Thanksgiving

Sweet and Savory Baked Brie

Sweet and Savory Baked Brie

Sweet and Savory Baked Brie is a very simple holiday appetizer that is a big crowd pleaser and it looks absolutely gorgeous on any holiday table. I guarantee you this appetizer will disappear in front of your eyes. I love baked brie. I love puff […]

Pomegranate and Rosemary Cranberry Sauce

Pomegranate and Rosemary Cranberry Sauce

This Pomegranate and Rosemary Cranberry Sauce is one of my holiday favorites, not everybody likes cranberry sauce, but I dare you to resist this. This has such a depth of flavor and they are all reminiscent of Christmas. It’s got that whole sweet and savory […]

BBQ’d Maple Smoked Turkey

BBQ’d Maple Smoked Turkey

Well I did it. I out did myself on Sunday brunch. Since this is the only real time during the hectic weeks that I can meal plan and experiment it looks as though brunch has become more than second nature to my cooking. Who doesn’t […]

Autumn Salad

Autumn Salad

This Autumn Salad has roasted squash, pomegranates, pearl couscous, and sauteed mushrooms and tossed in a delicious honey mustard vinaigrette. The perfect side for your Thanksgiving table. I love the bright and warm colors of Fall and it was just that that inspired this gorgeous […]

Spicy Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

Spicy Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

This Spicy Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread is no joke. My boyfriend likes everything hot and I made the mistake of letting him go to the store for groceries. Well he came back with 12 jalapenos for this recipe and insisted upon making it with all 12. I […]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Because it’s rainy and it’s fall and I’m in a baking mood. Which does not happen very often. I introduce to you possibly the greatest improvement on oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies ever. I’ve added pumpkin and a maple glaze and I think I’ve died […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake with Maple Glaze

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake with Maple Glaze

Happy first day of Fall! This is by far my favorite season, even if the weather here in California doesn’t match my true Alaskan fall spirit of hunkering down and baking some yummy treats. C’est la vie.  I guess I’ll bring the fall spirit to […]

Alaskan Smoked Salmon Dip

Alaskan Smoked Salmon Dip

Alaskan Smoked Salmon Dip to me is everything childhood comfort. Dedicated to my mom who was the queen of snacks, dips and turning something simple into an impressive and beautiful appetizer. Starting with this Smoked Salmon Dip that is something I crave on a regular. […]