Churro Cake with Chocolate Sauce

I hosted book group last week and made this delicious cake for our treat.  (I started slicing pieces and then remembered that I hadn’t taken a picture yet so that’s why you’re only seeing half the cake.) It was yummy with or without the chocolate sauce. Here you can see that oh so sweet churro … Continue reading

Pasta with Artichokes

Oh pasta, I would it eat every day if my family would too but they won’t. 12 ounces pasta 1/4 cup olive oil 1 (10 oz) package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed or 10 oz bottled artichoke hearts, drained 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 (15 oz) can white beans, drained and rinsed 1 (15 … Continue reading

Lemon Poppy Seed Fettuccine

It’s getting cold around here so this lemony pasta dish was just the ticket for dinner the other night! 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, lightly smashed 2 zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced into half moons 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 12 ounces fettuccine finely grated zest and juice of two lemons 4 tablespoons butter, … Continue reading

Elbow Macaroni with Crispy Breadcrumbs and Broccoli

Delicious dinner.  That is all. 6 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1/2 cup breadcrumbs zest of 1 lemon 3 cups (12 oz) elbow macaroni 4 cups chopped broccoli 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed 1 cup chicken stock 1 cup shredded parmigiano-reggiano 1  Cook pasta according to package directions.  While pasta is cooking, … Continue reading

Mom’s Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

We’re celebrating Father’s Day with this delicious chocolate cake!  How are you celebrating? cake 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 4 tablespoons cocoa 1/2 cup buttermilk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla frosting 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 3/4 cup buttermilk 4 tablespoons cocoa 1 – … Continue reading