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We are leaving spring behind and heading into summer, but I would be remiss if I didn’t share one of my favorite spring-veggie bakes with you all before the season is over: asparagus danishes. Homemade flakey and buttery danish dough is filled with tons of ricotta and topped with asparagus—and prosciutto, if you are into […]

Asparagus Danish


By all accounts, I’m a real human lady. However, this week I am more tortilla than human. It is my delicious burden. There are few things more incredible than a fresh, warm tortilla. Plain or loaded with toppings, it doesn’t matter to me, they’re all perfect. People seem to take the ‘flour versus corn’ debate […]



When was the last time you thought about cornbread as a lover? (What? Never?… Let’s change that.) Some cornbread recipes are reminiscent of an ultra-passionate, one-night stand. Delicious, but you are never going to see them again. It requires tons of ingredients, creates a mound of dirty dishes, and while tasty—you lose the recipe somewhere […]

Cornbread with Maple Butter


This site is quickly turning into a breakfast appreciation blog, as evidenced here, here, and here. But, I’m not mad about it. I love slow mornings—waking up before everyone else, and enjoying something freshly baked with hot coffee. Something about the quiet and the morning light makes the whole experience feel luxurious, and the day […]

Brown Butter Banana Bread

Breakfast & Brunch

Or, How I Tricked My Boyfriend Into Dating Me It all started nine years ago…(Cue the Wayne’s World du-du-dou flashback noise). I had been dating my boyfriend for a few months and was head over heels in love. Like, weak in the knees, can’t think about anything else kind of love. It was our first […]

Fried Doughnuts

Breakfast & Brunch

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