Spiced Banana Bread

(MARINA) Ahh, Banana Bread. The joy of the monkey food. It’s the one thing all cooks know how to make. No wonder: It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3. I …

Jumbled S’more Cookies

(MARINA) When you think of s’mores, you think about fire, a starry summer’s night, and marshmallows. But when you think about Jumbled S’more Cookies, you think of much, much more. …

Make Your Own Nutella

(KERI) My daughter has taken to rolling her eyes at me, her dad, her family. She’s ten. Isn’t it too early? I don’t think paybacks start now. I’m just not …

Funfetti Cookies

(MARINA) Summer is over, Fall is here, but in my mind, summer is never going to pack its bags, leave the hotel and hear the hotel person say, “Fall, room …

Cheddar Corn Chowder

(KERI) This post is all about change. Metamorphosis. Transformation. Transition. And the direct correlation all that switch-it-change-it has to some corn kernels, a little freshly shredded cheddar and a bang …

Homemade Pasta

(MARINA) Well, where do I start? It’s homemade PASTA and what’s not great about pasta? I guess I’ll start with how AMAZING this pasta is. It all started when I …

World’s Greatest Lasagna

(KERI) Birthdays. They represent the passage of time, our own personal New Year’s Day. When we are young, we can’t run fast enough to the next birthday and into the …

Chocolate Orange Peels

(MARINA) My dad saw this recipe on Smitten Kitchen and he highly recommended that we make them. Little strips of orange zest covered in chocolate…Yum! Orange and chocolate are two …

Bean Bolognese (Vegetarian)

(KERI) When I was in my early twenties, I decided that becoming a vegetarian sounded like an interesting challenge. Amidst the late-night pizza runs, the 2 a.m. trips to AmigosĀ for …