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The warmest, chocolatiest, most satisfying birthday cake

The warmest, chocolatiest, most satisfying birthday cake

We are proud to be an au pair host family, and are lucky to be Marie’s host family! She’s been an absolute miracle as we adjusted to life with five kids. So when her birthday rolled around, we wanted to make it extra special. And Marie is […]

Dave’s weeknight enchiladas

Dave’s weeknight enchiladas

Dave cooked. I love that man. Enchiladas for all! His recipe per pan: rotisserie chicken (1 1/2), 3/4 of a tall pack of corn tortillas, 5 or so packages of red or green Frontera enchilada sauce, a thorough dousing of cheese on top. He also […]

Another dinner party, less work

Another dinner party, less work

So at the end of my maternity leave, I decided to set up some simple dinner parties with friends to keep me from becoming a total hermit. In hindsight, two back to back might have been a little overkill! But we ate great food and […]

World’s best banana bread

World’s best banana bread

One of the first foods I conquered was banana bread. I went through a Junior League phase – if you haven’t explored their cookbooks, you’re depriving yourself unnecessarily. Any of them. Seriously – just go get one. Anyway, I found a great banana bread recipe, […]