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chocolate chip cookie s’mores

chocolate chip cookie s’mores

you don’t need a fire pit for these guys, but it would make for a great Thanksgiving fireside treat! these decadent chocolate chip cookie s’mores are delicious and fun! if you’ve never been a fan on graham crackers, but love chocolate-on-chocolate, this is for you! original chocolate chip cookie recipe from ‘handle the heat,’ and … Continue reading

fudge brownies

fudge brownies

i’ve never made from-scratch brownies, so i challenged myself. i wasn’t disappointed. baking isn’t my strong point, but these were fairly simple. with just a handful of ingredients, they are still extremely decadent and delicious! check ’em out! inspiration: food 52 _____________________ fudge brownies ingredients 3/4 c. all-purpose flour (or substitute for gluten-free) 1/4 c. … Continue reading

pear & gorgonzola tarts

pear & gorgonzola tarts

looking for an easy, yummy starter or brunch item? this pulls together a couple commonly paired ingredients: pear, gorgonzola and honey. it’s easy enough to put together at a friends or just before your friends/guests come over. hope you enjoy! ___________________________ pear & gorgonzola tart make 18 tarts ingredients 2 sheets of puff pastry, thawed … Continue reading

pumpkin scones with cinnamon maple glaze

pumpkin scones with cinnamon maple glaze

with an office that has a healthy addiction to trying out new foods, there are often opportunities to have a themed throwdown. with halloween and thanksgiving on the horizon, we had a pumpkin throwdown (not literal) where each participant brought in something that incorporated pumpkin. there was pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin chili, pumpkin hummus, pumpkin … Continue reading

banana bread

banana bread

since it takes me ages to get ready, it’s nice to have a go-to snack for breakfast. banana bread has been one of my favorite breakfast or tea-time snacks since i was a kid. paired with honey butter, it’s heaven. it lasts for a couple days but is best fresh out of the oven. instead … Continue reading

mini berry pavlovas

mini berry pavlovas

named after the russian ballet dancer anna pavlova, this dessert is hands-down my favorite. my mom makes it for me on special occasions, but typically is made like a cake or pie. inspired by a recipe i found online, i decided to make them in the traditional way with whipped cream and berries but mini, … Continue reading

crispy cookies

crispy cookies

i’m not much of a baker. nor do i have a sweet tooth. these cookies were recommended to me by my mom who found the recipe in Food & Wine. i needed a quick, simple cookie recipe for a holiday cookie swap. these crispy sugar cookies are pretty fool-proof and taste like shortbread with a … Continue reading

paper-thin treats

paper-thin treats

i don’t have much of a sweet tooth. nor am i much of a baker/dessert maker. but these little cookies are divine: light and simple. i introduce you to the paper-thin, french, almond cookies — les tuiles aux amandes. unfortunately, they are a little time-consuming/tedious to make. but they are perfect for tea or coffee,  … Continue reading

a light finish

a light finish

if you want an easy, 5-minute prep-time dessert, then stop looking. not only is this dessert easy & quick, its light and delicious: panna cotta with balsamic strawberries. panna cotta is a great dessert for dinner parties because everything can be made ahead of time. no fussing with ovens or doing things last minute. this … Continue reading