Apple Hand Pies

One of my favorite things about fall and winter is apple season. I love any dessert with apples, whether it’s apple pie, apple fritters, apple crumble, baked apples… you get the idea. I simply can’t get enough of it. Yesterday, I was working on a recipe for deep-fried pumpkin pie bites. I had never made … More Apple Hand Pies

Homemade Baguettes

On November 13, I posted a photo on Instagram with the caption “It’s a great day for making baguettes.” This was before I found out about the attacks in Paris. When I heard the news, I was devastated and concerned about my Parisian friends, and I also felt a little bit awkward about my earlier post. I spent most of … More Homemade Baguettes

No-Fuss Brownies

Sometimes it’s not so easy to finish and publish a recipe exactly as planned. On the one hand, I don’t have quite as much time as I would like to work on this blog, and on the other hand, I’m easily distracted by shiny objects. In this case, the shiny object was a serious craving for brownies. … More No-Fuss Brownies

Banana Pancakes

Monday mornings are not exactly my favorite, but a good breakfast in bed can make any day better. I hadn’t planned on making anything special this morning, much less working on a new recipe, but there is never a bad time for comfort food, so here goes… Pancakes can be an amazing all-time favorite breakfast … More Banana Pancakes

Summer Berry Galette with Almond Sour Cream

Fall is almost here and I can’t wait to indulge in apples, pumpkins, hearty stews and soups, and all the treats the holidays have to offer. But for now, I choose to live in a magical dreamland of everlasting summer with an inexhaustible supply of fresh berries. When I went to our local farmers’ market last weekend, … More Summer Berry Galette with Almond Sour Cream