Goat Cheese and Strawberry Salad

Never underestimate the power of a log of goat cheese. Especially when it’s been coated with ground almonds and panko breadcrumbs and lightly fried until crispy on the outside and warm on the inside....

Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar Cookie Bars

I used to have an obsession with Grandma’s Sugar Cookies. You know, the giant pink frosted ones. It’s been quite some time since I’ve had one, and recently I’ve been craving that sugary goodness....

How Does Your Garden Grow?

I’ve had quite a few people ask about our little garden. I’ve mentioned it a few times in posts, and if you follow me on twitter you may have seen my periodic snapshots and...

Oven Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Tarts

Oven Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Tarts

I’ve had this recipe bookmarked for some time now… ever since I was paired with my newbie blogger and saw it on her blog. So simple, but it works so well. The recipe originally...

Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Thighs with Carrots

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Carrots and Honey

If you had been standing in the hall 2 minutes before this picture was taken, you would have heard me snapping happily away with my camera (I typically take anywhere from 20-40 shots of...

Salmon with Sweet Chili Glaze, Sugar Snap Peas, and Pea Tendrils

Salmon with Sweet Chili Glaze, Sugar Snap Peas, and Pea Tendrils

Pea tentrils are one of those ingredients that I assume I’ll never be able to find. I was so optimistic about my chances that I wrote off this recipe immediately, knowing I would never...

Spaghetti with Chorizo and Olives

Spaghetti with Italian Sausage and Olives

Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to present to you Taylor’s photographic debut! Just look at that white space (actually, I think he was mocking me here, but it’s a nice shot nonetheless). He cooks,...

Homemade Cadbury Cream Egg Recipe

Chocolate Covered Cream Eggs

Oh yes I did. Something I’ve been meaning to do for a while. I’ve had this recipe bookmarked… but haven’t had the guts to actually do it. Well I did it… I did it...

Spaghetti with Artichokes and Pancetta

Spaghetti with Artichokes and Pancetta

Taylor has this odd aversion to canned artichoke hearts. The marinated kind. I love them. We’ve had a jar in our fridge for quite some time, but every time I pull it out to...

Cherry Tomato Pizza Margherita

Cherry Tomato Pizza Margherita

First of all, can I say how much I LOVE daylight savings time? Sure, it’s been 3 weeks and I’m still having trouble waking up in the morning, but the sheer fact that I...

Marzipan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond Lovers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Imagine, for a moment, your favorite chocolate chip cookie. One that’s slightly crisp on the edges, but soft and chewy on the inside, with a rich aroma of brown sugar and smooth bittersweet chocolate...