Fig, Olive Oil and Sea Salt Challah


Recipe 16 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2018 has been a better start for you then you anticipated. I heard in church today that this early part of the year is the most depressing time for many people because all the holiday fun is over, the…

New York Breakfast Casserole


Recipe 15 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman It’s almost Christmas! And if you’re still trying to figure out what you are planning to make Christmas morning, here’s your recipe! I will jump right into my first mistake so you don’t run into this one too. I always say to read the recipe…

Baked Ranchero Eggs with Blistered Jack Cheese


Recipe 13 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This was a fun one for me. I am a big fan of huevos rancheros for breakfast and yet I’ve never really tried to make them myself. My favorite place to get them, funny enough, has been from Ruby’s Diner. I think you may only…

Big Breakfast Latkes


Recipe 11 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman I haven’t posted in a little while because I’m still figuring out the blogging from my phone situation. I’m happy to report I actually find it easier since my pictures are on my phone anyways (behind the scenes spoiler…no fancy camera here!). Even though the…

Cheesy Garlic Bread


I realized that I never posted the recipe for the cheesy garlic bread that goes amazingly well with the squash soup. I just made the soup this week so I will post some pictures from my experience…and it’s quite the experience :) Anyways…here’s the recipe for the bread. Haven’t tried it yet, but if you…

Italian Sausage and Squash Soup


“Silky, chunky, sweet, and spicy – this autumnal soup with an Italian accent is full of texture and flavor contrasts, yet is surprisingly simple to make. It’s a spectacular tribute to the season’s abundance of golden butternut squash.”¬† Definitely¬†their words…not mine! But it draws you in to the recipe doesn’t it?! My mom made this…