The lazy cook

I’m starting off 2013 with an honest confession. I’m a lazy cook. A really, really lazy cook. Don’t get me wrong. I love food. I love eating it. I love making it. I love photographing it. I even sometimes love … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Popcorn | Nostalgia for the Holidays

Remember the Cracker Jack box? I used to buy those small boxes, and feel giddy with anticipation about the surprise gift inside. Now that I think about it, a lot of packaged food items I consumed as a kid featured … Continue reading

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Dinner for two | Pork Chops with Wine Sauce + Orange Honey Yams

Dinner and a movie – a date night classic.  This past Sunday night consisted of a hearty homemade meal of pork chops with garlic and wine sauce, orange and honey glazed yams, chocolate cake, and a Harry Potter rental movie … Continue reading

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Tomato Almond Pesto

Dinner with friends is a lovely way to wrap up the weekend and welcome the work week.  It’s also a great excuse to crank out a new recipe and finally linger in the kitchen (still feeling that hiatus).  The weather … Continue reading

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Joy in the Unknown + the Gift of Rum Raisin Pound Cake

I love the Christmas season; it’s absolutely my favorite holiday of the year.  There’s nostalgic music playing all month long on the radio, Peppermint Mocha frenzy, people in forgiving moods, festive lights in the neighborhood, an excuse to adorn the … Continue reading

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