Zucchini Muffins and Sushi Treats

My in-laws have this amazing expansive garden that my niece and nephew help with from time to time. They ended up saving a zucchini for my niece to pick the next time she came over, and by the time she came to help in the garden this summer, the zucchini had grown as large as…

6 Months into Covid-19 Life and Shepherd’s Pie

So the fall semester started which is the main reason I haven’t blogged in a few weeks. September in particular is always challenging because every new semester means a significant adjustment in our lives. Additionally, sometimes summer Tawnya makes promises that fall Tawnya has trouble keeping 🙂 That being said, cooking and blogging is a…

Baking Kits

Earlier this summer I made these baking kits for the Lorton Community Action Center’s child programming. In lieu of on site activities they asked for volunteers to make kits that the children could use to learn and have fun over the summer. Of course I chose the baking option :P. It was a blast putting…

Rhubarb Crostata / Galette

Happy Friday! The sun is shining (however briefly), I am staring at the beautiful sunflowers that Mr. Foodie brought home a few days ago, and the weekend is almost here. I know I’ve written about my love of rhubarb a lot, but here is yet another post in case you see some of these glorious…

Bakers Against Racism

Friends! I’m joining thousands of amateur and professional bakers across the nation to host a Bakers Against Racism bake sale. All proceeds from my sale will go to National Black Food and Justice Alliance —- a collection of organizations aimed at reversing Black land loss, preventing food insecurity in Black communities, and promoting the work…