Tag Archives: sweet

Apple Cake

This apple cake may be one of the best cakes I’ve ever made. I am not exaggerating. I made it last weekend after I got back from New Orleans. I’ve been eyeing the recipe for months, maybe even years, but … Continue reading

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Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

This is one of the best cakes I’ve ever made, and I don’t say that lightly. I’ve made *a lot* of cakes. It all started yesterday when I was thinking about what to make with a surplus of strawberries from … Continue reading

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Bourbon Strawberry Shortcake

This is one of many strawberry posts you’ll see the next few days on the blog. Consider yourself warned. I have a weakness for strawberries this time of year. I go to the farmers’ market every Saturday morning and each … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd

A few weeks ago I went over to my best friend’s family’s house for a Passover seder. Her mom served lemon curd for dessert and it was love at first spoonful. Lemon is one of my favorite flavors in dessert. … Continue reading

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Perhaps the Best Brownies Ever

Superlatives are common in food writing and I’m not immune. I’ll often say something is the best ever, but only because it’s better than the last thing I tasted that I thought was the best. In the case of these … Continue reading

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Ginger Molasses Cookies

Every year around the beginning of December, I start craving ginger molasses cookies. Honestly, I crave them year-round but it gets worse when the temperatures drop and I want something sweet, warm, and reassuring. I made the cookies last year … Continue reading

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Apple Pie

There are few things that say “fall” more than apple pie. Yesterday, I decided to make one using some of the apples I picked last weekend at Eckert’s. Some people have very specific opinions about pie. They like cherry but … Continue reading

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