Tuna Salad Sandwiches

This is the unsung hero of my cookbook. Since the recipe consists entirely of pantry staples, it’s one I never really have to shop for and therefore often overlook. But I’m always delighted when I come across a long-forgotten can of tuna in the back of my cupboard because I know immediately that I can… Continue reading Tuna Salad Sandwiches

Baked Apples

Please resist the urge to use an apple corer to prepare this dish. Too much of the apple is discarded that way, and trust me, you’ll want to keep as much as you can. Warm, sweet, and spiced – this comfort food is the epitome of a fall treat. On chilly autumn days, I enjoy… Continue reading Baked Apples

Individual Apple Crisps

I really enjoy apples any time of the year. So many different varieties– sweet, tart, and the desserts you can make… ah, that’s the best part! Sometimes I make baked apples with brown sugar for dessert on the fly, but when I want something with a little more personality, I make this. These also reheat… Continue reading Individual Apple Crisps

Spiced Pumpkin Bread

This is my go-to dish for autumn potlucks. I almost always bring this to Thanksgiving or Halloween-themed office parties and Fall Festival school bake sales. This is by design; originally, I was not really a fan of pumpkin, but sought to learn a recipe with this flavor, to contribute something fitting for the season. But… Continue reading Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies

I make this when I’m craving chocolate chip cookies, but don’t want to expend the effort to make a full batch. Well, technically, this recipe DOES make the equivalent of a dozen cookies — which might be considered a small batch – but scooping the dough into ramekins is much quicker than dropping rounded tablespoons… Continue reading Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies