Simple Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

Autumn is a magnificent season.  Even in the evergreen-filled Pacific Northwest, we still see some deciduous trees turn vivid colors of yellow, orange, and red.  We wrap ourselves in cozy layers and drive out of the cities to pick apples and pumpkins.  We stroll down the streets while smelling the warmth of roaring fireplaces.  Eventually, a quiet but beautiful melancholy sets in. Autumn… Read More Simple Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

Caramel Mascarpone Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving is almost here!  I don’t anticipate doing any cooking on Thanksgiving, so I thought I’d get my urge to bake a pumpkin pie out of the way early in the week.  I always liked my Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Topping, but I wanted to try something new this year.  Enter the amazing Gesine Bullock… Read More Caramel Mascarpone Pumpkin Pie

Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

Happy Easter everyone!  Unless you are Greek Orthodox like me, in which case your Easter is a week later this year!  Last year for Easter, I made Hot Cross Buns, promising that next year I would try my hand at tsoureki, or traditional Greek Easter bread.  My grandmother made it every year for the family… Read More Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

Roasted Almonds with Rosemary and Fleur de Sel

This past weekend, I made a lot of food for a holiday party, which means I have a few new recipes to share this week!  One of this first things I made was this almond snack.  Putting out a bowl of nuts or snack mix is easy, but this – roasted almonds with fleur de sel, fresh… Read More Roasted Almonds with Rosemary and Fleur de Sel