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Blueberry Pitcher Margaritas

Blueberry Pitcher Margaritas

I think we’ve all seen cocktails that get out of hand with creativity, and we’ve probably all encountered when a margarita gets a bit too crazy. I’m thinking about margaritas made with wonky
Coconut Mint Chip Ice Cream

Coconut Mint Chip Ice Cream

I have a soft spot in my heart for dairy-free ice cream—and not because I can’t have dairy. My family and I eat our fair share of cheese, sour cream, and yes, real ice cream, too. But I actually
9 Crowd-Pleasing Desserts for Your Memorial Day Party

9 Crowd-Pleasing Desserts for Your Memorial Day Party

When it comes to warm weather desserts, there are a few very key considerations: 1. You don’t want something that’s going to get gooey or wilt in some way—it can be surprisingly warm on Memorial Day
Citrus-Brined Grilled Pork Chops

Citrus-Brined Grilled Pork Chops

Boneless pork chops seem to be a popular grilling option during summer because they are always available and are easy to season and toss on a hot fire. But they also tend to dry out quickly and are
Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake

Have you ever had Texas Sheet Cake? It’s made up of a thin layer of moist chocolate cake topped with a layer of warm, poured chocolate icing and sprinkled with pecans — an easy, unfussy cake to make
Meal Plan for May Week 4

Meal Plan for May Week 4

This month, Megan Gordon is back with us sharing her weekly meal plans! Megan is a writer and recipe developer living in Seattle, WA, the author of Whole Grain Mornings, and mom to a 2-year-old.
Brookies (Chocolate Chip Brownie Cookies)

Brookies (Chocolate Chip Brownie Cookies)

Have you ever had a brookie? It’s a tempting combination of chewy chocolate chip cookies and fudge brownies! Continue reading "Brookies (Chocolate Chip Brownie Cookies)" »
10 Easy Bites for Your Graduation Party

10 Easy Bites for Your Graduation Party

Graduation season is nigh—what are you making to feed the happy graduate and your friends and family? Continue reading "10 Easy Bites for Your Graduation Party" »
Curried Chicken Salad with Mango

Curried Chicken Salad with Mango

Adding curry powder to a dish is like sewing a few sequins on a dress. You haven’t done much, but the whole dish sparkles. Continue reading "Curried Chicken Salad with Mango" »
Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble Bars

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble Bars

The appearance of rhubarb at the market is the first sign of spring for me! I look forward to seeing bright red stalks of this celery look-alike every year—it’s one of my favorite ingredients. Perhaps
Sparkling Strawberry Sangria

Sparkling Strawberry Sangria

Like moths to a flame, we are drawn outside the moment the early spring chill leaves our bones and the sun has officially, and finally, warmed us all the way through. Dinner parties, family
Meal Plan for May Week 3

Meal Plan for May Week 3

This month, Megan Gordon is back with us sharing her weekly meal plans! Megan is a writer and recipe developer living in Seattle, WA, the author of Whole Grain Mornings, and mom to a 2-year-old.
Cherry Almond Granola with Vanilla Crumbles

Cherry Almond Granola with Vanilla Crumbles

Granola is a morning staple for my family. It graces our smoothie bowls and tops our yogurt cups. We even eat it by the bowlful, drenched in milk. Over the years, I’ve sampled plenty of store-bought
What’s in Season in May?

What’s in Season in May?

Hello May and welcome to month 5 of our Monthly Seasonal Produce Guides! May means peak spring mode at the market. We are still awash in spring vegetables like asparagus, artichokes, leeks, favas,
Sautéed Asparagus with Morels

Sautéed Asparagus with Morels

A spring trifecta—Morels, asparagus, and green garlic This week I picked up some morels at the market and decided to sauté them with some asparagus and green garlic in a little olive oil and
10 Best Recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch

10 Best Recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch

Oh, holidays can be loaded, can’t they? What to make/get/do for Mom on Mother’s Day? What should we cook? Should we go out? These are common questions, and these recipes will help you answer
Turmeric and Honey-Glazed Chicken

Turmeric and Honey-Glazed Chicken

With just a few spices you can turn a plain ol’ roasted chicken into something special to make on a weeknight or for an outstanding dinner for company. Continue reading "Turmeric and Honey-Glazed
How to Make Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

How to Make Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

We make pancakes weekly in our house. Most of the time, I substitute half of the all-purpose flour with spelt or whole wheat pastry flour and top our pancakes with fruit, but sometimes it’s nice to go
Meal Plan for May Week 2

Meal Plan for May Week 2

This month, Megan Gordon is back with us sharing her weekly meal plans! Megan is a writer and recipe developer living in Seattle, WA, the author of Whole Grain Mornings, and mom to a 2-year-old.
Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb season is here, and I’m excited to make anything and everything with it! For most folks, strawberry rhubarb pie is the immediate go-to dessert. Although I adore that classic pie, making a