The Best Banana Skillet Cake

Here’s a recipe for a moist banana cake, seasoned with cinnamon and nutmeg. It comes with an optional recipe for a coffee-flavored frosting to go on top. What makes this banana cake so moist and delicious is caramelizing the bananas first in a pan. This technique is a great thing to do when your bananas… Continue reading The Best Banana Skillet Cake

Heirloom Tomato Mozzarella Salad

Here’s a recipe for an heirloom tomato mozzarella salad — perfect for the heirloom tomatoes we see in July and August. Use this recipe as a template for any tomato salad you like — it’s very versatile and flexible to whatever herb or cheese you want to use with it. With bright tomatoes, creamy mozzarella,… Continue reading Heirloom Tomato Mozzarella Salad

What Can I Cook with Rhubarb this year?

Here is a list of recipes that you can cook with rhubarb. Rhubarb appears for a few weeks in the springtime, normally around late April/early May, and you can cook with it to make pies, cakes, compotes, and drinks. Cooking with rhubarb is definitely one of the things I look forward to every spring.

Low Sugar Rhubarb Compote (Easy, Healthy, Keto)

Here’s a recipe for a rhubarb compote that is lower in sugar but maintains that delicious sweet-tart balance that rhubarb is known for. Using just water, rhubarb, and sugar or a sugar substitute, this rhubarb compote recipe is ready in about 20 minutes and is delicious with yogurt, ice cream, on toast, or as a… Continue reading Low Sugar Rhubarb Compote (Easy, Healthy, Keto)

Pear Tart Tatin

Tart tatins are easier than they look! This is a recipe for a pear tart tatin, but it could just as easily be with apples or quince. A pear tart tatin is a French pastry in which pears are cooked upside down in caramel, topped with pastry dough, and then flipped before serving.

Plum Jam – Easy Recipe with No Pectin

This recipe for plum jam has no pectin and very little sugar. It’s also a small batch of jam, and requires no special equipment. It just uses one weird trick! Using only six or seven plums, a bit of powdered sugar, you can make this plum jam in no time. This is a looser-set jam… Continue reading Plum Jam – Easy Recipe with No Pectin

Summer Tomato Salad with Feta

This is a summer tomato-feta salad recipe that uses peak tomatoes, gorgeous feta, and preserved lemon as an unexpected flavor to combine into a lovely, refreshing salad. this summer tomato-feta salad is a recipe for one, but can definitely be scaled up — or not! it’s totally okay to not share this recipe. make this… Continue reading Summer Tomato Salad with Feta

Upgraded Peach Caprese Salad for Summer

This recipe is less of a recipe and really more of a formula for a summery fruit salad. You take mozzarella — buffalo, burrata or ciliegine all work great — and combine with your favorite stone fruit — apricot, plum, peach, or nectarine — and top with sweet herbs — mint, tarragon, or basil —… Continue reading Upgraded Peach Caprese Salad for Summer

Cherry Pudding Cake – A New Favorite

This cherry pudding cake is a mashup between a cake, a spoon bread, and a buckle. It’s tender on the outside, and quite soft in the middle (by design!). It’s also made with fresh cherries – this easy cherry cake comes together quickly and is a great cherry dessert idea. The perfect recipe to keep… Continue reading Cherry Pudding Cake – A New Favorite

Olive Oil Cake with Fresh Plums

Here’s a recipe for olive oil cake with plums. Why? I love stone fruit and I love baking with olive oil. I had a bunch of plums from my CSA box this week that arrived ripely. By day 3 were about to peace out. This olive oil cake with plums has a tight crumb, and… Continue reading Olive Oil Cake with Fresh Plums

Instant Pot Spring Herb Risotto

Here is a recipe for risotto made in the Instant Pot, and served with a ton of fresh herbs. This easy risotto recipe is sophisticated enough for date night or entertaining, and also is affordable and easy to make on any weeknight. Make this Instant Pot herb risotto any time!!

Radicchio Salad Inspired By Toro Bravo

This bitter greens salad is inspired by a delicious dish from Toro Bravo in Portland, Oregon. Made with radicchio, bacon, parmesan, and a balsamic vinaigrette, it is simple and easy! If you love spicy, bitter flavors from the radicchio, this is the salad for you. The sweet and mild ingredients balance out the salad to… Continue reading Radicchio Salad Inspired By Toro Bravo

Gluten-Free Olive Oil Loaf Cake with Yogurt Whipped Cream

Here’s a gluten-free olive oil cake made with almond flour, and scented with orange zest. The cake is topped with a Greek yogurt whipped cream and good with any fruit on top! This time I went with the classic strawberry. You could make it as a loaf, as I did below, or in a cake… Continue reading Gluten-Free Olive Oil Loaf Cake with Yogurt Whipped Cream