April 2011

Beer Cheese Soup

by Sara on April 28, 2011

beer cheese soup

All month, my calendar has been tormenting me. With each new month comes a new recipe. When I first flipped the page for April, I hoped I wouldn’t have cause to make April’s recipe: Beer Cheese Soup. It was the first full month of spring! Who would want to make a hearty soup? Well, I’ve [...]

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Happy Easter!

by Sara on April 23, 2011

glazed cinnamon swirl bread

So I’m a day early, but in case you’re looking for an idea for an easy Easter breakfast, I wanted to share a simple recipe that’s easy to customize. I happen to love the cinnamon swirl in this bread, but you can very easily substitute some orange zest and dried cranberries, lemon zest and blueberries [...]

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Spiced Roasted Chicken

by Sara on April 21, 2011

roasted chicken

When I saw this recipe for a one pot meal, I knew immediately I had to make it. Roasted chicken, sweet potatoes, carrots…add orange wedges and some interesting spices, and I suspected I had a fabulous new take on roasted chicken. It wasn’t quite what I expected, but not necessarily in a bad way; it [...]

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Easter Egg Cookies with Royal Icing

by Sara on April 18, 2011

easter egg sugar cookies with royal icing

When my brother and I were kids, we went through a phase where every night, we retreated to the basement to work on our paintings. Were we blessed with artistic talent? Well, no. We worked on paint-by-number pictures. Before you laugh, allow me to explain why I’m telling this story now. Friday night, during my [...]

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