Guest Post by Ali Larter: Apple Crostata

Posted October 6, 2013

On the very same day that an email from Ali Larter appeared in my inbox, I was researching her first cookbook Kitchen Revelry: A Year of Festive Menus from My Home to Yours. It was, no doubt, a sign. The…

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Cooking Flour, Too

Posted September 3, 2013

If you eat out a lot, like I do, you have standbys: dishes that most restaurants offer and by which you judge their overall success. For me, I consider the cheese, or margherita pizza, in any pizza place and the…

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Strawberry and Leek Quesadillas

Posted August 19, 2013

Before you gasp at the thought of strawberries and leeks nestled between a tortilla, let Matthew explain. Really, it makes complete sense. And when you add some melty cheese, well, then it just becomes pure fact. Quesadillas have just improved…

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Fluffy White Cake

Posted August 5, 2013

I’m used to unusual and beautiful eats, but Denise’s almost otherworldly confection, inspired by Miche Bacher’s new cookbook Cooking with Flowers, swept even me away. I can imagine bringing this out at the tail end of a cozy dinner party…

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I Scream Sandwich!

Posted August 2, 2013

Did you know that today is National Ice Cream Sandwich day!? I know what you’re thinking, “Everyday is some national holiday, Kathy. Why is this one so important?” Because National Ice Cream Sandwich day means you get to indulge in…

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What We’re Loving: Summer Cookbooks

Posted July 5, 2013

Choosing the right cookbook can be a daunting prospect – with a new book coming out seemingly every day and a glut of choices on the market you want to pick the books that will best suit your cooking needs.…

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Cava Sangria

Posted June 23, 2013

Guess what? I just booked a tiny trip to Amsterdam. In two weeks, I’ll get to have a beautiful drink with Yvette van Boven in Amsterdam. And I get even more excited by reading up on this lovely story from…

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Homemade with Love

Posted June 3, 2013

I am an unofficial member of the Jennifer Perillo fan club. And if there’s no official club just yet, let’s make it so. She’s a doll and her story, shared on her blog, In Jennie’s Kitchen, and in her new…

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