Butternut Squash Steak with Spicy Pepitas Pesto

Squash are reigning supreme at my local market, and one of my very favorites is the smooooth, sweet, easy on the taste-buds butternut squash. I found a big, blocky hulk of a butternut squash at my market, and decided it deserved to be treated right.  Butternut squash flesh is firm, velvety, and subtly sweet.  I…

Broccoli Cheddar Frittata

Quick — you’ve got a bunch of broccoli, and need a tasty dinner fast.  Broccoli Cheddar Frittata is here to help. The humble Frittata is a superb dish to master.  It’s quick and easy to prepare, can be served hot or cold, and is flexible enough to accommodate any number of variations.  It’s also one…

Whiskey Cake

Ahh . . . Whiskey Cake.  How many times have I made you?  I’ve lost count.  This cake is a sultry, moist, make-ahead dream. Though most of my baking is from scratch, this is one super quick recipe for which I use a cake mix.   I developed this recipe many years ago at the…