From the Recipe Box: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

June 16, 2011
Kitchenarian Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Near the end of a lazy, do-nothing summer day, the Kitchenarian approached me with the task of baking something sweet. While I am sure it was a plot to keep me occupied and do something productive that day, the Kitchenarian is also a big advocate of keeping homemade sweets in stock instead of store bought […]

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Monday’s Muffin: Southern Peach with Pecan Topping

June 13, 2011
Kitchenarian's Peach and Pecan Muffins

Peaches and Pecans. Can you get more southern than that? For this week’s muffin, I really wanted to try something new that I had never made before. Peaches are one of my favorite summer fruits and unlike strawberries and blueberries that you can occasionally find in the grocery store sporadically throughout the year, peaches show […]

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Daisy’s Delights

June 12, 2011
Kitchenarian Daisy's Delights

Today my sweet dog is one year old. This is a bit of a big deal for us as Daisy is the first dog we have ever had as a family. We went for years and years being a cat family. We have three cats that we adopted from the same litter – two sisters […]

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Monday’s Muffin: Lemon Blueberry

June 6, 2011
Kitchenarian Lemon Blueberry Muffins

What a hectic weekend! This weekend has been busy around our household, everyone in and out of the house. The Kitchenarian and I didn’t even talk about a Monday’s muffin until late Sunday evening. At that point, neither of us wanted to drive to the grocery store and so it became a mission to find […]

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From the Recipe Box: Capresto!

June 4, 2011
Kitchenarian Capresto

Riddle: What do you get when you cross caprese with pesto? Answer: Capresto! After my trip to the West End Farmer’s Market last weekend, I had a huge bunch of fresh sweet basil, so I decided to make a batch of pesto. It only takes a few minutes and it is so easy to make.

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From the Recipe Box: Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

May 31, 2011
Kitchenarian Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

There are times when you crave sweet and simple. With the holiday weekend, I was fortunate enough to have a lazy and relaxing long weekend, leaving me with ample time to make a dessert. After flipping through various cookbooks and browsing food blogs, I kept coming back to an old favorite of mine.

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From the Recipe Box: Chocolate Covered Brownie Bites

May 25, 2011
Kitchenarian Chocolate Covered Brownie Bites

Everything doesn’t always run smoothly in my kitchen. In fact, some days things can get quite frantic. When this happens, family members retreat to the far corners of the house; as far away from the kitchen as possible.  Take for example this past Sunday, I promised to make desserts for my son’s lacrosse party. I […]

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Monday’s Muffin: Sous Chef’s Blueberry Muffins

May 16, 2011
Kitchenarian Blueberry Muffins

Sous Chef here today, back from school and in the kitchen again for the summer! Muffins have always been some of my favorite things to bake, and so some of you may not be surprised to see me again whipping up this week’s Monday’s Muffin. After looking through some of the recent muffin entries, part […]

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

May 15, 2011
Kitchenarian Red Velvet Cupcakes

I always seem to forget how busy May is until it is here and all of the end of the school year commitments and obligations pile up within a few short weeks of each other. It is the one month of the year that flies by so quickly and next thing I know we are […]

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Monday’s Muffin: Strawberry Cinnamon Muffins
A Guest Post by Liv Life

May 9, 2011
Kitchenarian Strawberry Cinnamon Muffins

I am so excited about today for multiple reasons. First I am traveling this week to pick up Sous Chef from college and bring her home for the summer. We are always so excited when she comes home, her stuff however is not always quite so welcome! The second reason I am excited is because […]

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