Alison Roman’s Tiny, Salty, Chocolatey Cookies

Not usually a chocolate gal, but I had a hankering for it this weekend and decided to give this ‘tiny’ cookie recipe from Alison Roman a go… There’s no flour in them, so they’re basically a health food. While very easy to make, something odd happened to my batch. I tried to slide into Alison’s…

What Came First? The Eggplant or the Emoji? 🍆

This weekend I hosted company who freakin’ loves some eggplant – the food not the emoji. So, I found the most wonderful looking recipe I could find and readied myself to making a delicious main dish for Saturday night dinner. Naturally, I leaned on Ina Garten’s Eggplant Gratin. Now Ina’s recipes are so foolproof that…

How to Un-Ice a Cake – The Mounds Bar Cake Recipe

My friend is having a champagne and chocolate party tonight where everyone is supposed to bring the two name ingredients to share.  Right up my alley! And I had an excuse to bake – something I’m not doing lately since the Chap and I are on a clean eating kick. I figured I’d make my…

Kitchen Monkey – The BEST Banana Bread

I have had a slew of kitchen fails lately. Three nights of bad recipes in a row followed by one giant wrist burn from a roasting pan that I even had the dermatologist take a look at. I was feeling a bit let down with my skills, especially living with the Chap who is a…