Miss Murder’s Easy Microwave Caramel Popcorn!

This is such a simple and easy recipe! If you’d like a harder caramel popcorn, you can toss it in the oven afterward. Pop your popcorn. Put 1/2 cup of butter and 1/2 cup of brown sugar in a microwave-safe bowl. Nuke it for two minutes and stir. Add 10 large marshmallows, pop it back in the microwave for two … Read More

Miss Murder’s Easy Asparagus Tart (Three Ingredients!)

This might be my new favorite summer meal, and you can get it done in about half an hour. Serve it aside a salad with sliced strawberries or raspberries, poppyseed dressing, and feta cheese. Or maybe simply with chocolate chip cookies. However you do it, you’re golden. 🙂 You will need: 1 can of pizza dough, refrigerated pizza crust, or … Read More

Easy Homemade Gnocchi For Beginners. Four Ingredients!

Seriously easy. As in get-your-five-year-old-to-make-it easy. You just handle boiling the water and the rest is good, yeah? There are four ingredients. 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan 1 cup flour Get a saucepan, fill it up, and get that sucker to boiling. That will probably take the longest out of everything. Throw everything together … Read More

Miss Murder Wields a Knife: The Summer Edition

This has been a summer of firsts.  Three kids at home in a tiny little house, my first book, experimenting with a vegan diet, which ultimately leads to cooking. Lots and lots of cooking.  I’m a baker by nature, not a “cooker”, and the idea of chopping, dicing, and standing there stirring things makes my eyes roll back in my … Read More

Miss Murder Looks Askance At Fresh Produce

So I joined a produce co-op.  Each week I pay my “contribution” toward a beautiful basket of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, and then every Saturday morning I tip-tap over in my stilettos and and pick the basket up. Just kidding. Since I get there at about 6:00 am, I’m barely mobile. Ain’t no way I’m dressing up that … Read More