Whole Wheat Pasta with Kale Pesto

Kale, oh kale. The craze for kale has not abated, and I, for one, am glad about it. If the general public can embrace kale, who knows what culinary boundaries we can cross together in the future? Kale has long been a popular vegetable in New England since it can be grown all year round … [Read more…]

9 Baking Tools That Will Make Your Life Better

It’s the time of year when the kitchen seems to have a permanent dusting of flour on all surfaces. I sort of give up on deep cleaning until the cookie season has ended. Sound familiar?! Continue reading “9 Baking Tools That Will Make Your Life Better” »

12 Ways to Make Washing Dishes Better, Faster, and More Fun — The Kitchen Sink

I’ve never met anyone who likes doing dishes. People who like doing laundry? Yes (my weirdo husband). Dishes? No, never. There’s just something about it: the back-breaking act of standing at the sink for a million minutes, the pruning of the fingertips, the boredom, the somehow not-so-soothing sound of running water. It’s just not fun. … [Read more…]

The 10 Best Holiday Cookies to Bake with Kids — Recipes from The Kitchn

As a kid, there were few things more exciting this time of year than the annual tradition of baking holiday cookies with my family. From pressing my fingers into dough to make thumbprint cookies and adding the chocolate kiss to the peanut butter blossoms, to decorating sugar cookies and even pouring the chocolate chips into … [Read more…]