Category Archives: Dessert

Blood Orange Cardamom Doughnuts

I’ve been wanting to make these blood orange cardamom doughnuts for a long time. It all started back when I saw a picture of blood orange pound cake. I loved the color of the icing, and I knew I had … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut butter blossoms are my favorite holiday cookies to make. Soft peanut butter cookies, sweet Hershey’s Kisses, and a crunchy exterior rolled in sugar…I could go on and on. The best part about making peanut butter blossoms is putting the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Pies: Pumpkin and Chocolate Bourbon Pecan

If you’re like me, the last thing you want to do the Monday after Thanksgiving is think about how much you ate Thursday-Sunday. Still, I think many of us reminisce about the delicious pies and meals we ate, if only … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Galette

When I went to the farmers’ market a couple weekends ago, I couldn’t believe it because I saw the apple stand for the first time. Usually that means it’s fall, and two weeks ago, it felt like anything but fall … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn Vanilla Pudding with Blackberries

Believe it or not, this is the one of the first times I’ve ever made pudding not from a box. Shocking, I know. I think it’s because in the grand scheme of desserts, pudding kind of falls by the wayside … Continue reading

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Peach Pie

Nothing says summer like a good peach pie. I got two pounds of peaches last week in my farmers’ market delivery, and then I realized I was a pound short to make pie, so my boyfriend saved the day and … Continue reading

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Watermelon Strawberry Lime Popsicles

I’ve always wanted to make popsicles at home. The process seemed straightforward: Blend some fruit together, pour it into molds, put a stick in, and let it freeze. The good news is, that’s exactly what it’s like. Popsicles are one … Continue reading

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Blackberry Pie

I’ve wanted to make a pie with stars on it for the Fourth of July for years, but I never got around to it, probably because I didn’t want to invest in star shape cookie cutters that I only use … Continue reading

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Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cookies with Vanilla Sea Salt

I was going to tell you that these are the best chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever made, but that would be unfair to all the other ones I’ve made over the years. You can check out those recipes in my … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies from Levee Baking Co.

The other day, I got really worked up about a piece in Esquire about how the restaurant revolution is ending. I’m not sure why, aside from the fact that it was a huge insult to anyone living in the Midwest and … Continue reading

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