Carrot Pineapple Cake

By On March 24, 2016

Last weekend, there was one night when our family of four overlapped during our girls’ respective spring breaks.  We decided to spend the night in, having one of our favorite dinners with… Read More


Marcella’s Butter Almond Cake

By On November 12, 2015

When our book group met to discuss Stir, our newest member Pam offered to bring the Butter Almond Cake from one of the early chapters. It was a recipe that caught… Read More


Tailgate Brownies

By On September 24, 2015

It has been five weeks and forty-eight hours since we dropped our younger daughter at college.  Am I marking time?  Yes, indeed because we have reached our first milestone, Family Weekend!!!  I… Read More


Rhubarb Almond Crumb Cake

By On June 11, 2015

For the past several Springs, I have played on a tennis team with some really great women. This allows me a brief, 7 week opportunity to challenge myself more than I do… Read More


Carrot Cake Cupcakes

By On April 2, 2015

As I write this, the sun is shining and the snow is melting.  Earlier this morning, the birds were singing a very happy tune.  I can finally see sections of our lawn… Read More


Moon Pies & Chocolate Dipped Graham Cracker Cookies

By On March 12, 2015

Growing up, my church was not located in our town like so many of my friends’ places of worship. Services were only offered on Sunday mornings and were conducted in a language… Read More


Sarah Bernhardt Cookies

By On December 11, 2014

Before starting The Kitchen Scout, I followed only a handful of bloggers.  Most of my kitchen inspiration came from cookbooks, cooking magazines, family, friends and that other “F”, the Food Network. Now,… Read More


Applesauce Spice Muffins

By On October 9, 2014

We spent last weekend on the coast of Maine, invited by our good friends Chris and Bredt who you might remember from my review of Bondir Concord.  There were eight of us… Read More


Salted Chocolate Caramel Brownies

By On September 18, 2014

Life is full of stressful situations.  And stressful situations call for Brownies with a capital B. These Salted Chocolate Caramel Brownies are really something and a small departure from the relatively healthy… Read More


Double Chocolate Loaf Cake

By On August 14, 2014

Smitten Kitchen’s Double Chocolate Banana Bread is reason alone to purchase bananas and let them age gracefully so they are at the ready to make this moist loaf of deliciousness. I subscribe… Read More


Peach & Blueberry Crumble with Quinoa-Oat Topping

By On June 26, 2014

With only one week until the 4th of July and the Summer Solstice in the rear view mirror, you might think that The Kitchen Scout and her family are in full-on summer… Read More


Glazed Chocolate Cake

By On February 12, 2014

Does your family enjoy chocolate?  In our family, two of us have unconditional love for chocolate and seek it out, in its many forms on a regular basis.   Of the remaining two… Read More