Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Back in the day (the way-back day) when I was in college, I had a brief love affair with minestrone soup. I can’t remember my mom ever making it...

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Focaccia Bread

One of my favorite store-bought (or, I suppose, bakery-bought) splurges is focaccia bread. The crusty outside, chewy interior, and all of the flavors from herbs and garlic. When there’s...

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Peanut Butter Blondies

My second peanut butter recipe in a week’s time, and yet it seems like it’s been so long! I guess that’s life when you’re a teensy bit of a...

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Beef and Cheddar Dog Biscuits {Happy 5th Birthday, Einstein!}

This past Saturday my golden retriever, Einstein, celebrated his 5th birthday. And boy, did he do it in style. Doing it in style in dog-speak means gorging on as...

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The Weekend Dish

The Weekend Dish: 1/14/2012

After beginning the week full of delicious kitchen experiments, and then suffering through a few days of some not-so-fun flu-like symptoms, I was more than happy to usher in...

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Granola Cookies

These cookies are an absolutely brilliant invention – you take a relatively “plain” cookie base and then throw in chunks of granola, nuts, dried fruit and coconut. It’s one,...

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New England Clam Chowder

When I was a kid my taste in soup was sort of an aberration compared to my other culinary preferences. I had a pretty typical kid palate when it...

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