Cook on a Whim: Spiced Rye Waffles with Roasted Apple Topping

October 24, 2019

Full of the coziest fall spices, these waffles are the perfect weekend breakfast for these crisp, cool mornings.

Cook on a Whim: Moldovan Borscht (Chicken and Vegetable Soup)

October 17, 2019

Regardless of its origins and history, this soup is delicious, healthy and comforting — hearty enough for a cold winter night, but light enough for warmer months, too. It’ll cure what ails ya.

Cook on a Whim: Classic Crème Brûlée

October 10, 2019

This is sneaky, sexy French simplicity at its finest — four simple ingredients composed in a way that mystifies people while simultaneously knocking their socks off.

Cook on a Whim: Equestrian Season Cheese Board

October 3, 2019

Whether you’re practicing, competing or spectating, no doubt there will be lots of good food to add to the experience. The perfect fit for the sport’s sophistication? A seasonal cheese board.

Cook on a Whim: Cinnamon Sugar Cream Cheese Muffins

September 26, 2019

Sugar, spice and everything nice. These muffins are soft, moist and stuffed with tangy cream cheese.

Cook on a Whim: Roasted Carrots and Parsnips With Tahini Dressing

September 19, 2019

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly veggie side, these roasted carrots and parsnips are just the thing. This dish is easy on the budget, healthy and a cinch to prepare.

Cook on a Whim: Cinnamon Maple Pecan Granola

September 12, 2019

This cinnamon maple pecan granola is so, so good and it makes the house smell like sweet cinnamon as it bakes. Dare I say it’s refined sugar-free, vegan and gluten-free?

Cook on a Whim: Paleo Portobello Mushroom Stir Fry

September 5, 2019

This stir fry hits all the right notes: salty, spicy, really savory with a tiny hint of sweet. The portobellos are beefy and satisfying and the ginger, garlic, chilis and soy give it the flavor and balance of a classic Asian dish.

Cook on a Whim: Raspberry Jam Brownies

August 28, 2019

These raspberry jam brownies are rich, chewy on the edges and soft and gooey in the middle, with pockets of sweet jam and little bursts of fresh berries and delicious nuggets of Theo Raspberry Chocolate.

Cook on a Whim: Lemon Curd Ice Cream

August 22, 2019

To gild the lily a bit, you can turn this ice cream into ice cream sandwiches — soft, puffy, chewy ginger cookies with this tart, creamy ice cream in the middle.