Wild Thistle Kitchen: Glazed Salted Malted Chocolate Bundt Cake

January 21, 2021

This glorious glazed, salted, malted chocolate bundt cake came to me in a snow-covered dream. I woke up the morning after a 48-hour-long snowstorm knowing I had to do three things: shovel my driveway, take my kids sledding and bake …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Slow-Cooker White Bean and Sausage Soup

January 12, 2021

This slow-cooker white bean and sausage soup recipe is so easy, so comforting and so delicious. It’s a jazzed-up version of a recipe I saw in a magazine a few years ago. The original recipe was pretty bland, so I …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls

January 7, 2021

These spicy salmon rolls are so fun to make at home. If you’re like me and my family and you are severely missing going out for sushi, let me tell you: these will fix you right up! I am thrilled …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Mini Pesto and Cheese Calzones

December 31, 2020

These mini pesto and cheese calzones are such a fun holiday appetizer. Of course, they would be good any time of year. They can stand on their own or as part of a holiday appetizer board or buffet (and you …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Christmas Cookie Box & Peppermint Bark

December 24, 2020

Have you seen all the beautifully festive Christmas cookie boxes flying around Instagram? Well, I have! I had some major Christmas cookie box FOMO last year and finally got around to making one. So I figured I’d finally take the …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Bagel Brunch Board with Kvarøy Salmon

December 17, 2020

This is the ultimate salmon bagel brunch board. I am thrilled to be partnering with Kvarøy Salmon to bring you this post, as I truly believe in their mission and admire their sustainable farming practices.

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Wild Thistle Kitchen: The Best Crème Brûlée

December 10, 2020

In the pastry and dessert world, it just doesn’t get more romantic, more celebratory or more special than crème brûlée. People swoon over this stuff; it is elegant, irresistible and so delicious. My recipe is classic, simple, reliable and really …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Cranberry and Rosemary Tassies

December 3, 2020

Have you ever had a tassie? Somewhere between a cookie and a sturdy little pie/tart, these are traditionally made with a pecan filling. While I adore that classic version, I wanted to switch things up and make these festive cranberry …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Stout Butterscotch Sauce

October 22, 2020

We’ve all had salted caramel sauce. We all love it. But maybe we want something different.

Sometimes you’ll see variations with bourbon or other flavors. I love them all. But have you ever seen stout butterscotch sauce? I hadn’t. Until …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Dad’s Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

October 15, 2020

As the title suggests, I learned this chicken and sausage gumbo recipe from my dad. Like I so often do, I made a few tiny changes to the process just to suit my cooking preferences and my family’s eating preferences, …