Bacon Guacamole

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Bacon Guacamole --- I don't know what took me so long, to tell you the truth. I love guacamole - in fact, I love just about anything involving creamy, dreamy avocados. And I think I have established beyond a shadow of a doubt that my love for bacon knows no bounds ....more

One Pot Tomato Basil Pasta

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: One Pot Tomato Basil Pasta --- Every so often a recipe starts floating around that everyone, and I mean everyone is making. Lately it seems to be this one pot tomato basil pasta, which involves putting pasta, tomatoes and basil in a pot with water and cooking it all up together. No muss, no fuss, all deliciousness ....more

Framed Cooks Gets A Makeover!

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Framed Cooks Gets A Makeover! --- I know, it’s looking a little different around these parts, and I have some explaining to do! ...more

Peach Slab Pie

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Peach Slab Pie --- A while back I made an apple slab pie that is so scrumptious and so much easier and more reliable than regular apple pie that I will probably only make apple slab pie for the rest of my life. That was back in apple season, and right now we are just in the delicious beginning days of peach season. If there is one thing I love even more dearly than homemade apple pie, it's sweet, melt-in--your-mouth peach pie made with local peaches ....more

Ricotta Tomato Toasts

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Ricotta Tomato Toasts --- My cooking in the summertime is all about two things. First, use as much of the delicious local produce as humanly possible before it is suddenly February and those tomatoes and peaches and fresh herbs are just a wistful memory. And secondly, get in and out of the kitchen as fast as you can, because it's hot, and it's summer, and you belong outside on the patio under the umbrella with a wine spritzer ....more

Salisbury Steak!

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Salisbury Steak! --- So, for the longest time the words "Salisbury" and "Steak" conjured up images for me of those TV dinners that used to come in foil trays. You know, the ones that had different sections for the mashed potatoes, the peas and carrots, and the Salisbury Steak? ...more

Peach Burrata Caprese

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Peach Burrata Caprese --- I do love me a good caprese salad, especially at this time of year when the tomatoes are exploding with goodness all around us. But in addition to those seductive tomatoes, there are also the sweet, juicy, enticing peaches springing up in cheery baskets all over my local farm market, and it occurred to me that what was good for the tomato might also be good for the peach. As in, being nestled on a plate along with some creamy cheese, a little fresh basil and a drizzle of olive oil ....more

Eggs in Clouds

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Eggs in Clouds --- Right after I made this super, super, super simple recipe I posted that picture up there on Instagram and Facebook, and got a whole bunch of "how did you DO that??" comments, which made me both ridiculously happy and slightly embarrassed to admit how easy it is to create Egg Drama. So I just said "egg magic" and left it at that. And it IS kind of magical that you can take an egg and a little shredded cheese and 15 minutes later have this ....more

Bacon and Egg Burger

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Bacon and Egg Burger --- In my experience, there are very few things that can't be improved by putting bacon and eggs on them. Pasta. Muffins ....more

Blue Cheese Pesto Pasta

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Blue Cheese Pesto Pasta --- The first pesto of basil season is like the sun coming up in the morning after a long rainy night. Bright and sparkling and fresh, and you can't believe you lived through the long cold winter with no fresh pesto. And then your cute little basil patch turns into a forest, and you are making pesto on pesto on pesto until your family is begging for mercy ....more