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…

Conquering My Fear…of Baking Bread

In my previous post (“Baked Goods and the Happiness They Bring”) I told you about two of my favorite recipes for baked goods, but I also shared one of my fears: baking bread.  Yes, I will admit that the thought of baking bread strikes fear in my heart.  It’s not that I hate bread!  Bread…