Main Courses

Citrus Scallops with Pistachio Pesto

I have to say this is one of my favorite dishes on the blog so far. It probably won't get very many views when comparing it to S'mores Bites, but it's one of my absolute favorites. Using citrus in your cooking in the winter is a great way to give yourself some hope that spring… Continue reading Citrus Scallops with Pistachio Pesto


Loaded Baked Potato Dip

When I first saw Pinterest images for this dip, I just didn't really get it. The thought of having potato, even mashed, in a dip just seemed odd. But I am here to tell you it isn't odd... it's pretty freaking awesome. Loaded Baked Potato Dip is truly the manly man's ultimate football watching appetizer.… Continue reading Loaded Baked Potato Dip


Peppermint Bark Cheesecake

I don't like chocolate, and I am meh about my feelings for mint, so it's just as odd to me as it probably is to you that I LOVEEEEEE peppermint bark. The second that beautiful morsel comes out at Williams-Sonoma and Trader Joe's, I am like a crack fiend waiting in line to keep my supply… Continue reading Peppermint Bark Cheesecake

breads & bread puddings

Old Fashioned Popovers

These were the signature item at my bakery in Portland, Maine. I had never heard of a popover, much less made one, and by the end of my stint at Cambridge Coffee House I had probably made over 2,000. Maybe more, I don't even want to know. What I love about popovers is that they are… Continue reading Old Fashioned Popovers