Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cranberry Mustard

Cranberry Mustard

Last weekend, in the middle of making ice (I’ll post the recipe sometime, I promise), I opened the freezer door to make sure there was room for my three freshly filled ice trays. As if reading my mind, about 90% of the freezer’s contents promptly slid out and crashed to the kitchen floor, as if to[click for recipe and more][click for recipe and more]

Crispy Potato Roast

Crispy Potato Roast

Martha, Martha, Martha. I tend to shy away from anything Martha Stewart. I steer clear of her products after being given a serviceable-looking dutch oven that I had to return after it was recalled due to a minor flaw (it exploded in people’s ovens, no biggie). And I’ve always backed slowly away from her recipes[click for recipe and more]

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Whenever a friend or coworker has a birthday, I send out my cupcake menu and ask them to choose a flavor so I can give them a custom half-dozen for their special day. I also tell them that they’re free to suggest something entirely different if they have a favorite flavor they don’t see, or[click for recipe and more]

Pistachio Crusted Tofu

Pistachio Crusted Tofu

I’d be lying if I said it’s easy to keep tofu perpetually interesting. If you don’t eat meat, chances are you’ve had tofu six ways from Sunday – fried, baked, sautéed, roasted, breaded, blended, smashed, scrambled, shredded…and now I sound like Bubba. The point is, tofu can get old – if you let it. It’s[click for recipe and more]

Salted Nutella Sandwich Cookies

Salted Nutella Sandwich Cookies

I have a cookie problem. Not that kind of cookie problem, the kind where you pick up a bag of Chips Ahoy or a sleeve of Oreos and can’t stop eating them (okay, so I might also have that kind of cookie problem). My real, currently pressing cookie problem is that I just cannot seem to[click for recipe and more]