desserts

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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d.i.y.: chocolate sprinkles

d.i.y.: chocolate sprinkles

April 16th, 2015

If you were to ask me what I thought my most “popular” post was, I’d probably reply with one I was particularly proud of. Either because of the photography (like the M&M truffles), the recipe (like the French macarons), or both (like the Milk Bar birthday layer cake). What I would have NOT said was “Oh, […]

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the only matzo granola you’ll ever need!

the only matzo granola you'll ever need!

April 2nd, 2015

Okay – I just couldn’t think of a better title for this post. My apologies, but I’m in the thick of my annual freaking out over having enough snacks and goodies to last the week of Passover – when one cannot bake or cook with flour or any other traditional leavening agents. Finding great snacks […]

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“cookie jar”: double-crust s’mores krispies snack bars

nack #KreateMyHappy #CollectiveBias #shop

March 23rd, 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KreateMyHappy #CollectiveBias Growing up we didn’t have an electric mixer – my grandmother was a brilliant baker yet my mom never “caught the bug”. I, on the other hand, was fascinated with baking and was always looking through […]

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M&M’s® Crispy Are BACK!

#CrispyComeback #CollectiveBias #CrispyComeback #Ad #CrispyIsBack #cbbias #shop

March 16th, 2015

Note: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertisers. All opinions are mine alone. #CrispyComeback #CollectiveBias Sometime last fall I got a message from Chelsea – subject line reading, “Guess What’s Coming Back??”. And there it was: the news that  M&M’s® Crispy – our very favorite M & M’s  – were […]

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crumb cake hamantaschen

crumb cake hamantaschen

March 3rd, 2015

I swore after last year’s batches (chocolate chip AND rainbow) that I was SO done with hamantaschen. Seriously. But ever since last summer’s popsicle series I’ve become increasingly enamored with the concept of “twists on the traditional”. And what is more traditional (and boring) than plain old hamantaschen? So this year I decided to take two of […]

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cookie jar: vegan cookie dough Ritz sandwiches!

cookie jar: vegan cookie dough Ritz sandwiches!

February 26th, 2015

Too much? That was my response when Chelsea sent me the link to this recipe with the words “PLEASE MAKE!!!!!!” in the subject line. Since she’s turned vegan we have both been on a headstrong quest to find as many great recipes to replace all of the meals and treats she could no longer have […]

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