Red Fruit Custard Cake

Red Fruit Custard Cake

"We eat fruit with joy and with abandon, but very occasionally, and for special moments, I prepare fruit-based desserts: pies and stewed fruit compotes, ice creams and sorbets." Jennifer McGruther,…

Einkorn Cannoli Cupcakes

When I was a kid, my parents would dart around the house in the final moments before company arrived, lighting candles, cleaning bathrooms, setting appetizers out just right. You could…
Einkorn Cream Puffs

Einkorn Cream Puffs

I read somewhere this weekend that stepping into grief is a lot like stepping into a dark room. The door shuts behind you and you panic because you can’t see,…
Thin & Chewy Einkorn Spice Cookies

Thin & Chewy Einkorn Spice Cookies

When Tim and I came home from Maine, it was with three or four local publications in tow. Between the food festival, our hotel, and a few Portland kiosks, we'd…
Tricolor Christmas Cookies

Tricolor Christmas Cookies

A few Wednesdays ago, sitting at our weekly dinner with Tim and his brother, Nate, I quizzed them about their favorite Christmas memories. Tim and Nate are two of three…

Tim’s Famous Overnight Pancakes

Looking ahead to Friday’s post begins for me, usually, sometime on Wednesday, which this week was the gray and shady afternoon in which Tim and I ventured way out to…

Pumpkin Cake + Pumpkin Trifle

Exactly one year ago today, Tim and I were up in the Chicago suburbs, driving out to the DuPage County courthouse to lift up our hands and solemnly swear that…

Harvest Einkorn Pound Cake

A few days ago, Tim and I rearranged our work hours to go to the pumpkin patch in the middle of the day. We never found the pumpkin patch. Instead,…

Picnicking and a Grape Galette

"The proper attitude toward a picnic is somewhat devil-may-care. You do not have to stand in the kitchen cutting perfect sandwiches and making perfect potato salad or frying chicken (although…

Einkorn Cinnamon Buns

There's this quote I've always liked, "Today's safe boundaries were yesterday's unknown frontiers." I don't know who said it. I just know that from where I sit today, married, living…

Red Fruit Einkorn Hand Pies

Tim and I made these red fruit hand pies a few weeks ago, but I've been going back and forth about whether to tell you about them. I can be…
Rooibos Maple Honeybush Affogato

Rooibos Maple Honeybush Affogato

I am writing this post from our bedroom, sitting cross-legged on the white bedspread, the white noise of our air-conditioning loud enough on this warm April Monday to have me…

Chocolate Chip Einkorn Belgian Waffles

The best part of today was definitely the waffles we made for breakfast. When Tim came out to the living room around 7 AM, he found me curled up on…

Tomato Cobbler

Telling you that today is the first Friday in 16 months that a 7 a.m. post didn't publish here feels very meta, as one of my grad school professors used…