Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These muffins are moist, light and subtly spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. My kids love the added chocolate chips, but feel free to leave them out if you want a more classic pumpkin muffin. Either way these will fill your home with the most amazing autumnal aroma, and I make them often during this Read more…

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Sugar & Spice Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin butter is a thing of pure beauty. It’s perfect on pancakes, muffins, toast, bagels, in sandwiches, on ice cream – even stirred into coffee.

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Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

I saw it lurking under a giant leaf a few days earlier. I knew it was a big one, but how big, I really had no idea. I made plans to take care of it later in the afternoon. But I forgot (for three more days). By the time I remembered it was there, it Read more…

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Summer Chopped Salad

I love pairing peak-of-the-season fruits and veggies together in a dish, and this salad simply screams summer. It’s bright and beautiful, perfect on it’s own, or used to top grilled chicken breasts or fish.

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Gluten-Free Blueberry Boy Bait

Created for the Pillsbury Bake Off contest in 1954, this coffeecake, studded juicy blueberries and topped with a cinnamon-sugar crumb, is sure to please everyone who comes around…not just the boys.

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Chai Spiced Coconut Ice Cream

Seems like everybody is free of something these days, except food allergies. Gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, fruit-free (yes, I actually just met someone who is allergic to all fruits)–you name it, and I’m sure there’s someone out there who is allergic to it. I used to think that allergies were tiresome excuses for a person to Read more…

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Zesty Green Beans

If I had to pick one way to eat fresh green beans, this would be it.  The beans, still crisp and slightly charred from a quick saute in hot toasted walnut oil, are topped with meaty roasted walnuts, huge flakes of sea salt and fresh lemon juice and zest. It is, in a word, perfect.  But because Read more…

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