Category Archives: baking

The Yummiest Cake Ever

You may remember The Ugliest Cake Ever. A haphazard pantry experiment that kept Andrew and I laughing for days as we ate every bite of the delicious but most hideous cake to ever grace our home. When my friend Lisa told me … Continue reading

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Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

Hello friends! Summer is flying by and things have been super busy for me lately. I spent a lovely weekend at wanderlust, a fabulous yoga and music festival at Stratton Mountain in Vermont. There are various wanderlust festivals happening all over the … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cheesecake: Guest Post

I’m always interested when someone wants to write a post for my blog. A lot of times, it falls through, so I end up posting their recipe with my pictures and giving them a little shoutout. Leave it to my … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Mint Cookies

Remember when I made Monster Cookies and they were incredibly delicious but kind of a failure in terms of their “monster-ness”? Let’s just say that was not a problem this time. Though I read a lot of different food blogs, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

These peanut butter chocolate bars are like blondies on crack. They are rich soft, and bursting with chocolate chips. And the batter…oh boy. The batter tastes exactly like Reese’s peanut butter cups. I’ve never understood when people talk about their … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies: Biscotti

Every year, my mom’s side of the family gathers at Nonnie’s house to celebrate Christmas Eve. Though we have adopted many American traditions, our family’s roots are Italian, so the night before Christmas is a much bigger deal to us … Continue reading

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Apple-Walnut Crostata with Gorgonzola

I try a lot of recipes. I get them from all different sources – reading magazines, watching food shows, surfing my favorite blogs, googling random ingredient pairings. Obviously, not all of them are winners. But when I choose a recipe … Continue reading

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