Category: Recipes

heath toffee rice krispies treats with browned butter for your valentine 0

heath toffee rice krispies treats with browned butter for your valentine

Valentine’s Day is making a pretty fast approach (pssst, it’s on Thursday). Instead of doing a last minute “oh crap I kind of forgot” gift… take a little bit of time to do make something for your sweetie this year...

meyer lemon semifreddo 2

meyer lemon semifreddo

When I was preparing the menu to do my big dinner recently, I knew I wanted to do a lemon dessert. Originally I was going to make Lemon Tassies but the thought of making 24 little tarts in a mini...

supperking app to host and find local events / or, how i played chef for a night 0

supperking app to host and find local events / or, how i played chef for a night

SupperKing is a freshly minted app out on the marketplace that hopes to bring friends, neighborhoods and strangers alike together to share in a very important thing that happens every day: eating! Whether you want to split and share expenses...

lemon “tea” cookies (with actual tea) 5

lemon “tea” cookies (with actual tea)

Our lemon tree is seriously overflowing with lemons right now. I keep thinking “I need to make lemon stuff!” and this was just one way to get it done. I pulled 5 lemons off the tree for this recipe –...

pork belly sliders on steamed buns 6

pork belly sliders on steamed buns

This is really kind of the “lazy girl’s” method to do pork belly sliders with steamed buns since I didn’t actually make any of the ingredients – I just cooked them! The whole thing took maybe 20 minutes to do,...

peanut butter chocolate chip banana bread 2

peanut butter chocolate chip banana bread

Sometimes you get lonely, over ripened, sad bananas. But they’re not sad! They’re happy! Because they can be transformed from their sad, mushy state into something wonderful, like banana bread. Even people who don’t like bananas (*ahem*, me) like banana...

skylanders rainbow cake 2

skylanders rainbow cake

For A.’s 13th birthday, I made her a Skylanders cake. A. and her brother S. got into Skylanders after S. got it for Christmas from Jake and I. She thought Skylanders was lame until she actually played it, and then...

making saltine candy “almost gourmet” for christmas 6

making saltine candy “almost gourmet” for christmas

I’ve made saltine candy (also known as “caramel chocolate crackers“) for Christmas for a few years now. Last year, Stacey joined me and we experimented with flavors – actually, just one flavor – and bacon saltine candy was born. This...