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Tender scones filled with fresh tart rhubarb and scented with vanilla bean and orange zest make a great accompaniment to a spring morning and a cup of coffee or tea.

Rhubarb Vanilla Bean Scones |

One thing I am going to miss dearly about our house in Salt Lake City is all of the fun stuff that grows in the backyard— grapes, raspberries, herbs, garlic and rhubarb. To name a few. (I won’t miss the weeds.)

Thankfully, spring came early this year and my rhubarb plants are already up and begging to be baked with. So how could I say no? Continue Reading…


These tender, flaky and subtly sweet buttermilk biscuits are filled with the flavor of sweet potatoes, and make a great accompaniment to any meal.

Sweet Potato Biscuits |

Here in Salt Lake City we have had an unseasonably warm winter. My apologies to the those in the freezing midwest and east coast, where all of our snow seems to have gone.

I haven’t really missed the cold weather, though as winter winds down I’m realizing that I have really cheated myself out of lots of comfort food this season. There’s been far too few baked casseroles, meals of things piled on top of mashed potatoes, and cozy soups. Continue Reading…


Buttery biscuits packed with cheddar cheese, chunks of bacon, and fresh chives are perfect for munching on any time of day.

Cheddar, Chive and Bacon Drop Biscuits |

In another life I own a little cafe and bakery. Every morning I bake up cookies, pies, and biscuits from scratch and people come to eat and enjoy my food. And that makes me very happy.

Serving up cookies and slices of pies is probably no surprise to those of you who know me even a little bit. But my love for biscuits is more of a secret, though I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because biscuits are one of the more homely baked goods, or maybe because they most often play a supporting role to something else.

I absolutely adore biscuits. They’re quick and easy— done in 30 minutes tops— and extremely adaptable. Not to mention their flaky texture and buttery flavor get me every single time. Continue Reading…