Cinnamon Raisin Rolls with Orange Glaze

I love breakfast food. When I have time, I enjoy whipping up a veggie omelette or egg sandwich. But my favorite is breakfast breads! They’re pretty versatile and you can quickly snap one into a Tupperware for the road if you’re in a hurry for your morning meal before work or school. This recipe for Cinnamon Raisin […]

How to Bake, Part 1: Ingredients

  Did you know that baking is chemistry? So — because baking is chemistry, it’s very important that you always, always follow the recipe. I’m really talking to myself here because I’d rather read a recipe over once and throw it out the window. But every time that happens, my cookies never turn out how […]

Neiman Marcus Cookies

Hey everyone! Apologies for the expanse of the time that has commenced the past month without writing. But good news! Cobalt and I are officially moved to Los Angeles, California where we will live out the next chapter of our lives together; this time with friends (we’re splitting a home with another couple to save […]

Applesauce Pumpkin Bread

Geez, this summer flew by fast! It’s unbelievable that some schools have already begun the Fall Semester and here I am, graduated and wondering what to do with myself now that I will never walk into a university again. (I know, I know. You’re probably saying, “never say ‘never,’ Hope.” So maybe it isn’t never but […]

Easy #Blueberry Pie

It seems like only yesterday that I was picking blueberries with my friend. And now, sadly, the season is over! Fortunately, there was still had a good amount of blueberries left in my freezer to make Cobalt yet another birthday pie! (aaand two years ago) I used my recipe for Easy Oil Crust from an Apple Pie […]

Apple Coconut Cake

Nothing beats a morning working hard on a farm in the hot summer sun like a group potluck! Every Wednesday and Friday at Crabtree Farms (where I Workshare), the farmers share lunch together. Every volunteer and employee brings something to contribute. I love the different cooking styles, flavors, and passions; and am amazed that most […]

Easy Apple Pie (Cobbler)

Cobalt and I picked apples today for the first time in a week! We were disappointed that we had caused many to become so compost-worthy (I usually try to pick them no later than every 2 days). But then were thankful that our compost pile is so happy. Regardless, we still found nearly 10 pounds of apples […]