Zucchini Bread

Gardens & Zucchini Bread

Posted June 20th, 2013 in Baked Goods

Anyone who has ever grown zucchinis in their garden has had to deal with the ginormous ones you find hiding way in the back, underneath the long, prickly vines…

La Jolla

Wordless Wednesday

Posted June 19th, 2013 in Ephemera

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie Ice Cream & Chill

Posted June 11th, 2013 in Desserts, Ephemera

Last summer, Jeffery and I jumped feet first into creating our first eBook, chill. We had no idea what we were getting into. With just the two of us creating…

Blue Cheese Tartine

Blue Cheese Tartine

Posted April 25th, 2013

I know, I know… with a subject like Blue Cheese Tartine, this sounds like it could be very pretentious and complicated, doesn’t it? It definitely
Mexican Stuffed Shells

Mexican Stuffed Shells

Posted April 19th, 2013

Organizing recipes has come a long way since I first started collecting them. Before I owned a computer, I would clip recipes from magazines, copy
Kentucky Butter Cake

Kentucky Butter Cake

Posted April 12th, 2013

I have a bundt pan, but rarely use it. Not being big cake fans, there aren’t many occasions to pull it out. I have also
Chocolate Chip Bars on a Pretzel Crust

Chocolate Chip Bars on a Pretzel Crust

Posted April 4th, 2013

There is something comforting about baking. My dad always said he could tell when I was feeling down because that is when I would bake
Keys to the Kitchen

Keys to the Kitchen Cookbook Review

Posted March 28th, 2013

I used to be a big fan of cookbooks. I would drool over them in bookstores, check them out from the library, and, whenever my
Asian Salad

Why I Hate Electric Ovens

Posted March 20th, 2013

I have an electric oven and I will never get used to it. It takes too long to heat up, doesn’t heat evenly, and, worst

Biscotti & Tea

Posted March 14th, 2013

I have never been a coffee drinker, but I do love the smell of it, especially (for some odd, inexplicable reason) mixed with the smell
A Winter Salad

A Winter Salad

Posted March 8th, 2013

Even though my dietary preference will always be carbs, I know that to stay healthy I need to have a constant influx of fruits and
Beer and Beef Stew

Beer and Beef Stew

Posted March 5th, 2013

I am not a big drinker, but I love finding recipes that contain beer. Whether it’s beer bread or beer brats or beer in stew
Italian Sausage Frittata

Italian Sausage Frittata

Posted February 27th, 2013

If you’ve been to Simmer & Shoot before, chances are you know I’m a big fan of breakfast for dinner. Pancakes, waffles, and bacon all