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Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Chives

Classic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes

Classic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes prepared with heavy cream, unsalted butter, and garnished with fresh chives. For detailed reheating instructions, see the recipe notes below.  When...

Shaved Fennel Arugula Salad with Hazelnuts, Parmesan, and Sherry Vinaigrette

Shaved Fennel Arugula Salad with Parmesan, Hazelnuts, and Sherry Vinaigrette

Simple arugula salad with shaved fennel, toasted hazelnuts, parmesan, and a garlic sherry vinaigrette. Today’s shaved fennel arugula salad was inspired by my oldest...

Homemade Roasted Pumpkin Puree

How to Make Pumpkin Puree

An easy tutorial and recipe for how to make pumpkin puree from scratch. Use this delicious pumpkin puree in all of your favorite fall and...

Spiced Almond Pear Cake

Spiced Almond Pear Cake (with video!)

This easy pear cake gets its amazing flavor and texture from almond flour. Studded with chopped Bosc pear and infused with cinnamon, clove, and...

Cranberry Orange Scones with Orange Glaze

Cranberry Orange Scones

Cranberry Orange Scones studded with tart fresh cranberries and infused with fresh orange zest. Crisp exterior with a moist buttery crumb.

How to Make Cultured Butter

How to Make Cultured Butter

Learn how to make cultured butter (and real buttermilk) at home with this easy recipe and how-to guide.  Look at that glorious butter slab! If you’ve stuck...

Prague Travel Guide

Prague Travel Guide

An extensive travel guide with recommendations on what to do, where to stay, and where to eat in Prague.

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Caramelized winter squash, creamy leeks, and fresh sage come together in this vibrant and naturally creamy Roasted Butternut Squash soup. 

Fall Baked Goods Recipes

10 Baked Goods You Need to Make This Fall

It’s that time of year! Temperatures are cooling down and I’m feeling the urge to crank up the oven and bake all the things....

Budapest Travel Guide

Budapest Travel Guide

For a custom Google map containing all of these spots and more, click here.  It took me a few months, but I’m finally sharing my...