Vanilla Chocolate Cake {Bábovka}

Vanilla Chocolate Cake {Bábovka} #recipe | via

A recipe for a quick and easy Czech-style vanilla-chocolate cake made in a kugelhopf or Bundt shape called bábovka.This post is in partnership with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla. Thoughts, words, opinions, and recipe are my own. I’d mentioned the cake briefly, as an aside to dinner plans, homework, and whether or not we could fit in a […]

Watermelon Radish and Arugula Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Watermelon Radish and Arugula Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette #recipe |

This springtime salad recipe is made up of thin slices of bright pink watermelon radishes, marinated in blood orange vinaigrette and tossed with fresh arugula , cilantro, avocado, and a sprinkling of salty feta. I stepped lightly through the spongy grass, picking up each foot carefully and placing it gingerly, testing how the earth will […]

Blueberry Almond Buckwheat Granola

Blueberry Almond Buckwheat Granola Recipe (Gluten-Free) | via

A recipe for toasted buckwheat granola with dried wild blueberries, toasted almonds, popped amaranth with plenty of vanilla bean and cardamom, brought together with maple syrup. Large flakes are falling, turning the brown into a pristine white yet again. This morning the kids ran around the neighborhood to check the tap lines in the sugar […]

Homemade Greek Yogurt

How to Make Homemade Greek Yogurt | via

Learn how to make thick homemade Greek yogurt with nothing but milk and two tablespoons of plain yogurt. A few years ago we started getting milk delivered to our front door. A small white truck would pull up to our house and leave a blue milk crate full of clinking glass bottles on the steps. […]

Rosemary Cheddar Cauliflower Cakes

Rosemary CHeddar Cauliflower Cakes recipe |

An easy recipe that turns cauliflower into crispy little cakes full of cheddar and rosemary. These cakes are a great way to switch up your vegetables, add cauliflower to your menu, or use up leftover steamed cauliflower in a fun and unique way. This weekend felt like spring, the sun strong as it made its […]

Grapefruit and Avocado Green Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Grapefruit and Avocado Green Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe |

A green salad recipe with bright pink grapefruit slices, creamy avocado, and bits of purple radicchio and red onion brought together with a citrus vinaigrette to chase the cold away this winter. Each morning we are chess pieces in our checkerboard of a home, sliding by each other and hip-checking one another out of the […]

Langoustine with Saffron Vanilla Tarragon Cream Sauce

Langoustine with Saffron Vanilla Cream Sauce recipe |

An entertaining-ready recipe for langoustine in a beurre blanc style saffron- and vanilla-flavored cream sauce with fresh tarragon to serve over saffron rice with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla. I have partnered with Nielsen-Massey to develop a savory vanilla dish and was compensated for my work. Opinions, words, ramblings all my own. Winter is nearly here. Each night […]