Quick and Easy: Spinach, Asparagus and Prosciutto Quiche

If there’s one thing I become obsessed with in the spring, it’s fresh produce. There’s something about the blooming trees, shining sun and warmer temperatures that puts me in the mood to cook with fresh veggies and eat lots of seasonal fruit. Thankfully, a good friend and co-worker has introduced me to the wonderful world… more »

Quick and Easy: Nutella Bites

It’s mid-April. Summer is literally right around the corner, and I’m starting to become more conscious of my dessert obsession. Alright, maybe I’m *attempting* to become more conscious.  This year, I have added pressure. My youngest sister (Lynnie of Style, She Wrote.) is getting married in July. Not only is my “baby” about to be… more »

Ready for Spring: Creamy Avocado Pasta

Is anyone else wondering what happened to winter? The weather has been so unseasonably mild, if I didn’t know any better, I’d think it was May. Alas, it’s March, spring hasn’t even sprung, and while I’ll take 73 degrees over 23 degrees in any season, it’s still a little disconcerting.  Speaking of spring and things… more »

Falling for Fall: Baked Gnocchi with Butternut Squash, Kale and Pancetta

Brace yourselves. This post is about to take TRB to a new level. For all of you faithful fans who enjoy my posts about decadent sweet treats, get ready for a delectable main course. It may not be obvious that in addition to my baking prowess, I dabble in cooking *other* types of dishes. I’ll… more »

The Last Days of Summer: Lemon Ricotta Cookies

As the summer of 2011 (un)officially comes to a close, TRB took the opportunity to bake up one last light, lemony treat. Inspired by Giada De Laurentiis’s Lemon Ricotta Cookie recipe, TRB topped off these delicious, traditional Italian cookies with a vanilla glaze (instead of the lemon glaze the recipe calls for). Sprinkles are entirely optional,… more »