Author Archives: Julie

One Bowl Apple Bars

Greetings from the open road! I’m currently on a cross-country road trip and am not online much, but I wanted to share these apple bars with you while I had some time to sign on – I brought them to a brunch a few weeks ago and they were a massive hit. Enough people have[click for recipe and more]

Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers

Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers

MINIATURE FOOD. This is a problem for me. Whenever I walk by mini food at the farmer’s market, out comes my wallet and there goes my good judgment. If it’s tiny, I must have it. Baby eggplant, baby zucchini…once I even bought baby sweet potatoes. Once I peeled them, there wasn’t much left, but what[click for recipe and more]

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Are you sitting down? Grab the edge of something sturdy and steady yourself – because this post contains neither apples nor squash. I know, it’s crazy. But I think we need a little break from the autumnal explosion, and probably some sugar, too. Fear not – we’ll be back to our regularly scheduled fall programming in no[click for recipe and more]

Applejack and Ginger

Applejack and Ginger

I’ve never been a fan of sweet cocktails, but that seems to have changed a little bit this fall. Lately, I’m really enjoying darker, warming flavors with a tidge more sweetness than I would’ve thought I’d like. This was my first Applejack, purchased on a whim when stopping just to pick up some bitters – both are[click for recipe and more]

Acorn Squash and Gorgonzola Pizza

Acorn Squash and Gorgonzola Pizza

Sometimes you really need a fancy pizza. My first pizza love will always be a classic pie smothered in marinara sauce and mozzarella, with a few garden variety toppings generously sprinkled on top (mushrooms and kalamata olives are my favorite). But there’s a special place in my heart for the gourmet pizza – flavors that[click for recipe and more]