May 2011

Cherry Cheesecake Danish

by Sara on May 11, 2011

cherry cheesecake danish

I’ve been determined to get Ina’s recipe for Easy Cheese Danish to work for awhile now. Oh, it always tasted good, but the cheese “filling” would always run all over the pan! Was I the only one to have this problem? So I turned to the comments section, an invaluable resource. People loved the recipe, [...]

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Asparagus Tart

by Sara on May 9, 2011

asparagus tart

This tart is the perfect weeknight dinner during the spring. It’s fast, it’s easy, and it’s relatively inexpensive, courtesy of one of my favorite seasonal vegetables. (The cleanup is also ridiculously fast and easy, always a winner in my book.) When the first local asparagus hits the stores, it’s all I can do to not [...]

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the finished cake!

Happy Mother’s Day! This red velvet layer cake with cream cheese frosting and berries was a combination birthday/Mother’s Day cake. I tend to be more of a cupcake girl, but when it comes to a celebration, this cake is perfect. It’s attractive, but not fussy. It’s sweet, but not overly sweet. And because you can [...]

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Chicken Chilaquiles

by Sara on May 6, 2011

Chicken Chilaquiles

I could probably eat this dish everyday. It reminds me of a fresher version of nachos. The warm chicken-tomato mixture heats the cheese just enough to make it a bit melty, while not making it greasy. Delish! It’s also quick to throw together, making it a great weeknight meal. You certainly don’t have to buy [...]

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