THE Chocolate Chip Pie

THE Chocolate Chip Pie from The Food Charlatan

It's a warm, gooey pie that tastes like a soft-baked chocolate chip cookie. Except that it's encased in a buttery, flakey pie crust. It is completely irresistible, and so rich that a scoop of vanilla ice cream is necessary. We are going to the beach tomorrow! The kids are super excited, especially since I promised to actually bring sweaters and shoes this time. (Northern California beaches are not exactly warm.) Now I am faced with how to dress myself and the giant baby growing in my

Lemon Tarragon Grilled Chicken from The Food Charlatan

Lemon Tarragon Grilled Chicken

Summer is here and it's officially don't-turn-on-the-oven season. Easy and fast grilled chicken is the way to go! Try this recipe that's jazzed up with lemon and tarragon, it's sooooo good. Feeds a crowd! Are you guys show re-watchers? Book

3 Ingredient Fudge Pops from The Food Charlatan

3 Ingredient Fudge Pops

These super chocolate-y fudge pops are made from 3 simple ingredients: chocolate pudding, sugar, and almondmilk. They have the perfect consistency. An easy summer treat, and something the kids can help with! Eric's grandparents came to visit

Aunt Shirley's Famous Dinner Rolls from The Food Charlatan

Aunt Shirley’s Famous Dinner Rolls (and a Bun in the Oven Announcement!)

My Aunt Shirley is basically the baking queen. This is her famous dinner roll recipe! So light, so fluffy, SO much heavenly buttery goodness. Who needs dinner when you've got these dinner rolls?? I could eat the whole batch. We've got all

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites from The Food Charlatan

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites

These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites basically taste like cookie dough, but they have NO butter, NO sugar, NO flour. And last I checked, dark chocolate was totally healthy, so basically you can eat these for breakfast.  I was a lifeguard

Mississippi Mud Cake from The Food Charlatan

Mississippi Mud Cake

A classic recipe for Mississippi Mud Cake! It's a moist chocolate sheet cake with marshmallow creme and chocolate frosting on top. An incredibly rich and decadent treat! The other day my sister Laura told me that she was talking with our other

Chicago Style Fruit Pizza from The Food Charlatan

Chicago Style Fruit Pizza

A classic sugar cookie crust with cream cheese frosting and all. the. fruit. This is an enormous pizza, and the crust is nice and thick, so call the neighbors over. Fruit pizza is the best for summer! Do you know what kind of vacationer you

Easy Blackberry Cobbler with Oat Crunch Topping from the Food Charlatan

Easy Blackberry Cobbler with Oat Crunch Topping

This to-die-for Blackberry Cobbler is so easy it's ridiculous! The crunchy oat topping comes together super fast, and is the perfect compliment to summer's finest offering: blackberries.  So do you want to know the BEST part about driving from

Cherry Tomato, Leek, and Spinach Quiche from The Food Charlatan

Cherry Tomato, Leek, and Spinach Quiche

This quiche is perfect for spring! A vegetarian recipe that combines cherry tomatoes, leeks, spinach and goat cheese to make a hearty breakfast, brunch, or dinner.  The other day Eric went for a run, then came back and took a shower. When he

Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Frittata from The Food Charlatan

Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Frittata

Skip the omelette and go for a frittata! They are totally fool proof. This one is stuffed with chunks of ham (great for leftovers), tender broccoli and pockets of ooey gooey cheddar cheese. It is completely irresistible for breakfast, lunch or

Tropical Coconut Mango Granola from The Food Charlatan

Tropical Mango Coconut Granola

This crispy crunchy granola will win over your tastebuds in no time! Coconut-almonds and macadamia nuts are baked with lots of oats, coconut oil, honey, spices, and a little bit of lime juice to brighten things up. It's the perfect make ahead