Soft Pretzels

My dearest friend is from the Keystone State, so she periodically holds “Pennsylvania Parties” to assuage her nostalgia for home.  If you’ve ever lived in PA, or surveyed the state’s famous Pennsylvania Dutch foods, you know that there isn’t much that could be considered “healthy.”  I mean, the state meat is SCRAPPLE!  Uggh! So my […]


Healthy (-ish) Carrot Cake

My fabulous assistant’s birthday is this weekend, so I made him a cake.  He asked for something healthy, and since carrot cake is already on its way to being a vegetable, that’s what I made.  This version is based on a Cooking Light recipe, with a few tweaks.  I subbed out the buttermilk in the […]