Breakfast Bites

This morning I woke up bright and early (9:30 is early for me, don’t judge) and decided to make something different for breakfast than my usual Sunday pancakes. I was searching for breakfast ideas yesterday when I ran across a list that featured various muffins and I knew I wanted to make something like that,…

Lemon Poppyseed Tiramisu

I’m a huge fan of anything lemon flavored, and after making two tiramisus around Christmas/New Years, I had a brilliant idea – how about I alter the recipe and make a lemon tiramisu instead? I finally did a couple days ago after work. It’s pretty simple, as you really only need to change a few…

Christmas Burst Cookies

Hey! It’s about that time when you’ll probably be seeing more food photography from me, since the family and I will be cooking up a storm in the coming weeks. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite super easy cookie recipes that I discovered several years ago. It’s perfect if you’re lazy or need something…

Plum Dumplings & Other Kitchen Adventures

First thing’s first: my feet hurt like you wouldn’t believe. I’ve been standing and walking all day long in non-supportive flip flops while cooking. My back’s also killing me a bit – signs of getting old?? Anyway, my parents have been down in Atlanta this weekend at a wedding, and this is the first time…

Apricot & Cherry Clafoutis

Last month I was obsessed with making Clafoutis. So obsessed I made two versions within one week. As Wikipedia describes it, Clafoutis is “a baked French dessert of fruit, traditionally black cherries, arranged in a buttered dish and covered with a thick flan-like batter.” The first one I made was with apricots, and it was deliciously tart, but…