I see the color begin to pop up from tulips, daffodils, and hyacinth and I can feel the earth waking up from its winter slumber. The warm sun beaming on my face is something I’m looking forward to. That’s one of the reasons living in Utah is great: I enjoy experiencing all of the seasons, no matter how short or long they may be. I have to have winter in order to fully appreciate spring when it comes.
I can hear the birds chirping outside, and sunshine is pouring through my office window. Spring is here!
Some may ask, “Why bother with a cute Easter dessert when chocolate bunnies and creme-filled eggs are so plentiful?” Listen, the truth is that they’re just…not…cute enough! Chocolate bunnies are sweet…but they’re so predictable. And so I bring you cupcakes that are too pretty to go unnoticed. Rainbow cakes that are equal parts daring and darling. Bunny cakes that command attention with their eye-catching adorableness. Easter is an opportunity for total cuteness overload. And with these seven recipes, that’s exactly what you’ll deliver!
A wise woman (my mother) once told me the secret to avoiding recipe ruts is to always keep your eyes open at the grocery store. This week, I spotted an old favorite: beautiful, fresh sugar snap peas. And now that I’ve found them again, I may never let them go (hello, freezer bags!). Continue reading
Can’t tell arugula from rugelach? Think chard is what your burger gets on the grill? Salad greens are intimidating no more. Check out our go-to leafy green glossary. Continue reading
Deviled eggs are always delicious, but depending on how you fill them, they can look either haphazard or…UH-mazing. If you’re spooning your deviled egg mixture into the hard-cooked whites, you’re doing it wrong. Continue reading
Magically appearing right beside me is a special skill my kids have in the kitchen. The second I put a pot on the stove, children materialize out of nowhere to sit cross-legged on the floor or stare aimlessly into the fridge. Which is why I am forever enlisting them to do non-knife things, like wash lettuce or prep asparagus with this brilliant hack. Continue reading