Steel-Cut Oat Griddle Cakes to Start Your Morning Right

Steel-Cut Oat Griddle Cakes Recipe |

A recipe for steel-cut oat griddle cakes with cardamom and topped with berries and yogurt utilizing leftover steel-cut oats. The alarm goes off early. Its distinct song piercing the quiet morning signals another day beginning. Soon there will be four kids milling about in different states of waking: rubbing sleep from their eyes, showering, flopping […]

Salted Maple Whiskey Caramel Corn with Pecans for Movie Night

Salted Maple Whiskey Caramel Corn recipe |

This recipe for maple caramel corn with a shot of whiskey, plenty of pecans, and a sprinkling of salt is just what your movie night ordered. Every morning over breakfast Magnus asks me if it’s a school day. His sweet voice calls to me from the kitchen table even as I move to pack lunch […]

Cheese-Topped Potato Dinner Rolls

Cheddar-Topped Potato Dinner Roll Recipe |

A recipe for soft, fluffy potato dinner rolls topped with nutty, tangy cheese. I’m sitting here with my knees pulled up to my chest staring at my to-do lists. Multiple. A cup of coffee long cold sits on top of a stack of post-it notes on the desk, my water jar is empty. There are […]

Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe |

An easy-to-follow recipe for bakery-style chocolate chip cookies: make them large, salt the tops, and bite into the crisped edges and chewy centers. I remember sidling up to the counter, our cream-colored KitchenAid with its head angled towards the sky, my mom pulling the ice cream buckets of sugar and flour down off the top […]

Blushing Collins {Blood Orange Cocktail}

Blushing Collins {Blood Orange Cocktail} recipe |

A recipe for a blood orange twist on a traditional Tom Collins cocktail, made either with the classic gin or with vodka, plus a bonus recipe for a non-alcoholic spritzer version. We walked into the grocery store together, a mass of arms and legs of various heights clad in puffy winter coats. The weekly shopping […]

Roasted Carrot, Parsnip, and Thyme Soup {Brown Eggs & Jam Jars Cookbook Giveaway}

Roasted Carrot, Parsnip, and Thyme Soup |

Roasted carrots and parsnips join a load of fresh thyme and a hint of ginger in this smooth and creamy soup recipe. Enter to win a copy of Brown Eggs and Jam Jars below. My children are sitting on the living room floor busying themselves with a circuit kit, setting it up to make lights […]

Italian Wedding Soup: Minestra Maritata (with Meatballs and Acini di Pepe)

Homemade Italian Wedding Soup recipe |

A rich and flavorful broth, hearty meatballs, cooked greens, and tiny pasta are married together in this simplified recipe for minestra maritata, also known as Italian wedding soup. You have to make it happen. – Denis Diderot Some days it’s all I can do to survive, to get from daybreak to bedtime. I go through […]