almond, ricotta, and polenta cake (with blood oranges)
big NY cheesecake
hickory nut cake
two-minute chocolate cake
chocolate fudge layer cake
vanilla celebration cake
Teddy's first birthday: vanilla cake with Meyer lemon curd filling
the purple plum torte
rye-honey spice cake with dates
funfetti cake
carrot cake with mascarpone and orange
a cake for midsummer
yellow cake with vanilla frosting
caramel cake
juicy satsuma orange cake
chocolate-beet cake
leprechaun trap cake!
summer pudding
strawberry cake
dulce de leche layer cake
rainbow cake 
red velvet vegan cupcakes
devil's food layer cake with peppermint frosting, 2010 version
devil's food layer cake with peppermint frosting
birthday sheet cake
erupting volCAKEno
striped ice cream cake
sour cream apricot cupcakes with mascarpone frosting
banana cupcakes with maple brown butter frosting
yellow cake with chocolate frosting
meyer lemon crepe cake
raspberry cheesecake
st. louis gooey butter cake
cocoa nib, chocolate, and citrus dacquoise
raspberry lemon heart cakes

sesame-peanut bars 
ginger cookies
sugar cookies
3-D reindeer & sleigh cookies
flat and chewy chocolate chip cookies
gilded chocolate cream sandwich cookies
lady locks

pineapple pie
key lime pie
maple buttermilk custard pie
yogurt pie with grape and black-pepper compote
chocolate cream pie
banana cream pie
deep-dish pumpkin meringue pie
crack pie
honey caramel peach pie

other desserts not necessarily deserving their own category
pumpkin pudding
dulce de leche ice cream
zuccotto pudding
blackberry ice cream
spiced bread and butter pudding with fried bananas
peppermint marshmallows
persimmon bread
baked apples with crème anglaise
red currants under an oat and almond crust
cherry-almond clafoutis
sam's sundae
paletas de arroz con leche
sombremesa de banana com queijo
chocolate éclairs 
animal crackers
crepes suzette
yogurt and berry Mexican ice pops
bittersweet chocolate pudding
summer pudding
Belgian sugar waffles
golden brown butter and pecan praline tart
cardamom milk pudding
butterscotch budino
coffee flan
fromage blanc brownies
lemon souffles
red wine caramel apples
cantaloupe grappa semifreddo

appetizers and side dishes
minted summer couscous with watermelon and feta
beet and goat cheese terrine
a Chinese Caesar salad with umami
tomato and basil bruschetta
lettuce and hot bacon salad
pumpkin stuffed with cheese fondue (and a snack of roasted seeds)
Caesar salad
jicama and orange salad
burnt eggplant with tahini
shirazi salad
cranberry-maple jelly
savory bread pudding
zucchini and hazelnut salad
papas a la huancaína
shishito peppers with sea salt
cream-braised green cabbage
holiday cocktails & spicy almonds
crispy potatoes
oysters with shallot vinegar and champagne
pumpkin scones
white gazpacho
mexican-style roasted corn
romaine with creamy dressing
cornmeal-fried onion rings
spicy egg salad
sausage brioche dressing (stuffing)
burrata cheese with nectarines, mâche, and hazelnuts
matt's special seeds
smoked salmon stuffed eggs
fromage blanc
potato and kale galette

grain salad with carrot ginger dressing (and a fried egg) Matt's lemon pasta
chinese dumplings
shrimp with salsa verde (shrimp taco-like)
chicken wings and hot sauce
squash blossom pizza
saag paneer
spicy coconut political shrimp
braised chicken thighs with potatoes, porcini, and dried cherries
shrimp and scallion pancakes
risotto with radishes
roasted Heritage turkey / Thanksgiving 2014
butter chicken
eggplant and porcini (meatless) meatballs in tomato sauce
pasta with chickpeas, Parmesan, and parsley
green minestrone
green rice salad with nectarines and corn
sopa seca
lasagna Bolognese
Middle Eastern lamb burgers
fettuccini with herbs and buttery egg sauce
kimchi fried rice
rosemary chicken (and Caesar salad)
fish tacos and slaw
pimento cheese BLTs
turkey-parsley burgers
corn simmered in coconut milk with Thai basil
the Hungry Cat salad
onigiri / Japanese rice balls
peas with baked ricotta and bread crumbs
slow-simmered pinto beans with crema and queso oaxaca
burnt eggplant with tahini
one-pan pasta
black paella with squid and shrimp
chicken with caramelized onion and cardamom rice
harvest vegetable galette
gerard's mustard tart
lemon and garlic roast chicken
lobster risotto
miso soup with rice and poached egg
quinoa and grilled sourdough salad
sopa de chile ancho
grilled polenta with tomato sauce with bacon and onion
rajas poblanas
green gazpacho
sweet corn polenta
warm fresh mozzarella with grits, seared radicchio, and balsamic
ghormeh sabzi
carnitas and spicy pickled vegetables
caramelized sea scallops
moules à la marinière 
baghali ghatogh
capellini with chive blossoms and creme fraiche
a moveable dinner party
oyster stew with mashed potatoes
apple-Gruyere French toast with red onion
a very Bon Appetempt Thanksgiving
onion soup, Madeira, and Gruyere toasts
potato and salt cod tortilla
big curry noodle pot
roast chicken with hot-sauce butter
caramelized-onion and gorgonzola p(r)izza
crab cakes
linguine with clams
herb garden lasagna
pizza dough (and pizza!)
classic meatballs
mexican bibimbap
almond tofu with snap peas and soba noodles
potato pierogi
whole pumpkin baked with cream
vegetarian chili
chicken curry with gentle spices
grilled chicken; corn, squash, and beans with jalapeno butter and blueberry-blackberry crumble
spaghetti with lemon
stuffed roasted garlic paste and blue cheese burgers
tortilla soup
shellfish paella
leek and ginger matzo ball soup
butternut squash soup
squid ink risotto
slow-cooker osso buco
french onion soup
braised beef short ribs
spatchcocked turkey
spicy shrimp inari
orecchiette with sausage and swiss chard
chicken tortilla avocado soup
pork chops with chiles rellenos and ancho sauce
pumpkin-seed-crusted tofu with lemongrass broth, rice noodles, and poached eggs
cold cucumber and cubanelle soup with cashews and chives
figgy piggy cornish hens
gnocchi with fresh tomatoes, green olives and smoked mozzarella
sticky balsamic ribs
rosemary fried chicken
spicy curry noodle soup
orecchiette carbonara
pasta with crabmeat, peas and chile
the lobster roll

rice-cooker blueberry pancake
whole-wheat brown-sugar sticky buns
Dutch baby
Grandma's Belgian waffles
(super delicious) granola
blueberry pancakes with ricotta and orange zest
plum kuchen
Swedish cardamom buns
apple-Gruyere French toast with red onion
pumpkin scones
variations on the English muffin
Belgian sugar waffles
bread pudding French toast
pumpkin pancakes
grilled bacon, egg, and cheese sandwiches
baked eggs with chives and cream and candied bacon
shrimp and grits
mac 'n' cheese pancakes
swiss potato pancake 
mochi waffles drizzled with lemon-walnut-rice syrup (& the vegan challenge wrap-up)

savory tarts
gerard's mustard tart

bread wreath
savory bread pudding
fall focaccia
tomato focaccia
cream cheese cinnamon rolls
coffee-glazed doughnuts
irish soda bread
georgian cheese bread
provolone popovers
dinner rolls 
pizza dough (and pizza!)

old school
strawberry fool and walnut sandwiches
the aspic / jellied chicken terrine
marilyn's stuffing
blueberry blintzes

personal essays
Trying to Be A Good Host
Taos, New Mexico
My Gymnastics Diary, Part 1
Death, Parenthood, and My Mom's Shiny Rolex
Blackberry Ice Cream, Kind of
Preserving Lemons
Orange-Cardamom Ice Cream and a Book Deal
Meditations on Pittsburgh
September / On Turning 31
Going for What Hurts
Serious Food: In the Kitchen with Grandma

Teddy, Ages 1-2
Gift Guide 2015
The Book Trailer!
My Gift Guide Took a Turn for the Weird
The Book Cover!
Behind the Scenes!
Kiawah, South Carolina
post-apocalyptic pantry cooking
preserved lemons
agua de Jamaica
favorites from 2012
second annual holiday cocktail extravaganza
Bon Appe-Tips 6 and 7
Bon Appe-Tips 4 and 5
The Vivianne Moves
Bon Appétempt Goes to Paris
we went to Paris
mother's day special
holiday cocktails and spicy almonds
animal crackers
a very Bon Appetempt Thanksgiving
Old World Winery / Sonoma trip
edible flowers in ice
tools of the attempt
2nd annual martha stewart easter egg challenge
decoupage easter eggs
bloody mary test kitchen
homemade ginger ale
2010 year in review
big sur break-ery
Robyn's "Call Your Girlfriend"
mi rosa

kitchen visits
potato pierogi with Gabrielle Calvocoressi
vegetable dumplings with Jeana Sohn
lady locks with Grandma

guest attempts
leprechaun trap cake
rainbow cake 
chocolate caramel tart
peach pie in translation
buche de noel
boeuf bourguignon
granola project
lemon layer cake
pumpkin cupcakes with maple frosting
mama merle's versa rolls

yom kippur
united airlines' snack box