Holiday

American Pie

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I’m going to keep this post really short. It’s the start of the holiday weekend and there’s many things you should be doing other than reading this post. Like making this pie. And eating this pie.  When I saw a picture of this pie from Broma Bakery show up on my Instagram feed I knew I had […]

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Cream Filled Chocolate Cake Cookie Sandwiches

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So I am cramming in a blog post while sitting between piles of unwrapped gifts and with a small shopping list staring at me from the coffee table. I can just never seem to get all my shopping down without having to run to a mall in the couple days before Christmas. No matter how early I […]

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Homemade Whipped Cream

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What’s your biggest indulgence during the holiday season? I have so many but one of my favorites is whipped cream. I love adding whipped cream to my food and drinks. I think it makes everything so festive. I add it to hot chocolate, kahlua/baileys and my coffee. I put it on cookies/cakes, fruits and I occassionally just spoon the cream […]

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Beer Glazed Carrots

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I’m less than two days away from hosting my fourth Thanksgiving. It’s probably the most grown up thing I do.  It also means I’m two days away from being panicked running around my kitchen cursing lack of counter space and decent serving bowls. But this year will be different because I promised myself I would simplify.  No one should have to experience kitchen […]

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Spicy Garlic Brussel Sprouts

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I haven’t blogged in about 6 months a.k.a. one half of a year! I also just celebrated my baby girl’s 6 month birthday. And not coincidentally it’s also the 6 month anniversary of the last time I saw the bottom of the laundry basket. A baby definitely tips your life upside down! I’m working part-time from home now and spending most […]

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Chocolate Triple Layer Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting

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I love myself a cake. Especially a good layer cake. Fluffy layers separated by clouds of creamy filling, that’s really where it’s at. That’s why I especially like the look of a naked layer cake. You can see all of this delicious beauty from the outside. This cake is a combo of a fully frosted […]

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Cranberry Sauce with Rosemary and Clementine

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You may already have your Thanksgiving menu set in which case you probably will cringe at the thought of adding in one more recipe. But if you’re like me and don’t have it all set then you really should sneak in this quick and tasty side dish. I promise you will never buy jellied cranberry […]

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