Pesto Chicken Pasta

My husband went on a long business trip recently. While I was happy to go with him, it meant living out of a glorified dorm room for several weeks. I didn’t even know if there…

Madeleines

One of my favorite parts about cooking is the adventure. Any time I see a dish that I’ve never eaten, I know I can look up recipes online and try to make it myself. Many new foods…

Clean Out the Fridge Mac and Cheese

I love cheese. It’s one of my favorite comfort foods, and I like trying different types. Some day, I want to do a cheese tasting vacation through Switzerland. Because I buy and eat a lot of…

Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate Chip Scones Mmm, scones. They’re a breakfast staple around our house, especially for busy mornings. These chocolate chip scones are perfect with a cup of coffee or eaten on the go. My husband likes to enjoy…

Boozy Cherry Sherbet

Early Saturday morning, in the sticky depths of July, I loaded up on cherries. A local produce co-op was selling Washington cherries, and I lugged the 20-lb box to my car with glee. The smile disappeared when I…

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins I grew up eating homemade muffins – at breakfast, tucked into my lunchbox, as an after-school snack, and even as treat after dinner. My mom’s specialty was blueberry. They were so good, and I…