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May 31, 2023

Lavash Bread with Spinach, Tomatoes, and Fontina

Lavash Bread with Spinach, Tomatoes, Olives, and Fontina topped with a sprinkling of Parmesan Cheese - an Armenian-style flatbread that, with the toppings, makes a light, easy, and nutritious meal. 

Lavash bread topped with spinach on a cutting board.

This spinach and cheese lavash is like a very thin crust pizza that is extra crispy and crunchy. The combination of the spinach with the cheese, tomatoes, and olives is so flavorful too. 

May 29, 2023

Sweet Potato Muffins

These sweet potato muffins are loaded with pecans and topped with a cinnamon sugar coating. 


These muffins are slightly sweet, cinnamon-y, and super moist, especially if you use the red-orange variety of sweet potato. 

May 27, 2023

Spaccatini Rolls | Little Cleft Rolls

Spaccatini rolls are lean crusty Italian buns that have a split down the middle. While the only ingredients are flour, water, salt, and yeast, they are totally flavorful from the overnight rise. 

Spaccatini Rolls in a basket with a plate in front with one roll.

These spaccatini rolls are wonderful with a salad, soup, or a pasta dish, just as I imagine they might be enjoyed in Italy. 

May 21, 2023

Chinese Egg Noodle Salad with Pork

This salad, with Chinese egg noodles, sliced pork tenderloin, and red bell peppers is hearty enough for lunch or a summer dinner. 

Chinese Egg Noodle Salad with Pork in two bowls.

This salad is tossed with a vinaigrette of oil, sherry vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, lime juice, plus a tiny bit of sugar and hot sauce. It's so tasty, bright, and refreshing. 

May 20, 2023

Lavender Lemon Weekend Cake

This lavender lemon weekend cake is fragrant and lemony, and is topped with a sweet lemon, blackberry, and lavender glaze. 

Lavender Lemon Weekend Cake sliced with a lemon glaze.

This lemon lavender cake is inspired by the cakes of France. With the abundance of fields of lavender in the French countryside in the summer, a cake filled with the essence of lavender is so perfect.  

May 19, 2023

Grilled Steak Sandwich with Horseradish Cream

This grilled steak sandwich begins with slices of a freshly grilled steak that are stacked on a garlicky grilled ciabatta bun and finished with a delicious horseradish cream. 

Grilled Steak Sandwich with Horseradish Cream on a blue plate.


This grilled steak sandwich is simple yet elevated, with not too many extra ingredients.. just pickles, crispy lettuce, and the creamy horseradish sauce. 

May 17, 2023

Blueberry Chipotle Grilled Flank Steak

Add this blueberry chipotle flank steak to your summer grilling rotation. You'll be the star of the cookout. 

Blueberry Chipotle Grilled Flank Steak on a plate with a salad.


This flank steak is marinated in a sauce made with blueberry jam and chipotle chiles in adobo, along with apple cider vinegar, olive oil, honey, and molasses. 

May 16, 2023

Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Buns

Make these Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Buns for a deliciously unique and sweet take on garlic bread.   

Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Buns on black plates.

These garlic buns are rumored to have begun as a trendy street food in the city of Gangneung in South Korea. 

May 15, 2023

Grilled Chicken and Peach Mixed Green Salad

This grilled chicken and peach mixed green salad is the perfect summer dinner, and you'll love the amazing blueberry vinaigrette. 

Grilled Chicken and Peach Mixed Green Salad in bowls.


Start with a bed of mixed greens and top them with chicken breasts that you grill and slice after marinating them in a pineapple juice and soy sauce-based mixture. 

May 13, 2023

Popovers (Homemade)

These homemade popovers are crispy, puffy, light, airy, and custardy all at the same time. They're pretty magical and a baker's dream. 

Homemade popovers with butter and jam on a blue plate.

If you've never made popovers before, you need to give these a try. You don't even need a special pan to make them! 

May 9, 2023

Homemade Ciabatta Grilled Garlic Bread

This ciabatta garlic bread begins with an easy-to-make ciabatta loaf that is sliced and brushed with lots of butter and garlic and finished with a quick char on the grill. So good!

Grilled Buttery Garlic Bread in a basket.


Make a soft and airy loaf of ciabatta and turn half of it into amazing crunchy, buttery, and garlicky grilled bread. 

May 6, 2023

One-Pot Sticky Chicken Wings

Your fingers will be definitely be coated with sauce after eating these One-Pot Sticky Chicken Wings, but it will be worth it. The flavors are amazing. 

One-Pot Sticky Chicken Wings in a bowl.

These sticky wings are coated with a sweet, mildly spicy, Asian flavored sauce, which is reduced as the wings are stirred and tossed in it. 

May 3, 2023

Loaded Baked Potato Breakfast Burritos

These loaded baked potato breakfast potatoes bring together two of my family's favorite dishes and merge them into one delicious breakfast. 

Loaded Baked Potato Breakfast Burrito cut and stacked in a shallow bowl..


This breakfast burrito has all of the components of twice-baked potato, including cheddar cheese, bacon, chives, butter, and a delicious sour cream sauce.