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french onion soup

I’m firmly of the belief that no matter what ails you in the realm of the kitchen, onion soup can cure it. Never cooked before? Don’t think you’ll be …

rich homemade ricotta

A few years ago, I made ricotta for the first time. I suspect a good lot of you just read that — the part where I <i>made</i> cheese/played …

bacon, egg and leek risotto

Seeing as I once argued that rice pudding should be breakfast food (what? grains, milk, a bit of sugar, sometimes berries — just like oatmeal!) it …

broccoli parmesan fritters

Last week, it was pointed out to me that among the 750 recipes in the archives, there is but a single recipe that utilizes broccoli. Just one! (It’s …

essential raised waffles

This recipe is nothing new. It was first published, as far as I can gather, in 1896 in The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer …

bowties with sugar snaps, lemon and ricotta

So, I didn’t really know how to tell you this earlier, but we’ve gone to roam. I mean, we are <i>in</i> Rome, here, for a week and a half. Why so long? Why …

rice-stuffed tomatoes

Guys, we should definitely, definitely talk about these. Here, I’ll go first: I think it’s essential that you not let another tomato season pass …

key lime pie popsicles

[Welcome to <b>Popsicle Week</b>, wherein I admit that I had something of a popsicle incident this summer, wherein incident = gotta a little carried away, …

apple slab pie

In one of my favorite October traditions, we picked too many apples a few weekends ago. As in maybe perhaps 25 pounds more than we needed? It’s hard …

perfect, uncluttered chicken stock

I have spent a spectacular amount of time over the last seven years lying to you, pretending to care about soup when I, in fact, did not. I had good …

cranberry-orange breakfast buns

When my husband had a bit of, uh, <i>bonus awesome free time</i> on his hands this summer, he got into the curious habit of running while not being chased*, …

rum campari punch

If I were to sum up this year (which I won’t because I’m long-winded enough when describing a single day, it’s terrifying to consider what I could do …

homemade dulce de leche

Guess what, guys?! This weekend, we’re going to make dulce de leche. Or maybe cajeta. Or maybe both.<p>Step away from the cupboard; I don’t mean like …

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as <b>chocolate + anything else</b>, but if …

morning bread pudding with salted caramel

We should really talk about this. Promise you won’t get mad, okay? I came across this for the first time <i>twelve years ago</i>. I’ve been blogging here for …

broccoli, cheddar and wild rice casserole

Although my parents <i>claim</i> to have loved us, there were all sorts of delicious foods that my sister and I knew our friends got to eat in their homes …

baked eggs with spinach and mushrooms

My brunch arsenal, the dishes I’ve made enough times that they no longer cause any furrowed brows — a core entertaining principle here at House …

fresh spinach pasta

I had the strangest weekend. My husband went to New Orleans for a bachelor party and my in-laws insisted upon watching my son for one of the nights …

brownie ice cream sandwiches

Within reason, I think if you’re craving something, you should go for it, although this theory is mostly born of my own poor logic. I’ve all too many …

grilled peach splits + news!

The problem, if there could be one, is that if a 30-something with a kid out of diapers ever says to a group of people, “I have news!” certain …

How to Remove Set In Oil or Grease Stains from Clothes

Have you ever sat down to fold laundry fresh out of the dryer only to find set in oil stains or grease stains? I have solved the mystery of how to …

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Pumpkin Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

October 21, 2013<p>Fall is in the air and that means cinnamon rolls are in my mouth. But not just regular cinnamon rolls, but these pumpkin pecan …

Dessert

Say Good Morning with these Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

December 23, 2013<p>Here’s a sweet recipe if you’re looking for something to make ahead of time that you can pop in the oven on Christmas Morning. Or …

Dessert

Cranberry Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

January 20, 2014<p>I’ve been craving chocolate chip cookies lately. And when I say lately I mean always. They’re my “I need a chocolate feel-good fix.” …

Dessert