Dutch Babies!

My very good friend and play-date buddy Kathryn Winslow introduced me to this puffy in-pan pancake recipe back in late March. In fact, it was during her birthday month as I recall. I bought her an [...]

Perfect Lemonade

I kid you not, this is the best lemonade I've ever had. Richard and Violet have been perfecting the recipe over the last few weeks and now it has absolutely the best sweet / tart [...]

Lemon Bars

Lately I've been looking for recipes that use a lot of lemons. This is why: Of course it's a blessing from the gods of edible gardens to have this kind of bounty - but look [...]

Polenta & Salsa Rounds

Sometimes I think those polenta tubes in the supermarket are a disgrace. It's like cheating. How hard is it to boil cornmeal for a few minutes and have fresh polenta? But then I have a [...]

Homemade Apple Pie!

It's the 4th of July! And while I don't have a red, white and blue flag to wave outside the house, I always have a bag of apples. When our hostess for the day requested [...]

Homemade Pizza!

I just discovered the whole wheat pizza dough at Trader Joe's. Huzzah! Pizza is so fun to make. Just look how fun this is! I don't know how to make pizza dough from scratch, but [...]