Spring Asparagus Orange Farro Salad

In this Asparagus Orange Farro Salad boiled new potatoes, crispy raw asparagus, chewy farro, peppery scallions, salty feta and crispy bacon all get tossed in a bright orange vinaigrette for a mouthful of Spring flavors!

In this Asparagus Orange Farro Salad boiled new potatoes, crispy raw asparagus, chewy farro, peppery scallions, salty feta and crispy bacon all get tossed in a bright orange vinaigrette for a mouthful of Spring flavors! Alternate Title: “Spring in a Bowl”. The orange vinaigrette is bright and basically liquid happiness and sunshine right there on… 

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Savory Butternut Squash Carrot Tart

Carrots and butternut squash roasted with Harissa and Hungarian paprika covered in caramelized onions, then baked to custardy perfection in a whole-wheat tart shell. All topped with sage browned butter.

In this savory Butternut Squash Carrot Tart, carrots and butternut squash are roasted with Harissa and Hungarian paprika then covered in caramelized onions, and baked to custardy perfection in a whole-wheat tart shell. All topped with sage browned butter. A savory tart? After all the sinfully sweet fruit and nut pies that have been appearing from my kitchen… 

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Old Fashioned Date Pinwheels

These Old Fashioned Date Pinwheels are soft, chewy cinnamon brown sugar cookies with a pecan date filling! They may be old fashioned but they are absolutely sensational!

12 Days of Christmas Cookies These Old Fashioned Date Pinwheels are soft, chewy cinnamon brown sugar cookies with a pecan date filling! They may be old fashioned but they are absolutely sensational!  These cookies are delicious and I don’t even like dates! The brown sugar cookie dough is something that legends are made out of…. 

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Buffalo Chicken Blue Cheese Hand Pies

The Buffalo Chicken Blue Cheese Hand Pies will be a HUGE hit at your next party! All the flavors of Buffalo Chicken Wings in a flakey, all-butter pastry!

These Buffalo Chicken Blue Cheese Hand Pies have all the flavor of buffalo chicken wings and blue cheese stuffed inside a buttery pastry baked to flakey perfection. Mmmm flakey perfection. Get it girl. Or should I say boy? Because that’s what we are celebrating here! David from Spiced is having a little baby boy, and… 

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The Best Homemade French Onion Soup – A love story

French Onion Soup

This is the best Homemade French Onion Soup! It has a generous portion of caramelized onions in a rich, flavorful beef broth made from scratch. Three types of cheese are broiled on top of croutons to melty, toasty perfection.  Everyone knows that the three key ingredients in French cuisine are butter, butter, and butter, but I would argue that… 

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Bircher Muesli – The Original Overnight Oats!

Bircher Müesli

I cannot even tell you how sick I am of hot oatmeal. It doesn’t matter how many spices I add or what nuts, raisins and fruit I add on top: I’m over it. It reminds me of Winter. Now that it’s springtime, it’s time to shake up breakfast! Let me introduce you to my new favorite:… 

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Old Fashioned Bread Pudding with Hard Sauce

Bread Pudding with Hard Sauce Drizzle

I am a bread pudding aficionado. If there is bread pudding on a dessert menu, I will order it without hesitation: it even trumps chocolate. Apparently bread pudding was one of those dessert staples in The New World, because there is at least one recipe in every heritage cookbook. My fiancé and I consider ourselves… 

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