Morning DIY // Orange Blossom Rolls

Here’s a beautiful breakfast that’s perfect for a cozy weekend morning, Glazed Orange Blossom Rolls. These are lovely assemble-only buns that are pretty enough to serve for dessert, perhaps with a  scoop of frosty vanilla ice cream. As with most my recipes, I love the opportunity for readers to make this their own / I[…]

Pretty Eats on Made by Girl // Pomegranate & Roasted Delicata Squash Autumn Salad

 Today I’m back with  MADE BY GIRL serving up an Autumn-inspired salad. A seasonal celebration on a plate // see full post and more photos here!

The Pizza Thief // Shallot & Goat Cheese Pizza

I’m being conspired upon by the two young ones in my home, one human boy and one canine boy. They are a real-life Calvin and Hobbes duo with the goal in life to steal food while I’m photographing it. Good thing I think they’re both pretty cute. I keep a bit of pizza dough on[…]

Cabernet Gorgonzola Burgers with Edible SLO Magazine //

A benefit of working with Edible San Luis Obispo Magazine is all the new recipes I get to try.  This is how the Cabernet Gorgonzola Burger came into my life. How could these ingredients go wrong in one of humankind’s greatest creations, the BURGER. What made this extra mouth-watering is the Sriracha sauce and the[…]

Meatball Subs // Time Saver Recipe

I’m still getting the hang of this whole “Mom to a Kindergartener” thing. Life got a whole lot busier and sometimes I really struggle getting dinner on the table at a decent hour. I know, who doesn’t have that problem, kids or not. We have a couple late days where we don’t come home until[…]

The inevitable heat wave that hits with the arrival of Fall. Others around the county are cozying up to October with sweaters and misty mornings / the Central Coast welcomes Autumn with shorts, ice cream cones, and in my case, a summer salad. Here is our dinner during that HOT first week of October. My[…]

With our first foggy October day out here, will you allow me to dream? Here goes. I live in some rustic Alaskan or, even better, Norwegian cabin. Leaves are turning warm colors on the trees and the air is filled with cold, misty rain. What better to do than to stoke the fire of my[…]

Sharing a scrumptiously healthy snack on MADE BY GIRL today. These Tomato Saucy Toasts are from Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Mama, and are such a beautiful way to celebrate the season. Simple little bite-sized toasts that will have summer memories on your mind! Find the recipe and more photos over at MADE BY GIRL // 

  Truth be told, I have a very romantic concept of lunch. Memories of shopping with my grandmother at department stores…the kinds that still had little diners and cafes attached. It seemed like the fanciest little excursion, ladies who lunch. Fresh salads and BLT’s and iced tea… Watercress always makes me think of these idealized afternoons,[…]

Craving a chocolatey bite-size dessert? How about silky ribbons of a cherry chocolate creme? Run on over to MADE BY GIRL to see my latest recipe >> Cherry Chocolate Creme Tarts!