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Mac and Cheese!

Mac and Cheese!

This dish is a dangerous one to learn. But first let me start by saying that yes, I have eaten the boxed mac and cheese and yup, it was good! This however is a chance to use some nice cheeses and create something more personal and sustaining. I used a […]

Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

There’s something about a good bundt cake that’s so appealing. I wonder if it’s the promise of several pieces accompanying my morning coffee the next day that I enjoy so much… This little number has pumpkin purée, maple syrup and lots of spices. It’s topped off with a thick maple […]

Thanksgiving Pie Roundup

Thanksgiving Pie Roundup

If there’s one holiday associated with pie it’s gotta be Thanksgiving! I rounded up of some of my favorite recipes from my kitchen and across the web. If you have a pie you’d like to include, let me know in the comments below! I loved these apple hand pies. Freshly made […]

Spiral Vegetable Tart

Spiral Vegetable Tart

    Spiral Vegetable Tart I wanted to make a vegetable tart so I got all my ingredients including tons of beautiful veggies from the market on my shopping day. I was imagining an artful composition of eggplant, asparagus, heirloom carrots etc. HOWEVER, when it came to actually make the […]

Walnut Maple Cake

Walnut Maple Cake

A LONG time a go I made a maple cake at my mom’s house and it was delicious, memorable even, and not just because it’s fun to bake with her. I decided to make another but wanted to mix it up a bit so I added toasted walnuts, a maple […]

Rose Apple Tarts

Rose Apple Tarts

  Rose Apple Tarts Sweet apples with a zing of lemon in a french cookie shell make for a captivating treat. These mini tarts are not difficult to make but the technique really makes a great impression and the taste is amazing… Servings 12 tarts Author jkanell Ingredients Pâte Sucrée […]

Chicken Pot Potatoes

Chicken Pot Potatoes

  Chicken Pot Potatoes Ingredients For the Potatoes 6 large baking potatoes aged cheddar for the top flat leaf parsley corsely chopped For the Chicken Pot Pie Filling: 2 whole chicken breasts bone-in, skin-on (4 split) 1/2 cup olive oil black pepper freshly ground 5 cups chicken stock preferably homemade […]

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

A flakey butter crust, pecans, maple syrup, honey, brown sugar and bourbon combine to make what I consider the perfect pecan pie! This was one of the desserts where I had a piece, walked away, had another piece, thought about my healthy but uneaten lunch then had another piece. I […]

Apple Hand Pies

Apple Hand Pies

Apple Hand Pies Ingredients For the Crust: 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1 cup unsalted butter very cold 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup ice water For the Filling: 2 tbs lemon juice freshly squeezed 3 lbs baking apples (Golden Delicious, Cortland, or Mutsu) 2/3 cups sugar […]

S’mores Cake

S’mores Cake

  S’mores Cake A graham cracker cake, lots of chocolate and amazing home made marshmallow fluff combine to make a sure to please treat. Course Dessert Cuisine American Prep Time 40 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes Servings 8 people Author jkanell Ingredients For the […]