Brown Butter Vanilla Bean Pancakes

I hope you like pancakes

Let’s talk pancakes, shall we?  After all, today is National Pancake Day… You’ve already seen about a gazillion trillion pancake recipes on this blog.  And guess what, ya’ll?  Expect more. This leads me to the obvious:  The best pancake recipes posted for you here.  In one place.  Happy place found. Brown Butter Vanilla Bean Banana Pancakes … Continue reading

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Cocoa Vanilla Bean Pomegranate Waffles

Snow days. I love those mornings.  Don’t you? Starting a day with a quick gaze out the window, only to see a beautiful layer of fresh snow defines a New England childhood.  Those kind of moments encourage time to stand still and allow you to simply be.  And gaze. On regular mornings, other things creep … Continue reading

Spicy Garlic Potato Wedges

Breaded Spicy Garlic Potato Wedges

It’s time to carbo-load. When I was little there were only two foods I would eat:  spaghetti and chicken fingers.  When out to dinner, my parents would beg me to order something else.  I’d refuse.  I would make a fuss and crawl across the the table.  Everyone has these not-so-mature moments…  Only yours probably didn’t last … Continue reading

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts with Chocolate Glaze

If you happen to drop by this morning, I hope you are craving chocolate. Oh, I forgot…  Doughnuts, too. If you are, feel free to knock on my door and kick off your shoes so long as your feet don’t smell.  I also won’t protest if you feel like volunteering to clean up my messy … Continue reading

Spicy Broccoli & Coconut Milk Soup

Spicy Broccoli & Coconut Milk Soup

February. February has done me some good.  January can be such a rush because with a new year comes so many expectations that never quite hit their mark.  But in February, things feel just a bit easier.  Not necessarily more peaceful, but February definitely startles my very being and awakens my senses in a way … Continue reading

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Nobska Farms

Do you know how many types of hot peppers exist in the world?  Like, a gazillion.  A gazillion hot chili peppers exist in this world.  And I’m storing about twenty or so in my basement fridge like a hoarder on ghost pepper crack. Meet Rooster. Yes, that’s his name.  He has a giant mustache and … Continue reading

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Roasted Chickpeas with Rosemary and Olive Oil

I’m back again. Miss me?  Here’s what’s up. 1.  Obama delivered the State of the Union address last week.  He spoke of economic inequality, women’s rights, veterans, and healthcare.  I just wished he had spent the entire time delivering an introductory course on how to maneuver through the healthcare website.  Oh.  And John Boehner.  How … Continue reading

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Raspberry Lime Polenta Muffins

I get so very thinky in the wintertime. The world slows as the snow falls and suddenly, my mind has the time and space to race wildly.  My brain doesn’t shut off and my thoughts…  Well, they’re just there, swirling around in every direction.  They are never content with quiet, preferring to create noise rather than … Continue reading

Sorry, Promise.

GUYS.   I haven’t forgotten about you, promise. Okay, maybe I did for like…  A WEEK.  Maybe two.  Or three.  Okay fine, three.  But I’m like super duper sorry. I’m not going to blame it on work, or on time, or on being away visiting friends and sisters, or on the freaking polar vortex that’s … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oat Waffles

Hey ya’ll. Lace cookies.  Have you heard of them?  Apparently they are the daintiest and most delicate cookies out there.  But they have holes in them.  What’s up with that?  I’m pretty sure lace cookies are just a term used for cookies that turn out horribly wrong and barely count as food because they’re all basically … Continue reading

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