Spinach Bacon Quiche ~ French Fridays with Dorie

May 13, 2011
Kitchenarian Spinach Bacon Quiche

Sometimes you measure success in small ways. Take for instance, this week I made Spinach Bacon Quiche from Dorie Greenspan’s book, Around My French Table. I’ve made quiche multiple times before and, I admit, I always seem to dread making the crust just a bit; not this time. In her book, Dorie refers you to […]

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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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From the Recipe Box: Angel Food Cake

May 8, 2011
Kitchenarian Angel Food Cake

So what do you do when you have 12 egg whites in your refrigerator? If you are me, you ask your mom for her angel food cake recipe. And just this past week, that is exactly what I did. Last week I made Boston cream pie and was left with a lot of egg whites. […]

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Tourteau de Chevre ~ French Fridays with Dorie

May 6, 2011
Kitchenarian Torteau de Chevre

You only have to tell me once to make a recipe with goat cheese, eggs and sugar. I am right on it! This week’s assignment: tourteau de chevre. I have eaten savory cheesecakes before and I have used goat cheese in several baked dishes, so I was thinking that I knew what this was going […]

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From the Recipe Box: Mexican Queso Dip with Chorizo

May 5, 2011
Kitchenarian White Mexican Dip with Chorizo

Happy Cinco de Mayo – today is the day that salsa, guacamole and margaritas reign!  Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over the French army on May 5, 1862, but today it has become more a celebration of Mexican heritage and great food. To celebrate this great food holiday, I wanted to make […]

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Monday’s Muffin: Caprese Muffins

May 2, 2011
Kitchenarian Caprese Muffins

Summertime is calling me. Since school is winding down for all of my children, thoughts around here have moved to summer. Summer vacations, summer camps..all the final details are being worked out now. Along with thoughts of summer come thoughts of summer cooking. My absolute favorite summer dish is caprese salad. Once the basil is […]

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A Celebration: My One Year Blogiversary, Plus A Recipe: Mile High Boston Cream Pie

May 1, 2011
Kitchenarian Mile High Boston Cream Pie

Celebrate good times, come on! (Let’s celebrate) Celebrate good times, come on! (Let’s celebrate) There’s a party goin’ on right here A celebration to last throughout the years So bring your good times, and your laughter too We’re gonna celebrate your party with you… Kool and The Gang (1980) Lyrics from the song, Celebration I […]

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Out Of The Kitchen Today

April 30, 2011
Kitchenarian Out of The Kitchen

It has been busy around here this week with the Royal Wedding and all. Haha.  I am really not a Royal watcher like some of my friends, but I did seem to get caught up in the moment at the last minute.  I confess that I did get up at 5 a.m. to watch the […]

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From the Recipe Box: Oatmeal Coconut Cookies

April 28, 2011
Kitchenarian Oatmeal Coconut Cookies

Confession time: I love coconut oil. I have used it for years. I keep a jar in the kitchen and one in the bathroom. I use it to grease my baking pans and I cook with it as well. I use it on my hands to keep them moist and soft in the winter and […]

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Monday’s Muffin: (Almost) Carrot Cake

April 25, 2011
Kitchenarian Carrot Muffins

I love carrot cake. If I had to pick my favorite cake, this would have to be it. Dense, moist layers of cake filled with carrots, cinnamon and other spices stacked high and then sweetened with layers of cream cheese frosting. While in my opinion, a muffin will never taste like a piece of carrot […]

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