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...

Blackberry Buttermilk Ice Cream Sandwiches

This recipe was created in partnership with White Lily®, whose classic flours have been a staple in our kitchen for years, and whose new premium flour blends are quickly becoming a regular player in...

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

This recipe was created in partnership with McCormick®, whose products spice up our own kitchen on a daily basis. Thanks for supporting us and the brands we love! A baked version of a vegetarian...

Lychee Ceviche

Some dishes stick with you, long after the plate has been cleared. This is one such dish: a lychee ceviche from Accés in Barcelona, where we dined during our trip there last spring. It...

Canning 101 and Blueberry Vanilla Jam

For someone who doesn’t eat much jam, I sure make a lot of it. It’s safe to say I am addicted to canning, and I know once you get started you will be too....

Cold Spicy Kimchi Noodles

Can a recipe be both spicy and refreshing at the same time? Because that’s exactly what this one is. Other than boiling the eggs and the noodles, this recipe requires no additional heat or...