The Simple Spatula

Category: Almond

Always, always strain the ricotta.

Cooking and baking in my Dad’s house is taking a little bit of getting used to. He has a pretty large, absolutely gorgeous kitchen with a fantastic gas stove, but nothing is set up my way and I’ve been tripping and stumbling my way through even basic day to day cooking. I’ve gotten so used [...]

Black and Blue Berry Crisp

Well, it’s over. Graduation weekend came and went in a flurry of activity and far too much food. We had multiple BBQs some with family some without and I’m pretty sure I haven’t cooked a proper meal in almost two weeks. I also can’t remember the last time I ate anything leafy, healthy or salad-like. [...]

In the meantime

I know I’ve been a little absent lately, you’ll have to excuse me it’s graduation week and I’m overwhelmingly busy. I have been baking my butt off though, and I’ll have plenty of delicious things to share when I return. In the meantime I’ll leave you with this almond cake from 17 and baking. I [...]

Gluten-Free Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

I think I need to take a computer course. Isn’t that ridiculous? Isn’t my generation supposed to be naturally computer savvy? Unfortunately I seem to have missed out on the “computer genius” gene and I’ve been struggling with uploading pictures off my camera (among other things). The program just shuts down every time I plug [...]