Light and tender, this cake is easy enough for casual weeknights,  but fancy enough to impress weekend dinner guests.

Lemon Olive Oil Cake |

There are many recipes on this site that are fabulous but ultimately forgotten, sadly, in my search for new great recipes. (I can only eat so much dessert, y’all.)

Then there are other recipes that I fall head over heels in love with and bake over and over again. Like this simply dreamy lemon olive oil cake. Continue Reading…


A delightful springtime pizza made with a whole wheat crust and topped with shaved fresh asparagus, sugar snap peas, mozzarella and crispy bacon.

Shaved asparagus, pea and bacon pizza from

I am on the biggest seesaw of food cravings right now. One meal I’m chowing down on slices of watermelon and a big salad, and the next I’m eating ice cream straight out of the carton. That’s just the way it is with pregnancy I suppose.

The not-so-healthy cravings seem to outnumber the healthy ones and so I try to sneak in the good stuff whenever I can. Like homemade pizza topped with lots of gooey cheese and veggies. It’s all about balance, right? Continue Reading…


What happens when cinnamon-sugar coated Mexican churros cross with swirly fried funnel cakes? Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and homemade chocolate sauce and you have yourself one decadent sundae.

Churro Funnel Cake Ice Cream Sundaes from

These were supposed to be traditional churros served with the usual chocolate dipping sauce, but I got sidetracked. As I was getting ready to make my churros I was thinking about how hard it is to pipe a straight line into a pot of hot oil; the minute the dough hits the oil it just wants to twist and turn. And then I thought— funnel cakes!

Both churros and funnel cakes are fried, both are often served at carnivals and theme parks, and both are delicious. This kind of a mashup is really a no-brainer when you think about it. Continue Reading…