It has been an awfully long time since my last blog, but I swear I have a good excuse! I’ve been in transition and then in transit for the last month or so. We’ve been in the process of packing up our northeastern home and setting out for the beginning of a bicoastal living situation: […]Read more "Mint Grapefruit Bars with Blueberry & Oatmeal Crust"
This is a recipe for your friends. These are not confections to carry off to some office dinner party to meet your boss’ wife or to a potluck for people you don’t really know. Why? Because that’s some perfectly good tequila in there and it should be appreciated by and shared with only true friends. […]Read more "Tequila-poached Strawberry Margarita Cakelets"
In New England, we are in a perpetual state of suspense once Punxatawney Phil peaks his furry little head out of a Pennsylvania hole at the beginning of February. We sit at the edge of our seats, always hoping for the mercury to ascend past the 50 degree mark, never feeling completely safe from the […]Read more "Pistachio Cake with Meyer Lemon-Mascarpone Frosting & Fresh Raspberries"
So, in honor of the absolutely ridiculous viral videos circulating that feature “singing” goats, I want to discuss some other bleaters that I think deserve a bigger cut of the action. If you’ve just watched the video, I’ll wait for you to finish laughing before I continue… All set? Ok, great. The goats to whom […]Read more "All the kids say…"
My mother-in-law’s birthday was back in January, and unfortunately, the perpetually insane schedules we keep in our house coupled with the distance factor (we’re about 4 hours apart) have prevented a celebration from taking place for the last eight weeks. And that is precisely why we’re making up for it in style. We’ll descend upon […]Read more "Caramel Macchiato Cupcakes with Coffee & Goat Cheese"
A wise chef once shared with me this mind-blowing bit of insider culinary information: tomatoes and strawberries are relatively interchangeable. What??? How can that be?! One is primarily used in savory dishes, and the other sweet. This changes everything. What about the space-time continuum!?!? Marty, don’t do it! It seemed just plain dangerous to mess […]Read more "Experiment: Caprese Two Ways"
I had a little fun with a slightly modified version of The Mouthful; in a smaller, more compact cake for those of you who need your munchies on the move. I proudly present, The Handful. A whole palm-full of chocolate peanut buttery goodness, now in a convenient snack cake size!!Read more "The Handful"