Banana Sour Cream Bundt Cake

I’m not sure about the rest of you, but I’m a little weird about bananas – I love them, but only really like eating them out of hand if they’re mostly bright yellow with still a little green at the top. Go figure, considering I only really enjoy plantains when they’re really ripe. So a […]

Gateau au Citron (Lemon Yogurt Cake)

Love what the yogurt does to an otherwise normal lemon cake. Since I don’t really enjoy frosting on any cake I eat, this recipes serves up a perfect balance… Gateau au Citron (French Style Yogurt Cake with Lemon) recipe from Orangette food blog This type of cake is an old classic in France, the sort […]

Beefy Tomato Pasta Soup

If you’re in the mood for soup (to warm you up on an icy winter day, natch) but not in the mood for an expensive, time consuming, heavy stew, then consider this super simple (and budget conscious) soup that is a hit with kids and adults alike. We like to make it a bit healthier […]

Farm Fresh and Local Produce 6/4/2011

When the farmers markets started up for the season, I unfortunately was still in the hospital being weaned off a ventilator and hopelessly weak (I couldn’t even sit up without toppling over). Going to the farmers market is the one thing that grounds me, no matter how frenetic the rest of my life is at […]

November 2010 Roundup

In savory recipes, Bison & Butternut Squash Chili from A Good Appetite, Southern Buttermilk Biscuits from Annarasa, Nigella’s Spanish Chicken with Chorizo and Potatoes from Annes Kitchen, Spinoccoli Pizza, Spinach Artichoke Dip, and Sweet Potatoes with Sage Butter Crumb Topping from Annie’s Eats, Beer-Braised Chicken with Sriracha from Appetite for China, Spicy Mole 3 Bean […]

October 2010 Roundup

In savory recipes, Thanksgiving Meatballs with Pan Dripping Gravy from A Boston Food Diary, Wisconsin Cheese Risotto with Peas and Nueske’s Bacon from A Duo of Chefs, Soft Pretzels (Bretzen) from A Feast for the Eyes, Eggs Havana from A Pookie Pantry, Corned Beef Hash and Sweet and Sour Pork Balls from a taste of […]

September 2010 Roundup

In savory recipes, Vietnamese Grilled Five Spice Chicken with Sticky Rice from 3 Hungry Tummies, Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Leeks from 80 Breakfasts,Buttermilk Dipped Fried Ravioli Appetizers with Marinara Dipping Sauce from A Feast for the Eyes, Smoked Salmon Chowder from A Good Appetite, Beef Barley Soup from A Pookie Pantry, Slow Cooker Hoppin’ […]