Reese’s Crispy Treats

Reese’s Crispy Treats

I used to nanny for a family of 5 boys – mom didn’t work outside the house but in the summer she liked to have an extra hand around for the obvious chaos that five children, let alone boys, will bring. She became one of my best friends and I even had her as...

Pumpkin Mousse

Pumpkin Mousse

Mousse is like whipped, airy pudding, and pudding is awesome. Typically with pudding/mousse there is egg tempering (or raw egg whites) which makes this pumpkin mousse extra fab – it’s egg-free!

If You’re Going to San Francisco…

If You’re Going to San Francisco…

Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. Anyone else’s parents indoctrinate 60’s music into their children at young ages, like mine did? If not you may not follow the above quote. Anyways – I AM going to San Francisco and I want to tell you why because it’s presenting major excitement in...

Sesame Roasted Vegetables

Sesame Roasted Vegetables

So I’m aware that this is weird, but for some reason I feel like fruits and vegetables are a little bit alive and if I let them rot in my fridge, uncooked, I’ve killed them. Partnered with this is a fact that many of you can likely relate to; when the vegetables are already...

Pumpkin Roll

Pumpkin Roll

Cake is generally a dessert that gets a lot of love, but the fact that layer cakes serve 16 makes it a rarity in my kitchen. That’s why I love jelly roll-styles! A pumpkin roll is a pumpkin/cinnamon flavored sponge cake that is rolled up tight with a cream cheese frosting filling – it...

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

I pulled a recipe out of a Self magazine at least four years ago and have wanted to make it a million times – I never seemed to have the right ingredients. It was a Nigella Lawson holiday goodie and because of how much I enjoy watching her eat food, I figured what she...

Peach, Basil and Brie Crostini

Peach, Basil and Brie Crostini

During a rare but wonderful naptime Pinterest session last week, I saw a recipe that combined peaches, basil and brie. I didn’t pursue it further but I found the combination so interesting that the idea stuck with me. And then I couldn’t get it out of my head…

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