Blueberry Scones

I hope everyone had a Happy Halloween and survived the sweetness, both visual and otherwise. My thoughts are beginning to drift off to a more relaxing weekend. Sleeping in a little, drinking coffee sitting down and snacking on something a little less sugary. I love scones and I love that they are sweet enough to satisfy, but not so much to ruin dreams of dessert after dark. This is one of my favorite recipes, uncovered while we were living in Brazil, and happens to be just perfect with my favorite... Read The Rest →

Tuscan Fig Pizza

My recipe for these perfect-crispy pizzas, came from Tuscany, but by way of a cookbook, not from my visit itself. Although I ate my fare share while we were there, I only dreamt about being able to recreate them at home. Until, that is, I discovered  this recipe, and now they are a staple on our family’s dinner menu and are not only easy to make, but foolproof. Some of my favorite toppings are those found fresh at our local farmers market. Feel free to add anything that is in season... Read The Rest →

For the Soul

Fridays get me thinking about the weekend and food and soul recovery from a long week of work.  I always begin dreaming of the weekend dishes I’ll make with the treasures I find at our farmers market stop on Saturday morning…and the downtime. This was a twist on a classic recipe I tried a few weeks back: Chicken noodle soup with vegetables, orecchiette pasta and wilted kale.  

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