Dhoodhi Handvo, or Indian Zucchini Muffins

It’s a gorgeous autumn day in New Orleans. I had forgotten how summery the southern fall tends to be. Perfect day for a bike ride around town to see what our local shops have in store for holiday gift potential. These ultra-healthy muffins for the granola Birkenstock crowd feature savory summer squash and are an […]

Bake This Sunny Day Wedding Cupcakes

On the 18th of July I celebrated my eighth wedding anniversary, and, I was on call in the hospital for the first time as an intern. KP, my husband, was out of town for work training. My call duty went from 6 in the morning until just shy of midnight. I dialed KP when I […]

Pumpkin Bread for a Graveyard Smash

Well, we finally had a graveyard smash at Fuchsia and Lime. Izzy really got into character as Beast when a long haired dachshund showed up unannounced as a guest’s costume accessory. KP, dashing in gold lamé, was the perfect Lumiere to welcome the masses…”Be our Guest, be our guest…” The winners of our costume contest […]

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies and Muffins

Struggling to keep up with the zucchini and summer squash explosion over here. I’ve found that zucchini is a rather nonchalant addition to any baked good. Here I offer cookies and muffins! With what remains, I’m grating into shavings and packing into the freezer for mid-winter cravings of summer fresh veggies. The radish explosion is […]

Gluten-Free Raspberry-Ginger Muffins

Let me be clear. I absolutely believe in gluten. BUT, I honor those around me who believe differently and who are biologically intolerant. I have now several times brought my baked goods to parties where they are not welcome. SO, I have decided to conduct a few trial runs in the world of gluten-free baking. […]

Ginger Apple Muffins

The final installment of my OBGYN muffin series: the consumption of which is the perfect mirror of birth. These will fit near entirely into your completely dilated mouth, occiput anterior, transverse, or occiput posterior. Easily in with one push. Belly after eating a full pan I’d say would be about a 20wks gestational age bump. […]

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Izzy sustained a tongue injury today—she froze it to the chainlink fence in the backyard while making her morning rabbit-hunting rounds. I’m going on a crusade to end the winter. Minnesota ovens unite! This is the second batch in my muffin streak. While Izzy’s tongue froze, mine melted. Pumpkin Streusel Muffins Recipe from Kathy Ness […]