Best Chocolate Frosting

Best Chocolate Frosting

My friend Susan makes a vanilla layer cake – every time I eat it I check, just to make sure, that she’s using the boxed cake mix and hasn’t found the recipe I’m seeking. I want to make vanilla cake from scratch that I enjoy eating as much as boxed cake mix. 

Chicken Caprese

Chicken Caprese

This dinner got great feedback – husband, preschooler and toddler all cleaned their plate (well, preschooler cleaned her plate after twenty minutes of sitting at the table alone after we’d long finished and only with the hopes of ice cream for dessert). Another bonus is that though I told my husband I needed twenty...

Salted Maple Pecans

Salted Maple Pecans

The other day I was making these pecan pie bars for like, the hundredth time, when I pulled the toasted nuts out of the oven. I wanted one, but I knew without a little help it would taste blah – I drizzled a few with maple syrup and a sprinkle of kosher salt and gobbled...

Brown Sugar Sriracha Pork Kebabs

Brown Sugar Sriracha Pork Kebabs

The other day a friend who had just recently looked over this blog remarked on how quick and easy most of the recipes were. It was funny because that had never been an angle of mine and I know for a fact there are some fairly involved recipes on here, from back when spending...

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