Monthly Archives : January 2016

Fudgy Brownies + Caramelized Pecan Brittle


fudgy brownies + caramelized pecan brittle I learned a lot of things on this fudgy brownies journey. First, there’s a brownie for every occasion. Kind of like finding the perfect dress: what’s the mood and occasion? Looking for stability? Sometimes a cakey brownie is just right. Feeling like a hot mess? You want it dripping in caramel sauce. Don’t want to…

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Smoked Salt Dark Chocolate Rye Cookies


Smoked Salt Double Chocolate Rye Cookies I first started working on this recipe in the middle of Christmas season when everyone was all eggnog, sugar cookies and tinsel. It didn’t seem remotely relevant. She’s been tested and tasted and retested at least half a dozen times since. All perched and ready to go. Just sitting in a Word doc on…

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Dirty Baked Potato Soup


dirty baked potato soup { quick + healthy dinner } No joke, we’ve made this four times in the past week. Yes, it’s in the healthy-sphere of cooking, and in spite of that fact we can’t stop shoving it in our faces because it is so completely delicious. I like to think I eat just like you. During the week, I…

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Honey Sriracha Shrimp Detox Salad


honey sriracha shrimp detox salad { post vacation stress disorder } Post Vacation Stress Disorder. It’s a real thing. Whether you had a staycation or went somewhere exotic, it’s So. Hard. To get back to reality. Our holiday break was filled with some mini-trips (my kids mostly, with their dad) and lots of family time. Cousins, aunts and uncles came from Southern and Northern…

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