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Green Chile Casserole

Over the past few years, I’ve backed off a bit on the pressure I place on myself to cook the most optimally healthy food I can. The operative word is is ‘can’. What I ‘can’ do now as a full-time working wife and mom with […]

‘Crazy’ Chocolate Cake

This was the very first cake I made on my own when I was a kid. Since then I’ve baked a lot of chocolate cakes – most of them fancier and more complicated (especially after watching an episode of Bake Off ). They haven’t really been […]



We’ve been on a bit of a crepe-fest around here. I’m not sure what prompted it, but possibly it was just that I found a recipe that was simple and never failed. It’s so good, in fact, that the teenager in the house used the […]

Chocolate Panna Cotta

This dessert combines some of my favorite things – it’s smooth and creamy, very chocolate-y and super quick and easy.  Chocolate Panna Cotta 1 3/4 cup heavy cream 1 1/2 teaspoon unflavored gelatin 2 Tbs Sugar (adjust depending on your taste or the sweetness of […]