Archive of ‘Recipes’ category


The Chewiest Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Cookies are my kryptonite. Now that I think about it, that’s probably why I don’t bake them very often. I can say “no” to cupcakes, brownies and virtually every other dessert, but if there’s a soft, chewy cookie anywhere in my vicinity, I’m done for. I’m not quite sure when it started, because when I […] Read more…


A “Lazy” Sunday and Chocolate Salted Caramel Madness

I don’t know when it happened, but at some point over the last 18 months, it’s like someone flipped on a “productive adult” switch inside of me. I wake up earlier than necessary each day for coffee, my devotional, and blog/baking research before work; I no longer possess the ability to sleep in (even on weekends after long weeks or a night out […] Read more…


“Crackberry” Cupcakes

Y’all. These cupcakes. I just can’t. Let’s just say there’s a reason these blackberry beauties are dubbed “crackberry,” because they are laced with something deliciously fierce. Try to eat just one, I dare you. My foodie friend and coworker Michelle had a birthday coming up, so I was on the hunt for something a little different to correspond […] Read more…


Raspberry Curd and a Case of Spring Fever

It wasn’t until I moved to DC that I really came to understand the meaning of “spring fever.” Experiencing a very real, prolonged, snow-filled winter can really drive a Florida girl to the brink of crazy, so when the temperatures FINALLY creep their way into the high sixties (which, by the way, still meant tights when […] Read more…


LaBoum Brunch and Birthday Brownies

There is a legendary brunch here in DC called LaBoum, which derives from the French vernacular for “house party.” Although it takes place in a little understated restaurant near Adams Morgan, nothing about this brunch experience is modest or quaint. It’s sort of a DC rite of passage, and I feel like you have to go at […] Read more…

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