Lemon Cranberry Muffins

The inspiration for these lemon muffins came from the fact I bought 2 1-lbs bags of lemons for $2 at Aldi — they were on SUPAH SALE. I don’t think that I’ve ever seen lemons this cheap before! (Usually lemons are 50 cents each. Makes sense, though considering they are travelling across the country…. #nonlocalfoodismoreexpensive. ) […]

Easy Irish Soda Bread

I love bread. But the process requires a lot of planning. If only there was a recipe for quick bread…But wait–there is! In walks Irish Soda Bread… This bread takes at most 20 minutes to assemble, and 1 hour to bake. A perfect bread to whip up last minute when you have company over. Like […]

Another Good Year: 2013 Recap

your favorites: 10.  Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie – Mmm mmm! 9. 10-Minute Granola – That’s right, only ten minutes! 8. Homemade Pizza Pockets – Kid Friendly! 7. Mini Fruit Pies – A Healthier Dessert! 6. Chick Pea Tuna Salad – An Alternative to Boring Tuna! 5. Homemade Applesauce – Better than store-bought! 4. Peanut Butter […]

Merry Christmas! Cinnamon Rolls

I don’t know about you all but I am pretty convinced that Christmas this year sneaked up a little more sneakily than in the past. Seems like yesterday that Cobalt and I were cruising across the country, exploring deserts and cities we’d never ventured to before. Also doesn’t seem long ago that we shared our […]

How to Make Homemade Rolls

Ever since my mom taught me how to bake my own bread I’ve avoided buying it from the store. Not only does homemade bread TASTE better but it’s such a joy to make. Having the opportunity to add whatever ingredients I want to it–aside from the basic recipe–and actually to be AWARE of what ingredients are in it!…to touch the dough, to shape it, to […]

The Basics for Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie is one of mine and Cobalt’s favorite dishes. Last night I was going to make King Ranch Chicken but realized that the ingredients I had would be much tastier in Chicken Pot Pie. So I made that instead. What is absolutely fantastic about this meal is that it’s quick, simple and doesn’t […]