The only thing better than pumpkin bread is Chocolate Marble Pumpkin Bread!

Chocolate Marble Pumpkin Bread

I opened the oven door and warmed my hands as the heat escaped, along with the scent of baked pumpkin. And this song played in my head. Reunited, and it feels so good. I missed my oven...

Butternut Squash Creamed Corn is the perfect fall side dish.

Butternut Squash Creamed Corn

Butternut Squash Creamed Corn is inspired by fall! This light and creamy recipe is better for you, thanks to butternut squash. Can I tell you something? It feels so good to be home. The last two weeks...

Coconut Rice Cakes | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Sticky coconut rice in cake form - this recipe is simple and satisfying, and perfect with a cup of tea.

Coconut Rice Cakes

When you have an unusual name like mine, you learn at an early age that whether you like it or not, you will stand out a little from the crowd. I would hold my breath when the...

Skillet Soda Bread | www.kitchenconfidante.com | A simple recipe for soda bread that bakes so quickly, you can satisfy your bread cravings faster.

Skillet Soda Bread

Despite the fact that I have written, in bold, black, capital print, the words “check id” on the back of my credit cards, I am caught by surprise whenever a cashier actually asks to check my id....

The Art of Teppanyaki at Benihana | www.kitchenconfidante.com

The Art of Teppanyaki

This post is the first in a two part series, where I explore the art of teppanyaki and sushi and sake pairings at Benihana. The last time I found myself sitting around the table, I marveled at...

Roasted Mushroom and Sweet Potato Chowder | www.kitchenconfidante.com

Roasted Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Chowder

I set my alarm a little earlier than usual this morning. Those early hours are already a little rushed – no matter what day – but since this is the last day of school for my children...

Double Dipped Chocolate Caramel Apples | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Because double dipping can be a good thing. This simple recipe makes for the perfect Halloween treat!

Double Dipped Chocolate Caramel Apples

Double dipping CAN be a good thing. Treat yourself this Halloween with this simple recipe for Double Dipped Chocolate Caramel Apples. This post was brought to you in collaboration with KitchenAid. It turns out you have to...

Habanero Spiced Pumpkin Soup | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Warm up with a creamy bowl of this spicy soup!

Habanero Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Warm up with a bowl of creamy Habanero Spiced Pumpkin Soup! This post is brought to you by Tabasco. It was one of those days. The kind where nothing seemed to go the right way, or at...

Chicken Mushroom and Corn Tetrazzini | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Use roast chicken in this creamy casserole.

Chicken Mushroom & Corn Tetrazzini

This sleepy little town that I love to call home just outside the bustle of San Francisco has been jolted awake several times in the last week. Several is an understatement, actually. Some news reports say that...

Brown Butter Pumpkin Spaetzle | www.kitchenconfidante.com | This side dish is all about fall! You'll love these easy homemade dumplings!

Simple Sundays | Brown Butter Pumpkin Spaetzle

Brown Butter Pumpkin Spaetzle. If comfort food could get any more comforting, then this is it. These homemade dumplings are so easy to make and get an autumn update. Add the brown butter, and it’s a heavenly...

Apple Cinnamon Crumb Cake | wwwkitchenconfidante.com

Five Little Things

It’s been a while since I’ve shared Five Little Things. I’m wondering — did you miss it as much as I did? Please let me know! I just think it’s a fun way to end the week...

Four Layer Pudding Cups | www.kitchenconfidante.com | When you want to treat yourself, indulge in these pudding cups with Kozy Shack.

Four Layer Pudding Cups

When you want to treat yourself, indulge in Four Layer Pudding Cups. This post is brought to you by Kozy Shack Enterprise LLC. The brisk mornings are whispering that deliciously cold days are ahead, and now is...

Sweet Potato Blondie Bars | www.kitchenconfidante.com | An autumn treat you can enjoy with less guilt!

Sweet Potato Blondie Bars

  One of the best things about fall is that once the baking bug bites, there are all the wonderful fall flavors to explore. And right now, I’m obsessed with all things sweet potato. If you love...

Friendly Ghost Meringues and More Halloween Treats | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Ghostly meringues are a sweet and simple Halloween Treat!

Friendly Ghost Meringues and More Halloween Treats

One of the things I miss is dressing up my kids in whatever adorable costume I wanted. I loved those days when they were too little to have an opinion and I could match them to my...

Roasted Berry Cupcakes | www.kitchenconfidante.com | Roasted berries are the star in these cupcakes!

Roasted Berry Cupcakes + A KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway

“Mom, what day is it today?” I would ask her this question every morning when I was a little girl, back when the days of the week all blurred into one, when I was too young to...