The Best (In My Opinion) Banana Bread

Banana bread is one of those comfort foods that people like to say is healthy. Well, I wouldn’t go that far, but it is a delicious and kind of nutritious way to use up those spare bananas that the kids forgot to grab out of the fruit bowl. Over the years, I’ve tried a number…

Quiche: It’s Not Just For Brunch

The humble egg is often overlooked in the kitchen as simply a small part of a larger recipe. But that’s not the case at all! Eggs are a wonder food. The Foodery in Boston, Massachusetts, recently wrote a great article that did a lot to scientifically and theoretically beg the question: Why are Eggs the Perfect…

Healthy Scones? They DO Exist!

Like most people, my weekday morning breakfast usually consists of something simple and fast (I like peanut butter Puffins…don’t judge!). But the weekends are for relaxed breakfasts with bottomless cups of coffee and endless conversation. As I’ve shared before, I’m a sucker for a good scone (see Easy & Delicious Scones Anyone Will Love). I’m…

Fig, Goat Cheese, and Serrano Ham Flatbreads

One of my wife’s favorite things is the Dalmatian fig spread you can buy in stores. She loves it on crackers with cheese. I wanted to come up with an easy dinner that could somehow incorporate this favorite ingredient, and I think I’ve done it. These flatbreads will appeal to a wide audience with homemade…

Weekend Blueberry Corn Cakes

As we climb out of the winter here in New England, I’m starting to get really excited about the warm weather and delicious foods that are awaiting me throughout the months ahead – strawberries, sweet corn, apples, blueberries, and the list goes on and on. I love to make pancakes on the weekends for my…

The Simple Things – Homemade Vanilla Extract

Time has flown by since my last blog post and I feel as though I’ve neglected each of you. It’s been an extremely busy first half of summer with a new job and lots of errands courtesy of my wife. But all of that’s given me time to think lately about the simple things that…

Creamy Asparagus Pasta with Lemon

It’s always fun to find new and delicious recipes to try. One that I found was for pasta with asparagus puree & lemony ricotta posted on The Rustic Plate. The original recipe is delicious, but I have a habit of always wanting to make a recipe my own. I reworked the recipe into something that I think…

Easy & Delicious Scones Anyone Will Love

Baked goods are delicious pieces of heaven. With the wide variety of textures and flavors to choose from the world’s cultures, it’s hard to find a favorite. One of my all-time favorites has to be the traditional British scone. They don’t have to be fancy (although it doesn’t hurt), but they have to be done right…

Naan Pizza

Meat Free Mondays have been a mainstay in our home for a while and we’re always looking for new recipes to try, but sometimes we just create them ourselves. My wife made the suggestions that turned into this “pizza” and we were very happy with the results. It’s also much healthier than a traditional pizza…

Mama Neville’s Lentil Soup

Hi, I’m Jason and I am not a soup eater. That’s right, even in the coldest months of the year I will usually avoid soup. I don’t know why, but there are very few that I can actually sit down to at dinner and enjoy. Some of them include my mother’s chicken noodle soup and my…