Red Velvet Cake

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Valentine’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays because it is an opportunity to express love to your family, your friends, and maybe even that special someone who doesn’t know the depth of your feelings yet but is about to.  So if you, like me, have someone in your life you’d like to say “I love you” to, say it with cake!

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Homemade Vegetarian Ramen

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This homemade ramen is my go-to when I need something warm and soothing. Making the broth is so easy with just a few ingredients and then you can customize your bowl with any toppings you like. Have a meat lover in your crew? This simple dish also can be made with chicken or beef stock and topped with any protein of your choice. Make some today using your Farmer Owned ingredients.

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Mustard Roasted Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Cranberries

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The perfect roast chicken can be an intimidating feat. Getting the skin nicely browned and crisp, cooking the dark meat fully while keeping the breast juicy can seem like a nearly impossible task. But, it doesn’t have to be. With a few tricks of the trade, my Mustard Roasted Chicken never fails to impress.

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Ginger Sandwich Cookies

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I love the holidays. The glimmering lights, the crinkle of wrapping paper, the frosty air, and the smell of cookies make December a uniquely special month. A favorite holiday tradition of mine is baking cookies with my mom and grandma, then distributing the fruits of our labor to family, friends, and neighbors.

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Glaze

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These little pumpkin cupcakes scream fall. They are moist, sweet and covered in a glaze that is generously spiced with cinnamon. I add pumpkin seeds for a little crunch and a festive flourish. Use your farmer owned ingredients, make some for your fall gathering and watch them disappear!

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Chocolate Cloud Cake

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Don’t let this cake fool you. It is rustic in looks but elegant in taste. Alternating layers of deeply dark chocolate cake and my stracciatella inspired shortcut mousse come together to create a dessert that is lighter than air but rich and decadent as well. Whip up this cake and keep in the freezer for a dessert that is ready anytime and perfect for dinner parties or a personal indulgence.

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Ultimate Mini Monster Cookies

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The history of the Monster Cookie is tough to track. While some argue the name “monster” comes simply from the size of the cookie, I have always assumed it was inspired by Frankenstein’s monster, a creature made up of many parts stitched together.

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Apple Pie Puffs

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There is no dessert that captures the fall season quite like apple pie. It’s warm and gooey, spiced perfectly and makes the most out of the seasonal produce. However, one thing pie isn’t, is easily portable. I was asked to make apple pie for a recent birthday picnic out in the countryside. I fretted over what pan to bake it in, what knife to bring to slice it and

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Chicken Parmesan Casserole

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A favorite plate for my family is my Chicken Parmesan Casserole. It’s hearty, it’s cheesy and in a house of picky eaters it’s something we can all agree on. The chicken is lightly breaded which creates a satisfying crunch in the midsts of all the ooey, gooey cheese. Pick your favorite pasta sauce, noodle, and farmer owned ingredients to whip this quick dinner up in a flash for a cozy Fall meal!

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Summer Tomato Tart

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Maybe it is my pastry chef background but I try to turn everything into a baked good. Whether the dish is savory or sweet, if I can make a tart out of it, I’ll do it. During the summer, one of my favorite things is a simple tomato salad.

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