Blueberry Crumble Pie

Blueberry Crumble Pie

This blueberry crumble pie came as a sweet, sweet surprise this summer. Typically I don’t make fruit pies because when I buy the precious, expensive organic berries at the WCGM I can’t bear to bake them – they’re fresh and perfect as is. This pie used frozen berries and we always have a few...

Chickpea Blondies

Chickpea Blondies

I am well aware that this recipe will not appeal to 90 percent of those who see it but honestly, it’s more for me than you. This is why. My kids were outside when I made them and came in to see them cooling on the counter. They begged for a bite and I...

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

I can remember the first time I had Mexican street corn – it was a “side” that came with food truck takeout. My husband handed it to me; if it was typical corn on the cob I may have passed it up, but this version looked interesting…charred corn, a creamy sauce and lots of...

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting

This cake. So don’t even ask me why, but I made a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting for a Memorial Day get together this past spring. I had watched the beautiful Joanna Gaines put together her Black Forest cake on Instagram and it seemed easy and looked delicious. I just wanted the cake part,...

BBQ chicken pizza

BBQ chicken pizza

Another recipe from my teaching days. I taught this during the leavening agents unit – specifically, yeast. It was a hit because California Pizza Kitchen was attracting a lot of attention at the nearby King of Prussia Mall, and my students were familiar as this pizza was one of their best sellers. It’s actually...