site design update

Hey everyone! Solano’s Kitchen has gotten a much needed design update, just in time for the holidays.  Speaking of which – hope everyone’s Thanksgiving planning and prep is going smoothly!  More updates and functionality are coming soon, but in the meantime, take a look around and let me know what you think!

Thanks all! – Ali

spinach and lemon soup with orzo

lemon spinach soup

I found the recipe for this soup when I was looking for something creative to do with the spinach from our CSA.  Not that I don’t love simple sauteed spinach, but I thought it might be fun to do something different.  When I have an ingredient that I would like to find recipes for, I […]

vanilla bean cupcakes

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Everyone needs a good recipe for the basic cupcake flavors – chocolate & vanilla at the very least.  Having those in place gives you a basis to create all different flavors – like these chocolate biscoff crunch cupcakes or vanilla cupcakes with different flavor icings.  This recipe is my go to for vanilla cupcakes – […]

kennett chocolate lovers festival

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  Hi everyone! Just a reminder that Solano’s Kitchen will be competing in the first annual Kennett Chocolate Lovers’ Festival tomorrow, February 2nd! I will be submitting these Triple Chocolate Cookies, as well as a Chocolate Biscoff Crunch Cupcake.  Come on out and try some tasty chocolate treats! The festival will be held at the […]

welcome to Solano’s Kitchen!

Welcome to Solano’s Kitchen!  After spending the past 2 years becoming more and more interested in cooking and baking (and spending infinite hours on others’ sites), I’ve finally decided to start my own food blog.  I love to try new things in the kitchen, and a free afternoon or day off of work will often […]