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Hummingbird Cupcakes (with a Dairy-Free Option!)

I recently joined a baking club, and I have to say, it’s pretty dang fun. My friends and I pick a category, master a recipe, then bring it to a gathering where we get to...

How to Make a Dried Pineapple Flower Garnish

Did you know you can make spectacular flower-like garnishes out of pineapple slices? It’s true – and it’s actually pretty simple to do! You may have seen a dried pineapple flower garnish atop hummingbird cupcakes (that...

Avocado Toast Eggs Benedict with Avocado Hollandaise

I mean. Any recipe that has “avocado” in the title twice HAS to be good, right? Right. Absolutely right. I have a little tale to tell. At bed time, I tell my daughter a story...

How to Make Avocado Hollandaise Sauce

If you’ve ever made hollandaise sauce – even the much-easier-than-the-traditional version in the blender – you probably know it’s a bit tricky to do right. Which is only one of several reasons why I’m...

Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Mint Gremolata

Welcome to the simplest roasted carrots recipe ever! Okay, well – roasted carrots are pretty simple in and of themselves, sure. But this one is simple AND super pretty – delicious and impressive. I mean,...

10 Things to Make With Leftover Hard-Boiled Eggs

You cooked up your hard-boiled eggs and maybe even colored them for Easter. And now? You’ve got a lot of hard-boiled eggs on your hands. Never fear – several a-peeling ideas are right here! (Sorry...

Egg Salad Banh Mi Sandwiches

“Banh Mi,” literally translated, is – to my limited knowledge – the Vietnamese word for “bread.” So anything goes, right? Basically, I’m trying to justify the fact that this is, I’m pretty sure, about...

My Very Favorite Vegan Pesto Recipe

I’m sure there are quite a few people out there who think pesto needs parmesan cheese, and I suppose I used to be one of them. But you know what? It ain’t so! Yes,...

Green Eggs & Yams

Ah, Dr. Seuss. I grew up on his books, and now my daughter’s doing the same thing. And that just makes me happy. Star-Bellied Sneetches, anyone? And Green Eggs & Ham, of course. If...

10 Simple Vegetarian Dinner Recipes

Ah, weeknight dinner. Such a pain. I mean, I usually adore cooking, and it’s still the bane of my existence. So when I can spend less than 30 minutes whipping up a simple vegetarian...