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

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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...

Five Little Things - January 17, 2014 |

Five Little Things

Five little things I loved this week… Perfect Avocados Just like you can’t judge a book by its cover, there’s no way to truly know if an avocado is ripe until you actually cut into it. And...

Blackberry Green Smoothie |

Blackberry Green Smoothie

When it comes to food blog trends, I like to think I do my best to avoid them. Most of the time, I try to do my own thing, whether it is photographing or eating it. I...

Roasted Chicken Sausages with Brussels Sprouts, Fennel and Potatoes |

Roasted Chicken Sausages with Brussels Sprouts, Fennel and Potatoes

It was about 7 pm when I surveyed the kitchen with a satisfied eye.

Five Little Things - January 10, 2014 |

Five Little Things

Five little things I loved this week: New Beginnings Starting fresh also includes my Five Little Things posts. Far too long has passed since I last shared my five favorite things from the week, and I don’t...

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup |

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup + a letter to my daughter

Dear C, You turned eleven today. Eleven. Old enough to have your own phone, but young enough to play with your dolls. Old enough to know right from wrong, by young enough not to know what to...

Blueberry Muesli |

Simple Sundays | Blueberry Muesli

Now that the champagne glasses have been washed and put away, and the last fizz of bubbly has faded in my tummy, and the calendar on my desk still looks mostly pristine and uncluttered, all I can...

Black Eyed Pea Cassoulet |

Black Eyed Pea Cassoulet

Do you believe in luck? Or do you believe more in good habits, drive and determination? My father raised us to rely on hard work and tenacity, but it was my mother who would encourage us to...

No Knead Buttermilk Bread |

Simple Sundays | No Knead Buttermilk Bread + The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day

I am hibernating. I have been waking up each morning when my body wills me to, without the coaxing of an alarm clock or the pressure to rise before the sun. When I emerge from underneath the...

Merry Christmas |

Merry Wishes

From my family to yours, I want to wish you warmth and joy this Christmas. Your visits to my home on the web means so much, and I want you to know how much I appreciate each...