Recipes · Soup · Uncategorized

Broccoli-Cauliflower-Watercress Soup

Adapted from Watercress-Cauliflower Soup - Martha Stewart Dinner at Home Dinner at Home by Martha Stewart has become my favorite cookbook.  It’s arranged seasonally and meal-based – that is, there are starters, the main dish, sides/salads and dessert.  In fact, I love this book so much that I’m truly considering ordering copies for my girls to… Continue reading Broccoli-Cauliflower-Watercress Soup

Baking · Recipes

Saturday Morning Baking – Blueberry Muffins

Muffins are a perfect food. They’re quick, easy to make, generally cheap. Except when they’re not. I get frustrated when they’re more like cupcakes. Using every bowl in your house? Multiple kitchen appliances? 11 individual steps? All kinds of strange and esoteric ingredients? Two hours of your life? Le Sigh. The muffin should be a… Continue reading Saturday Morning Baking – Blueberry Muffins

Cooking · Recipes · Salad

Weeknight Supper – Chicken Milanese with Arugula, Apple and Walnut Salad

I have to share this – it’s so damn delicious and I’m going to apologize in advance for the fairly imprecise measurements and preparation technique. I found myself in the kitchen one night with a package of thinly sliced chicken breasts and really not sure what to do with them (they’re not my favorite thing… Continue reading Weeknight Supper – Chicken Milanese with Arugula, Apple and Walnut Salad

Baking · Cookies · Food Holidays & Traditions · Recipes

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!!!

I have tons of recipes for chocolate chip cookies, but because I love you all, I'm sharing my favorite recipe with you. These are eye-ball-rollingly-delicious. I almost always make a double batch (because it's actually as easy as making a single batch) and then freeze the balls of raw cookie dough. That way, you can… Continue reading Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!!!

Recipes · What's for Dinner

For Crying Out Loud! It Can’t Be This Late Already!!!!

What to fix for dinner under these circumstances? There are some people who never find themselves in that type of situation.  I am not one of those people.  Some of this is due to a low-level (SNORT…GASP…CHOKE) state of disorganization here Chez Maeve; but the bigger part is due to wildly fluctuating schedules of the… Continue reading For Crying Out Loud! It Can’t Be This Late Already!!!!