Recipes

Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancakes

In my quest to have one last round of gluten-based goodies before cutting them all out, last weekend I went out for breakfast specifically for blueberry pancakes. (Well, and bacon, because BACON!) With the taste of a pretty darn good…

No-Bake Chocolate Drop Cookies

After running into a $3 gluten-free no-bake chocolate cookie at my local market recently, I was inspired to dig up a recipe and make my own, for a lot less than $3 per cookie. This recipe is easily adapted to…

Sausage Risotto with Olives and Sun-dried Tomatoes

You can find varying risotto recipes all over the web, running the gamut from vegetarian to seasonal to side dish to meat-based, and with just about every level of complexity to go with them. Personally, I prefer a quick and…

Home Made Almond Roca

With the office “goodies week” coming up, and thus the responsibility to bring wonderfully yummy treats to feed to my coworkers, I pulled out the Almond Roca recipe I got from Mom last year, made a few tweaks, and whipped…

Baked Lemon-Herb Chicken

On a recent trip, my sister and I went to dinner at The Cheesecake Factory and I fell in love with their Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken, which is half a roasted chicken served with mashed potatoes and carrots, and absolutely swimming…

Chicken Risotto

A nice, creamy chicken and rice dish, this is the cut-in-half version so it’s not enough to feed an army. This volume should fit in about a 2.5qt pan, the doubled version requires at least a 3.5qt and preferably a…

Easy No Knead Pizza Dough

Adapted from a recipe on the King Arthur Flour blog, which was adapted from another recipe. 4.5 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 1.5 cups + 1.5 tablespoons  lukewarm water2.5 tablespoons olive oil 1.5 tsp instant yeast or active dry…

Honey Baked Chicken

This is a recipe I’ve been working on off and on for a while now. I’ve always liked the idea of honey baked chicken, but I could never get it to turn out quite right. It turns out the problem…

Meg’s Mediterranean "Pizza”

After trying some focaccia topped with pesto, olives, and sun dried tomatoes from a fabulous bakery in Port Townsend last weekend, I decided to try my hand at making something similar. Since I couldn’t find an actual recipe for what…