Smashed Sweet Potato Cakes

Roasted sweet potatoes are one of my favorite vegetables.  I love how the outside is just a little crispy while the inside is soft and full of sweet, flavorful, and healthy goodness. Buuuuuuut, I’ve made roasted sweet potatoes no less than 8 million times. I wanted something new and interesting–and smashed sweet potato cakes were … [Follow your taste buds…]

Gnocchi with Lemon Chicken, Ricotta, and Fresh Herbs

Finally, it’s summer time up here in The Last Frontier, which means (almost) endless daylight.  With 20+ hours a day of sunshine, things get really busy, particularly because we have to pack it all in during our three months of sunshine before the imminent darkness takes over again.   Additionally, this is the easiest time … [Follow your taste buds…]

Pizza Bread

You heard it right.  Pizza Bread.  Pizza in bread form.  Well, I guess pizza is really a bread in the first place, but instead of being covered with toppings, the toppings are incorporated.  Brainless but genius, you say??!  You’re right! This bread is like a pizza party in your mouth.  Every bite is like the … [Follow your taste buds…]

Sweet Potato and Squash Gnocchi

Little potato fluffs of love with a light blanket of sage, thyme, pecans, and browned butter.  That’s what these little deliciousnesses are.  We made these last fall–when it was seasonally appropriate and not in the 70s with 18 hours of sun–and they were perfect.  All of the flavors combine to be both light and nutty, … [Follow your taste buds…]