Posts tagged ‘scones’

January 14th, 2014

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

by Chrissy

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK3

I love scones. Homemade scones to be exact. They are such a pleasant morning treat. In my scones, I always tend to go easy on the butter, so I can still feel great about eating half of the batch.

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK11

I realize that it’s not fall anymore, but let’s get real, pumpkin is always in season.

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK5

Plus, I just found out that my fancy new membership at Restaurant Depot, allows me to purchase the largest can of pumpkin puree. Ever. So, … Read more...

April 1st, 2013

Quinoa Salad and a Baby Shower

by Chrissy

Roasted Tomato and Arugula Quinoa Salad_LYK3

This past weekend I had the great honor of hosting my older sister’s baby shower. If you haven’t guessed it already, the LYK catered the food. It was pretty much the one requirement I was given when planning the shower. Everything else was free-reign.

Curry Chicken Salad_LYK1

For two days, my momma’s kitchen was turned into a massive food prep zone. It probably should have been taped off as a “caution-zone”, while food filled every nook and cranny and knives were flying to … Read more...

June 5th, 2011

Spicy Avocado Ahi Poke

by Lauren

Cooking with my mom is probably one of the most unnecessarily complicated feats. Every time we start doing things in the kitchen together we talk (a lot) and cook at the same time.

While I am great at multitasking, she has some trouble focusing on our conversation and the meal at hand. It’s never my fault. Smile

An extra cup of flour (or two) has gone into cookies, the three cups of lime juice I spent thirty minutes squeezing for cevicheRead more...

May 8th, 2011

Strawberries ‘n’ Cream Scones

by Chrissy


Everyone loves scones. Even if they don’t think that they do, they are lying. They have to be. Now, the thing about scones is that they are, unfortunately, stuck with the stereotype of being dry, slightly sweetened biscuits. Emphasis on the DRY.


In my opinion, the only scones that ever really fit this stereotype are ones that come from places like Starbucks. Even the little Two-Bite Scones from TJ’s seem a little on the overly-sweetened and dry … Read more...