A few months ago, I put a little question box on Instagram and asked for cookbook suggestions from you guys. I'd like to build up my little cookbook collection, but I'd rather not have cookbooks sitting on my shelf that I don't use. I knew you guys would have the best suggestions, and wow. You … Continue reading Your Favorite Cookbooks.
Something about the school year starting just turns me into this kitchen monster. It’s like I have to spend time in the kitchen. I think it’s being out of the house all day, and the fact that our kitchen is one of my favorite places on earth and cooking and baking is one way that … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
Way back in April, I started planning out my May bakes. I’ve talked about my monthly planning process before, but if you missed it - I usually plan the entire month of bakes all at once. Usually one or two things a week - something dessert-y and something breakfast-y/afterschool snack-y. It keeps me on track … Continue reading How to Make Letter Donuts.
Don’t know if you’re keeping track, but there are exactly 21 days in which to fit as many heart themed treats as humanly possible. I just counted. So far at our house, we’ve made heart shaped chocolate chip cookies, sprinkled heart shaped sprinkles on everything we’ve eaten, made heart shaped banana muffins in a heart … Continue reading Heart Hand Pies.
I woke Monday morning with just the twinge of a wine headache. My normal weekend limit of two glasses had been stretched to three as a result of flickering candlelight, a table full of friends, and my kids blessedly entertained by people other than me. Twelve of us gathered around two long tables pushed together, … Continue reading Polenta Party for a Crowd.
I know, I know. Green beans. Decidedly un-sexy. When I think of green beans, the canned version generally comes to mind. A dull, lifeless grayish green with mystery liquid somehow deeming itself "fresh" for decades to come. Now, let it be known that I'm not above canned green beans. My kids love them. We throw … Continue reading The Best Green Beans I’ve Ever Made.