Tuscan baked polenta

Tuscan baked polenta

A few weeks ago I met up with some blogger gals in New York City at the uber-trendy The Smith on the upper West Side. While the atmosphere was deafeningly loud, the food was delicious. I had their special—Tuscan Eggs—and a side of cheesy polenta. I scooped out the eggs and set them aside, replacing […]

Blood orange upside-down cake with hazelnuts and thyme

Upside-down blood orange cake

Celebrate Mother’s Day by baking this dressy cake that is surprisingly simple to make. Blood oranges combine with hazelnuts, polenta, maple syrup, and olive oil for a heart-healthy treat that tastes like it’s covered in orange marmalade.