Monthly Archives: June 2012

Farmers Market Blueberry Muffins

This summer, I’ve been learning more about in-season produce.  In the past, I assumed that fruit grew all summer long. I knew certain fruit tasted better during certain months, but didn’t realize that you couldn’t find fresh strawberries, for example, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Birthday Cake Mishaps

Growing up, my favorite birthday cake flavor was always Strawberry.  When I tell this to people, I often get the same kind of response: “Strawberry Cake?…You mean, Strawberry Shortcake?,” or, “I’ve never heard of Strawberry Cake…that sounds (pause) interesting.”  In … Continue reading

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Gazpacho

If you would have told me ten years ago that I’d be making a refrigerated soup out of tomatoes, onions, and cucumber, I probably would have thought you were lying. Growing up, I didn’t even like tomatoes…in fact, I avoided … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie hasn’t always been at the top of my list of favorite desserts.  In fact, I only tried it for the first time more recently, when I was over at a friend’s house for dinner.  I was a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

There are few things I love more than Chocolate Chip Cookies. Whether they’re vegan or original, semi-sweet or dark-chocolate, I rarely go a week without one. I think part of the reason I love the cookies so much has to … Continue reading

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Pint Size Bakery & Coffee

On Saturday morning, I woke up early and visited Pint Size Bakery & Coffee, a new bakeshop in St. Louis’s south city.  I had only heard good things about Pint Size, as it has been featured in many local publications … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Blueberry Cookies

Usually when I think of blueberries and baking, the first thing that comes to mind are blueberry muffins.  I love the streusel topping, and how the blueberries get plump and juicy in the oven. However, a few weeks ago I … Continue reading

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