April 7, 2018

How delicious does this pizza look?! Today I’m sharing my husband’s pizza dough recipe, which has evolved over the years into this accidentally awesome combination of everything you want in a pizza. It’s got the perfect amount of chew, great flavor and a golden brown c...

March 26, 2018

How gorgeous is this Romanesco Broccoli? I stumbled upon it one at my local Whole Foods and I was mesmerized. I don’t even like most green food, but this one had me so intrigued: what was it, how does it taste, what dishes can be made with it, how is it prepared? What...

March 21, 2018

Cooking “en papillote” is a french method of steaming food in individual parchment packets. The name may sounds complex, but is simple to do and makes a great presentation for entertaining. Cooking an item en papillote means baking at a higher temperature to create ste...

March 17, 2018

  

I know. Looks delicious, right? Im happy to report these are one of my favorite creations to date. Obviously inspired by my absolute favorite drink right now at Starbucks, the delicious Flat White. Well, specifically my new favorite, which is the Blonde Flat Whi...

March 12, 2018

Hello, beautiful…aren’t these macarons so festive looking? I’ll make this post quick, since all you need to know for this recipe is in my Macaron 101 post.

St. Patricks Day celebrates the day of the death of the patron saint of Ireland in 461 A.D. It also commemorates t...

March 10, 2018

How cute are these Baci di Dama macarons?! I feel like it’s the perfect spring tea party just waiting to happen! Now if only the appropriate warmer spring weather would happen along with it, I’d be a happy girl! Here in Cleveland it’s always an odd time of the year for...

March 8, 2018

French macarons are sweet sandwich cookies made with a meringue, almond flour, sugar and colored with food dye with any number of fillings- ganache, buttercream, curd, etc. They’re prized for their unique texture, ruffled circumference referred to in french at “pied” o...

March 5, 2018

This is a great Lemon Curd recipe in general to have as the backbone of your cooking and baking repertoire, and it’s a delicious way to use up any extra egg yolks you have in your fridge! Especially if you’re making macarons, the yolks can be used to make the curd for...

February 14, 2018

I mean, come on. Does it get better in life when a cupcake merges with Chocolate + Nutella. It’s the ultimate dream team- and just in time for Valentines Day!

And I mean JUSTINTIME- I realize it’s tomorrow but the ingredients are pretty common, and most of them are like...

February 7, 2018

These lemon cardamom donuts are a cinch to make (I’m talking like 30 minutes start to finish if you’re organized, unlike me), the only time-consuming part is decorating them to your little heart’s content. Which, for most people, is one or two designs and just knock it...

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