Monthly Archive: September 2016

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Seared Steaks with Caper Relish

About a month ago I received a very powerful and vulnerable email from a reader. She had just finished reading Date Night In for the second time and this time she was particularly struck...

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Delicata Squash Recipes

Delicata is the lazy cook’s winter squash. The sole squash I’m able to square off with in breezy fashion. Unlike working with other squash, maintaining composure throughout the preparation of this varietal is usually...

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Meal Plan Monday #31

Hey, y’all! We’re back with another edition of Meal Plan Monday! Isn’t it just amazing all the great food that is linked up each week? I don’t know about you, but it sure gives...

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Pro Tips: Ask A Butcher

Pro Tips: a new series on Joy the Baker wherein I ask my expert friends loads of questions about their field and get the nitty gritty for all of us. Previously: Ask A Financial...

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Garlicky Kale Pizza with Eggs

Post in partnership with Muir Glen Organic. See below for more details. Every week, like clockwork, we have pizza on Thursday nights. It’s the perfect way to spring us into one last day before...

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Celeriac Soup with Thyme

When the season changes, it’s easy for me to get excited about using sweet potatoes, butternut squash, and greens. But fall produce is so wide and varied and lately, I’ve been getting excited about...

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BROWN BUTTER CUPCAKE BROWNIES

These are not necessarily the direction I see this site going but there is a time and place for everything and sometimes that’s an excellent brownie. I was paging through cookbooks for inspiration and...