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Low Sugar Apricot Jam
Breakfast Plates Sides

Low Sugar Apricot Jam (No Canning Required)

Last week, I picked up 25 pounds of fresh, local apricots at a nearby market. I wait for this brief window of opportunity every year so I can make my delicious, low sugar apricot jam. I was once intimidated by the jam making process…

June 13, 2017
Sea Salt Rosemary Focaccia
Entrees Plates Sides

Simple Sea Salt Rosemary Focaccia Bread

I recently shared one of my favorite (and easiest!) bread recipes  here and because we got such a positive response, I decided to share this Simple Sea Salt Rosemary Focaccia Bread recipe. Although the process itself is simple,  it does require a couple extra ingredients and…

January 29, 2017
Cream Cheese And Dill Mashed Potatoes
Entrees Plates Sides

Perfect Cream Cheese Dill Mashed Potatoes

I love taking a classic dish and then changing it up just a bit, like these cream cheese dill mashed potatoes. It helps to keep things interesting and transforms boring dishes into new and exciting ones. The dill really adds a lot of freshness to…

November 22, 2016
No Knead Homemade Artisan Bread
Appetizers Plates Sides

No-Knead Homemade Artisan Bread

I love how impressed people get when I show up with this homemade artisan bread. Somehow we’ve started to believe that making bread is a difficult, all day process that only bakers can accomplish. In reality, it’s one of the easiest, yet most satisfying, things that…

September 28, 2016
Tomato Feta Greek Salad
Plates Sides

Creamy and Tangy Tomato Feta Greek Salad

I first tried this tomato feta greek salad at my sister in law’s baby shower (thank you Lily for introducing me to this salad!). It was one among dozens of other salads that her mom had made for the baby shower but this one caught my…

July 18, 2016
mojito fruit salad
Desserts Plates Sides

Mojito Fruit Salad

This refreshing mojito fruit salad is the perfect thing to enjoy during hot summer days. Forget the traditional whipped cream topping that weighs down the salad and transforms a healthy dish into a not so healthy one. Fruit is so delicious and sweet all…

June 17, 2016
Goat Cheese Biscuits
Plates Sides

Cast Iron Goat Cheese Biscuits (Plus Book Giveaway!)

I absolutely love cooking in a cast iron pan. Not only does your food always come out delicious, but it’s such an easy way to impress your guests and makes simple dishes (like these goat cheese biscuits) look like they came from a fancy…

June 7, 2016