recipes

pop! goes my summer: paloma popsicles

pop! goes my summer: paloma popsicles

July 3rd, 2015

We’re baa-aack! I’ve been dreaming (literally) of popsicles all this long winter long – and I’m super excited that summer is officially here, along with a whole summer’s worth of pops to share! More booze! More stripes! And I’m kicking things off with these pretty Paloma pops! I had my first Paloma here a few years ago, […]

READ MORE

milk bar chocolate malt cake!

milk bar chocolate malt cake!

June 26th, 2015

Yeah – so I guess THIS was not my longest post, ever. This one is. And it’s TOTALLY worth it. Since I started making the Birthday Layer Cake from the incredible Milk Bar cookbook, I’ve been dying to try another one. I love the use of the cake ring, the different layers and textures of crumb […]

READ MORE

balls, bites & bars: chocolate granola bars

balls, bites & bars: chocolate granola bars

June 18th, 2015

Much like the toasted coconut bars from last month, these bars definitely do NOT taste like the same-old same-old granola-y energy bars that we all know too well. These had me at hello – fudgy, chewy and adapting to a range of mix-ins. But this one took a little tweaking. The first batch was good […]

READ MORE

here, there and everywhere

here, there and everywhere

June 9th, 2015

Hey all! It recently occurred to me that you *may* not know that I am writing for some other sites now (in addition to Babble)! And when this post – which I want you all to get to RIGHT NOW – went live, I realized it was time to fix that, stat. Aren’t these divine? […]

READ MORE

cookie jar: homemade fig newtons

cookie jar: homemade fig newtons

June 1st, 2015

I don’t know about you, but there are definitely certain foods that say “summer” to me. Specifically, “summer at the beach”. Peaches. Cut-up cantaloupe. Chocolate chip cookies. Turkey/swiss  sandwiches (with mustard AND mayo). Iced tea. Cape Cod potato chips. And Fig Newtons. I will never pass up a Fig Newton at any time of year, […]

READ MORE

on the infatuation. and cereal doughnuts. and reading the fine print.

on the infatuation. and cereal doughnuts. and reading the fine print.

May 21st, 2015

A few months ago my friend Deirdre tagged me in a Facebook post announcing a contest she thought I should enter – The Infatuation Bake Sale. Entries were to be submitted via Instagram, and twenty four bakers would be selected to create their winning desserts for the day of the sale. All proceeds from ticket sales would […]

READ MORE

pop! goes my summer: striped creamsicle popsicles!

#WhereFunBegins #SunnyD #ad

May 19th, 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhereFunBegins #CollectiveBias I know – it’s not quite summer yet. But here in New York we have skipped right over spring, experiencing hot, muggy, August-like days. And I’m loving it. The Siberia-winter we just finished did us ALL […]

READ MORE

balls, bites & bars: toasted coconut bars

balls, bites & bars: toasted coconut bars

May 14th, 2015

So one thing I’ve noticed about these raw/energy/protein balls/bites/bars is that they tend to start tasting a bit “the same” after a while. Same chewy texture. Same sweet taste. Same. So when I came across these beauties I had a feeling I’d be in for something “different”: And, in a word: yes. Though I’m just […]

READ MORE

on mothers. and cake.

on mothers. and cake.

May 7th, 2015

Last week was exceptionally “mom-centric” for me. As I mentioned in my guilt bars post, I spent a few days with 6 dear friends of mine from all over the globe. Though we initially met through blogging, many have since turned to other creative pursuits. But we still remain “The Ladies”, and still remain close […]

READ MORE

cookie jar: triple layer “guilt” bars

cookie jar: triple layer "guilt" bars

April 30th, 2015

Okay – here’s what they’re really called: But somehow “Guilt Bars” feels right, right about now. See, one would think that living with a food blogger would mean an endless and vast array of amazing, mouthwatering treats parading through the kitchen. And often – well, at least sometimes – that’s just what it is. But […]

READ MORE

css.php