Welcome back to QCK! July is here, summer is in full swing, and that means in a couple weeks, gardens will be harvestable and everyone will be up to their ears in zucchini, tomatoes, and fresh herbs. While I have a variety of ways that I love using garden fresh produce, or my commonly for … Continue reading Garden Vegetable + Truffle Goat Cheese Tart
Welcome back to QCK! Yesterday was my 23rd birthday! Arlo and I celebrated by going out to eat for the first time since Covid, it was pretty different than what eating out used to be, but it was still really nice. The food was great. In honor of my birthday, I wanted to share this … Continue reading Maple Oat Cherry Shortcakes
Welcome back to QCK! I want to continue with the Mother's Day theme by sharing this really great pancake recipe. I love these pancakes anytime honestly, but they're so perfect for Mother's Day. It's all about going the extra mile and this recipe totally does. The brown butter in the pancakes gives them a really … Continue reading Brown Butter Pancakes + Blackbery Compote
Hey Foodies! Good morning from Minnesota, where the weather is warming up and an awful cold is floating around. I mean it's seriously vile and it seems to be here to stay. I always thought the end-all-be-all solution to a cold was a NyQuil, Ibuprofen, apple juice cocktail, but this cold has me trying methods … Continue reading Chickpea Shakshuka: Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Vegan (if you want)
Happy First Day of Spring! Spring is here and Minnesota is FINALLY starting to warm up. Today it was 45 degrees and sunny and it felt like t-shirt weather. Arlo and I did our spring cleaning this week, opened the windows and broke out the spring/summer candles. Yeah, I have spring/summer candles. Judge me... but … Continue reading Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd Filling
Happy Monday everyone! Better yet, happy last day of Mercury retrograde AND day before Saturn retrograde! Soon we'll all be feeling energized and inspired to be our best selves. What better way to celebrate that great news than with a beautiful, unique cake? Am I right? This rose water layer cake was inspired by Qatar, … Continue reading Rose Water Layer Cake
Happy Thursday everyone! Congrats, you've almost made it through the week. Unless you're like me and you work in hospitality, your week is just starting. Whatever side you're on, I hope you're having a great Thursday. For those of you who are just ending the week, this recipe is for you. A lemon olive oil … Continue reading Lemon Olive Oil Cake; An Italian Classic.
Hey all, Happy Tuesday from Qatar, hopefully everyones week is off to a good start. Mine has been pretty slow, but good. My goal for the week is to post some recipes from my Instagram account to here, just the ones that people have asked for recipes and the ones I particularly enjoyed making. Be … Continue reading Cognac for Breakfast (Well, Cognac French Toast, Anyways)