Baby P is a great helper in the kitchen. He stands on a stool and helps press down on the Aeropress to make my coffee, stirs in the sugar and milk for me, and lets me know that the food in the toaster is “HOT!”. He’s cool. The other day he wasn’t in a hurry to eat breakfast (sometimes he’s signing ‘eat’ as soon as I go into his room), so we made some muffins. I measured everything and he dumped the ingredients into the bowl and ‘helped’ stir.They came out pretty tasty! Continue reading
When I’m in charge of dinner, I want to do something I can whip up and will cook, hands-off, so I can play with my kid. Chickens were on sale last week, so I grabbed one and a few bags of frozen veggies. Continue reading
I woke up the other day and it was fall! We went from hot, hot summer to cold temps overnight. I was dying for cinnamon buns, but didn’t have yeast, plus I didn’t feel like making something too complicated. I Googled, and found this recipe! Continue reading
Hi. We love pears at my house, even though I can’t eat them unless they’re cooked. This past weekend I went to a family party and brought the original apple version of this cake (please ignore how terrible the photos are if you click on the link) and it was a hit. I wanted to make it again so Mike and Baby P could have some, but I wanted to update the cake a little. Continue reading
When we were in Vinalhaven last month, was super excited to learn that the coffee shop on the island was 100% gluten free! We went most mornings to get muffins and scones and breakfast sandwiches on their home made biscuits. It was such an awesome thing, to be able to go and get gluten free breakfast every day if I felt like it. If you’re ever in Vinalhaven, definitely go to the (R)Cafe. I can’t wait to go back! Continue reading
We had a good summer. Mike and I got engaged (!!!) and took Baby P on vacation to Maine. Every year we go to Vinalhaven, a sweet little island in the middle of Maine. My dad runs the best restaurant in the world there, Salt. If you ever happen to be in Vinalhaven, go eat at Salt.
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Hi! Summer is finally starting to wind down. Finally. This was the hottest summer I can remember. This is a sweet, quick summery cake. First you make the cake, which is a light lemon loaf cake, and then you make a simple glaze and pour it over the hot cake. When the cake cools, the glaze hardens on the top of the cake and it’s such a perfect dessert. My mom made this when we were younger, and I like to think about Baby P growing up eating it too. Continue reading