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

Cold Udon Noodles with Chinese Greens and Peanut Dressing

I’ve been staring at a bunch of bok choy and Chinese broccoli in my fridge for the past few days. I picked them up from the farmers’ market because I knew I could do something lovely with them, but there they’ve sat, languishing in my crisper drawer waiting to be turned into something delicious. By… Continue reading Cold Udon Noodles with Chinese Greens and Peanut Dressing

Fennel and Apple Salad with Orange Honey Vinaigrette

Yes, there are tons of similar salads such as this floating around out there. But, what sets this apart, I think, is the inclusion of toasted pecans and the divine and oh-so light orange honey vinaigrette. A mandoline or food processor makes quick work of the slicing and the vinaigrette comes together in a jiff.… Continue reading Fennel and Apple Salad with Orange Honey Vinaigrette