Crack Pie (Daring Baker’s Challenge)

In Something Sweet On June 29, 2013 1 Comment

Rachael from pizzarossa was our lovely June 2013 Daring Bakers’ host and she had us whipping up delicious pies in our kitchens! Cream pies, fruit pies, chocolate pies,… Read More »

Chocolate Nut Loaf

In Something Sweet On June 26, 2013 0 Comments

After indulging in a gluttonous brunch with bottomless mimosas on a Sunday last month at Back Bay Bistro, I did the what any normal human being would do;… Read More »

Black-Eyed Pea Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings

In Something Savory On June 16, 2013 0 Comments

Traditionally in the south, eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day is believed to bring prosperity in the year to come. Being the northern girl that I… Read More »

Sugar Cookie Blossoms

In Something Sweet On June 4, 2013 0 Comments

What to do with all the leftover chocolates that I impulsively bought on sale the day after Valentine’s Day? After staring at the glass jar full of pink… Read More »

Prinsesstårta (Daring Baker’s Challenge)

In Something Sweet On May 29, 2013 1 Comment

Korena of Korena in the Kitchen was our May Daring Bakers’ host and she delighted us with this beautiful Prinsesstårta! I have to applaud Korena for this challenge, which… Read More »

Banana Fudge Cookies

In Something Sweet On May 22, 2013 2 Comments

These intensely fudgy cookies will satisfy any chocolate lover’s craving. When I came across this recipe on the King Arthur Flour website, I glanced at the overripe bananas… Read More »

Honey Lemon Beehive Cake

In Something Sweet On May 14, 2013 1 Comment

My very latest baking obsession is Nordic Ware specialty baking molds. They are extremely high quality pans that come in all kinds of cool designs. I was ecstatic… Read More »

Ragù alla Bolognese

In Something Savory On May 8, 2013 0 Comments

Ragù alla Bolognese is a traditional Italian meat sauce that is typically served with tagliatelle pasta. Although there are many varied recipes, it is authentically made with a soffrito… Read More »

Mango Cupcakes

In Something Sweet On May 6, 2013 0 Comments

My photos do this cupcake recipe no justice. That’s what I get for taking pictures at night in really bad lighting. However, I would feel horrible if I… Read More »

Concorde Cake

In Something Sweet On May 2, 2013 0 Comments

I actually made this cake two months ago and never got around to posting the recipe. It would be sinful to mankind to not share. Even though I lived… Read More »

Hazelnut Butter Blondies with Dark Chocolate Chunks

In Something Sweet On April 28, 2013 0 Comments

Blondies are basically thick chewy cookies in brownie form. If you have not had a blondie before, you need to hit the kitchen immediately because they’re AMAZING! The… Read More »

Tropical Savarin (Daring Baker’s Challenge)

In Something Sweet On April 28, 2013 4 Comments

I’m happy to present my second Daring Baker’s Challenge! Natalia of Gatti Fili e Farina challenged us to make a traditional Savarin, complete with soaking syrup and cream filling! We were… Read More »