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Buttermilk Caramel Sauce

Well, it’s official. I am, 100%, without a doubt, absolutely NOT allowed to make anything like this again until mid-June, AFTER our wedding. I’m trying to lose weight, not tempt myself into gaining 5...

Pear and brie quesadillas | Kitchen Treaty

Pear and Brie Quesadillas

Quesadillas are one of my favorite weeknight dinners. They’re perfect for our carnivore/vegetarian household – throw a little meat in his, add some black beans and extra veggies to mine, dinner’s on the table...

Rhubarb crisp with cinnamon ice cream | kitchentreaty.com

Rhubarb Crisp with Cinnamon Ice Cream

My grandmother, or “Gran” as we called her (but never “Granny,” mind you, as that sounded far too old for her tastes), had the most wonderful garden. As a child, it was nice, sure...

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting | Kitchen Treaty

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These Carrot Cupcakes, topped with Cream Cheese Frosting, are soooo good. And they’re especially perfect for Easter. Though, I must confess, I’m not usually a carrot cake fan these days. I used to be,...

Irish soda bread | Kitchen Treaty

Irish Soda Bread

I have but one simple plea for you all today. Please, take just a moment and step away from the green beer, folks, and revel in the wonderfulness of Irish Soda Bread. Oh yes,...

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

When I was, oh, 16 or so, I heard a man wisely say to someone who was bemoaning a horrible photo of themselves: “You take a picture of a potato, you get a potato.”...

Kopanisti (Greek Feta & Pepperoncini Spread)

Last weekend, my favorite girlfriends came over for a “Mamma Mia” night. Really, this just meant lots of greek food and a little ABBA music. And talk about gas and constipation and the revelation...

Spinach Pesto Pasta with Portobello Mushrooms or Bacon

Spinach Pesto Pasta with Portobello Mushrooms or Bacon

First, a photo of the dish. And then a little explanation. Okay, I lied. Two photos. Because one is for carnies (of the carnivore, not carnival variety), the other, for veggies. See: Bacon above....

Mini Vanilla Scones

Mini Vanilla Scones

Facebook is so weird and so cool. It’s really neat to connect with folks from the past – so many high school classmates are my “friends,” and I’ve so enjoyed catching up with them....

Dolly Parton’s Sugar Cookie Recipe (aka: The BEST Sugar Cookie Recipe!)

I have no idea if this recipe truly originates from Dolly, but if it did, thank you Dolly! Not only are you a super cool chick, but you gave me my go-to recipe for...