Blistered Shisito Peppers with Cashew Cream

I’ve started seeing shisito peppers on a lot of menus recently.  So when my husband was at Trader Joe’s and spotted a bag, he picked some up, and I decided to put my own spin on a version we had at a tapas restaurant a few weeks ago. Shisito peppers are one of those adrenaline…

Single Serving Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Friday was my birthday.  While I had a lovely evening with my husband grabbing drinks, appetizers, and seeing a wonderful ballet, I did not get cake or blow out candles.  So the next morning, I decided to make myself a cake.  And because I didn’t want to be left with an entire cake to nibble…

Gluten-Free Stir Fry with Freezer Finds

Last Tuesday, our refrigerator broke. Luckily, we have a backup in the basement, but it is small and got filled to capacity with practically our condiment selection alone.  Needless to say, I did not go to the grocery store for additional produce to squeeze into the remaining space.  

How I Raised a Child Who Eats His Veggies

Before I go any further than the title, let me be clear: my son, like many other little kids, loves his treats and sweets.  And he doesn’t look at a salad and think “I’ve been wanting that all day! Thanks, Mommy!” HOWEVER…