Soft Holiday Ginger Cookies to Give You the Warm Fuzzies

There are few things I love more than the holiday season.  From Thanksgiving through Christmas I exist for puffy-vest weather, strings of white lights, and mass quantities of butter softening on my kitchen counter. It’s a problem, really. I haven’t fallen down the pumpkin spice rabbit hole but I never met a gingery, cinnamony baked…

My Self-Imposed Eat the World Challenge

I consider myself a pretty bangin’ home cook, all humility aside. That (obnoxious thing) being said, there are SO many culinary skills I’ve yet to even attempt, much less master. I want to know how to butcher a massive hunk of beef. I need to learn how to make a perfectly-risen sourdough loaf. I couldn’t…

Pucker Up for Berry Limeade Bars

Two months. It’s been TWO MONTHS! Man, life gets busy, huh? I was pointing a new client to my blog today (hi Courtney!) and was mucho embarrassed at how long it’d been. I could hear the crickets through the computer screen. I’ve been cooking a lot lately, but also eating a fair amount of Pizza…

Modern Mouthful Got Nominated for a Liebster Award!

I’m not really sure what that means but doesn’t it sound…exciting!? It’s all German and mysterious – kinda sounds like “Pulitzer” if you mumble, you know? Anyway, Kimberly over at the Racing Bananas blog apparently really likes my stuff! She’s a pretty healthy eater, it seems, so I’m not sure she’s actually read the blog considering…

English Bulldogs and Making Better Chicken

I haven’t been cooking much this weekend. Mostly because there were Groupons to use up and also because I’ve spent far too much time playing with and staring at my dog to do anything else. He looks like this: Tell me you wouldn’t stare at him, too. I was thinking about the things I’ve learned…