sriracha caramel corn & a giveaway!

vermont maple sriracha caramel corn

August 7th, 2014

So there was this: See – I told you it was going to be a good week! When Jackson sent me a bottle of his new sriracha sauce I knew that I wanted make something sweet as well as savory. Yes it was fabulous in that chicken, but I had a feeling that it would [...]

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pop! goes my summer: citrus mojito pops

citrus mojito pops

August 6th, 2014

I suppose no popsicle series would be complete without a boozy pop, am I right? I’m not much of a cocktail drinker (a good Bee’s Knees notwithstanding), but I DO enjoy a mojito – especially in the summer. And it seemed the perfect drink to turn into a pop! In looking at various recipes I [...]

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favor-”ette”: parchment paper cupcake liners

parchment paper cupcake liners

August 5th, 2014

Much like salt, flour and butter, cupcake liners are something that I always expect to have on-hand at all times. Till I don’t – which I inevitably discover only after all the ingredients are out and ready to go. Fortunately I have a friend who has a seemingly bottomless supply of liners – and will [...]

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ice cream cake on vrai magazine!

vrai magazine, ice cream cake, hot fudge sauce

August 4th, 2014

Howdy all – hope you had a great weekend! Time to break out your sweats, your yoga pants, basically anything with an elastic waistband – I’ve got a LOT of good stuff in store for you this week! Starting with this: Would you believe I’ve never made an ice cream cake? Sure, I’ve made this. [...]

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say hello to chicory app!

chicory app button screen shot

August 1st, 2014

Hi all! You may have noticed a new little button at the bottom of my recipes, like this: I’m so excited to introduce you all to a most-clever new app called Chicory! Chicory connects all the ingredients to my recipes with online grocers (like Peapod), so you can get everything you need delivered straight to [...]

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pop! goes my summer: iced coffee popsicles

iced coffee popsicles

July 30th, 2014

Anyone who knows me KNOWS that the only non-negotiable part of my life my morning is my daily iced coffee.  A little 1%, a lot of ice, and I’m ready to face the day. Truth is, I love most anything coffee-flavored - malteds, cookies (and more cookies) – even those old lady candies. So of course I [...]

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favor-”ette”: mason jar pour spout

mason jar pour spout

July 29th, 2014

I know – another mason jar post. But don’t worry, I don’t think this is going to be a thing. Yet. But how could I resist sharing this adorable, easy – and basically FREE – idea?? I’ve had the same little jar, filled with kosher salt, for years. When the hinge finally snapped off I [...]

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cookie jar: no-bake cranberry oat cereal bars

no bake cranberry oat cereal bars

July 24th, 2014

It’s here. Yes, this summer – which started out dry, mild, comfortable – is now in the hot and humid dregs. And while I’m definitely avoiding the oven these days, I still enjoy having a stash of cookies at the ready.  And for me that means the always-reliable, no-bake variety – like these: I love [...]

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pop! goes my summer: root beer float popsicles

root beer float pops

July 23rd, 2014

It’s getting fun now. When I came up with the idea for this series I made a list of all of my favorite flavor combinations, drinks and snacks – hoping to make each one in “pop” form. And who doesn’t love a root beer float? This one is barely even a recipe – you know [...]

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favor-”ette”: garbage disposal “pods”

garbage disposal pods

July 22nd, 2014

Does your garbage disposal ever get that “not so fresh feeling”? You know what I mean – and if you’ve ever tossed some lemon or lime peels down there you are going to love this little DIY. Using materials that you probably have right now in your kitchen you can make these eco-friendly “pods” to [...]

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