Adventures in... Pizza Rustica! - The Rescue Baker
Print RecipeThere’s a first time for everything. For TRB, this Easter marked a very big first – an attempt to make the famed Italian Easter treat, Pizza Rustica. To fully appreciate how this came to pass, here’s the back story: TRB‘s sister requested the meat and cheese pie after learning that a friend, who makes... more »
Comforts of Fall: Homemade Mac n Cheese - The Rescue Baker
Print RecipeThe kids are back at school, the weather is distinctly cool and crisp, football season is in full swing and it’ll soon be time for apple and pumpkin picking. Fall is by far my most favorite time of year to be in the kitchen. For me, there’s nothing like the smell of a fresh... more »
Sunday Supper: Italian Chicken with Tomatoes and Artichokes - The Rescue Baker
Print RecipeSometimes I have no idea how I do it. The collective “it.” Working a (demanding) full-time job, keeping up with the house, finding time for family and friends, indulging in my hobbies (baking and this blog) and challenging my creative spirit with freelance writing — for which I’m on deadline. Right. Now. September is... more »
The Lighter Side: Devin Alexander's Pumpkin Pie Bars - The Rescue Baker
Print RecipeAlways on the lookout for “healthy” versions of old classics, I’ve already been contemplating the upcoming holiday season. (Okay, so I started thinking about it back in July, but you can’t really blame me, can you?) With my favorite flavors in the spotlight — pumpkin, cinnamon, maple, pecan and apples — there is plenty... more »
Quick and Easy: Mushroom Risotto - The Rescue Baker
Think risotto can't be quick and easy? Think again. TRB whips up a delicious Mushroom Risotto in approximately 30 minutes. Try this one at home!
Welcome Fall: Trader Joe's Pumpkin Bread with Maple Pecan Glaze - The Rescue Baker
Print RecipeAh, my favorite season is officially here. While I’ve had visions of apples and pumpkins in my head for weeks and weeks now, I’m excited to report that I’ve finally kicked off my fall baking with something a bit out of the ordinary for me. Gulp. A prepared baking mix. It’s true. I have... more »
Risotto Stuffed Tomatoes - The Rescue Baker
Print RecipeJust when I thought dinner couldn’t get any better…it did. Risotto + pancetta + tomatoes + breadcrumbs = sheer deliciousness. Trust me, this is one of those recipes you need to run out, buy ingredients to make and then get straight to work in your kitchen. And, it won’t take long until all of... more »
Quick and Easy: Want to Marry Me? Cookies - The Rescue Baker
Want to Marry Me? After sampling these chocolate chip / white chocolate / oatmeal / cinnamon cookies, you may just receive a marriage proposal -- or two.
Meatless Monday: Italian Bread Pizzas with Roasted Tomatoes and Broccolini - The Rescue Baker
TRB whips up a quick and easy pizza recipe with Italian bread, roasted tomatoes and broccolini. It's one Meatless Monday meal you'll want to make asap!
Quick and Easy: Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies - The Rescue Baker
Print RecipeI’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: I absolutely, positively cannot keep a jar of Nutella in my house. It never ever stands a chance. Willpower, schmillpower. It’s way too tempting. I blame my most recent moment of weakness on Target. Yes, that’s right, it’s all Target’s fault. What began as a quest... more »
The Lighter Side: Couscous Salad with Summer Veggies - The Rescue Baker
Print RecipeTo counterbalance all of the baking I’ve been doing lately, I prepared some “healthy” meals for lunch and dinner this week. On the menu: Couscous Salad with Summer Veggies, Beef and Veggie Stir-Fry served with brown rice and Oven Roasted Tomatoes with Pancetta, Breadcrumbs and Garlic. Now, you know I’m one to improvise, but I didn’t have... more »