• Graduation desert bar by http://roux44.com

    Easiest Dessert Buffet Ever

    The last day of school is always a cause for celebration — and not only for the kids. I’m just as excited to not have to pack lunches every day and nag about homework as…

  • crepes from http://roux44.com

    Curds and Whey

    When you tell people you make your own cheese, their eyes invariably widen with awe. “What?? You make your own cheese?!” And for a brief moment you feel like the…

  • Mint Julep from http://roux44.com

    Mint Juleps for a Crowd

    On the first Saturday in May, somewhere in the ballpark of 150,000 people from all walks of life will descend on a 140-plus-year-old racetrack in Kentucky known as Churchill…

  • Oat scones and sheet bacon by http://roux44.com

    Easy Like Sunday Morning

    I love the idea of hosting a leisurely Sunday brunch with friends and family. Flowers on the table, sun streaming in through the windows, delicious eggy things and sweet baked…

  • Avocados, Meet Pesto Granola

    It’s the little luxuries in life that lift each day out of the ordinary. Things like eating chocolate cake for breakfast, or polishing off a whole, perfectly ripe avocado…