Roasted Beet and Kale Panzanella |

Simple Sundays | Roasted Beet and Kale Panzanella

I was at a restaurant in Seattle not too long ago, and at the bottom of the menu there was a firm but diplomatic line: “substitutions politely declined.”

Five Little Things - January 31, 2014 |

Five Little Things

Five lithe things I loved this week: Eggs I’ve been cooking up a storm with eggs this week, and I always marvel at their simple beauty. But my favorite is always the speckled ones. Or as one...


5 Tips for a Happy, Healthy Self

Disclosure: This was a sponsored post from Target, in partnership with my affiliation with Glam Media, Inc. Sponsored posts such as these help support the work behind the scenes on Kitchen Confidante. Thank you so much for...

Braided Nutella Bread |

Braided Nutella Bread + a 4 Year Blog Anniversary

This Braided Nutella Bread is easier than it looks, and a special treat to celebrate Kitchen Confidante’s 4th Blog Anniversary. A lot can happen in four years.

Five Little Things 01-24-14 |

Five Little Things

Five little things I loved this week:

Spicy Sriracha Popcorn |

Spicy Sriracha Popcorn

“You all recovered from the weekend?” he asked from behind the tall counter. I faltered and wondered internally. Recovered? Was I sick? Was he confusing me for someone else? I looked at him bewildered as he selected...

Savory Scones with Gruyere, Prosciutto and Green Onion |

Simple Sundays | Savory Scones with Gruyere, Prosciutto and Green Onion

Do you remember your first scone? I certainly do. I was a junior in high school, and in a cafe in Sydney. I had somehow gotten the nerve to ask my dad if I could take a...