Everyday Margarita Pizza Review


Recipe 36 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This grumpy looking margarita pizza is a tad bit embarrassing but I’m braving the eyebrow raises to bring you the reality of how junky this recipe went for me. I’m blaming my yeast because I can’t figure anything else out as to why it failed…

Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Galette Review


Recipe 35 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Apologies for the radio silence. I’ve been slowly recovering with normal cooking since the beginning of the month. I also kept looking at this recipe and forgetting to see if I could even find butternut squash in July. I hadn’t seen it at Trader Joe’s…

Broccoli Slaw Review


Recipe 25 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman And we continue to move along with 4 salads and counting. I was able to get my goal of 2 salads done again this week so if I have my act together we’ll be closing this chapter on salads next week! I’m ready for pizza!!…

Fingerlings Vinaigrette With Sieve Eggs and Pickled Celery Review


Recipe 20 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman It’s a really long name for a potato salad but this potato salad is fancy guys. You have to sieve the eggs for goodness sakes. This is a FANCY potato salad! I was honestly not looking forward to this salad. Every time I looked at…

Sensory Goo Mats


I’ve been trying to come up with stuff to make for Ellie to play with in her high chair that’s not messy. When I saw these mat ideas on Pinterest I thought they would be a good solution and really fun to make. I wasn’t wrong. As you can see, I attempted to make something…

Vinegar Slaw with Cucumbers and Dill


Recipe 18 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Okay, folks I’m back at it. February has been a blur and I can’t believe we’re in March this week. I have been wanting to make this slaw to kick off the salad chapter for so long. But I knew we wouldn’t really eat it…

Cheddar Swirl Breakfast Buns Review


Recipe 17 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Well, ladies and gentleman, here is the final breakfast recipe that you’ll find in Deb Perelman’s cookbook, The Smitten Kitchen. I’m a little sad that this chapter is over, but excited to jump into salads in my next post! This final recipe is one of…

Bananna Bread


Recipe Box Series Okay…I’m excited :) I decided to do a new mini series! I’ll be doing it along side the Resolution Recipe series I’ve been plugging away at for the past…4+ years. Embarrassing. I’m calling this new series the “Recipe Box Series”. I kind of grieve the days of cooking where we wrote down…