Tangerine Lemon Curd

Yesterday I put my big girl shoes on, and despite my enormous fear of failure, I made french pastry dough for the first time. I was so excited that I finally got the courage for this endeavor. For some reason, the words “French” and “pastry dough” always make me think of professional bakers, with white, … Continue reading

Browned butter pear and apple crisp

I have this problem when I go food shopping. I know that it is dangerous to have oreos and wheat thins in my house, because when the sun goes down and no ones looking, I sneakily eat them by the handful. But, as I stand there in front of a sprawling display of toasted onion … Continue reading

Kiwi-coconut muffins

Sometimes I feel like a vacation without a kitchen is not complete. I mean, my idea of a vacation is a kitchen, along with some fresh food, free time, friends and family. As much fun as I had traipsing around Orlando this weekend, hanging at Magic Kingdom, and being wined and dined, I am very … Continue reading

Strawberry-coconut creamy dreamy biscuits

So, within the last few months I have become utterly…well, obsessed with the delicious recipes over at the smitten kitchen. From this chocolate babka my mom begged me to replicate, to theseĀ insanely rich spicy brownies, the awesome creations from smitten kitchen have served as a real inspiration.Ā  These biscuits are so simple and scrumptious, underscoring … Continue reading