Category Archive: Recipes

Wedding Season | Browned Butter Espresso Blondies, Dark Chocolate Raspberry Pie Bars

  Telluride, CO – Three years ago, 30 or so of my husband’s and my “near and dear” converged upon this little mountain town to celebrate our wedding. Telluride is remote, tiny, magical… Continue reading

Fails & Saves | Homemade Ricotta Cheese

I’m a planner. Lists, schedules, calendars – I love them all. Both my husband and sister have mentioned, more than once, that this nature makes me a particularly irritating travel companion because I like to plan… Continue reading

Resurrecting a Blog | Ruby Red Grapefruit Bars

It’s been a year of change, and in working my way through it, I haven’t really felt right. The less-than-desirable sides to my personality have surfaced more frequently. I’ve been darker, more anxious,… Continue reading

Favorite Spice | Nutmeg Doughnut Muffins

Who doesn’t love a powdered sugar doughnut? I remember reading a book as a kid where the main character dipped his powdered sugar doughnuts in coffee. Naturally, this sounded like an awesome combination,… Continue reading

Traveling Foodie | Cincinnati Chili

In 2010, I had the great pleasure of visiting Madison, WI, on two separate occasions. Madison is probably one of the only cities in the Midwest to where I would wholeheartedly move –… Continue reading

Chef Love | Nigella’s Baklava Muffins

Nigella Lawson is my all-time favorite chef.  Many years ago, I used to watch her first show, “Nigella Bites,” on the E! channel…I think it was picked up off of some London network.… Continue reading

Way Better Than V8 | Green Goodness Soup

Thick, comforting, and loaded with vegetables…this soup from Clean Eating magazine is so much better than I originally thought! The base freezes well, and add-ins can be varied. Green Goodness Soup Serves 16 2 t.… Continue reading

Bleeding Green and Gold | Cheesy Ramen

Today I accompanied my 8th grade students on a field trip to Colorado State University – my alma mater. I can’t explain how strange it is to type those words – I mean,… Continue reading