Nourish and Fete

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

You deserve to feel like a rock star in the kitchen. Whether you cook occasionally or every day, simple snacks or elaborate smorgasbords, you are in there making good, real food, and for that,...

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

I suppose we all have our kryptonite ingredients or flavor combinations – something you essentially never turn down if offered. For me, with my dangerously insatiable sweet tooth, the top flavor profile to which...

Chicken tinga is a hearty, flavorful taco filling packed with tomatoes, tomatillos, and chipotles in adobo sauce.

Chicken Tinga Tacos

Tacos are always a crowd-pleaser, no two ways about it. Accessible, casual, and endlessly customizable. In fact, one of the most terrific casual dinner party ideas I’ve seen is to set up a taco bar...

Small Batch Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

Small Batch Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

Small batch chocolate cupcakes packed with chocolate chips and topped with the easiest rich, creamy chocolate frosting. The best petite treat – makes exactly 4! Small batch desserts are adorable and fit a lovely...

Blood Orange Snack Cake

The perfect seasonal snack cake, moist, delicate, sweetly bursting with a triple-effect of citrus flavor. Equally rewarding for dessert, afternoon snacks, or, uh, breakfast.  My son will not touch a vegetable to save his life,...

Butterfinger Cupcakes

Rich chocolate cake layered with silky smooth peanut butter frosting and topped with crumbled Butterfinger bits? It doesn’t get any better. If there is one type of candy that I find completely irresistible, it...

Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookie confessional time. I have been cheating on my old, classic, faithful chocolate chip cookie recipe. There, it’s out. Of course, truth be told, a little tinkering here isn’t that surprising. My old recipe...

DIY Corn Tortillas

DIY Corn Tortillas

The year before last, my husband made a strategic investment by way of his Christmas purchases: a new Mexican cookbook plus a tortilla press. This fit the classic definition of a great gift: something...

Kir Royales

Kir Royales

Happy New Year, everyone! What are your plans for the evening? My days of getting all dolled up and going out to a party or bar for the night are long gone, but I...