pear & granola crisp muffins

i love a good muffin. especially this week, when we have been waking up late and rushing about, trying to get out of the house quickly. i haven’t been much in the mood to scramble the eggs, toast the bread, and butter it. and jelly it. and cut it into quarters for the precious, picky three year…

pear & blue cheese salad with champagne vinaigrette

this is such a refreshing summer salad and one that i crave often. maybe it’s the crisp pears. maybe it’s the creamy blue cheese. methinks it’s probably the sweet & tart champagne vinaigrette that marries so perfectly with everything. if possible, don’t substitute anything else for the champagne vinegar – it is so worth it….