Winter

By Ingredient

Wholegrain Blueberry Muffins

Even after a year and a half of post­ing on SPC we’re still some­times shocked by the holes in our recipe ros­ter. Gap­ing maws when you really take a look at it. No

By Season

Dessert Week: How much is too much?

We’ve tried every­thing — from every night to once a week. It’s always good but I just don’t want to argue about it, you know? Dessert, peo­ple, I’m talk­ing about dessert! Recently

Fruits

Cranberry Granola Balls

I was at the park the other day and Scarlett, the ultimate eaves-dropper, was listening to my conversation with an old aquaintence. I was filling them in on this great,

By Occasion

Flourless Brownies with Berries

There’s so much to talk about with this post I don’t even know where to start. First, it’s Valentine’s Day so happy love day.  As I mentioned in our newsletter

By Occasion

Gingerbread Man Cookies

My aunt spends a day baking early in December and then freezes the 10 million cookies she makes. When it gets closer to the holidays, she defrosts everything, divides them up

The Holidays

Nutmeg Crumble Cake

When I was living in New York City I used to spend my summers in Fire Island. The sliver of land off the coast of Long Island is mostly reachable by

Vegetables

Carrot Soup

I have friends who use their Sundays to cook for the week, or a good bit of the week. They’ll make two or three things that freeze and re-heat well

Lunch

Turkey, Barley and White Bean Chili

It’s lunch week folks. Yes, you heard me. In our effort to deliver more ideas on one topic, we’ve decided to have some theme weeks. You can look forward to

Dairy

Bacon and Mushroom Frittata

If you think that working on a blog about cooking for your family is some kind of insurance against a dinner time disaster you would be wrong, my friends, so

Spring

Broccoli, Rice and Cheese Casserole

Heeeeerrrreee’s the liver and onions…..your kids are sure to eat it up with abandon. Just kidding. Ta da…..casserole! Thank you to everyone who voted. I promise to hit the other