Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

IHOP Pancakes Recipe

Basic as this recipe may seem, it marks the end of my search for the ultimate buttermilk pancakes to end all pancakes. Sounds like a tall order to fill, and it has been! But these, my friends, are IT. They’re the absolute best to...

Sparkling Grapefruit Cocktail

Sparkling Grapefruit Cocktail

It’s grapefruit season, dontcha know, and I intend to make every possible use out of this pretty pink citrus! It’s packed with vitamin C, sweet yet tart and perfect with a splash of club soda, vodka or tequila, and fresh lime juice. For a...

Vanilla Yogurt with Fruit & Nuts

Vanilla Yogurt with Fruit & Nuts

I love to snack on sweets, but sometimes it’s tricky to make choices that are both tasty and good for me. Yogurt with berries and nuts, a bit of vanilla and a pinch of fresh mint has been my go-to lately! Though it’s hardly...

Sticky Orange Glazed Chicken Thighs

Sticky Orange Glazed Chicken Thighs

I love cooking chicken for dinner, but it can easily get boring if you don’t jazz it up! These sticky sweet, tender chicken thighs with a simple orange glaze are super easy and so scrumptious… especially if you love bright, citrusy flavors! A splash...

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Three years ago on Sunday, I started this blog with a loaf of bread and absolutely no idea what I was doing. To say I had a handle on anything from photo takin’ to cake bakin’ would have been a lie. But, while I...

Homemade Pasta

Homemade Pasta Recipe

Holiday traditions in my husband’s family don’t end with a glittery Christmas tree and stockings hung above a toasty fire. No, siree. Every year we roll up our sleeves, prepare fresh pasta dough and make hundreds of homemade ravioli! A few years ago, I...

Cranberry Orange Prosecco Cocktail

Cranberry Orange Prosecco Cocktail

Cheers, foodie friends! Today, I’m sharing a lovely, luscious drink with you that I hope you’ll make for toasting the New Year and any of life’s little (or big) occasions. This beautiful glass of bubbly is fun to make, slightly sweet and dry, and...

Mexican Queso Dip

Queso Dip Recipe

Hurray, hurrah, it’s almost 2013! You know what that means… Fresh starts and fresh foods. But not before a big chip smothered in cheesy, creamy queso dip! Kick your new healthy eating habit for a night and dig in, why don’t ya? A pile...

Brown Sugar & Herb Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Brown Sugar Herb Mashed Sweet Potatoes

To me, you can’t talk comfort food without mentioning smooth, buttery mashed potatoes. We all have our favorites, and mine are made light and creamy, and also with a bit of asiago and broccoli. But, since I make mashed sweet potatoes often these days,...

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

During days spent exploring blistering cold Boston in the winter, my favorite indulgence was a Peet’s peppermint hot chocolate. From a set of little stools you could watch the snow fall, sip away, and recharge for a bit before heading back out into the...