Posts by: Annalise

Light and subtly sweet cornmeal muffins filled with kernels of fresh summer corn— the perfect side for any time of day.

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Corniest Corn Muffins from

We’re currently going through about a dozen ears of fresh sweet corn a week. We just can’t get enough! Grilled corn on the cob is one of my favorite summer side dishes and I’ll be so sad when the big bins of corn at the grocery store are gone for the season.

But we’re not just pigging out on corn of the cob, I’m putting corn in everything— salads, soups, pasta, and you guessed it, these cornbread muffins. >> More


A light and subtly spiced zucchini layer cake with a caramel filling, frosted with cream cheese buttercream and topped with more caramel.

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Zucchini Caramel Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting |

Last week my baby boy turn 1, and it was so bittersweet. It’s been a wonderful year watching James grow and he is such a delight! But I’m sad too as we say goodbye to the baby stage and move into toddlerhood. I going to miss my squishy little baby. >> More


Just 5 ingredients and a few minutes of prep and you’re on your way to enjoying this simply perfect nectarine puff pastry tart.

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Easiest Nectarine Puff Pastry Tart |

Looking for a simple way to highlight perfect, peak-season fruit in a dessert without a lot of fuss? This tart right here is about to become your new best friend.

It’s just store-bought puff pastry and fresh nectarines with a little bit of butter, sugar, and cinnamon. Yep, it’s that easy! >> More


A quick and easy pasta dish— linguine with a simple creamy lemon sauce, fresh tomatoes, and basil.

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Lemon Pasta with Tomatoes and Basil |

Of all the meals I make for my family, this one right here is the one I frequent the most. It’s the meal I keep in my back pocket for nights when I’m too tired or busy to come up with anything else.

Pasta is always my ace in the hole dinner because it’s so easy to throw it together with a simple sauce and whatever vegetables, meat, cheeses, etc. I have in the fridge. And this combo is my most favorite— with plump seasonal tomatoes, basil picked fresh from my herb garden and the easiest creamy lemon sauce. >> More


This light and refreshing sorbet made with raspberries and rosé wine is just the kind of grown-up frozen treat we all need.

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Raspberry Rosé Sorbet |

It’s already August, you guys. August. Where has this summer gone? In just a few weeks everyone is going to be all excited about boots, sweaters, and PSLs and I’m going to be over here fighting back tears. Because summer should never, ever end.

But alas, that’s not how the world works. So until the seasons change you’ll find me soaking up every bit of summer I can. And you can count on me churning up a fresh batch of this raspberry rosé sorbet every weekend till Labor Day. >> More