By Occasion

The Holidays

3-D Christmas Tree Cookies

Scarlett and I had a disagreement about what holiday baking favorite we should shoot at a recent photo shoot. I was convinced we should photograph my cranberry and orange hand

Poultry

Winter Spice Mix Chicken

When you have a food blog and a couple of cookbooks under your belt, people can start to expect funny things from you. Fancy things. Elaborate things. I get it.

Uncategorised

Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Every year I organize a holiday cookie decorating party for Scarlett and her friends. It’s not a cookie exchange with a goal of having dozens of cookies to use over

The Holidays

Candy Cane Cake

I let my kids run wild on Pinterest earlier this month, looking for inspiration on holiday baking. It may have permanently shifted the app’s algorithm so all I ever see

Thanksgiving

Roasted Carrots with Tahini Sauce

Look at these carrots! Have you ever? When I came across this recipe I knew I had to make it. Usually if I see something that looks great out there

Fall

Scarlett’s Turkey Pot Pie

One of my daughter’s favorite things to do is watch tutorial videos. If I let her, she can go down a time-sucking rabbit hole of 5-min crafts, hair braiding and

Picnics & BBQs

Turkey and Gruyere Burgers

When I was growing up burgers were a greasy, guilty pleasure. When it comes to feeding my family, burgers are a regular component of our weekly routine including turkey or

Chocolate

We Love Baking Our Valentine’s

The factory of school Valentine’s is in full swing. In anticipation of tomorrow’s holiday, Scarlett is working away on the crafts she needs to bring to school. As a family,

Fall

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Oats

My morning madness has been ratcheted up to epic levels now that the holiday are around the corner. In news that will be shocking to every parent alive, one recent

Round-Ups

10 Easy and Elegant Holiday Brunch Recipes

Having family or friends over for brunch over the holidays? Aren’t you smart! We love the laid back easiness of daytime entertaining. Plus, brunch food is the best food in