Monthly Archives : May 2015

{ cherry + cardamom + rye-crust cheesecake }


cherry + cardamom + rye-crust cheesecake { cheesecake basics + jazz hands } This is a great classic cheesecake recipe. You may look at the cardamom and rye-crust and think it’s all jazz-hands-y, but it’s not. You could just as easily omit the cardamom and sub in some graham crackers and you’ve got yourself a basic cheesecake recipe. Give me a minute…

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Crispy + Healthy-ish Chicken Nuggets


crispy + healthy-ish chicken nuggets { shut up & eat } Living in China introduced me to lots of things. Lots of Chinese things (obvi), but also lots of European things. My first Euro find was Nutella. Although it’s been in the US since the ’80s, I had never, ever tasted it. I know, weird. I would stroll the markets…

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Southwestern Black Bean Quinoa Burgers + Secret Sauce + Sweet Potato Fries


southwestern black bean quinoa burgers + secret sauce + sweet potato fries I’m a feast or famine kinda girl, if you haven’t figured that out. When it comes to food the words balance and restraint don’t really come to mind. At all. Ever. The motto is a little more, ‘if it feels good, do it.’ While I certainly enjoy this way life,…

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Giant Salted Dark Chocolate + Olive Oil Cookies


I haven’t gone on and on about my laziness lately because I think I’m giving myself a bit of a bad rap. Indulge me in a wee bit of clarification. The truth is, I’m actually sweating balls, toiling away, sun-up to sundown. I’m working on my writing (love), coming up with new recipes (love squared), bidding on projects (mamas gotta…

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{ maple + oat + chocolate granola crack }


maple + oat + chocolate granola crack { sainthood } Hey honies, what’s shakin’? Let’s talk about granola. I have some granola issues. First, I think it’s overpriced. Except a particular pecan one that you can get at Trader Joe’s which is fab. The other one I crave is just shy of $10 a bag, and I get maybe two bowls from it.…

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