Chocolate Buttermilk Belgian Waffles | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Weekends are for waffles - make it chocolatey!

Chocolate Buttermilk Belgian Waffles

Rise and shine with these Chocolate Buttermilk Belgian Waffles! “Whyyyyy does it feel like a weekday?” he moaned as he shuffled into the kitchen. “That’s because it is. It’s Monday.” I realized I was being perfunctory and...

Lumpiang Shanghai - Filipino Spring Rolls (Lumpia) | www.kitchenconfidante.com | There's a reason why this is the hit of every Filipino family gathering!

Lumpiang Shanghai – Filipino Spring Rolls (Lumpia)

There’s a reason why Lumpiang Shanghai – Filipino Spring Rolls (Lumpia) — are the hit of every Filipino family gathering! These lumpia are filled with pork, shrimp and vegetables, and are as much fun to make as...

Papaya Seed Vinaigrette Dressing | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Don't throw away those seeds! Papaya seeds are good for you, and delicious drizzled over a salad.

Papaya Seed Vinaigrette Dressing

Don’t throw away those seeds! Papaya seeds are good for you, and delicious drizzled over a salad in this Papaya Seed Vinaigrette Dressing. On our last day in Hawaii, I stepped onto our lanai, the floor beneath...

Red White and Blue Berry Coconut Slushies | www.kitchenconfidante.com | A festive way to sip through the 4th of July!

Red White and Blue Berry Coconut Slushies

Red White and Blue Berry Coconut Slushies are a healthy way to cool off on the 4th of July…I leave it up to you to add booze to make it more festive! If you were to travel...

Coconut Jam Berry S'mores | www.kitchenconfidante.com

Coconut Jam Berry S’mores

This post is brought to you by Honey Maid. Enjoy a taste of aloha with these Coconut Jam Berry S’mores. The ocean breeze is drifting in from the south, and the children are lazing after an afternoon...

Fried Heirloom Tomatoes with Buttermilk Fried Oysters and Green Pepper Aioli | www.kitchenconfidante.com | The ultimate savory Cajun-inspired bite featuring Tabasco Green Pepper Sauce.

Fried Heirloom Tomatoes with Buttermilk Fried Oysters and Green Pepper Aioli

Fried Heirloom Tomatoes with Buttermilk Fried Oysters and Green Pepper Aioli — I think you’ll love this twist on the Southern classic. The kids were sprawled in front of the television, a spirited game of Uno passing...

Sriracha Caramelized Onions | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Burgers will never be the same again.

Simple Sundays | Sriracha Caramelized Onions

Sweet and spicy, you’ll want to put these Sriracha Caramelized Onions on everything! Burgers will never be the same again. When I think of the life my husband and I have carved out for ourselves, I can’t...

Mixed Berry Cornmeal Galette | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Summer is the season for galettes.

Mixed Berry Cornmeal Galette

When summer is here, galettes are a sweet staple. A cornmeal crust makes this Mixed Berry Cornmeal Galette extra special! “Everything happens for a reason, right, Mom?” I was in the middle of brushing my teeth and...

Fig and Apricot Summer Lentil Salad | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Relish fig and apricot season with this summer salad!

Simple Sundays | Fig and Apricot Summer Lentil Salad

Some of my favorite summer fruits shine in this wholesome Fig and Apricot Summer Lentil Salad. I can’t quite explain it, but for some odd reason, when I come home from the farmer’s market, I treat my...

Banana Nut Ricotta Muffins | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Extra bananas? Leftover ricotta? Use them in these morning-friendly muffins.

Banana Nut Ricotta Muffins

Ripe bananas? Extra ricotta? Put them to use in this morning-friendly recipe for Banana Nut Ricotta Muffins. I woke to the scent of fresh rain. For those of you who don’t live in my part of the...

Blueberry, Feta and Honey-Caramelized Onion Naan Pizza | www.kitchenconfidante.com | A savory pizza that will surely surprise your tastebuds!

Blueberry, Feta and Honey-Caramelized Onion Naan Pizza

This recipe for a savory Blueberry, Feta and Honey-Caramelized Onion Naan Pizza will surely surprise your tastebuds! I saw a dear friend today. It had been too long since the last time we met, way too long....

Fettucine with Creamy Spinach Sauce, Asparagus and Peas | www.ki

Simple Sundays | Fettucine with Creamy Spinach Sauce, Asparagus and Peas

“It’s going by fast, buddy,” I confided in my son, as I cuddled him after reading our nightly chapter of Harry Potter (We’re on Book 7. Third reading.) I wasn’t talking about the books, but he would...

Thai Shrimp Quinoa Bowl | www.kitchenconfidante.com

Thai Shrimp and Coconut Quinoa Bowl and More One Bowl Meals

Photo courtesy Stephen Hamilton. I’m not sure how things work in your house, but I’m a one woman show. Let’s say it’s 4 o’clock and you are starting to get that familiar feeling. You’re not quite starving,...

Swiss Chard Walnut Pesto Pasta | www.kitchenconfidante.com | A jar of pesto transforms into a simple lunch with pasta and leftover shredded chicken!

Swiss Chard Walnut Pesto Pasta

We’re in the homestretch. Seven more days to go, and we can all breathe a little easier. Alarm clocks, packing lunches, correcting homework, and all the minutiae of the school year can be forgotten, for a few...

Blueberry Maple Granola | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Sprinkle it over yogurt, milk, ice cream, or eat it by the handful.

Simple Sundays | Blueberry Maple Granola

Stomach bugs, blech. They hit out of nowhere and I am convinced the germs somehow know when supplies run low at our house – illness seems to target us when the fridge is empty and the pantry...