Caramelized Onion and Apple Pizza

It’s finally apple season! Ok, technically it has been for a while. But I’m just now acknowledging this fact. My crisper has been filling with apples for weeks and I can only eat so many. So it’s now time to start cooking with them. Hence, this pizza: Besides being deliciously sweet and salty, this pizza also […]

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

falafel

This post is the third part of a series. Learn how to make pan-fried falafel and tzatziki to fill your pita! You might not think of pita bread as something you can–or should–make at home. The idea had certainly never occurred to me. Then one day I was checking out FoodWishes.com and saw a video for […]

Pumpkin Scones

These pumpkin scones are the perfect fall treat.

I’ve made at least one batch of pumpkin scones every fall for the past four years. Last year, however, I discovered the webpage I’d pinned with the recipe had gone defunct! With the help of the Wayback Machine and screen shots, I was able to recover my old standby. Over the years, though, I’ve made several tweaks […]

Foolproof Gnocchi

Sweet potato gnocchi with a sage butter sauce.

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  This recipe for foolproof gnocchi is based on one from My Italian Kitchen by Luca Manfé. (See one of Luca’s risotto recipes here.) The original is Spinach Gnocchi with Smoked Ricotta, which sounds delicious, but I’ve never made it! I have, however, used Luca’s gnocchi method on […]

Homemade Pizza

This is my go-to recipe for homemade pizza.

Way back when I started blogging, the first recipe I posted was for homemade pizza crust. Well, it’s time for an update. Since I posted that recipe, I’ve made many, many pizzas. We probably have homemade pizza once a month, at least. While the crust method described in the first post is more or less the […]

Beer Bread + Grilled Cheese

Beer bread grilled cheese with sharp cheddar.

Here’s one I’ve been sitting on for a while. This beer bread is by far the simplest bread recipe I’ve ever come across, and if you’re into beer cheese dip, it makes a tasty grilled cheese with the same flavor notes. The bread recipe comes from Vegetarian & Cooking. I first tried baking this bread […]