Swiss Steak

For whatever reason, Seattle just can’t figure out if it wants summer to stick around this year. After a few gloriously beautiful weeks, temps have dropped, clouds have returned and there’s a tinge of wetness back in the air. I’m no longer traveling to Texas each month for work, so I’m missing an escape to…

Oatmeal Cream Pies

After wrapping up my cupcake craze (for now, at least) with my Very Berry Cupcakes, I’ve moved on to a new theme for this week: all things cream-filled! My original plan was to make a batch of whoopie pies this weekend (spoiler, I did – you’ll see them later this week!), but I also had a…

Chocolate Crispy Cookies

What has coconut and oats and is chocolate all over? I’ll give you a hint, it’s something delicious! Introducing: Chocolate Crispy Cookies!

Sirloin with frisee salad

I’m back! If you haven’t check out my latest story yet (Italian Runaway), it provides an explanation for my long absence. Regardless, I’m back in my kitchen and excited to be cooking for myself again after a long stint away. Easing back in to extravagant meals slowly, we had a rain-free and (somewhat) sunny weekend…

Jalapeno Corn Cakes

We’re big fans of breakfast for dinner (or B4D as we call it) at our house. Mostly because bacon and eggs are two of the best foods ever … *channels Ron Swanson* Breakfast for dinner doesn’t need to be just dry scrambled eggs and microwaved bacon though. It’s possible to keep the meal quick but…