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  • summer-nectarines-dessert

    Nectarines with Fresh Cream and Mint

    It was only as I asked Michael to pick up whipping cream from the grocery store tonight that I realized the power that one ingredient has in bringing a festive feeling to an evening…

    June 18, 2015
  • rhubarb-yogurt-granola

    Breakfast in Bed / Greek Yogurt with Rhubarb and Granola

    It’s a rainy, windy bank holiday here today (following a particularly fun weekend!), so we’re taking it easy. Late sleeping, reading the paper, brunch for all the meals, and coffee on repeat. We didn’t manage…

    June 1, 2015
  • Irish Yogurt with Blackberry Jam

    You know what Ireland has done to me? It has spoiled me for any dairy products – butter, milk, yogurt, all of it. And there’s something that happens when the dairy products are so delicious. Somehow…

    October 7, 2014
  • Spicy Applesauce Recipe

    I toyed with calling this recipe spiced applesauce because it’s full of autumn spices, but it’s actually a little zingy, too! Hence, spicy applesauce. I blame the star aniseeds, personally. They pack a punch! Applesauce…

    October 2, 2014
  • Easy Breakfast / Banana Pancakes

    I go through phases where I’ll only eat one thing for a meal for quite a while. Before I got married, I ate two eggs on English muffins with a shmear of cream cheese…

    August 20, 2013
  • Homemade Holiday: Georgian Gingerbread Houses

    Now that we’re well into December, it’s safe to really bring out the holiday projects and decorations. So I bring you, drumroll please, Georgian gingerbread houses! Well, more like Georgian gingerbread facades, really. But…

    December 4, 2012
  • Pumpkin Muffins

    It’s pumpkin season. Any and all things baked should have a good dose of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. That’s my feeling about November. Chocolate can come back after Thanksgiving, but until then, pumpkin.…

    November 7, 2012
  • Homemade Crackers Three Ways

    I’ve lamented the lack of cracker options here in Dublin before, but I had never tried to make my own until this weekend. Four ingredients and a few flavorings later, crackers! They’re lightly seasoned…

    October 23, 2012
  • Barely Recipe: White Chocolate Bark

    This is what I would call a barely recipe. But it’s also delicious, fast and fun. White chocolate bark with pistachios and dried cranberries. Yum. Well, kind of voila. More like load it, put…

    April 17, 2012