Fresh Corn and Scallion Griddlecakes with Maple Jalapeno Mascarpone Cream

  Sweet, savory and mildly spicy. My Fresh Corn and Scallion Griddlecakes make the most of a summer staple, but turns up the volume by combining fresh, sweet corn just moments from the cob, with bright, verdant scallions, and tangy buttermilk. Served hot from the griddle, with crisp edges and topped with a generous dollop… Continue reading Fresh Corn and Scallion Griddlecakes with Maple Jalapeno Mascarpone Cream

Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage and Butternut Squash Stir-fry with Shredded Chicken, Red Peppers, Mango, and Cashews

Perhaps an unexpected combination of vegetables, this salad dances the line between sweet, savory, and sour. Hitting all notes perfectly. The chopped red cabbage provides crunch and a slight bitterness which pairs perfectly with the sweet butternut squash, and bright, juicy mango. In addition, the red pepper creates the slightest bit of spice and further… Continue reading Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage and Butternut Squash Stir-fry with Shredded Chicken, Red Peppers, Mango, and Cashews

Quick and Crunchy Zucchini with Almonds and Red Chili

One to thing to note about this effortless recipe is that BH loved it. I know that means zilch to you, but to me, it was a gold star. You see, BH likes pretty much everything I make, which is great, but he rarely uses exclamation points when describing food. But this recipe, with its… Continue reading Quick and Crunchy Zucchini with Almonds and Red Chili

Everyday Chocolate Cake with Melted Chocolate Glaze

This is a cake with an identity crisis. It’s known by dessert enthusiasts as Wacky Cake or Busy Day Chocolate Cake, but to me, its official moniker shall forever be Everyday Chocolate Cake. It takes nothing more than a quick mix right in the cake pan and it’s ready to pop in the oven. Chocolate… Continue reading Everyday Chocolate Cake with Melted Chocolate Glaze